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a little knowledge is a dangerous thingThe proverb 'A little knowledge is a dangerous thing' expresses the idea that a small amount of knowledge can mislead people into thinking that they are more expert than they really are, which can lead to mistakes being made.Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large amount of time.Rate it:

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Drop in the BucketAn extremely little, unimportant amountRate it:

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo be superseded, rejected, or obliterated; to pass by with little consequence; to amount to nothing.Rate it:

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justice delayed is justice deniedIf a wrong is not corrected within a reasonable amount of time, it is as though the wrong were not corrected at all.Rate it:

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pay upTo pay for something in total, after a certain amount of time after receiving a purchase.Rate it:

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quite a bitA considerable amount.Rate it:

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tip outAn amount or percentage of a server's tips that the server shares, either voluntarily or as mandated in a tip sharing or tip pooling agreement, with other employees such as bussers, bartenders, back waiters and host/hostesses whose job duties indirectly assist the server.Rate it:

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run toTo reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.Rate it:

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a hair's breadthA very small distance or amountRate it:

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double upTo double the quantity, amount or duration of something.Rate it:

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drink from a firehoseTo take a small amount from an enormous, hard-to-manage quantity.Rate it:

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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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a dime's worthAn insignificant amount.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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Catch More Flies With Honey than VinegarYou can gain positive accomplishments by acting well and giving your best. If, you are going to be disgraceful and disagreeable, your achievements will amount to nothingRate it:

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hustle and bustleA large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding.Rate it:

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put downTo pay an initial amount of money on a large purchase.Rate it:

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cut downTo reduce the amount of something.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.Rate it:

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damn with faint praiseTo provide praise that is so minimal or inconsequential as to actually amount to criticism.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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make a killingTo win or earn a large amount of money.Rate it:

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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.Rate it:

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a lotA large amount.Rate it:

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add upTo accumulate; to amount to.Rate it:

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angle of attackThe angle between the chord line of an airfoil and the airflow over it; one of the determiners of the amount of lift produced by an airfoil.Rate it:

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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.Rate it:

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bring toTo make something equal to a different amount.Rate it:

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carb upTo consume a large amount of carbohydrates, ostensibly for energy; generally a practice of athletes, especially runners and swimmers.Rate it:

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Chicken FeedVery small amount of money that is not enough to manage a living or scarce piece of information or clueRate it:

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chip inTo put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue.Rate it:

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chump changeAn amount of remuneration, reward, or other monetary recompense considered to be insultingly small.Rate it:

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clean upTo make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.Rate it:

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come toTo total; to amount to.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo do a large amount of cooking at once; to prepare a great deal of cooked food.Rate it:

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cuntfulThe amount that can fit in a vagina.Rate it:

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cut backTo reduce the amount of.Rate it:

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der Amtsschimmel wiehertthere is an excessive amount of bureaucracy; someone or some organization is being excessively bureaucraticRate it:

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dime's worthAn insignificant amountRate it:

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dripTo put a small amount of a liquid on something, drop by drop.Rate it:

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eat like a horseto consume a large amount of foodRate it:

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face valueThe amount or value listed on a bill, note, stamp, etc.; the stated value or amount.Rate it:

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fall belowTo go under a marker or limit; to be reduced beyond a certain amount.Rate it:

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feather one's nestTo achieve benefits, especially financial ones, by taking advantage of the opportunities with which one is presented; to amass a comfortable amount of personal wealth.Rate it:

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figure upTo add; to reckon; to compute the amount of.Rate it:

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flavor of the weekA fad; someone or something that is held in esteem or receives attention for a short amount of time.Rate it:

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flip of a dimedoing something really fast, that it's done in a small amount of time like, flip of a dime.Rate it:

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full whackThe whole amount.Rate it:

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