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a camel is a horse made by a committeeAlternative form of a camel is a horse designed by a committee.Rate it:

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a camel is a horse designed by a committeeAn expression critical of committeesRate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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Straw that Broke Camel’s BackOne last mistake leading to previous calamity or trouble, not able to bear more than one’s capacity,Rate it:

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camel through the eye of a needleHyperbole to illustrate that something is almost impossible to do or to happen.Rate it:

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camel's noseA metaphor for a situation where the permitting of some small act will lead consequently to a larger undesirable act or circumstance.Rate it:

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sleep camelA person who habitually does with little to no sleep during the week and then makes up by sleeping a lot during the weekend.Rate it:

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the straw that broke the camel's backA small and seemingly insignificant addition to a burden that renders it too much to bear; the small thing which causes failure, or causes inability or unwillingness to endure any more of something.Rate it:

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made a killingThe former owner really cracked the whip on US, and we busted our bun fer him, workin' late and no overtime;Rate it:

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made in chinaOf poor or low quality.Rate it:

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made in japanManufactured in Japan.Rate it:

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made in japanOf poor or low quality.Rate it:

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congratulations! you made me so proud!Used to express pride and congratulate someone close to you on his/her achievement.Rate it:

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got it made in the shadeAccomplished without much perspirationRate it:

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have it madeTo have accomplished all there is to do; to have no further work or difficulty; to have achieved a lifestyle characterized by good fortune and comfort.Rate it:

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how the sausage gets madeThe way in which a process or activity is carried on behind the scenes.Rate it:

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made for each otherWell suited to be in a relationship with one another, especially as romantic or marital partners.Rate it:

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made for each otherCompatible; interacting effectively; in a complementary relationship.Rate it:

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made in chinaCheaply manufactured in East Asia.Rate it:

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

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made in japanCheaply manufactured in East Asia.Rate it:

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made in the shadeIn a condition characterized by comfort, success, easy living, or general well-being.Rate it:

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made of sterner stuffstrong and determined (especially more so than someone else, to whom one is being compared).Rate it:

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man madeartificialRate it:

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match made in heavenA marriage that is likely to be happy and successful because the two people are very compatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA very successful combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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match made in hellA marriage that is likely to be unhappy or abusive and unsuccessful because the two people are very incompatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in hellA very unsuccessful or conflicting combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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rules are made to be brokenit is acceptable to break rules.Rate it:

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show what one is made ofTo demonstrate one's courage, stamina, etc.Rate it:

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who died and made you bossSarcastic response to somebody assuming a position of authority that they have not earned.Rate it:

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you made your bed, now sleep in itA moralizing rejection said to someone looking for an easy out, especially of a situation they put themselves into.Rate it:

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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.Rate it:

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never look a gift horse in the mouthAlternative form of don't look a gift horse in the mouth.Rate it:

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put the cart before the horseTo put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities.Rate it:

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healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.Rate it:

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horse aroundTo play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.Rate it:

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don't look a gift horse in the mouthDo not unappreciatively question a gift or handout too closely.Rate it:

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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.Rate it:

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pissin like a race horseTo urinate profusely.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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work like a horseTo work very hard; toilRate it:

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and the horse you rode in onIntensifier.Rate it:

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and the horse you rode in onEuphemistic shortening of "fuck you and the horse you rode in on"Rate it:

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Beat a Dead HorseTo attempt useless goals or to fight for a cause that has been lost already, to make a useless point, argument or discussion with anyone.Rate it:

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charley horseA muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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come down off your high horse!Appearing Haughty, Belligerent, Egotistical,Rate it:

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