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get out while the getting's goodTo leave at an opportune time or before adverse conditions appear.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc. while conditions are good, particularly in anticipation of a drop in prices.Rate it:

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getting evenretaliatingRate it:

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getting it all togetherResearch your plan thoroughly, seek expert advice, launch trial balloons, rehearse your presentation, edit and firm it for final presentation.Rate it:

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how are you getting alongA greeting roughly equivalent to how are you.Rate it:

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the natives are getting restlessAlternative form of the natives are restlessRate it:

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be looking upimprove, getting betterRate it:

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Beat Around the BushTo avoid getting to some point or answering any question that is relevant, the approach of some people, which is quite far from the real objective or center of focus.Rate it:

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can't make ends meetTto earn just enough money to avoid getting into debt.Rate it:

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Green with EnvyTo get resentful, bitter or envious with someone, Getting jealous and invidiousRate it:

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on a cloudy day i saw a rainbow, on the day i saw you , you gave a stormOn better days there's a plot of getting ahead than on a bad day.Rate it:

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Rally Round the FlagGetting together to express support and backing, particularly during the bad timesRate it:

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fly off the handlegetting angry for a small little thingRate it:

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run away withTo leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.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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Behind the Eight BallGetting into trouble or difficult situation due to bad luck, a situation through which, one might not get out easilyRate it:

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il fait bien son cheminHe is getting on in the world.Rate it:

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à quoi sert de vous mettre en colère?What is the use of getting angry?Rate it:

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At The Drop of a HatOn the spot, without getting late, always ready to doRate it:

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be in luckTo be lucky in getting something that one wants.Rate it:

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box outTo position oneself between an opposition player and the basket in anticipation of getting a rebound.Rate it:

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cela marche comme sur des roulettesThat is getting on swimmingly.Rate it:

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cherchez bien, vous brûlezSearch well, you are getting warm.Rate it:

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Chips are DownA certain situation is getting serious and required immediate attention to escape any major issue or problemRate it:

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elle se fait vieilleShe is getting old.Rate it:

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final cutA group, after a selection process getting rid of other candidates.Rate it:

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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the pollsRate it:

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Flash in the PanSomething or someone getting success for a brief time, a person failed to maintain his earlier reputationRate it:

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get (one’s) comeuppance(1) Punishment or reward for one's actions; (2) getting what you have coming to you; (3) getting what you deserve; (4) karma.Rate it:

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give it a twistIf you have trouble getting it to work right, try giving it a twist.Rate it:

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his knee was really hurt, but it's starting to get lined out now.He had a bad injury to his knee and it’s starting to heel now. The problem is getting “straightened up” now.Rate it:

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il n'y a pas là de quoi fouetter un chatIt is not worth getting angry about.Rate it:

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il perd la carteHe is getting confused.Rate it:

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In the Lap of LuxuryTo enjoy lavishness of wealth and comfort, getting all which money can buyRate it:

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je m'y faisI am getting used to it.Rate it:

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je m'y perdsI am getting bewildered; I cannot make head or tail of it.Rate it:

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je me perds la mainI am getting rusty.Rate it:

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ma vue baisseI am getting short-sighted; My sight is failing.Rate it:

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marry in haste, repent at leisureGetting married too soon will lead to a bad marriage.Rate it:

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moral supportAssistance given to a person or cause, usually without getting directly involved.Rate it:

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neque auribus neque oculis satis constoI am losing my eyesight and getting deaf.Rate it:

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no names, no pack drillNot mentioning the names of miscreants will prevent them from getting into trouble.Rate it:

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old age is not a state of mind, it's a frontal assault!About getting old.Rate it:

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one-hit wonderAn instance of getting high off the first hit.Rate it:

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onwards and upwardsThings are getting betterRate it:

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over one's skisActing or speaking prematurely; getting get ahead of oneself.Rate it:

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play with fireTo put oneself in a precarious situation with a high risk of getting harmed, particularly emotionally or financially.Rate it:

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quid agitur? quid fit?what is going on? how are you getting on?Rate it:

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quo loco res tuae sunt?how are you getting on?Rate it:

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reach at my place fastWe are getting late so reach at my place fast.Rate it:

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