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war... war never changesFrom the video game series FalloutRate it:

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war brideA woman who marries a man who is on active duty military in wartime.Rate it:

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all's fair in love and warunpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict.Rate it:

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das war'sthat's all, that's itRate it:

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das war'sUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see das, war, es.Rate it:

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dicksize warA pointless competition, dispute or conflict, often over some trivial matter.Rate it:

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es war einmalonce upon a timeRate it:

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make love, not warA hippie anti-war slogan encouraging love and peace.Rate it:

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man-of-warUsed other than as an idiom: see man, of, war. (A military man.)Rate it:

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man-of-warAn armed naval vessel, primarily one armed with cannon and propelled by sails.Rate it:

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man-of-warA jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae, a Portuguese man-of-war or Pacific man-of-war.Rate it:

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man-of-warA man of war bird, a magnificent frigatebird.Rate it:

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never fight a land war in AsiaDon't bite off more than you can chew; don't start a fight that is too big to win.Rate it:

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pissing warAn often vicious conflict in which combatants contend for dominance over certain territory.Rate it:

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pissing warAn immature dispute over some trivial matter.Rate it:

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Portuguese man-of-warUsed other than as an idiom: see Portuguese, man-of-war.Rate it:

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Portuguese man-of-warA floating colony of hydrozoans (Physalia physalis) attached to a float; it superficially resembles a jellyfish.Rate it:

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pre-warDescribing the most recent or significant war in a culture's history.Rate it:

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pre-warDescribing the period before a war.Rate it:

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pre-warDescribing the period before the outbreak of World War II in 1939.Rate it:

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this means warAn avowal of anger towards someone, suggesting revenge is now sought.Rate it:

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tug of wara game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.Rate it:

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tug of wara dispute between two parties, particularly an entrenched, back and forth dispute.Rate it:

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turf warA dispute over territory between rival gangs.Rate it:

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turf warA fight or confrontation between two divisions or parties for access to resources or capital.Rate it:

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wage warA figurative allusion to pay discrepancies.Rate it:

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war brideA company or individual whose business is increased by warfare.Rate it:

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war of nervesWarfare or other physical conflict in which one or more combatting parties use especially demoralizing and frightening tactics to attempt to unnerve their opponents.Rate it:

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war of nervesA situation in which opposed parties refrain from direct conflict but maintain a tense, contentious relationship in which each uses annoyances or intimidating psychological tactics to attempt to dishearten and unnerve the other.Rate it:

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war of wordsA heated exchange of threatening or inflammatory statements.Rate it:

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win the battle, but lose the warTo achieve a portion of a goal, but fail to achieve the entire goal.Rate it:

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leader of the free worldThe President of the United States.Rate it:

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on top of the worldDelighted; ecstatic; exceptionally pleased, happy, or satisfied.Rate it:

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goodbye, cruel worldAn exclamation made before committing suicide, in speech, text, or in a suicide note.Rate it:

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against the worldTogether; as a group, unit, or couple.Rate it:

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all the world's a stagePeople have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre.Rate it:

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Carry the Weight of the World on Your ShouldersTo think yourself responsible to resolve the problems of whole worldRate it:

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Dog-Eat-Dog WorldTo live a life associated by severe competition wherein people struggle ruthlessly to live or attain successRate it:

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end of the worldAny change that seems catastrophic or devastating.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of habitability for life on Earth.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of humanity.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of the planet Earth.Rate it:

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for all the worldEntirely, to all appearances.Rate it:

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goodbye cruel worldA call said before taking a stiff drink, especially a shot of vodka.Rate it:

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goodbye cruel worldAn exclamation made before commiting suicide, or in a suicide note.Rate it:

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goodbye, cruel worldA call said before taking a stiff drink, especially a shot of vodka.Rate it:

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have the world by the tailTo possess great influence and opportunity.Rate it:

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in the worldExpletive used for emphasis, for example after an interrogative word.Rate it:

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it takes all kinds to make a worldDiversity is essential: the world would be incomplete if everyone were alike.He irons his clothes how?! That's crazy! Well, I guess it takes all kinds.Rate it:

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it's a small worldUsed to express surprise at meeting an acquaintance or discovering a personal connection in a distant place or an unexpected context.Rate it:

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