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catch dustTo be rarely used.Rate it:

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catch as catch canTo use any available means or methods.Rate it:

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catch-as-catch-canIntermittent; only when possible or when the opportunity presents itself.Rate it:

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catch-as-catch-canA. 1681, John Fryer, Richard Chiswell, Robert Roberts, Robert White, A New Account of East-India and Persia, in Eight Letters, Being Nine Years Travels, Begun 1672 and Finished 1681.Rate it:

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kick the dustTo dieRate it:

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bite the dustTo die.Rate it:

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dust offTo use something after a long time without it.Rate it:

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dust bunnyA small clump of dust, fluff, hair, particles of skin, etc. that tends to accumulate indoors in areas that are not regularly dusted, such as under heavy furniture.Rate it:

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gather dustto remain unused for a long period of timeRate it:

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bite the dustTo quit, or fail.Rate it:

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Bite the DustTo fail completely or to drop any chances of success or to dieRate it:

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bust the dustTo clean dust off something, such as with a vacuum cleaner.Rate it:

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collect dustTo remain untouched and unused for a long period of time.Rate it:

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dust mouseA dust bunny.Rate it:

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dust offTo remove dust from something.Rate it:

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dust off a batterfor a pitcher to throw a pitch at or near the batter, typically to frighten the batter or to have him stand farther away from home plate.Rate it:

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dust settleIndicates a wait for a heated, angry atmosphere to calm down.Rate it:

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dust settlesA heated, angry atmosphere calms down.Rate it:

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dust upTo dust; to clean by dusting.Rate it:

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dust upTo attack or renounce.Rate it:

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eat someone's dustTo be outrun.Rate it:

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eat someone's dustTo get one to be on a losing end.Rate it:

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like gold dustIf things or people are like gold dust, they are difficult to get because a lot of people want them.Rate it:

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not see someone for dustNot to see someone at all; implies hasty departure.Rate it:

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turn to dustto dieRate it:

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when the dust settlesafter an active or heated period.Rate it:

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catch fliesAn ostensible product of awkwardly having one's mouth open wide.Rate it:

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catch of the dayA person who is a popular or desirable choice to be a partner in a prospective marital or romantic relationship.Rate it:

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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.Rate it:

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catch onTo begin to understand; to realize or detect.Rate it:

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catch hellBe severely reprimanded, punished, or beaten.Rate it:

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catch onTo become popular; to become commonplace; to become the standard.Rate it:

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catch outTo discover or expose as fake or insincere.Rate it:

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catch sight ofto see for a brief period; to get a glimpse ofRate it:

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catch upTo pick up suddenly.Rate it:

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catch upTo provide with news.Rate it:

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catch upTo be reaching something that had been ahead.Rate it:

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Catch You LaterTo say farewell to someone for a short time-period or just a simple good byeRate it:

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catch you laterAn informal farewellRate it:

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Catch-22A difficult situation from which there is no escape because it involves mutually conflicting or dependent conditions.Rate it:

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throw a sprat to catch a mackerelTo sacrifice something of little value in the hope of gaining something better.Rate it:

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catch you on the flip sideGoodbye, farewell.Rate it:

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catch big airSuperlative of catch air; make a big jump high off the ground.Rate it:

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Catch More Flies With Honey than VinegarYou can gain positive accomplishments by acting well and giving your best. If, you are going to be disgraceful and disagreeable, your achievements will amount to nothingRate it:

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catch the sunTo become sunburned.Rate it:

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catch upTo get news.Rate it:

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catch of the dayA type of fish or other seafood which has been caught and brought to market within more-or-less the last 24 hours.Rate it:

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catch the sunTo reflect light from the sun.Rate it:

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catch a tanTo get a suntan.Rate it:

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catch fireBecome engulfed with flames.Rate it:

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