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at the best of timesAt most.Rate it:

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a million timesby a factor of a millionRate it:

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for old times' sakeAn appeal to the nostalgia of prior experiences to convince someone to do something.Rate it:

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behind the timesOut of date; old-fashioned; obsolete; outmoded; outdated.Rate it:

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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.Rate it:

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sign of the timesA symbol of an era; a zeitgeist.Rate it:

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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.Rate it:

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nine times out of tenvery often, mostly, most of the timeRate it:

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nine times out of tenUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see nine,‎ times,‎ out of,‎ ten.Rate it:

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at timesOn occasion, sometimes.Rate it:

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desperate times require desperate measuresAlternative form of desperate times call for desperate measures.Rate it:

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for old times' sakesAlternative form of for old times' sake.Rate it:

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get with the timesto become cognizant of modern trends, words or ideasRate it:

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shaky timesThe expression reflects negative influences of many categories, including financing, government interference and changes in the firm's leadership.Rate it:

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shaky timesThe expression reflects negative influences of many categories, including financing, government interference and changes in a firm's leadership.Rate it:

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best regardsUsed as a polite closing of a letter.Rate it:

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best-kept secretA significant fact or characteristic that is not well-known.Rate it:

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hunger is the best spiceWhen one is hungry, anything will taste good.Rate it:

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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.Rate it:

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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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laughter is the best medicineIt is healthy to laugh.Rate it:

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best laid plansA proverbial expression used to signify the futility of making detailed plans when the outcome is uncertain.Rate it:

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as best one canIn the best possible way, given the circumstances.Rate it:

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at bestIn the most favorable of conditions; at the most.Rate it:

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attack is the best form of defenceIn a battle, attacking the opposition first is better than waiting for them to attack.Rate it:

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best betThe best proposal or plan.Rate it:

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best of both worldsA combination of two seemingly contradictory benefits.Rate it:

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best of luckUsed to express hopes that someone does well in a new endeavor.Rate it:

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best of the bunchThe best or most preferred person or item within a group.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced breadAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced panAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best-kept secretSomething interesting or important but not well-known.Rate it:

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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.Rate it:

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experience is the best teacherLessons learned from experience are the most lasting.Rate it:

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first in, best dressedThose who arrive or get in sooner will receive a more desirable outcome.Rate it:

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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.Rate it:

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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.Rate it:

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honesty is the best policyHonesty is the most honorable and fulfilling way to live one's life.Rate it:

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hunger is the best sauceBeing hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.Rate it:

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level bestThe very best that one can do.Rate it:

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put one's best foot forwardTo show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression.Rate it:

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Put Your Best Foot ForwardTo leave the perfect first impression, to try your best to do somethingRate it:

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six of the bestSix strokes with a cane, a traditional school punishment.Rate it:

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Sunday bestA person's finest clothing, especially the clothes one reserves to wear to church on Sunday.Rate it:

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to the best of one's knowledgeAlternative form of to one's knowledgeRate it:

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a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.Rate it:

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bad pennyA person or thing which is unpleasant, disreputable, or otherwise unwanted, especially one which repeatedly appears at inopportune times.Rate it:

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hurler on the ditchAn opinionated person who offers (unsolicited and often unwanted) advice on the best way to handle a situation.Rate it:

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needs a swift kick in the slats!Depression Expression; Threats and assertions of physical violence toward certain individuals during 'hard times' was common. Circa 1929-1939.Rate it:

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Rally Round the FlagGetting together to express support and backing, particularly during the bad timesRate it:

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