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chew the fatTo chat idly or generally waste time talking.Rate it:

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Citations:until the cows come homeFor a very long period of time.Rate it:

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clock is tickingTime is running out; a deadline is approaching.Rate it:

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clock outTo end work; to officially record a time when one terminates a period of work.Rate it:

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clock outTo officially record a work-termination time for.Rate it:

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close enough for government workIt is not worth investing additional time on perfecting this thing.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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collect dustTo remain untouched and unused for a long period of time.Rate it:

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come in handyTo be useful or helpful, especially at some time in the future.Rate it:

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come to a headTo suddenly reveal that which has lain latent for a time.Rate it:

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come togetherUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: to come together. To meet. To arrive at a destination with someone after having travelled there with each other. To achieve orgasm at the same time.Rate it:

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cool itCalm down, relax, take a time out.Rate it:

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coon's ageA very long time.Rate it:

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cop off withTo successfully engage the company of someone for a period of time.Rate it:

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couch potatoA person who spends a lot of time sitting or lying down, often watching television, eating snacks or drinking alcohol.Rate it:

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count outTo determine that a competitor has lost a match, by a referee's enumeration aloud of the increments of time for which the competitor has been incapacitated.Rate it:

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cracked the whipMy former boss demanded much in the manner of results, production. In addition he worked us long hours without advance notice, without overtime, rather promised US time-off in the future.Rate it:

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cross pathsTo be, by chance, in the same physical place at the same time, as a result of two completely separate journeys.Rate it:

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cry one's eyes outTo weep for an elongated time, or in an excessive manner.Rate it:

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cuánto tiempolong time no seeRate it:

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culture heroA mythical character or real person who is renowned as the exemplar of the values or achievements of a society, group, or time period.Rate it:

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cut shortInterrupt and curtail before the planned end time.Rate it:

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dans la fouléewhile you're at it, at the same timeRate it:

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dar las tantascause someone to take a long timeRate it:

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day and ageA time period of years or more.Rate it:

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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.Rate it:

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daylightThe period of time between sunrise and sunset.Rate it:

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desk jockeyOne who spends his or her time seated at a desk; especially one who is more concerned with procedure, paperwork, or administration than with its ultimate goal or practical consequence.Rate it:

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dichosos los ojos que te venlong time no see, you're a sight for sore eyesRate it:

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dick aroundTo waste time on an unproductive activity.Rate it:

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die offTo become extinct (if a group of plants, animals, or people dies off, all of that group dies over a period of time).Rate it:

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dip a toe intoTo enter or get involved in tentatively and for the first time.Rate it:

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donkey's earsA long time.Rate it:

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donkey's yearsA long time.Rate it:

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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.Rate it:

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double dutchSex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.Rate it:

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down and outIn trouble; in a bad time or situation or having very bad luck.Rate it:

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down the lineFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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down the roadFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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down the trackFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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drain awayTo diminish over time; to disappear or leak out gradually.Rate it:

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dripTo fall one drop at a time.Rate it:

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drone onto talk in a boring manner for a long time.Rate it:

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Dutch reckoningUsed other than as an idiom. as reckoned by the Dutch: five o'clock by the Dutch reckoning would be five o'clock in the Dutch rather than, e.g., a Canadian time zone; for example, 1 March 1625 in the Dutch reckoning was, in the English reckoning of the time, 19 February 1624(?).Rate it:

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eat, breathe, and sleepTo devote one's time obsessively to.Rate it:

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einmal ist keinmalOne time won’t hurt; just try itRate it:

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end of the lineFinal cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.Rate it:

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érase que se eraonce upon a timeRate it:

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érase una vezonce upon a timeRate it:

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es war einmalonce upon a timeRate it:

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