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a bit iffyTo experience concern, reflect nervousness, have misgivings, expect possible dire results.Rate it:

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bee in one's bonnetSomething of particular interest or concern; an obsession.Rate it:

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big dealSomething very important, difficult, or of concern.Rate it:

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but who's countingUsed as a retort or comeback, often to deprecate oneself or another for excessive concern or attention to.Rate it:

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butt outto cease to be involved in a concernRate it:

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cotton-pickingDescribes a person who tends to become involved in matters outside of his area of concern.Rate it:

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de minimis non curat lexThe law does not concern itself with trifles; expression of the rule that the law will not remedy an injury that is minimal.Rate it:

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false alarmA thing or occurrence which initially causes fear, distress, etc. but which is subsequently recognized as being no cause for concern.Rate it:

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give somebody pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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give someone pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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gut check) An honest, reflective appraisal of one's true feelings concerning a matter of concern.Rate it:

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hot buttonA central issue, concern or characteristic, especially one that motivates people to make a choice.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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mind one's own businessTo concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others.Rate it:

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never you mindDo not concern yourself with it; it is none of your business.Rate it:

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not give a monkey'sNot to have the slightest interest or concern.Rate it:

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not to worryThere is no need for concern; there isn't a serious problem.Rate it:

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open-door policyA policy or usual practice, by a person in authority, of permitting subordinates or constituents to visit his or her office unannounced and at any reasonable time for the purpose of discussing matters of concern.Rate it:

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pass the buckTo transfer responsibility or blame from oneself onto another; to absolve oneself of concern for a given matter by claiming to lack authority or jurisdiction.Rate it:

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raise the spectreTo cause concern that something unfortunate might happen.Rate it:

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ruffle some feathersTo disturb; to arouse resentment, anger, or concern.Rate it:

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side issueAn issue or topic which is not of direct significance to a primary concern.Rate it:

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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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to whom it may concernUsed as a formal salutation in a letter when the writer does not know who will read the letter.Rate it:

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to whom this may concernA phrase used to begin a formal letter to an unknown recipient.Rate it:

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top of mindForemost in one's thoughts; of greatest concern or priority.Rate it:

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touch a nerveTo make a remark or perform a deed which produces a strong response, especially an emotional response such as anxiety or annoyance, because it calls to mind something which has been a source of concern or embarrassment.Rate it:

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TWIMCInitialism of to whom it may concern.Rate it:

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what of itSo what? Who cares? Expresses disinterest, disregard or lack of concern.Rate it:

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what's going onExpression of concern, asking for an explanationRate it:

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who watches the watchersIndicating concern as to whether those responsible for monitoring the behavior of others are themselves held accountable.Rate it:

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敬啟者to whom this may concernRate it:

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