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it's an ill wind that blows nobody any goodThere is usually something of benefit to someone, no matter how bad the situation.Rate it:

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let the door hit you where the good Lord split youA command that another person leave, thereby impliedly having the door hit them on the buttocks as they pass through it.Rate it:

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let the perfect be the enemy of the goodTo insist on the total realization of a goal and reject any compromise, thereby decreasing the chance of achieving even a part of that goal.Rate it:

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make good onto fulfill (a promise etc)Rate it:

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neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate it:

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no good deed ever goes unpunishedUsed to express the idea that beneficial actions often go unappreciated or are met with outright hostility.Rate it:

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no good deed goes unpunishedUsed to express the idea that beneficial actions often go unappreciated or are met with outright hostility.Rate it:

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no news is good newsA lack of information about a situation suggests that nothing bad has happened.Rate it:

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no-good assA bad person, especially a bad boyfriend.Rate it:

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no-good assThe butt of a bad person, especially a bad boyfriend.Rate it:

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nod's as good as a wink to a blind batThe idea/proposed action is inconsequential to the current situation.Rate it:

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on good termsbeing friendly; having good relations.Rate it:

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on good terms withFriendly towards; having good relations with.Rate it:

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only the good die youngAlternative form of the good die young.Rate it:

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so far so goodUp to this point, all is OK.Well, you've packed your bags for the holiday, bought your tickets, reserved the hotel and put the dog in kennels. So far so good, now let's get to Minorca without any troubles.Rate it:

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stand someone in good steadto come in handy for someone in the futureRate it:

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streak of good luckA series of lucky events.Rate it:

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talk a good gameTo speak emphatically and at length about one's ability, intentions, or achievements, without yet producing any clear evidence or actual results.Rate it:

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the good die youngWell-regarded people who are morally upright, kind, and beneficent tend to die at a younger age than do most people.Rate it:

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the good doctorAn honorific for a doctor, especially for a doctor of medicine or for Dr. Samuel Johnson.Rate it:

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the good doctorsplural of the good doctor. An honorific for a group of doctors, especially for a group of doctors of medicine.Rate it:

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throw good money after badTo waste money in a fruitless attempt to recoup losses previously incurred.Rate it:

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too good for this worldOut of this world; of exceptionally high quality; wonderful; marvelous.Rate it:

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up to no goodMisbehaving, being mischievous.Rate it:

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well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.Rate it:

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what good isAlternative form of what's the good ofRate it:

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what's goodwhat is good, especially in reference to food.Rate it:

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what's goodwhat's upRate it:

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what's goodwhat is your problem. Example: And now back to this bitch that had a lot to say about me the other day in the press. Miley, what's good?Rate it:

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what's the good ofWhat is the purpose or advantage of.Rate it:

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you can't keep a good man downA person who has talent, resolve, or moral strength will eventually succeed despite having been overlooked, injured, or defeated.Rate it:

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you're goodIt's OK; it's not a big deal.Rate it:

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your good nameYour name.Rate it:

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your guess is as good as mineI don't knowRate it:

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15 minutes of fameA very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.Rate it:

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a hair's breadthA very small distance or amountRate it:

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a riddle wrapped up in an enigmaSomething very mysterious and hidden.Rate it:

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

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adding machineA pocket calculator that has very few functions.Rate it:

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adroitVery skilled,proficient,proffesionalRate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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as if there were no tomorrowto an excessive degree, desperately, very quickly or very muchRate it:

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Barmacide feastSomething that appears highly desirable, but proves to be imaginary, illusory and ultimately very disappointing.Rate it:

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bleeding edgeSomething very current, or modern where there may actually be a hazard or risk in using it, such as with potentially unstable software. The term relates to a sword.Rate it:

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bright as a buttonVery cheery, energetic and upbeat.Rate it:

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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amountsRate it:

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cock pilotSomeone that is very preoccupied with penises and being sexually penetrated, particularly a gay male bottomRate it:

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darn tootinAbsolute, utter, complete, very.Rate it:

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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?Rate it:

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