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a bright futureAn uplifting, reassuring, self fulfilling, confident outlook relative to a major change, opportunity, circumstance, windfall, inheritance, promotion which provides all elemental criteria for a bright future.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

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bright as a buttonVery cheery, energetic and upbeat.Rate it:

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bright and earlyearly in the morningRate it:

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bright as a buttonVery bright (clever, smart, or crafty)Rate it:

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bright lightsThe glamour and glitz of a place, especially a big cityRate it:

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bright lineA clear distinction in the context of a legal or moral judgment.Rate it:

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bright shiny objectUsed other than as an idiom: see bright, shiny, object.Rate it:

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bright shiny objectAn item that attracts a great deal of attention because of its superficial characteristics.Rate it:

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bright young thingOne who is youthful, clever, eager, and high-spirited in manner and attractive in appearance.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedAlert and in an eager, frisky, or playful mood; full of life.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedEager, alert, enthusiastic, and lively.Rate it:

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Bright-Eyed and Bushy-TailedFeeling lively, bright, fit and cheerful after a long time Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clear-cut, easy to make decision.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clearly defined rule or standard, comprised of objective factors, which leaves little or no room for varying interpretation.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clear-cut, easy to make a decision.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clearly defined rule or standard, composed of objective factors, which leaves little or no room for varying interpretation.Rate it:

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look on the bright sideto examine a situation, usually bad, from a positive perspectiveRate it:

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magic asteriskan unspecified future budget cut, especially an imaginary cut.Rate it:

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sooner or laterEventually, at some undetermined point in the not-too-distant future.Rate it:

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the die is castThe future is determined; there are no more options; events will proceed in an irreversible manner.Rate it:

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lay downTo stock, store for the future. See also lay by.Rate it:

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T-minusUsually specifies the remaining time until some future event.Rate it:

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whatever happens, happensExpresses acceptance of whatever happens in the future.Rate it:

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a week from next TuesdaySome unspecified time in the future.Rate it:

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all bets are offIndicates that a future event appears uncertain, especially one that before seemed more certain.Rate it:

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auto fill formEnter information into fields. Save information for future useRate it:

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brush-up!A 'brush-up' is a thorough review, rehearsal, self-examination prior to submitting to job interviews, probings, investigations of any category in order to be proficient in the future demands of the hoped-for position, challenge or opportunity:Rate it:

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cast a shadowTo dampen future events.Rate it:

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ce jeune homme ira loinThat young man will make his way in the world, has a future before him.Rate it:

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come in handyTo be useful or helpful, especially at some time in the future.Rate it:

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cracked the whipMy former boss demanded much in the manner of results, production. In addition he worked us long hours without advance notice, without overtime, rather promised US time-off in the future.Rate it:

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da sei Gott vorGod forbid; said when mentioning a possible and undesirable future eventRate it:

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date with destinyAn inevitable future event or encounter, especially one which is likely to be momentous.Rate it:

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dig one's own graveTo behave in a way that is likely to have future negative effects on oneself.Rate it:

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film at 11more information will follow in the future.Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo focus excessively on one's plans or on prospective future events without paying adequate attention to the present.Rate it:

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going toForms a future tense.Rate it:

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going toForms a tense future to some past time.Rate it:

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grease the wheelsTo create conditions likely to produce or hasten favorable future developments.Rate it:

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hand-to-mouthInvolving immediate consumption with no provision for the future; having barely enough to survive, being close to povertyRate it:

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hang in the balanceTo be in a precarious situation, unsure of the future.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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hook upTo have a casual sexual experience with another person, usually without any future relationship intended.Rate it:

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in lineTo assume a position in the future.Rate it:

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in the offingNearby, soon to come, in the near future.Rate it:

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jazz upTo make gaudy and bright.Rate it:

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lay asideTo reserve for future use; to save as a backup.Rate it:

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look aheadTo consider the future, to anticipate future events.Rate it:

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look upTo have a bright future.Rate it:

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