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buy cheap, buy twiceBuying a cheap but inferior product is a false economy since it will need replacement.Rate it:

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buy timePurposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.Rate it:

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from time to timeC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc. 3.Rate it:

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from time to timeOccasionally; sometimes; once in a while.Rate it:

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buy the rumor, sell the factA phrase often cited by stock traders that explains price declines that occur after an anticipated positive event has happened.Rate it:

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don't buy green bananasdon't make long-term plans as you may not live/survive long enough to accomplish them.Rate it:

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buy to letTo purchase a property as in investment, and to let it out for rental instead of living in it.Rate it:

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money can't buy happinessMoney can buy external things, but true happiness comes from inside.Rate it:

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buy straw hats in winterOf stocks, to buy when both demand and price is low, sell when demand and price is high.Rate it:

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Buy a Pig in a PokeTo buy something immediately without even examining itRate it:

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buy backto purchase something already sold, misplaced, destroyed or given awayRate it:

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buy inAlternative spelling of buy-inRate it:

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buy intobelieve; accept a craze or fad for valid.Rate it:

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buy intoTo buy stocks or shares of (a business).Rate it:

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buy offto pay off, convince to refrain etc. by corrupt payment or other serviceRate it:

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buy off onTo consent to.Rate it:

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buy outTo purchase the entire stock or extent of something.Rate it:

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buy outTo purchase the ownership of a company.Rate it:

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buy the farmTo die; often, to die in battle.Rate it:

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buy upTo buy whatever is available of something.Rate it:

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buy upTo buy the whole of, the totality of something.Rate it:

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can I buy you a drinkIndicates the speaker wishes to buy the interlocutor a drink, in a bar.Rate it:

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don't buy your cart before your horseDon’t get something before you get your main thingRate it:

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I don't want to buy anythingI don't want to buy anythingRate it:

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a week is a long time in politicsIn politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.Rate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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have a good timeTo enjoy oneself.Rate it:

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high timeA very enjoyable or exciting experience or period of time.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo take more time to do something than is considered acceptable.Rate it:

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test of timeThe correlation of longevity with validity of an idea or trend.Rate it:

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time out of mindThe distant past beyond anyone's memory.Rate it:

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time will tellThe results of an action cannot be known beforehand.Rate it:

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walk and chew gum at the same timeTo do something very easy.Rate it:

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you're a long time deadA reminder that we are all mortal, as a justification for enjoying life while one can.Rate it:

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in the interest of timeIn order to save time; in order to use time more efficiently; so that time can be used more efficiently.Rate it:

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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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for the time beingTemporarily; until later.Rate it:

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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo go about something slowly and carefully.Rate it:

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third time's a charmOne is sure to succeed at a task or event on the third try.Rate it:

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any time soonsoonRate it:

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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself more than ever before.Rate it:

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in the right place at the right timeAt a location where something good is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence; lucky; fortunate; able to obtain a benefit due to circumstances, rather than due to merit.Rate it:

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it's about timeUsed to express impatience at the eventual occurrence of something that the speaker or writer considered to be long overdue.Rate it:

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one at a timeIndividually, as opposed to collectively; slowly or methodically, figuratively.Rate it:

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real timeUsed other than as an idiom: see real, time.Rate it:

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eat an elephant one bite at a timeTo do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.Rate it:

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