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hang heavyOf time or a time period: to seem to pass slowly; to crawl.Rate it:

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hang out withTo spend time with friends, doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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hang withTo spend time with; to hang out with; to socialize with.Rate it:

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hangar queenAn aircraft which requires a great deal of regular maintenance and has an unfavorable ratio of maintenance time to flight time.Rate it:

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happy EasterAn expression used during Easter to wish someone a happy time.Rate it:

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Happy RamadanAn expression used during Ramadan to wish someone a happy time during the holiday.Rate it:

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have a screamTo have a good time, to have a blast.Rate it:

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have the floorTo have permission or time to speak, especially in a formal situation.Rate it:

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heap upTo increase over a period of time; to accumulate.Rate it:

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high cottonThe best of times; a time of well being.Rate it:

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hindsight is 20/20(idiomatic) In hindsight things are obvious that were not obvious from the outset; one is able to evaluate past choices more clearly than at the time of the choice.Rate it:

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hit the high notesTo produce or attain, at least for a period of time, an especially satisfactory degree of achievement or fulfilment.Rate it:

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HMUInitialism of hit me up; contact me at a later time.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).Rate it:

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holy fuckExpression of terror, awe, surprise, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.Rate it:

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holy shitExpression of terror, awe, surprise, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.Rate it:

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hum and hawProcrastinate and take a long time before doing something or taking a decision.Rate it:

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I'll see you and raise youUsed to accept a bet, and at the same time raise the stakes.Rate it:

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if it's yellow let it mellowIn order to save water, do not flush the toilet every time you urinate.Rate it:

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il est quelle heurewhat time is it?Rate it:

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il était une foisthere was once …; once upon a time, there was …Rate it:

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in chorusin unison, all together (at the same time)Rate it:

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in the long runAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the long termAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the short runLasting only a short time, shortsightedly.Rate it:

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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.Rate it:

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it's been realAn informal farewell indicating the speaker's enjoyment of the time spent together. Often used ironically.Rate it:

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já era horaabout timeRate it:

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já era tempoabout timeRate it:

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jack aroundto dawdle, to waste timeRate it:

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just a minuteOnly one minute; a passage of time 60 seconds in duration.Rate it:

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just a minuteA short period of time, typically anywhere from several seconds to several minutes or more.Rate it:

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just a secondOnly one second; a passage of time one-sixtieth of a minute in duration.Rate it:

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just a secondA short period of time, typically anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes or more.Rate it:

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keep someone on a leashSetting unreasonable time constraints, requiring excessive reporting of actions, projecting an expanded and ridiculously contrived schedule of tasks.Rate it:

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kick someone when they are downTo make it worse for someone who is going through a difficult time.Rate it:

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knock aroundTo spend time with someone as a friend.Rate it:

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lab ratA student or employee who spends a great deal of time working in a laboratory.Rate it:

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lap dogA small dog, kept as household pet, whose light weight and companionable temperament make it both suited and disposed to spend time resting in the comfort of its master's lap; a dog bred to behave in this manner.Rate it:

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last minutePoint in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.Rate it:

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lead up toTo precede in time.Rate it:

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leave it at thatTo agree that there has been enough discussion, study, etc. and that it is time to stop.Rate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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life is too shortDon't waste time on trivial issuesRate it:

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live outto pass time or to pass the remainder of one's life, especially in a particular place or situationRate it:

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long runAn extended period of time.Rate it:

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make a meal ofTo spend more time and energy on some task than it warrants; to make something overly complicated.Rate it:

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make historyTo do something that will be remembered widely for a long time.Rate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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merry danceA useless waste of time resulting from a deception.Rate it:

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