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Phrases related to: candle

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burn the candle at both endsTo waste something in two directions at once.Rate it:

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burn the candle at both endsTo work hard night and day.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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burn one's candle at both endsTo work extremely or excessively hard; to work too hard for good health or peace of mind.Rate it:

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Burn the Candle at Both EndsTo work more than usual, to extraordinary work (mentally or physical) until you get tiredRate it:

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Can't Hold a Candle ToTo be highly inferior, to be substandard in a certain skillRate it:

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candle in the windA fragile or vulnerable thing, likely to be put in jeopardy.Rate it:

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hold a candleTo compare; to be even remotely of the same quality, skill, etc. as another.Rate it:

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Hold a Candle toLow grade or low standard, inferior and not comparable to someone in talent and abilityRate it:

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one candle short of a boxnot bright; stupidRate it:

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roman candlefireworkRate it:

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jack o'lanternA vegetable, usually a pumpkin, but alternatively a turnip, carved into the form of a face and lighted within by a candle. Associated chiefly with the holiday Halloween.Rate it:

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brûler la chandelle par les deux boutsburn one's candle at both ends, or both )Rate it:

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brûler la chandelle par les deux boutsTo burn the candle at both ends.Rate it:

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hold a lightSynonym of hold a candleRate it:

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le jeu ne vaut pas la chandelleThe game is not worth the candle; It is not worth while.Rate it:

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