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in the interest of timeIn order to save time; in order to use time more efficiently; so that time can be used more efficiently.Rate it:

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in the interest of justicethe reason of case dismissal used when the judge decides that justice will be best served when the case is dismissedRate it:

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in the interest of justiceUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see in,‎ the,‎ interest,‎ of,‎ justice.Rate it:

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rooting interesta desire for, or interest in, the success of a particular person or group, often a sports teamRate it:

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a carpet-baggerA candidate for election who has no roots or interest in the constituency he wishes to represent. The original meaning was a Unionist financier or adventurer who exploited the cheap labour in the American South after the Civil War. The carpet bags carried by these adventurers were made of carpet material.Rate it:

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a page turnerA story, a book, an article of great interest can become a page turner.Rate it:

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a penny saved is a penny earnedA maxim for thrift that says that money not spent may be spent later, or may earn interest in the meantimeRate it:

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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.Rate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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turn someone's headTo attract someone's romantic interest.Rate it:

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not give a monkey'sNot to have the slightest interest or concern.Rate it:

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come onA statement or sometimes action reflecting sexual or relational interest.Rate it:

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fall by the waysideTo fail to be completed, particularly for lack of interest; to be left out.Rate it:

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go in forTo have an interest in or approve of something.Rate it:

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switch offTo lose interest, and start thinking about something else.Rate it:

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mind one's own businessTo concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others.Rate it:

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mother of allUsed before a plural noun to form a compound noun having the sense of: the greatest or largest of its kind.Rate it:

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aliquem ad cupiditatem incitareto rouse a person's interest, cupidity.Rate it:

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aliquem cupiditate inflammareto rouse a person's interest, cupidity.Rate it:

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All EarsTo show keen interest in listening someone, be attentive to someoneRate it:

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anatocismus (ἀνατοκισμός) (Att. 5. 21. 11)compound interest.Rate it:

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banker's dozenBy analogy, a method of lending where the interest is deducted beforehand, archetypally borrowing twelve dollars (owing twelve dollars back, a dozen) but actually receiving only eleven.Rate it:

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bat one's eyelashesTo signal or feign by fluttering one's eyelids, as romantic interest.Rate it:

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bat one's eyesTo signal or feign by fluttering one's eyelids, as romantic interest.Rate it:

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be one's own worst enemyTo cause problems for one's self, act contrary to one's own interest, self-sabotage.Rate it:

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bee in one's bonnetSomething of particular interest or concern; an obsession.Rate it:

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carry a torchMaintain a quiet emotional interest in another.Rate it:

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centesimae (sc. usurae) (Att. 5. 21. 11)interest at 1 per cent per month, 12 per cent per annum.Rate it:

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centesimis cum anatocismo contentum esse (Att. 5. 21. 12)to be content with 12 per cent at compound interest.Rate it:

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chacun prêche pour son saintEvery one has an eye to his own interest.Rate it:

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common groundA characteristic or interest shared by multiple people or systems.Rate it:

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could care lessLacking interest; having apathy towards.Rate it:

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cupiditatem alicuius accendereto rouse a person's interest, cupidity.Rate it:

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curae habere aliquidto have laid something to heart; to take an interest in a thing.Rate it:

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deadWithout interest to one of the senses; dull; flat.Rate it:

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fenus ex triente Id. Quint. factum erat bessibus (Att. 4. 15. 7)the rate of interest has gone up from 4 per cent to 8 per cent.Rate it:

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fenus iniquissimum, grande, graveexorbitant rate of interest.Rate it:

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fenus renovatumcompound interest.Rate it:

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Finger in Every PieTo be involved in different activities and matters, to take interest in everythingRate it:

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first loveThe thing, place, or activity of which one is fondest; one's most fundamental interest or attachment.Rate it:

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float someone's boatTo interest or appeal to someone; to make someone happy.Rate it:

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fresh meatA person or group of people who arouse one's interest, either as a new target for deception, humiliation or ridicule, or as a potential love interest or one night stand.Rate it:

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give a damnTo be concerned about, have an interest in, to care.Rate it:

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give a rat's arseTo care; to have or show an interest.Rate it:

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go off the boilTo lose interest; to pall.Rate it:

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grey powerThe collective political, economic, and social influence of senior citizens, especially when they are mobilized by a common interest.Rate it:

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grow coldTo wane; to lose interest or enthusiasm for something or someone; to become disenchanted or to fall out of love with someone.Rate it:

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holla atTo express romantic or sexual interest in a woman.Rate it:

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I don't careIndicates that the speaker has no interest or emotional investment in the topic at hand.Rate it:

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il a cela à cœur1. He is striving hard to do it. 2. He takes a lively interest in it.Rate it:

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