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almost doesn't countNear success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness).Rate it:

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hounded me almost to deathA continuing harassment, a constant and recurring state of personal raging.Rate it:

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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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the whistle doesn't pull the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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that which doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:

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doesn't have both oars in the watercrazyRate it:

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doesn't have two nickels to rub togetherReference an individual whom from all evidence and appearances is badly bent and broken relative to personal finances.Rate it:

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it doesn't matterit is not important; do not fretRate it:

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it doesn't matterI withdraw my previous statement.Rate it:

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money doesn't grow on treesYou must work in order to have money.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't a spring makeAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't a summer makeAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't make a springAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't make a summerOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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someone's elevator doesn't go all the way to the topUsed as an indirect way to say that someone is mentally deficient.Rate it:

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someone's elevator doesn't go all the way to the topUsed as an indirect way to say that someone is crazy.Rate it:

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the apple doesn't fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents in the way they act and in their physical abilities.Rate it:

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the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingTwo parts of an organization are unaware of each other's activities.Rate it:

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think one's shit doesn't stinkTo be arrogant or snobbish; to feel superior to others.Rate it:

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what doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:

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where the sun doesn't shineAlternative form of where the sun don't shineRate it:

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no-countOf no value.Rate it:

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count onTo rely upon, trust, or expect.Rate it:

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count downAlternative spelling of countdownRate it:

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count into include in an activity, etc.Rate it:

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count into do a countdown before the start of something, especially a musical performance.Rate it:

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count offTo count aloud.Rate it:

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count on one handThe seeming low number of occasions when this particular problem was not automatically resolved.Rate it:

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count one's blessingsTo focus one's attention on the circumstances of one's life which are pleasant or fortunate, especially with the intention of diverting one's thoughts from serious or disagreeable matters.Rate it:

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count outTo exclude; to dismiss from participation or eligibility.Rate it:

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count outTo enumerate items while organizing or transferring them.Rate it:

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count outTo determine that a competitor has lost a match, by a referee's enumeration aloud of the increments of time for which the competitor has been incapacitated.Rate it:

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count outTo declare adjourned, as a sitting of the House, when it is ascertained that a quorum is not present.Rate it:

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count outTo prevent the accession of to office, by a fraudulent return or count of the votes.Rate it:

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count sheepTo attempt to go to sleep by thinking of something boring, traditionally by counting imaginary sheep.Rate it:

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count upto add to get a totalRate it:

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count uponto count onRate it:

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Don't Count Your Chickens before They HatchTo warn someone to wait until the expected good thing has really happened till then avoid making further plansRate it:

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don't count your chickens before they're hatchedYou should not count on something before it happens.Rate it:

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down for the countDecisively beaten; rendered irrelevant for the long term.Rate it:

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take the countTo be knocked out.Rate it:

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take the countTo take to opportunity to rest briefly after being knocked down but before being counted out by the referee.Rate it:

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take the countTo lose or fail.Rate it:

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damp squibAnything that doesn’t work properly, or fails to come up to expectations..Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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potter aboutTo potter, to be gently active doing various things in an almost aimless manner.Rate it:

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even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a whileBeing right once doesn't prove anythingRate it:

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just aboutAlmost.Rate it:

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