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a bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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a fools' paradisefalse hopes for a foolish personRate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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backpedalTo step backwards.Rate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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brick by brickTo create or build something in a steady, step-by-step fashion.Rate it:

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bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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bum rapA false accusation, or an injustice, especially one that leads to imprisonment.Rate it:

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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.Rate it:

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buy cheap, buy twiceBuying a cheap but inferior product is a false economy since it will need replacement.Rate it:

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calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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citation neededA portion of text, a statement in a video, or any other item published on the Internet may be false or inaccurate.Rate it:

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crocodile tearA tear shed insincerely, in a false display of sorrow or some other emotion.Rate it:

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crocodile tearsA display of tears that is forced or false.Rate it:

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cry wolfTo raise a false alarm; to constantly warn others about an imagined threat, thereby failing to get assistance when a real threat appears.Rate it:

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dance/march to the tune ofGet In Step!, Get With It!, Join The Group!Rate it:

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doorprikkenTo expose as false.Rate it:

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Dutch reckoninga false or incorrect reckoning of position.Rate it:

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eat an elephant one bite at a timeTo do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.Rate it:

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economical with the truthNot telling the whole truth, especially in order to present a false image of a situation; untruthful; lying. Often used with sarcasm or satire.Rate it:

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false alarmA warning sound which turns out to have been erroneous.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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false alarmA person who pretends to be more accomplished or a thing that seems to be of higher quality than is later found to be the case.Rate it:

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false friendA word in a foreign language bearing a deceptive resemblance to a word in one's own language.Rate it:

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false lightA cause of action arising under the common law where a person is portrayed in a way which, while not technically false, is misleading and likely to cause embarrassment to that person.Rate it:

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false lightA point of view resulting in a misleading or inaccurate representation of a person, situation, or fact.Rate it:

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false noteAn incorrect note which is sung or played in a musical performance.Rate it:

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false noteIn a remark or narrative, an indication of untruth, insincerity, or inconsistency.Rate it:

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false noteIn a non-verbal display or presentation, an indication of incongruity or inappropriateness.Rate it:

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false stepA misstep; a stumble.Rate it:

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false stepAn erroneous action or decision.Rate it:

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false teethdenturesRate it:

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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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give the lie toTo prove something to be false; to refute.Rate it:

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greenwashA false or misleading picture of environmental friendliness used to conceal or obscure damaging activities.Rate it:

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hit piecea published article or post aiming to sway public opinion by presenting false or biased information in a way that appears objective and truthful.Rate it:

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keep telling yourself thatSaid to someone who has ill-conceived, false beliefs.Rate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.Rate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery.Rate it:

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kiss up toTo pay false flattery to; to flatter in excess.Rate it:

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leave no stone unturnedTo do a task very carefully and thoroughly, not missing any step.Rate it:

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love affair without bells and whistlesA love sincere, true not a false love for show, flaunt, meant to draw attention, love affair based on material things to impress others and/or show offRate it:

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make wayTo give place or step aside.Rate it:

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muscle-up to the jobStep right UP to the tasks at Hand!Rate it:

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no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloneyRegardless of how many clever points or fine distinctions one makes, what one is saying is still false or is still nonsense.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindA cliché used to exaggerate an accomplishment or milestone..Rate it:

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one step aheadmaintaining a slight advantage; continuing to leadRate it:

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one step at a timeSlowly and carefully, ensuring that each action has been completed successfully before taking the next.Rate it:

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one step forward, two steps backA situation in which progress is more than offset by adverse developments.Rate it:

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