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a house divided against itself cannot standA group or organisation weakened by internal dissent will not remain united.Rate it:

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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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Beggars Cannot Be ChoosersDeserving people cannot put forward their choices. You cannot be concerned about the quality or quantity of certain product or service that you cannot buy or get hold of easily.Rate it:

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what has been seen cannot be unseenRepulsive, disturbing, or horrific sights can never be erased from memory once they have been seen.Rate it:

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stand up againstTo defy or challenge someone.Rate it:

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history repeats itselfThings that have happened in the past will happen again.Rate it:

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tacit acceptance of the content of the book itselfTo be silentRate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X is not going to Y itselfSaid to urge someone to do something to something.Rate it:

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in and of itselfby itself; with respect to its intrinsic or inherent nature without consideration of extraneous factors; per se, intrinsically, inherentlyRate it:

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lend itself toto be suitable forRate it:

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sometimes the solution to the problem is the problem itself but points to other.Sometimes in life we wonder why this things happen and while wondering we are trying so hard to find the solution to what happened but infact it should be happened to make us strong, but some we need friends, or elder to show us the solution..Rate it:

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full housepoker handRate it:

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get on like a house on fireTo immediately start a good relationship with someoneRate it:

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house of cardsA structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.Rate it:

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keep houseTo take care of domestic chores; work as a housekeeper.Rate it:

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put one's house in orderTo clean and arrange in an orderly manner the furnishings and other contents of one's house.Rate it:

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out of house and homeGlobal Checkup: How Healthy is Earth?, Science NOW.Rate it:

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house niggerA black slave that worked as a domestic as opposed to manual laborer.Rate it:

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out of house and homeHelping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home, The Progressive Animal Welfare Society.Rate it:

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a house is not a homeA home is not merely a building but requires inhabitants and a friendly atmosphere.Rate it:

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basket houseA cafe or similar establishment where musical performances are given and the performers are then paid with money placed in a basket by members of the audience.Rate it:

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bottom the houseTo clean a house from top to bottom; to clean a house extremely thoroughlyRate it:

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bottoming the houseThe process by where someone cleans their house 'from top to bottom'. It is a very thorough clean indeed, even more so than 'spring cleaning'.Rate it:

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brick houseA voluptuous woman with a large rotund buttocks and bust.Rate it:

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brick houseUsed other than as an idiom: A house or type of construction made of bricks or blockss of masonry.Rate it:

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bring down the houseTo garner enthusiastic or wild applause.Rate it:

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bring down the houseSpawn overwhelming agreement, acceptance, appreciation, applause as a result of a speech, magic act, athletic, dramatic, vocal, jocular or mime offering.Rate it:

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Bring Down the HouseTo have a lively or enthusiastic audience, Lots of clapping, hooting and noiseRate it:

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clean houseTo clean the interior of a house.Rate it:

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clean houseTo reform by removing undesirable personnel and procedures.Rate it:

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compliments of the houseSaid when offering something on the house, for free.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeTo consume such a portion of one's store of food that little is left for the owner.Rate it:

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Eat You Out of House and HomeTo eat and spend everything that other person has in his houseRate it:

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haunted houseUsed other than as an idiom: see haunted, house.Rate it:

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haunted houseA Halloween amusement attraction in which a building or series of rooms is decorated to frighten the people who pass through the attraction.Rate it:

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house cooling partyA party to celebrate when a person decides to leave a house or flat, and sometimes to help prepare the space for the incoming residents.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.Rate it:

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house of GodA church.Rate it:

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house of ill fameA brothelRate it:

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house poorIn financial difficulty because of the excessive cost of owning a house, or because the cost of home ownership forms too high a proportion of household income.Rate it:

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house warmingPresented as a way of welcoming someone to a home into which he or she recently moved.Rate it:

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keep houseTo seclude oneself in one's house in order to evade the demands of creditors.Rate it:

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move houseTo change one's place of residence.Rate it:

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on the houseA complimentary item beverage, dessert.Rate it:

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on the houseFree, complimentary.Rate it:

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opera housemusic venueRate it:

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out of house and homeCassandra Chrones Moore, Haunted Housing: How Toxic Scare Stories Are Spooking the Public Out of House and Home.Rate it:

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out of house and homeGail White, Partying with the Intelligentsia.Rate it:

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out of house and homeIn a manner that deprives one of dwelling or some aspect thereof.Rate it:

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