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rat runningPresent participle of rat run.Rate it:

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a penny saved is a penny gaineda penny saved is a penny earnedRate it:

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above the curveWith above average innovative performance or quality, especially a trailblazer developing advances before competitors.Rate it:

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ahead of the curveAbove average; generally performing well.Rate it:

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any oldAny, absolutely any, any typical, a run-of-the-mill.Rate it:

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Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (T)A batter who leads the league in three major categories: home runs, runs batted in, and batting average.Rate it:

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Appendix:Glossary of baseball jargon (T)A pitcher who leads the league in three major categories: earned run average, wins, and strikeouts.Rate it:

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beat feetTo run.Rate it:

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below parNot up to the average or normal standard.Rate it:

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center fieldThe defensive position in the outfield in the middle, typically played by a player that can run fast.Rate it:

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charge downTo run towards something in an effort to stop it going forward.Rate it:

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clogs to clogs in three generations(UK) Wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts through the third (grandchildRate it:

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daylightTo run a drainage pipe to an opening from which its contents can drain away naturally.Rate it:

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dead cat bounceA temporary recovery in the price of a financial instrument which has fallen rapidly and is expected to fall further in the long run.Rate it:

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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.Rate it:

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drive inTo hit the ball or reach base in such a way that a run scores.Rate it:

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flew the coopLeave in a rush, run from the scene, drive speedily away.Rate it:

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floor itto move (run, ride etc.) at full speedRate it:

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fly offto flee rapidly; to run away.Rate it:

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game outTo run through scenarios to determine what will happen given certain decisions; to play out possibilities; to examine several ideas to come up with their likeliest end results.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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heavy hitterA player with a favorable batting average who is especially good at hitting the ball deep into the outfield or farther.Rate it:

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high-tail itTo hurry or run; often, to flee.Rate it:

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hightail itTo hurry or run; often, to flee.Rate it:

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Joe CitizenA hypothetical average or generic citizen; the man on the street.Rate it:

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Joe PublicA hypothetical average or generic member of the public; the common man (or person, by extension).Rate it:

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Joe SixpackThe "average person".Rate it:

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John Q. PublicA generic individual; some hypothetical average or ordinary citizen.Rate it:

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jump the gun!Take Premature Action:, Begin to run before the report of the starter's gun! Illegal actions:Rate it:

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keep paceTo run at the same speed as a pacesetterRate it:

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light outTo run away.Rate it:

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luck outTo have run out of luck.Rate it:

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make a break for itTo attempt to escape; to flee; to run away.Rate it:

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meat and potatoesnormal, average, typical, unexceptional, or nondescript in descriptionRate it:

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nothing specialOrdinary, run-of-the-mill.Rate it:

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on the lamRunning away, usually from the police; on the run.Rate it:

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one-man bandAn organisation or business that is effectively run by only one person.Rate it:

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pay outTo slacken a rope by lengthening it; to allow a rope to run out.Rate it:

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peg itTo run away; to leg it; to scarper.Rate it:

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pound the pavementTo travel on foot; to walk or run.Rate it:

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proverbs come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1979, Irving Howe, John Hollander, David Bromwich, Literature as Experience: An Anthology, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN 0155511130, page 325:Sometimes proverbs come in pairs, the first one providing the context, the second, the revision.Rate it:

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proverbs go in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1932, Bertrand Russell, Rate it:

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proverbs often come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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put one's name in the hatTo run in an election or to nominate oneself for consideration in some other selection process; to nominate someone other than oneself for such consideration.Rate it:

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quick bucka large sum of money earned easily and quicklyRate it:

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reasonable personA fictional person used as a comparative legal standard to represent an average member of society and how he or she would behave or think, especially in determining negligence; sometimes formulated as "a person of ordinary prudence exercising due care in like circumstances."Rate it:

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reflect onAt run-time using reflection.Rate it:

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returns to scalea function describing how returns scale when production increases in the long runRate it:

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room-temperature IQA below-average IQ; by extension, a dull or unintelligent mind.Rate it:

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scurry awayTo run away, especially fearfully.Rate it:

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