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Which Way the Wind BlowsThe direction of events happening, the possible situation of the matter in handRate it:

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you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blowsYou don't need an expert to tell you what you already know.Rate it:

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as the wind blowsaccording to circumstanceRate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows no goodAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows no one any goodAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows nobody any goodThere is usually something of benefit to someone, no matter how bad the situation.Rate it:

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come to blowsTo fight; to initiate physical conflict, especially subsequent to escalating tension or antagonism.Rate it:

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thar she blowsAlternative form of there she blowsRate it:

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there she blowsThe traditional hail of the lookout in a whaler when sighting the spouting water thrown up by a whale surfacing.Rate it:

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four sheets to the windExtremely drunkRate it:

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snitches get stitches and wind up in ditchesSynonym of snitches get stitchesRate it:

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whistle in the windTo attempt something that is futile; to say something that is not heeded.Rate it:

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wind downRelax; get rid of stress.Rate it:

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sail close to the windTo sail in a direction close to that from which the wind is blowing, but still making headwayRate it:

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bag of windA windbag.Rate it:

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break windTo flatulate; fart; to expel gases generated during digestion through the anus.Rate it:

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candle in the windA fragile or vulnerable thing, likely to be put in jeopardy.Rate it:

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close to the windUsed other than as an idiom: see close to, the, wind.Rate it:

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close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.Rate it:

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close to the windIn a direction almost opposite to that from which the wind is blowingRate it:

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eat the windTo take a walk.Rate it:

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get the wind upTo become frightened or disturbed.Rate it:

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get wind ofTo hear about; to learn of, especially with respect to facts intended to have been kept confidential or secret.Rate it:

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gone with the winddeadRate it:

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have the wind upTo be frightened or disturbed.Rate it:

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in the windImpending or in the offing; imminent.Rate it:

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it's an ill windAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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knock the wind out of your sailsTo make you feel less confident or determined.Rate it:

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like the windquickly, at a high speed.Rate it:

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put the wind upTo frighten or disturb.Rate it:

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sail close to the windTo behave in a manner that is on the verge of being dangerous, improper or illegalRate it:

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sow the wind and reap the whirlwindAlternative form of sow the wind, reap the whirlwind.Rate it:

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sow the wind, reap the whirlwindEvery decision has consequences; a person's actions will come back to him.Rate it:

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spit in the windAlternative form of piss in the windRate it:

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spit into the windAlternative form of piss in the windRate it:

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take the wind out of someone's sailsTo discourage someone greatly; to cause someone to lose hope or the will to continue.Rate it:

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three sheets to the windthe state of being quite inebriatedRate it:

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three sheets to the windDrunk.Rate it:

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Throw Caution to the WindTaking huge risks; be very daring; acting in a reckless mannerRate it:

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throw caution to the windDo something despite the risks.Rate it:

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throw to the windTo discard or dispense with, especially in an abrupt or reckless manner.Rate it:

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twist in the windTo be unassisted and without comfort in a situation likely to result in distress or failure.Rate it:

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twist in the windTo wait for an uncomfortably long period of time.Rate it:

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which way the wind is blowingThe prevailing opinion or current view of most people, especially people with influence.Rate it:

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willow in the windOne whose views are easily and regularly changed by the persuasion or influence of others.Rate it:

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wind at one's backForward momentum; a boost in one's prospects for success due to favorable events or circumstances.Rate it:

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wind backTo wind a tape, cassette, or film, etc towards the beginning; to rewind.Rate it:

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wind back the clockFiguratively to return in time to an earlier period of history.Rate it:

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wind downLower by winding something.Rate it:

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wind downTo slow; to become calmer or less busy.Rate it:

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