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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the BushIt is better to remain satisfied with what you have earned or you have got, rather than craving for what is out of reach or difficult to get hold ofRate it:

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bird in the handShortened form of "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".Rate it:

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hand in handHolding or clasping hands.Rate it:

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hand in handNaturally, ordinarily or predictably together; commonly having a correlation or relationship.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two people, to hold hands.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two things, to be closely related or to go together well; see hand in hand.Rate it:

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hand over handby passing the hands alternately one before or above the other, especially with ropeRate it:

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hand over handrapidlyRate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the worldAlternative form of the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.Rate it:

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the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingTwo parts of an organization are unaware of each other's activities.Rate it:

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early birdA person who wakes early or arrives early, typically before most others.Rate it:

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ghetto birdA police helicopter, specifically in the context of patrolling or searching impoverished, high-crime urban areas (the ghetto).Rate it:

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a little bird told meOf information which was gathered from a source not to be overtly exposed.Rate it:

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dicky-birdwordRate it:

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a morning birdThat means the bird always wakes up early in the morning to find its meal.Rate it:

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bird in the bosomA secret pledge that one makes for another.Rate it:

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bird of one's own brainOne's own idea or conception.Rate it:

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bird's-eye viewThe view from directly or high above.Rate it:

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bird's-eye viewthe view from directly or high aboveRate it:

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dicky-birdA small bird.Rate it:

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dicky-birdAn insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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dicky-birdA insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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dicky-birdEndearing term for a small bird, often used when talking with young children.Rate it:

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Early Bird Catches the WormThose who wake up early and start work have the best possible chances to attain their settled goalsRate it:

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early bird catches the wormAlternative form of early bird gets the worm.Rate it:

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eat like a birdTo eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.Rate it:

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feathered oof-birdAny large, plentiful source or supplier of money.Rate it:

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flip the birdUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see flip, bird.Rate it:

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flip the birdTo make a rude or obscene gesture; particularly, to extend the middle finger.Rate it:

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free as a birdHaving no ties; completely free.Rate it:

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oof-birdAny source or supplier of money.Rate it:

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sing like a birdto divulge secrets with little coercionRate it:

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sing like a birdto have a beautiful singing voiceRate it:

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strange birdAn unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.Rate it:

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the early bird catches the wormthe early bird gets the wormRate it:

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the early bird gets the wormWhoever arrives first has the best chance of success; some opportunities are only available to the first competitors.Rate it:

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dab handexpertRate it:

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green handAn inexperienced crew member of a 19th-century whaler on his first voyage.Rate it:

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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.Rate it:

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the upper handAn advantage or lead.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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hand inTo give something to a responsible person.Rate it:

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free handfree reinRate it:

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force someone's handBring about a situation which necessitates an agent to act, often causing a plan to be executed prematurely.Rate it:

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hand offTo pass or transfer something to someone.Rate it:

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back of one's handA slap.Rate it:

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by handManually; without the use of automation or machines.Rate it:

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eat out of someone's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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hand overTo relinquish control or possession of something to someone.Rate it:

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