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day larkOne who gets up early in the morning or goes to bed early.Rate it:

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die on the vineTo fail at an early stage or never come to fruition, typically due to neglect, infeasibility, or lack of resources.Rate it:

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don't get your shit hot!A Stern, Serious, Unequivocal Warning; . . . . . . . "Don't Get 'Short', 'Testy', 'HOT', 'Angry', 'Impatient, 'Demanding' with ME!Rate it:

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drop a bombTo announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.Rate it:

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drop a bombshellTo announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.Rate it:

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end of the lineThe termination point of a railway or similar transportation system.Rate it:

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false alarmA warning sound which turns out to have been erroneous.Rate it:

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fend offTo take defensive action, push against, veer away, avoid, steer away, retreat, tack, give strong vocal or signal warning.Rate it:

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festive boardEuropean reference to softwood-trenchers; {Early tableware was a wide softwood plank carved with shallow indentations for various food servings: When filled with appetizing, sumptuous portions it was referred, Festive BoardRate it:

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flash in the panA career notable for early success not followed by significant accomplishment.Rate it:

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food babyA protruding belly resulting from the consumption of a large quantity of food; the contents of one's digestive system causing the protrusion.Rate it:

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front loadSomething assigned to the early period of a project or a program, especially something burdensome.Rate it:

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get a jump onTo start early, especially to start before something begins or before others begin.Rate it:

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get downTo duck or take cover, usually to avoid harm. Commonly used as a caution or warning in the imperative.Rate it:

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get up with the chickensto wake up earlyRate it:

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gold standardA monetary system where the value of circulating money is linked to the value of gold.Rate it:

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heads upUsed as an informal warning, caution, or call for attention; pay attention!.Rate it:

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heads-upA warning or call to pay attention; an advisory notice.Rate it:

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hit the deckAnnouncement to ship's personnel via P.A. system to arise and leave sleeping quarters.Rate it:

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idiot lightAny warning light or indicator on the dashboard of a car, designed to alert the driver of problems, such as the parking brake being on or the oil being low.Rate it:

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in its infancyStill in an early stage.Rate it:

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installed baseThe number of units of a system or product that are currently in use.Rate it:

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jump shipTo depart a project without warning.Rate it:

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jungle telegraphA gossip network; an informal communication system within a group or organization.Rate it:

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jungle telegraphA system used by primitive cultures in remote tropical regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds or a relay of runners.Rate it:

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just like thatUnexpectedly, without warning.Rate it:

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keep outThe warning kept him out.Rate it:

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kitchen table softwareEspecially in the early years of personal computers, a set of computer programs developed by an entrepreneurial advanced amateur or self-employed professional computer programmer in his or her own home; software developed by a small business using the services of such programmers.Rate it:

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last burst of fireA final effort or warning.Rate it:

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let a thousand flowers bloomDon't interfere with promising developments in their early stages.Rate it:

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log inTo gain access to a computer system, usually by providing a previously agreed upon username and password.Rate it:

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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:

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look outwarningRate it:

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make an example ofTo punish someone so as to be a warning to others.Rate it:

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miner's canaryA caged bird kept caged in mines because its demise provided a warning of dangerous levels of toxic gases.Rate it:

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miner's canaryAny thing, especially an organism, whose demise or distress provides an early warning of danger.Rate it:

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miners' canaryA caged bird kept caged in mines because its demise provided a warning of dangerous levels of toxic gases.Rate it:

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miners' canaryAny thing, especially an organism, whose demise or distress provides an early warning of danger.Rate it:

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moral compassA person, belief system, etc. serving as a guide for morally appropriate behavior.Rate it:

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morning personA person whose who wakes up without difficulty early each morning and who is alert and active during the first part of the day.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us nine pumpkinsA mnemonic used to remember the order and names of the nine planets of the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.Rate it:

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night personA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours, and who usually sleeps during part of the daytime.Rate it:

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nighthawkA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours.Rate it:

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nip in the budTo stop something at an early stage.Rate it:

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off the gridNot using electricity from the public electrical supply system.Rate it:

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off the gridNot connected to a publicly available communication system, such as the world-wide web or a mobile telephone network.Rate it:

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off the gridIsolated; in a remote location; in seclusion; not participating in some official process or system.Rate it:

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off the gridIn or into a situation or place in which electricity from the public electricity system is not used.Rate it:

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oh dark hundredSome unspecified hour in the early morning.Rate it:

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oh dark thirtySome unspecified hour in the early morning.Rate it:

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