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a cut aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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cut aboveSuperior to the norm.Rate it:

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cut aboveSuperior to.Rate it:

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above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:

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above boardHonestly, reputably.Rate it:

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above the saltOf high standing or honor.Rate it:

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a notch aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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above and beyondMore than is expected or required.Rate it:

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above one's bendOut of one's control or power.Rate it:

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above parMore than par for the hole or courseRate it:

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above parBetter than the average or normal standardRate it:

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above parHaving a price below its face valueRate it:

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above the curveWith above average innovative performance or quality, especially a trailblazer developing advances before competitors.Rate it:

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above the foldThe term "above the fold" refers to the part of a webpage that users can see without scrolling down.Rate it:

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above the lawExempt from the laws that apply to everyone else.Rate it:

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above waterOut of difficulty, especially financial.Rate it:

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as above, so belowWhat happens on one level of reality also happens on every other level; the microcosm and macrocosm behave alike.Rate it:

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gift from aboveA benefit received without being deserved.Rate it:

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Head and Shoulders above SomeoneTo be superior in something, to be better in quality and talent than othersRate it:

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hit above one's weightAlternative form of punch above one's weight.Rate it:

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huckleberry above a persimmonSomething better than something else.Rate it:

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keep one's head above waterTo survive or endure, especially in a situation in which one is struggling to avoid being overwhelmed by adverse financial circumstances.Rate it:

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Keep Your Head above WaterTo have just enough to avoid any financial collapse, hardly keeping up with one’s responsibilityRate it:

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punch aboveTo reach beyond one's limits; to be more capable than an expected limitation.Rate it:

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punch above one's weightTo achieve or perform at a higher level than would be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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rise aboveTo ignore petty or trivial issues and do what one is supposed to; to act better than someone or something inappropriate.Rate it:

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rise aboveTo prevent something unfortunate or traumatic from affecting oneself.Rate it:

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cut and driedSimple, straightforward, clear, or certain.Rate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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fish or cut baitTo choose between taking action now, or forgoing the opportunity and putting that energy into another endeavor; to decide.Rate it:

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cut downTo bring down by cutting.Rate it:

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cut inTo intrude or interrupt.Rate it:

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cut inWhen painting, to paint edges, corners, or trim in preparation for rolling larger areas.Rate it:

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cut no iceTo have no influence (on).Rate it:

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cut offTo isolate or remove from contact.Rate it:

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cut upTo cut into smaller pieces.Rate it:

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cut upTo aggressively move in front of another vehicle.Rate it:

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to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someoneRate it:

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cut offTo end abruptly.Rate it:

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cut offTo interrupt.Rate it:

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cut upTo behave like a clown.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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cut downTo reduce the amount of something.Rate it:

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a cut belowInferior to; of a lower quality than.Rate it:

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cut a rugTo dance, especially in a vigorous manner and in one of the dance styles of the first half of the twentieth century.Rate it:

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mad as a cut snakeVery irate, crazy with rage.Rate it:

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clean cutclearly outlinedRate it:

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clear cutdefiniteRate it:

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