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Phrases related to: African Elephant

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baby elephant in the roomAn obvious but mostly inconsequential issue.Rate it:

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eat an elephant one bite at a timeTo do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.Rate it:

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elephant earAny of several plants in tribe Colocasieae or Caladieae.A taro plant.Caladium.Rate it:

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elephant earUsed other than as an idiom: see elephant, ear.Rate it:

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elephant earA flat, crisp, sugared pastryRate it:

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elephant earA taro plant.Rate it:

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elephant earCaladium.Rate it:

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elephant earstaroRate it:

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elephant earsUsed other than as an idiom: see elephant, ear.Rate it:

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elephant in the roomA problem or difficult issue that is very obvious, but is ignored for the convenience or comfort of those involved.Rate it:

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memory like an elephantNot forgetful; remembering everything.Rate it:

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see the elephantTo witness something unexpected and awe-filling. [early 19th c. to Civil War]Rate it:

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see the elephantUsed other than as an idiom: see see, the, elephant.Rate it:

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vous faites d’une mouche un éléphantYou make a mountain out of a molehill.Rate it:

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white elephantAn albino elephant.Rate it:

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white elephantAn ornament etc that is unwanted or is a financial burden; an unprofitable investment.Rate it:

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White ElephantA useless object, an expensive but useless possessionRate it:

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black manA (male) member of an ethnic group having dark pigmentation of the skin, typically of sub-Saharan African descent.Rate it:

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black beetleA common name for many species of beetle that are black in color, including:The African black beetle, Hetronychus arator, a serious pest of grasses in New Zealand.The Asiatic rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros, a pest of palm trees in tropical Asia.The European species Feronia nigrita.Rate it:

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black beetleThe African black beetle, Hetronychus arator, a serious pest of grasses in New Zealand.Rate it:

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black don't crackPeople of African descent tend to wrinkle less with age than people with fairer skin.Rate it:

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c’est un cheval à l’écurieIt is a white elephant.Rate it:

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pachydermA member of the obsolete taxonomic group Pachydermata, grouping of thick-skinned, hoofed animals such as the rhinoceros, hippopotamus, elephant, pig and horse.Rate it:

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pachydermSomeone with thick skin. It is used for animals such as an elephant or a hippopotamus.Rate it:

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