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a magician never reveals his secretsA polite refusal by someone who has just done a magic trick to reveal how it works.Rate it:

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abide byTo remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.Rate it:

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abide withTo remain or live with someone.Rate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.Rate it:

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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellentRate it:

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Aha-ErlebnisAn "aha experience". An experience which gives a sudden insight, solution or answer to a problem that has troubled someone for some time.Rate it:

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all things to all peopleSomeone or something that entirely satisfies the expectations of everyone, no matter how diverse and conflicting those expectations may be.Rate it:

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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:

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am I rightSaid by someone who has just stated what he or she considers to be an unassailable truth.Rate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I find your lack of X disturbingIndicates disapproval at someone lacking X.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/that's X for youUsed to point out that a previously described behavior is typical of something, usually someone or a class of persons.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X is not going to Y itselfSaid to urge someone to do something to something.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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are you doing anything tomorrowAsks if someone is busy tomorrow, possibly to invite them to do something if they are available.Rate it:

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are you feeling betterAsked to find out whether someone has recovered to some degree from past illness or unwellness.Rate it:

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ark at eeUsed to draw attention to something or someone.Rate it:

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army volunteerTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agileRate it:

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as agile as a monkeyif you say someone is as agile as a monkey then you are saying that the person is able to move as fast and easy as a monkey; therefore, as agile as a monkey means being able to move as swift and easy as a monkeyRate it:

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as the fella saysas the saying goes; as someone once said, invoking the wisdom of the common man on the streetRate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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ask inTo invite someone to enter one's house.Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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at someone's disposalAvailable to be used at any time and in any way the user sees fit.Rate it:

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attend toTo serve; to satisfy someone's needs as a servant would; to wait on.Rate it:

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auf einem Bein kann man nicht stehenused to encourage someone to have another drink after their firstRate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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bad eggSomeone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue.Rate it:

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bag outto criticise someoneRate it:

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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.Rate it:

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bane of one's existenceSomething or someone who poses a significant problem to an individual.Rate it:

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bash aboutTo physically damage something or assault someone.Rate it:

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bash inTo injure someone by hitting violently.Rate it:

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bash upTo assault someone with the intention of causing physical injury.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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be glad to see the back ofTo be glad to get rid of someone; to be glad someone has left.Rate it:

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be thereTo be available to provide comfort and support for someone, especially in a period of difficulty.Rate it:

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be there forTo be available to provide comfort and support for someone, especially in a period of difficulty.Rate it:

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be there or be squareUsed to encourage someone to go somewhere.Rate it:

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be up againstTo be challenged by someone or something stronger than oneself.Rate it:

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be withTo agree with someone.Rate it:

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be withTo understand someone's point or intention.Rate it:

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bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:

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bear downWhen giving birth, to push.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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beat downTo haggle someone to sell at a lower price.Rate it:

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beat downTo severely beat someone up.Rate it:

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