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Nixon goes to Chinathe ability of a politician with an unassailable reputation among his or her supporters for representing and defending their values to take actions that would draw their criticism and even opposition if taken by someone without those credentials.Rate it:

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Nixon in Chinathe ability of a politician with an unassailable reputation among his or her supporters for representing and defending their values to take actions that would draw their criticism and even opposition if taken by someone without those credentials.Rate it:

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Nixon to Chinathe ability of a politician with an unassailable reputation among his or her supporters for representing and defending their values to take actions that would draw their criticism and even opposition if taken by someone without those credentials.Rate it:

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only Nixon could go to ChinaOnly a politician or leader with an impeccable reputation of upholding particular political values could do an action in seeming defiance of them without jeopardizing his support or credibility.Rate it:

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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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no good deed goes unpunishedUsed to express the idea that beneficial actions often go unappreciated or are met with outright hostility.Rate it:

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anything goesNo restrictions, guidelines, rules, expectations, parameters, requirements, dress codes etc.Rate it:

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anything goesThere are no rules or restrictions.Rate it:

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as the saying goesUsed before or after saying an apt proverb, adage, cliché etc.Rate it:

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balloon goes upSomething exciting or dangerous begins.Rate it:

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boom goes the dynamiteIndicating that something spectacular has happened, particularly where a plan or an effort has successfully culminated.Rate it:

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here goes nothingIndicates a lack of confidence or certainty about the activity about to be tried.Rate it:

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how goes itAn informal greeting roughly equivalent to how are you.Rate it:

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it goes to showA phrase used to say that: this recent fact or result confirms what we always thought.Rate it:

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no good deed ever goes unpunishedUsed to express the idea that beneficial actions often go unappreciated or are met with outright hostility.Rate it:

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pride goes before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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steady as she goesA cry to a helmsman to keep on the current course.Rate it:

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steady-as-she-goessteady; careful; avoiding sudden changeRate it:

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the dogs bark, but the caravan goes onLife goes on, even if some will try to stop or talk against progress.Rate it:

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the story goesThe story is usually depicted as follows.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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who goes thereA sentry's challenge to an intruder.Rate it:

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from china to peruall over the worldRate it:

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have to do with the price of tea in chinaTo have any relation or bearing whatsoever on the topic at hand, usually used to emphasize the lack of relationship of a non sequitur.Rate it:

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made in chinaCheaply manufactured in East Asia.Rate it:

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mainland ChinaThe area under the jursdiction of People's Republic of China, excluding Hong Kong and Macau (and, by definition, Taiwan).Rate it:

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made in chinaOf poor or low quality.Rate it:

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mainland ChinaAlso used other than as an idiom: see mainland, China.Rate it:

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what does that have to do with the price of tea in ChinaA comment used to indicate that a previous comment is irrelevant or unimportant.Rate it:

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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.Rate it:

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all the tea in chinaSomething priceless or invaluable.Rate it:

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Bull in a China ShopAn awkward person who actually does not care about the delicate situation, a rough person who comes near the brittle things, an insensitive person who makes people angry with his/her deeds and words to create disturbance in their work or plansRate it:

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China syndromeA hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.Rate it:

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China syndromeOne instance of such a nuclear mishap.Rate it:

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China syndromeA behavior, policy, or situation characteristic of or involving China; an actual or potential catastrophe, especially one involving China.Rate it:

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China syndromeA rare disease, first characterized in the early 1990s, which resembles poliomyelitis but which has somewhat different characteristics and occurs in persons vaccinated for poliomyelitis.Rate it:

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fruta chinaArbusto tropical perenne, perteneciente la familia Oxalidaceae. Mide tres a cinco metros, sus frutos se presentan en racimos de bayas, se comen cocidos. El consumo de estos está asociado con intoxicaciones en personas sensibles.Rate it:

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in China fällt ein Sack Reis umA metaphor referring to an entirely uninteresting and non-notable event.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopBoisterous, awkward, rough, disrespectful, careless. :Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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made in chinaManufactured in the People's Republic of China.Rate it:

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price of tea in ChinaSomething that is irrelevant or unimportant, usually used to emphasize the lack of relationship of a non sequitur.Rate it:

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price of tea in ChinaThe wholesale or retail price of tea in the country of China.Rate it:

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tinta chinaTinta negra de carbón vegetal, que se distribuye en lingotes sólidos elaborados del pigmento muy finamente molido y resinas vegetales, y se disuelve al momento de usar.Rate it:

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tinta chinaObra pictórica realizada con esta tinta.Rate it:

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as the fella saysas the saying goes; as someone once said, invoking the wisdom of the common man on the streetRate it:

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night owlOne who stays up late at night or goes to bed late.Rate it:

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water is exceeding up the headwhen every thing goes wrong and nothing is controlableRate it:

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