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break new groundBy extension, to initiate a new venture.Rate it:

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break new groundTo begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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break groundTo begin digging in the earth at the start of a new construction, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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break groundTo initiate a new venture, or to advance beyond previous achievements.Rate it:

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break groundTo lift off the sea bottom when being weighed.Rate it:

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new dawnA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.Rate it:

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new schoolA style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that is typical of the current era, as opposed to former eras.Rate it:

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You Can't Teach an Old Dog New TricksMaking people change their habits or adjusting to new skills is impossible, It is very hard to make people change their waysRate it:

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a brand new meOne can forge a complete new outlook, launch a personal renaissance by enrolling in self improvement courses or agendas.Rate it:

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what else is newImplies that the situation is and always has been unsatisfactory.Rate it:

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dawn of a new dayA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.Rate it:

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a new broom sweeps cleanNew management will often make radical changes.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X is the new YUsed to state that Y is being replaced by X.Rate it:

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clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:

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emperor's new clothesSomething obvious and embarrassing that is politely ignored or that goes unacknowledged.Rate it:

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happy New YearA wish said at and before the start of a new year to wish someone well for New Year or for the new year.Rate it:

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Happy New Year'sAlternative form of Happy New YearRate it:

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like the new timeFuriously or vigorously, repeatedly.Rate it:

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New YearA traditional greeting for Christmas and the new year.Rate it:

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new kid on the blockSomeone or something new to an existing community.Rate it:

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new messagemessages coming to the inboxRate it:

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new normalThe current prevailing situation, when it has emerged recently, differs dramatically from the previous one and is expected to remain.Rate it:

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new phone, who disAssertion that the recipient of a communication does not recognize the sender of the communication, implying that the sender is insignificant.Rate it:

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new standardSomething that is set when someone does the unthinkable, or does something better than anyone else.Rate it:

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new townUsed other than as an idiom: see new, town.Rate it:

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new townA town built to address housing shortages post World War II.Rate it:

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new upTo create an object by calling its constructor.Rate it:

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new waveThe style of the 1980's which included weird hair cuts, strange clothes, and unusual make-up.Rate it:

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new waverA trend setter or fad setter.Rate it:

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new wine in old wineskinsNew policies put into established ones.Rate it:

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Nothing New Under the SunEverything is almost the same as seen before, everything happening now has happened previouslyRate it:

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there is a new sheriff in townA new person has come to power and is going to make changes.Rate it:

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there is nothing new under the sunThere is nothing truly novel in existence. Every new idea has some sort of precedent or echo from the past.Rate it:

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turn over a new leafTo engage in self-improvement; to begin a good habit or shed a bad habit.Rate it:

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Turn Over a New LeafCorrecting the behavior or attitude of a person; or to start something newRate it:

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what's newThe latest developments in a particular situation or a person's life.Rate it:

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what's newAn informal greeting asking the other person what has recently happened in their lives. A typical response might be, "Not much, you?". At times the greeting may not be literal and might just be used as a synonym for hello or what's up.Rate it:

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what's newImplies that the situation is and always has been unsatisfactory.Rate it:

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you can't teach an old dog new tricksIt is impossible, or almost impossible, to change people's habits or traits or mindset.Rate it:

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you learn something new every dayUttered after acquiring new knowledge.Rate it:

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you must be new hereUsed to express that someone has in some way displayed their ignorance, unfamiliarity, or incompetence.Rate it:

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you'd complain if you were hung with a new ropeSaid as a mild admonishment to somebody who is always complaining.Rate it:

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ground ball with eyesA weakly hit ground ball that barely evades the infielders.Rate it:

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make groundgain ground; make progress.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo attempt to hold a position in battle.Rate it:

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ear to the groundThe practice or characteristic of carefully gathering information; a state or mindset of attentiveness.Rate it:

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run into the groundTo mismanage to the point of ruin.Rate it:

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plant your feet firmly on the ground!Assume a firm stand, become resolute, reject intimidation.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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boots on the groundThe ground forces actually fighting in a war or conflict, rather than troops not engaged or other military action such as air strikes.Rate it:

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