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Master John GoodfellowPenis.Rate it:

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jack of all trades, master of noneA person who has a competent grasp of many skills but who is not outstanding in any one.Rate it:

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jack of all trades, master of noneA master of integration, who knows enough from many learned trades and skills to be able to bring their disciplines together in a practical manner; a polymath; a renaissance man.Rate it:

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jack of all trades, master of none!An individual capable of repairing, correcting, restoring many deficiencies, however is incapable of rendering a high level of expertness in these instances.Rate it:

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Master of the UniverseGodRate it:

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Master of the Universea powerful personRate it:

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Master of the Universehighly successful business personRate it:

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past masterexpertRate it:

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John HancockOne's signature.Rate it:

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John Q. PublicA generic individual; some hypothetical average or ordinary citizen.Rate it:

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John DoeA fictitious name used in the legal documents for an unknown or anonymous male person.Rate it:

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John DoeAny unknown or anonymous male person.Rate it:

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John HenryOne's signature.Rate it:

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John ThomasThe penisRate it:

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tu m’étonnes, JohnTu m’étonnes.Rate it:

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who shot johnA long and involved explanation; a thing of which an explanation would be long and involved.Rate it:

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round of applauseAn outburst of clapping among a group or audience. Often asked for by the Master of Ceremonies at a concert or other performance.Rate it:

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take toTo adapt to; to learn, grasp or master.Rate it:

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wait onTo fly above its master, waiting till game is sprung; said of a hawk.Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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Aaron's beardA common name for several plants, which have tufts of stamens.[First attested in the late 19 century.]Cymbalaria muralis (ivy-leaved toadflax, Kenilworth ivy)Hypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Saxifraga stolonifera (creeping saxifrage, strawberry geranium)Opuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardHypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Rate it:

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boys will be boysIt is hard, often fruitless, to attempt to curb the natural playfulness and tendency to mischief of most growing boys.1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception to this golden rule.Even grown men usually remain somewhat boyish in heart"Boys will be boys", grinned grandpa while he joined his adult son playing with the fancy train-set he gave his grandson for Christmas while the kid was in school.Rate it:

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catch-as-catch-canA. 1681, John Fryer, Richard Chiswell, Robert Roberts, Robert White, A New Account of East-India and Persia, in Eight Letters, Being Nine Years Travels, Begun 1672 and Finished 1681.Rate it:

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charbonnier est maître chez lui (or, chez soi)Every one is master in his own house; An Englishman’s house is his castle.Rate it:

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c’est le chien de jean de nivelle, il s’enfuit quand on l’appelleThe more you call him, the more he runs away, like John de Nivelle’s dog.Rate it:

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expérience passe scienceExperience is the best master; Experientia docet.Rate it:

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free, white, and twenty-onebeholden to no one; master of one's own destiny.Rate it:

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grimm keeperMaster of deathRate it:

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have something down patTo know something or be able to do something perfectly. Be perfect master of something.Rate it:

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il l’a appelé jean tout courtHe called him simply (or, just) John (without Mr. or surname).Rate it:

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Jane DoeFemale equivalent of John Doe.Rate it:

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Jane RoeFemale equivalent of John Doe.Rate it:

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je lui ferai la barbe quand il voudraI will show him who is master whenever he likes.Rate it:

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j’aurai raison de son entêtementI will master his obstinacy.Rate it:

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lap dogA small dog, kept as household pet, whose light weight and companionable temperament make it both suited and disposed to spend time resting in the comfort of its master's lap; a dog bred to behave in this manner.Rate it:

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le patron n’est pas commode (fam.)The master (boss) knows all our tricks, is not easily taken in, is very strict, is not an easy customer to deal with.Rate it:

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le roi jean a crevé les yeux à arthurKing John caused Arthur’s eyes to be put out.Rate it:

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long shotA master shot, the primary wide shot of a scene into which the closeups will be edited later.Rate it:

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l’œil du maître engraisse le chevalMatters prosper under the master’s eye.Rate it:

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no man is an islandAll people are connected to other people and dependent on other people.1623, John Donne, Rate it:

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not a sausageJohn: Do you know how I get to the town center from here?.Rate it:

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practice makes perfectIf one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it.Rate it:

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propre à tout et bon à rienJack of all trades and master of none.Rate it:

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proverbs come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1979, Irving Howe, John Hollander, David Bromwich, Literature as Experience: An Anthology, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN 0155511130, page 325:Sometimes proverbs come in pairs, the first one providing the context, the second, the revision.Rate it:

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putting on airsAct like the master of.Rate it:

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rake outTo fly too far and wide from its master while hovering above waiting till the game is sprung.Rate it:

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Richard RoeSynonym of John DoeRate it:

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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, Rate it:

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