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a good dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a great dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a lotvery much; a great deal; to a large extent.Rate it:

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a page turnerA story, a book, an article of great interest can become a page turner.Rate it:

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a whopper-dooperPrize Winning, Top Banana, First Rate, First Class, Winner, Great, Glorious, Grand, Super Duper. Superlative.Rate it:

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Aaron's beardA common name for several plants, which have tufts of stamens.[First attested in the late 19 century.]Cymbalaria muralis (ivy-leaved toadflax, Kenilworth ivy)Hypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Saxifraga stolonifera (creeping saxifrage, strawberry geranium)Opuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardHypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Rate it:

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abound inTo have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.Rate it:

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abound withTo have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.Rate it:

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all hell broke looseA great disaster happened or chaos ensued.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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au grand dam deto the great displeasure ofRate it:

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balls-outExtreme, extremely greatRate it:

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balls-outWith great abandon.Rate it:

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beat downTo strike with great force.Rate it:

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beddable[...] feminine, great body great legs great taste, trained and beddable, Jesus, how beddable.Rate it:

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bend over backwardsTo make a great effort; to take extraordinary care; to go to great lengths.Rate it:

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big wheelA person with a great deal of power or influence, especially a high-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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Bob's your uncle"No problem", "the solution is simple", "there you have it", you have what you want, all will be well; indicates a desirable conclusion has been reached.Rate it:

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bright shiny objectAn item that attracts a great deal of attention because of its superficial characteristics.Rate it:

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build a better mousetrapTo invent the next great thing; to have a better idea.Rate it:

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bullyGood, Great, sonderful: British ejaculation!Rate it:

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busted flushAnything which ends up worthless despite great potential.Rate it:

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cakewalkSomething that is easy or simple, or that does not present a great challenge.Rate it:

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call off the dogsTo ease up on after inflicting great punishment.Rate it:

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catbird seatExpression used to describe an enviable position, often one of great advantage.Rate it:

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chew the meat and spit out the bonesTo take in a great deal of information and selectively disregard some of it as invalid or inapplicableRate it:

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ci corre quanto dal cielo alla terraThere is a very great differenceRate it:

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claw backTo recover or retake, with great effort, something that was lost.Rate it:

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coming out of one's earsIn great or excess quantity.Rate it:

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company manA male employee who has a great-and often, in the view of others, an excessive-commitment to serving the interests of the organization which employs him.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo do a large amount of cooking at once; to prepare a great deal of cooked food.Rate it:

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country mileA long way, a great distance.Rate it:

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crash togetherTo cause objects to collide with great force.Rate it:

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crawl withTo include or be covered with swarms or large numbers of (something, especially insects or people); to have in great numbers or multitudes.Rate it:

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cry uncleTo beg for mercy; to give up; to ask to stop (something painful or unbearable).Rate it:

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dog racismPaying large sum of money for "pedigree dogs", attaching great importance to the breed of a pet.Rate it:

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el doradoplace of great richesRate it:

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every silver lining has a cloudEvery good situation has the potential to turn bad.2007, Diab A. Shetayh, Actuality : The Reality RequiemA great partnership isn't a self-maintaining entity. Perseverance and persistence make it thrive. For every silver lining has a cloud. Ignorance of this reality is not an option.Rate it:

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f** itAn expression of great indifference or nonchalance.Rate it:

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f**ing hellAn exclamation of great surprise.Rate it:

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far and wideOver a great distance, or large area; nearly everywhere.Rate it:

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fiddle while Rome burnsTo neglect helping when one's time is needed most; to ignore the major problem at hand (whilst doing something less important); to be idle, inactive, or uninterested in a time of great need.Rate it:

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field dayA great time or a great deal to do, at somebody else's expense.Rate it:

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field dayA great time or a great deal to do.Rate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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fuck itAn expression of great indifference or nonchalance.Rate it:

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fucking hellAn exclamation of great surprise.Rate it:

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GMTAInitialism of great minds think alike.Rate it:

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go great gunsTo perform particularly well; to be particularly successful.Rate it:

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