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bad ironBad luck.Rate it:

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rule with an iron fistTo rule with absolute authority or to the detriment of the people. To rule tyrannically.Rate it:

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iron outTo remove with an iron.Rate it:

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iron eagleAn American military officer who has attained the rank of colonel but will not be promoted to the rank of general.Rate it:

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iron curtainA barrier made of iron in the theatre, lowered between the stage and the auditorium for safety or to prevent communication.Rate it:

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iron curtainAny impenetrable barrier.Rate it:

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iron maidenA medieval torture device consisting of a chamber lined with spikes which encloses upon and impales the victim inside.Rate it:

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iron outTo resolve (a dispute); to solve (a problem).Rate it:

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pump ironTo lift weights; to engage in weight or strength training.Rate it:

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Rule with an Iron HandStrict, dominant and harsh rulerRate it:

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shooting ironA firearm, especially a handgun.Rate it:

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Strike While the Iron is HotTo avail the opportunity at the right time, to make use of a favorable conditionRate it:

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strike while the iron is hotTo act on an opportunity promptly; to avoid waiting.Rate it:

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travel ironholiday accessoryRate 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 jokeA situation that is badly planned, or illogical.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of guilt, responsibility, or embarrassment as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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bad to the boneCompletely bad and evil; pure evil.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when one's hair seems unmanageable.Rate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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bad newsAn irritating, troublesome, or harmful person, situation, or thing.Rate it:

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a bad carpenter blames his toolsAlternative form of a bad workman always blames his tools.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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bad for youUnhealthy.Rate it:

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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.Rate it:

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one of his majesty's bad bargainsA worthless soldier, a malingeror.Rate it:

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bad actorIndividual or entity with the prior criminal conviction, or who has been sanctioned by the court or regulator.Rate it:

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bad actorIll-intentioned, mean, ill-tempered person.Rate it:

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bad actorUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see bad,‎ actor.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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bad bloodAn inherited immoral or disturbed nature.Rate it:

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bad bloodA serious feud or grudge.Rate it:

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bad bloodFeelings of hostility or ill will.Rate it:

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bad boyUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, boy.Rate it:

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bad boyA man whose rebellious nature makes him attractive to women.Rate it:

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bad boy(slang) A male criminal.Rate it:

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bad boyAn undesirable task.Rate it:

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bad boyA powerful or impressive product or item.Rate it:

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bad companyThe wrong crowd.Rate it:

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bad eggSomeone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue.Rate it:

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bad eggdisreputable characterRate it:

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bad formBehaviour which is contrary to social expectations, which is inappropriate or rude.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when several things seems to be unmanageable or go wrong.Rate it:

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bad luckill-fortuneRate it:

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bad nameUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, name.Rate it:

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bad nameLack of reverence or esteem. Poor reputation.Rate it:

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bad newsNews of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events.Rate it:

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bad old daysthe past, seen as a time when things were worse.Rate it:

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bad pennyA counterfeit or damaged penny.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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