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don't ask, don't tell, don't harass, don't pursueFull name of the U.S. Military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy concerning the service of homosexuals in the military as defined in 10 USC § 654.Rate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tellA policy of the U.S. military from 1993 to 2011, which barred openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from serving in the military, while also barring discrimination against closeted gays, lesbians, and bisexuals.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tellApplied to various other policies that prohibit a behavior but also discourage investigation of it.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don'tAlternative form of damned if you do, damned if you don'tRate it:

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Lord willing and the creek don't riseBarring unforeseen circumstances.Rate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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Play Cat and MouseTo make someone fool by playing tricks, to annoy or tease someoneRate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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party and playUsed other than as an idiom: see party, play.Rate it:

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party and playMarked by the use of drugs and the absence of sexual inhibitions.Rate it:

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Play Fast and LooseTo be capricious and irresponsible, to do all that pleases one without caring to have offended othersRate it:

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play fast and looseTo be recklessly inaccurate, inappropriate, or otherwise ignoring guidelines and conventions.Rate it:

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play fast and looseTo ignore proper behavior or social conventions, especially when it suits ones purpose.Rate it:

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play the ball and not the manTo attack the ball instead of an opponent who is usually controlling the ball. Often considered a positive action, and sometimes a requirement not to concede a penalty.Rate it:

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play the ball and not the manTo object to someone's argument by attacking the argument itself instead of them or a facet of their personality; to avoid or make the opposite of an ad hominem attack. Usually considered a positive action, and an avoidance of a fallacious argumentative technique. Often used in comparison to play the man and not the ball.Rate it:

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play the man and not the ballTo attack an opponent instead of attacking the ball, which is usually being controlled by the attacked player at the time.Rate it:

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play the man and not the ballTo object to someone's argument by attacking them or a facet of their personality instead of the argument itself; to make an ad hominem attack.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don't knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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don't put all your eggs in one basketDon't dedicate all your resources into one thing.Rate it:

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play one against anotherTo manipulate two persons into competing against one another in a way that benefits the person carrying out the manipulation.Rate it:

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play one's cards rightTo act sensibly; to make the right moves.Rate it:

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play the hand one is dealtTo use the resources which one actually has available; to operate realistically, within the limits of one's circumstances.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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don't be a fool, wrap your toolThere are consequences to not wearing a condom on your penisRate it:

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don't buy green bananasdon't make long-term plans as you may not live/survive long enough to accomplish them.Rate it:

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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?Rate it:

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don't risk it for the biscuitDon't put yourself at risk, it may result in disaster.Rate it:

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don't shit where you eatOne should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in the company inkwellAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company inkRate it:

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you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blowsYou don't need an expert to tell you what you already know.Rate it:

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you don't sayreally?; no kidding!; is that so? sometimes used sarcastically in response to the obviousRate it:

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don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

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don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.Rate it:

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if it ain't broke, don't fix itLeave something alone; avoid correcting, fixing, or improving what is already sufficient, as it could end up being detrimentalRate it:

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where the sun don't shineUp or in the anus.Rate it:

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don't dip your pen in company inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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don't look a gift horse in the mouthDo not unappreciatively question a gift or handout too closely.Rate it:

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I don't fancy yoursUsed to reserve the right to chat up an attractive woman, who is with an unattractive woman.Rate it:

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Don SataEntidad sobrenatural que, según algunas religiones, tienta a los humanos a cometer el malRate it:

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you don't dip your pen in the company's inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/don't X meUsed as a reply, it means "don't say X to me", where X is something that the interlocutor just said.Rate it:

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don't bite the newbieBe patient and friendly toward people who are learning a new technology.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in company inkOne should avoid romantic relationships in the workplace.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if that's not X, I don't know what isUsed to point at something that is obvious, clearly seen from the context.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don't knowSomething bad and familiar is better than something bad and unknown.Rate it:

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black don't crackPeople of African descent tend to wrinkle less with age than people with fairer skin.Rate it:

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