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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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there's no fool like an old foolAge does not bring wisdom.Rate it:

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history repeats itselfThings that have happened in the past will happen again.Rate it:

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I need to vomitI feel the urge to pukeRate it:

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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diminishing returnsA condition in which additional inputs into an organization, project or process produce progressively fewer or lower-quality additional outputs, and may, in extreme cases, cause the total quantity or quality of outputs to decrease.Rate it:

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many happy returnsA greeting, usually for birthdays, in reference to the passing year; Happy birthday!.Rate it:

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returns to scalea function describing how returns scale when production increases in the long runRate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.Rate it:

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dog-eat-dogHarsh and ruthless.Rate it:

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Dog-Eat-Dog WorldTo live a life associated by severe competition wherein people struggle ruthlessly to live or attain successRate it:

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the whole world and his dogEverybody; too many people; a huge crowd.Rate it:

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his temporibus, nostra (hac) aetate, nostra memoria, his (not nostris) diebusin our time; in our days.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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fool aroundTo engage in frivolous behaviour; to monkey around.Rate it:

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fool's bargainA bad bargain; one that leaves the person accepting it worse off.Rate it:

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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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flannelled foolA cricketer (from his white flannel trousers).Rate it:

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fool aboutto fool aroundRate it:

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fool aroundTo waste time.Rate it:

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fool aroundTo engage in casual or flirtatious sexual acts.Rate it:

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fool aroundTo engage in adultery; to play around.Rate it:

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fool awayto waste, squanderRate it:

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fool upTo act foolishly.Rate it:

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fool withto be involved in a dangerous activityRate it:

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fool's errandA foolish undertaking, especially one that is purposeless, fruitless, nonsensical, or certain to fail.Rate it:

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fool's errandSuch an undertaking, assigned as a prank.Rate it:

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hesiod says: even a fool after suffering gets him knowledge; the italians: can scotato da l’acqua calda ha paura poi della freddaA dog burnt by hot water afterwards fears cold.]Rate it:

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

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play the foolTo behave in a foolish or comical manner.Rate it:

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chocolate hot doga piece of faecesRate it:

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Dog's LifeA be miserable and awful, to have harsh survival without much pleasure or prosperityRate it:

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You Can't Teach an Old Dog New TricksMaking people change their habits or adjusting to new skills is impossible, It is very hard to make people change their waysRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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a hit dog will hollaif one is guilty, then that guilt will ultimately be revealed.Rate it:

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dog days of summerhot summer day when you just want to sit under a tree and do nothingRate it:

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dog and pony showAny presentation or display that is overly contrived or intricate.Rate it:

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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.Rate it:

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fit as a butcher's dogVery fit; in good shape.Rate it:

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on the internet nobody knows you're a dogIt is easy to conceal one's identity on the internet.Rate it:

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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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dog outTo mistreat, especially for a pimp or abusive man to mistreat a woman by prostituting her.Rate it:

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dog's lifeA life of indolence where the individual may do as he or she pleases, just like a pampered dog.Rate it:

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lap dogA person who behaves in a servile manner, such as a sycophantic employee or a fawning lover.Rate it:

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like a dog on heatVery energetic and enthusiastic, especially when sexually aroused.Rate it:

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red dogUsed other than as an idiom: see red, dog.Rate it:

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red dogA blitz.Rate it:

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what dogWhen thy try to arceth upRate it:

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