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a blind squirrel finds a nutEveryone gets luckyRate it:

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American as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to American life; very American.Rate it:

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ugly AmericanAn American government representative, tourist, or businessperson who, in dealing with people of other nations, is haughty, rude, meddlesome, or jingoistic.Rate it:

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squirrel awayTo stash or hide; to hoard, collect, save, or accumulate; to create a reserve, stash, or hoard of some supply, so as to recall a squirrel's burying of nuts.Rate it:

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American DreamA philosophy that with hard work, courage and determination, anyone can prosper and achieve success.Rate it:

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American DreamA widespread determination by Americans to provide their children with a better upbringing than their parents were able to provide for them.Rate it:

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do you accept American dollarsUsed to ask whether or not products or services may be paid for in American dollars.Rate it:

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grey squirrelrodentRate it:

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one eye lookin at a squirrel and the other eye lookin at a possum.Describing a person with eyes looking in different directions at once. Someone who’s walleyed or has wonky eyes.Rate it:

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squirrel aroundTo move or search erratically, especially as if hurried or confused.Rate it:

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could eat the arse out of a low flying duckAlternative form of could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckRate it:

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flying startThe start of a sports event in which the competitors are moving when they pass the starting line or initial jump point.Rate it:

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could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckAm/are/is extremely hungry.Rate it:

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with flying colorsExtremely well; in an exceptional, noteworthy, or extraordinary manner.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ghost ship.Rate it:

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flying startAn especially good start.Rate it:

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could eat the crutch from a low flying duckAlternative form of could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckRate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ship of similar qualities to the Flying Dutchman.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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flying visitA very short visit.Rate it:

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get off to a flying startto have a very successful beginningRate it:

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the flying dutchmanlegendary ghost shipRate it:

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With Flying ColorsWith ease and great success, boldly, flamboyantRate it:

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with flying coloursWith successRate it:

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a carpet-baggerA candidate for election who has no roots or interest in the constituency he wishes to represent. The original meaning was a Unionist financier or adventurer who exploited the cheap labour in the American South after the Civil War. The carpet bags carried by these adventurers were made of carpet material.Rate it:

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edible frogLithobates clamitans, a North American frog.Rate it:

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hell in a hand basketto go to one's doom, to deteriorate quickly, to proceed on a course to disaster. The phrase go to hell in a handbasket is an American phrase which came into general use during the American Civil War, though its popularity has spread into other countries.Rate it:

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horse operaA theatrical production, film, or program on radio or television depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.Rate it:

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Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:

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greenbackGreenback is a slang term for money. Usually for american dollars.Rate it:

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right up your alleyFlying is certainly right up your alleyRate it:

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e pluribus unumA national motto of the United States of America, meaning "From many, one", or "out of many, one", referring to the integration of 13 independent colonies into one country, and that has taken an additional meaning, giving the pluralistic nature of American society from immigration.Rate it:

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bring downTo make something flying fall to the ground. Usually by firing a weapon of some kind.Rate it:

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by the seat of your pantsAn aviator's term, Cross country flying, navigating via ground observation of landmarks, arrows on rooftops. water towers, railroad tracks, roadways, radio/TV towers; and by the 'seat of your pants'.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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bald eagleamerican birdRate it:

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potluckQuaint {American ?} social gathering, mayhaps hosted by an entity. Attendees bring 'dish to pass'; {Luck of Pot} 'Purpose'; Good Food, Goodwill, Good-Gab:Rate it:

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iron eagleAn American military officer who has attained the rank of colonel but will not be promoted to the rank of general.Rate it:

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pronunciamientoA military uprising or coup in Spain or the Spanish American republics, particularly in the 19th century. They received this designation because coups were usually accompanied by a statement declaring the existing government null and void.Rate it:

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genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspirationThis is a famous quote attributed to Thomas Edison, a famous and prolific American inventor. The idea that hard work is the most important aspect of new inventions existed before Edison gave his quote, however.Rate it:

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oat operaA, film, or novel depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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black triangleOne of a class of triangle-shaped unidentified flying objects, usually with a light in each corner.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe American theater industry.Rate it:

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cat's clawAny of several species of plant having parts resembling the claw of a cat.Acacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern MexicoAcacia plumosa, a medicinal plant species native to BrazilCarpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae familyDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae familyGrevillea alpina, a shrub species native to AustraliaMartynia annua, a plant species endemic to BrazilMimosa nuttallii (formerly Schrankia nuttalli), a plant native to the Midwestern United StatesUncaria guianensis, a plant species found in GuyanaUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicineUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central AmericaRate it:

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cat's clawDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae familyRate it:

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DILLIGAFFAcronym of does it look like I give a flying fuck?.Rate it:

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dot or featherUsed to inquire as to the difference between the two possibilities of the word Indian, namely Native American or Asian sub-continentRate it:

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fugam hostium reprimere (B. G. 3. 14)to bring the flying enemy to a stand.Rate it:

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give it the old college tryAn American Expression'; Give It The Traditional College Student's Focused, Determined Attempt Toward Achieving The Goal!Rate it:

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