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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 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 Your EyeA thing or a person greatly admired and loved by peopleRate 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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catch someone's eyeTo capture someone's attention.Rate it:

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give someone the eyeTo show flirtatious signs with the eye.Rate it:

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it is all fun and games until someone loses an eyeRough play results in injury.Rate it:

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poke someone's eye outTo damage or harm someone's eye to the point that it can no longer see.Rate it:

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wipe someone's eyeTo defeat; to defeat humiliatingly.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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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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eagle eyeA close attention to detail.Rate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo maintain a background awareness of something; to remain alert to changes without it occupying your full attention.Rate it:

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keep an eye onTo watch and pay attention to.Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for someone or something.Rate it:

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keep an eye outTo watch for, look for, or search for.Rate it:

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keep an eye peeledTo look out attentively.Rate it:

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more than meets the eyeMore than is apparent or readily noticeable.Rate it:

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eye candyA very attractive person or persons, or the salient visible physical attributes of same.Rate it:

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turn a blind eyeTo ignore or deliberately overlook, especially with respect to something unpleasant or improper.Rate it:

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eagle eyegood eyesightRate it:

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keep a watchful eye!Expect someone or something or anything:Rate it:

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