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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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raining cats and dogsRaining heavilyRate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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underpromise and overdeliverExceed the customer's expectations.Rate it:

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X's and O'skisses and hugs.Rate it:

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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.Rate it:

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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.Rate it:

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kiss and make upTo settle one's differences and forgive.Rate it:

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rained cats and dogspouredRate it:

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whips and jinglesa state of torturous delirium, particularly delirium tremensRate it:

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shave and a haircutA 7-note riff played at the end of a song for comic effect.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo behave in a servile, obsequious, or excessively polite manner.Rate it:

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nuts and boltsThe basic, inner workings of something; the fundamentals or basics; that which makes something operate, on a basic level.Rate it:

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to and froTo go back and forth; to alternate.Rate it:

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a gentleman and a scholarAn admirable person.Rate it:

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wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.Rate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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between scylla and charybdisSimilar in meaning to between a rock and a hard place.Rate it:

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hammer and sickleA depiction of a sickle crossed with a hammer, used as a symbol of communism and the Soviet Union.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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said and doneAgreed to and accomplished or finished.Rate it:

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shave and a haircutUsed other than as an idiom: see shave, haircut.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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there's many a slip twixt cup and lipIn any situation, however well planned, something can always go wrong.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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arm and a legA relatively high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price.Rate it:

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kit and kaboodleEverything; the lot.Rate it:

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over and overRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate 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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at sixes and sevensIn a state of dispute or disagreement.Rate it:

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a little bit of bread and no cheesethe song of the yellowhammer.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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birds and beesInformal sex education, especially describing the sexual activity of animals rather than that of people.Rate it:

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for all intents and purposesFor every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking.Rate it:

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it is raining cats and dogsThe cats and dogs are the rainRate it:

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kicking and screamingWith extreme reluctance.Rate it:

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out of house and homeHelping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home, The Progressive Animal Welfare Society.Rate it:

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quick-and-dirtyDone or constructed in a hasty, approximate, temporarily adequate manner, but not exact, fully formed, or reliable for a long period of time.Rate it:

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share and share alikeFor members of a group, equal portions of or equal access to tangible or intangible goods, entitlements, or obligations-i.e., each person's share like each of the other shares.Rate it:

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spic and spanPerfectly clean.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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