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you'll never guessI have something very surprising to say; you won't be able to guess what I'm about to say.Rate it:

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you're never too old to learnIt is possible to learn new things, at any age; (implying) follow your desires and dreamsRate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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lame jokeAn attempt at humor which is perceived to have been used previously to the point of being cliche, or was never funny to begin with.Rate it:

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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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on boardEven when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too.Rate it:

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virgin territoryLand that has never been explored or developed.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueTo forcibly prevent oneself from uttering a word.Rate it:

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odd one outA visual puzzle where the guesser has to choose which word/picture/symbol etc. does not fit with the others.Rate it:

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or somethingOr something like that. Used to indicate the possibility that previously mentioned word may not be exactly correct in its applicability.Rate it:

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when two sundays come together"When two Sundays come together/ meet" is used to talk about a situation that never occurs as two Sundays can never meet.Rate it:

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a rolling stone gathers no mossA person who never settles in one place will never be successful.A person who does not keep active will grow mouldy.Rate it:

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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .Rate it:

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under no circumstancesnever ever, not for any reasonRate it:

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sticks and stonesEvocative of the saying "sticks and stones may (or will) break my bones, but words (or names) will never hurt (or harm) me".1957, Brendan Gill, The Day the Money StoppedRate it:

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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.Rate it:

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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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at latter lammasNever.Rate it:

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barking dogs seldom bitePeople who make big threats never usually carry them out.Rate it:

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besser spät als niebetter late than neverRate it:

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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.Rate it:

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blind dateA romantic meeting between two people who have never met before.Rate it:

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bush telegraphA system used by undeveloped societies in remote regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds, word-of-mouth relay, or smoke signals.Rate it:

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ça ne fait riennever mindRate it:

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cargo-200the code word referring to casualties for transportation in the Soviet and modern Russian military. In its official meaning, Cargo 200 refers to bodies contained in zinc-lined coffins, but in military context this code word can be used for dead bodies as they are transported from the battlefield.Rate it:

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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.Rate it:

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cold day in HellThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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cuando las ranas críen pelothat'll be the day; never; when pigs fly.Rate it:

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dicky-birdwordRate 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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dot or featherUsed to inquire as to the difference between the two possibilities of the word Indian, namely Native American or Asian sub-continentRate it:

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drop the f-bombTo utter the word fuck.Rate it:

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each to his ownEveryone is entitled to their own opinion or tastes.My housemate is a strict vegan. I personally could never not eat meat, but each to his own.Rate it:

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ein Wort gibt das andereone word leads to anotherRate it:

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el día que las vacas vuelenthat'll be the day; never; when pigs fly.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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figure of speechA word or phrase that departs from straightforward, literal language.Rate it:

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fill in the blankA type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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Greek calendsA time that never occurs; never; when pigs fly.Rate it:

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hay is for horsessaid as a retort to someone saying hey, used to indicate that the speaker disapproves of the usage of the word "hey", perhaps due to a dislike of informal speech.Rate it:

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how do you say...in EnglishCommon phrase used to ask how to express an idea or translate a word, often in a foreign language.Rate it:

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Humpty DumptyismThe practice of insisting that a word means whatever one wishes it to.Rate it:

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if pigs had wingsNever.Rate it:

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IJSInitialism of I'm just saying : indicates that the accompanying statement is merely a helpful comment of some kind, and not intended to be the last word on the topic.Rate it:

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in a pig's eyeVery unlikely; probably never.Rate it:

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in the reign of queen dickWhen pigs fly; never.Rate it:

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