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apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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Apple of Your EyeA thing or a person greatly admired and loved by peopleRate it:

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wipe somebody's eyeTo defeat; to humiliate.Rate it:

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eye for an eyeCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.Rate it:

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Eye For an Eye and a Tooth for a ToothTo take retribution or give penalty similar to the original offense or faultRate it:

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eye for an eye, a tooth for a toothCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.Rate it:

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See Eye to EyeTo completely agree with someone’s opinion and statementRate it:

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see eye to eyeTo agree with someone; to concur; to get along.Rate it:

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

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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.Rate it:

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an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.Rate it:

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an apple for the teacherChildren would curry favor with teacher by bringing nice apple to her desk:Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple dumplin shopA woman's bosom.Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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as English as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to English or British life.Rate it:

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bad appleA person who is not wholesome, honest, or trustworthy, especially one who has an adverse influence on others.Rate it:

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down with his apple-cartKnock or throw him down.Rate it:

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mom and apple pieWholesomeness and traditional values.Rate it:

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mom and apple pieSomething that cannot be questioned because it appeals to universally-held beliefs or values.Rate it:

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polish the appleIt was common for children to bring a nice apple to their teacher to enhance their public relations status: "Polish It For Better Relations"Rate it:

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road appleHorse manure, especially when deposited on a road.Rate it:

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rotten appleA bad person, especially one who has a corrupting influence on others: a bad apple.Rate it:

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Rotten Apple Spoils the BarrelSomething bad spoils everything or someone bad can spoil othersRate it:

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she is appleThis is used to register that everything is in good there is no need to be ill-at-easyRate it:

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the apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.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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wise appleA smart aleck.Rate it:

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wise appleHaving the manner of a smart aleck.Rate it:

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worm in the applesomething you thought was a good thing turns out to be a bad thing; usually at the worst possible time.Rate it:

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if you love somebody, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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mop the floor with somebodyTo trounce or defeat thoroughly or in a humiliating manner.Rate it:

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scare somebody to deathTo frighten someone very much.Rate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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get on somebody's nervesTo annoy or irritate; to bother.Rate it:

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give somebody what-forTo admonish or berate; to speak angrily at somebody.Rate it:

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keep somebody postedTo inform or to keep somebody up to date.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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darken somebody's doorstepTo enter somebody else's home uninvited.Rate it:

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give somebody pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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beat somebody to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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behind somebody's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earTo bore; to talk too long.Rate it:

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chew somebody outTo berate; to shout at someone.Rate it:

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come to somebody's aidTo assist and rescue someone.Rate it:

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cut somebody some slackTo be patient or lenient with somebody; to relax standards or expectations.Rate it:

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doing somebody else's laundryShe married someone else.Rate it:

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