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speak of the devil and he shall appearAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.Rate it:

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play upTo make or attempt to make something appear more important, likely or obvious; to showcase or highlight.Rate it:

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spring to mindTo appear suddenly in one's thoughts, often as an example of something.Rate it:

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come upTo appear before a judge or court.Rate it:

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quack like a duckTo appear to be exactly what one is.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightBusinesses that appear and disappear rapidly, or that give an impression of transience.Rate it:

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pad outto add something extra to something to make it appear more substantialRate it:

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smack ofTo seem like; to appear or give an impression or feeling of; to arouse suspicion of.Rate it:

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a lot of malarkeyStatements, results, appearances which are unproven, present myriad shortfalls, do not appear within plausible parameters.Rate it:

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all that glitters is not goldThings that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so, things that look nice might not be as good as they look.Rate it:

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avoir l'airto seem, look, appearRate it:

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bring onTo make something appear, as on a stage or a place of competition.Rate it:

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bruise upTo cause bruises to appear, usually by beating or battering.Rate it:

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burst outTo appear suddenly from within something else.Rate it:

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Cat That Swallowed the CanaryTo appear self satisfiedRate it:

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come and goTo repeatedly appear and disappear (said especially of a feeling or pain)Rate it:

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come beforeTo appear publicly in front of someone superior.Rate it:

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come forthTo move forward and into view, to emerge, to appear.Rate it:

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come out of the woodworkTo appear or emerge as though out of nowhere, frequently in large numbers or quantity.Rate it:

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come thick and fastTo appear repeatedly.Rate it:

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come to lifeto appear as if aliveRate it:

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come to mindTo appear in one's thoughts.Rate it:

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crop outTo appear above the surface, as a seam or vein, or inclined bed, as of coal.Rate it:

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crop outTo come to light; to be manifest; to appear.Rate it:

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diem dicere alicuito summon some one to appear on a given day; to accuse a person.Rate it:

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domi se tenereto never appear in public.Rate it:

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don't make a big production out of this!Over emphasized, blown out of proportion, made it into a big deal, made it appear as a movie!Rate it:

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expose oneselfTo appear nude in public.Rate it:

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flash upTo appear suddenly on a screen.Rate it:

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flip one's wigTo act in an irrational manner or appear to be temporarily insane.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo leave at an opportune time or before adverse conditions appear.Rate it:

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goose upTo boost, to take steps to make something appear more attractive.Rate it:

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hail downto appear inexplicablyRate it:

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heave in sightTo appear at a distance, to emerge in the field of vision.Rate it:

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hit the headlinesTo appear prominently in the news, especially on the front page.Rate it:

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in iudicium venire, in iudicio adesseto appear in court.Rate it:

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just you wait and see!Wait calmly and the results shall appear and surprise YOU"Rate it:

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leap to mindTo appear in one's thoughts.Rate it:

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light paintingCamera painting, the artistic technique of moving a camera (while it records at a low shutter speed) such that light sources appear in multiple places or as streaks in the resulting photograph, the "painting".Rate it:

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look the partTo appear suitable for a particular kind of work, position or role.Rate it:

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make a fool of oneselfTo appear foolish to others.Rate it:

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make a monkey out ofTo cause a person, organization, or action to appear foolish or inferior; to subject someone or something to ridicule..Rate it:

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make heavy weather ofTo overcomplicate things, to make things appear worst than they are.Rate it:

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mutton dressed as lambA mature woman dressed in a style more suited to a young woman, especially if a deliberate attempt to appear young.Rate it:

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non prosequiturA judgement entered against the plaintiff in a suit where he/she fails to appear to prosecute.Rate it:

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pale in comparisonto appear unimportant in relation to something else.Rate it:

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pawn off asTo make a person or thing appear to be different than their true nature in order to fool someone else.Rate it:

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pop upTo appear without warning.Rate it:

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pop upappear suddenlyRate it:

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