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as the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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whatever the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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basket caseOne made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic or stress.Rate it:

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break in the caseA new discovery in a case.Rate it:

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case closedThe above is meant as final, not subject to amendation or variation.Rate it:

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case closedUsed other than as an idiom: A case is closed; specifically, a police investigation or similar is resolved.Rate it:

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case in pointAn example that illustrates a point.Rate it:

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federal caseAny over-exaggerated ordeal.Rate it:

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get on somebody's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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get on someone's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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I rest my caseMy argument is proven; I conclude my statement.Rate it:

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I rest my caseThe previous encapsulates my view.Rate it:

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in caseIn the event; should there be a need.Rate it:

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just in caseIf and only if.Rate it:

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just in caseIn the event; should there be a need.Rate it:

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Make a Federal Case Out of SomethingTo give something more importance than it deservesRate it:

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On Someone's CaseContinuously criticizing someone, continually bothering someoneRate it:

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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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one may as well hang for a sheep as a lambIf one is going to commit a sin, it may as well be a major one as a minor one.Rate it:

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your mileage may varyTo express a possible difference in taste, "this is just my opinion, your opinion may be different".Rate it:

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a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superiorRate it:

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be that as it may beIn consideration of the status, situation extant, reality.Rate it:

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Appendix:Star Wars/may the Force be with youA wish for luck, implying effective use of the Force.Rate it:

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april showers bring may flowersApril, traditionally a rainy period, gives way to May, when flowers will bloom because of the water provided to them by the April rains.By extension, that a period of discomfort can provide the basis for a period of happiness.Rate it:

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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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be it as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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be that as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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come what mayIn spite of anything that might happen; whatever may occur.Rate it:

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lang may yer lum reekUsed to wish someone well.Rate it:

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Let the Chips Fall Where They MayTo do what seems right, just and proper to you without caring much about the consequencesRate it:

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let the chips fall where they mayTo allow events to unfold naturally; to accept what occurs without prejudice, worry, or regret.Rate it:

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may as wellUsed to reluctantly express that there is no better alternative to do than do a certain actionRate it:

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may God be my witnessUsed to introduce a serious, solemn statement.Rate it:

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may the 4th be with youAlternative form of May the Fourth be with youRate it:

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may the force be with youUsed to wish someone luck with a difficult endeavor.Rate it:

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may the Force be without youSynonym of may the Force not be with youRate it:

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may the Force not be with youUsed to wish someone bad luck.Rate it:

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May the Fourth be with youHappy Star Wars Day.Rate it:

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may the fourth be with youAlternative form of May the Fourth be with youRate it:

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something may fall in your lapUnexpectedly your desires may be fulfilled.Rate it:

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sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt meA response to taunting proclaiming the speaker's indifference.Rate it:

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there may be snow on the rooftop but there is fire in the furnaceEven if a person is in his or her senior years, with gray hair, he or she can still have ambition and energy, especially sexual energy.Rate it:

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those who will not when they may, when they will they shall have nay(archaic) One should take immediate advantage of an opportunity that may not be available later.Rate it:

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to whom it may concernUsed as a formal salutation in a letter when the writer does not know who will read the letter.Rate it:

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to whom this may concernA phrase used to begin a formal letter to an unknown recipient.Rate it:

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try as one mayhowever hard one tries; despite one's best effortsRate it:

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your mileage may varyIt may work differently in your situation, or be different in your experience.Rate it:

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a penny saved is a penny earnedA maxim for thrift that says that money not spent may be spent later, or may earn interest in the meantimeRate it:

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a rising tide lifts all boatsBenefits provided to a few may lead to conditions that are beneficial to all.Rate it:

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a sideways approachThis agenda is to avoid a head to head confrontation, rather slide in with a 'sideways' move which may provide a smoother, elusive manner in approaching the challenge.Rate it:

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