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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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Dead DuckA ruined person; a person or plan that is certain to die or failRate it:

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dead duckA project that is doomed to failure from the start.Rate it:

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dead duckOne who is in serious danger or trouble.Rate it:

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duck soupEasy, or a piece of cake.Rate it:

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could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckAm/are/is extremely hungry.Rate it:

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quack like a duckTo appear to be exactly what one is.Rate it:

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tight as a duck's arseExtremely tight, mean, excessively thriftyRate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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like water off a duck's backWithout immediate or lasting effects.Rate it:

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all duck or no dinnerAll or nothing.Rate it:

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ay up me duckA generic greeting.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo do something for the first time.Rate it:

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could eat the arse out of a low flying duckAlternative form of could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckRate it:

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could eat the crutch from a low flying duckAlternative form of could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckRate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly by way of, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo move or act so as to achieve avoidance, escape, or evasion.Rate it:

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duck testfor application of common sense and/or intuition regardless of technical parameters.Rate it:

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golden duckThe score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced.Rate it:

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Lame DuckAbout to retire, in the last days of his or her jobRate it:

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like a duck takes to waterVery naturally; without effort.Rate it:

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like a duck to waterAlternative form of like a duck takes to waterRate it:

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no duck no dinnerNo money to pay for food, then you go hungryRate it:

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odd duckAn unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.Rate it:

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Sitting DuckA person or thing that is considered vulnerable, to easily get attacked by somethingRate it:

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sitting duckAn obvious or unconcealed target.Rate it:

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take to something like a duck to waterto adapt to something naturally and effortlesslyRate 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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dead as a doorknobEntirely, unquestionably or certainly dead.Rate it:

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dead cat bounceA temporary recovery in the price of a financial instrument which has fallen rapidly and is expected to fall further in the long run.Rate it:

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dead lastThe standings, often by a considerable margin to the next-to-last-place finisher or after an exceptionally poor showing or season.Rate it:

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dead lossAn absolute or total loss.Rate it:

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dead menThe ends of reefs left flapping instead of being tucked out of sight when a sail has been furled.Rate it:

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dry as a dead dingo's dongerVery thirsty.Rate it:

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fit to wake the deadAt a very high volume; extremely loudly.Rate it:

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you're a long time deadA reminder that we are all mortal, as a justification for enjoying life while one can.Rate it:

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better dead than redIt is preferable to be deceased rather than to be either a Communist or ruled by Communists.Rate it:

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dead as a dodoThat has become out of date.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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Beat a Dead HorseTo attempt useless goals or to fight for a cause that has been lost already, to make a useless point, argument or discussion with anyone.Rate it:

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better dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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better to be late than be dead on timeIt is better to arrive late than to risk your life speeding to a destination.Rate it:

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brain-deadHaving an irreversible loss of brain function and cessation of brain activity.Rate it:

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brain-deadHaving no useful thoughts; stupid; ditzy.Rate it:

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dead : So hated by that they are absolutely ignored.Rate it:

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deadBroken or inoperable.Rate it:

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deadCompletely inactive; without power; without a signal.Rate it:

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deadExact.Rate it:

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deadFiguratively, not alive; lacking life.Rate it:

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