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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.Rate it:

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cock-and-bull storyA far-fetched and fanciful story or tale of highly dubious validity.Rate it:

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sob storyA sad story told to make others feel sympathy for the teller.Rate it:

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cool story broUsed to dismiss a comment perceived as boring or pointless, or an anecdote etc. that is not true.Rate it:

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horror storyAn unpleasant or distressing experience told as a story.Rate it:

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it's a long storyThe situation is too complicated or extensive to talk about.Rate it:

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it's a long storyThe situation is too embarrassing to talk about.Rate it:

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long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:

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same old storyWhat usually happens, a happening which is not surprising.Rate it:

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scare storyA rumour spread by a scaremonger in order to cause anxiety.Rate it:

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suite (of a serial story or article)Continuation; Continued.Rate it:

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the story goesThe story is usually depicted as follows.Rate it:

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like a bull at a gatecharging into some task without much thought, taking action hastilyRate it:

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take the bull by the hornsGrab-on, Grasp, Seize, wrestle, wrest an item, confront a situation, a challenge, a problem.Rate it:

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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.Rate it:

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Bull in a China ShopAn awkward person who actually does not care about the delicate situation, a rough person who comes near the brittle things, an insensitive person who makes people angry with his/her deeds and words to create disturbance in their work or plansRate it:

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bull sessionAn informal meeting among men.Rate it:

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bull's eyesweetRate it:

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don't give me a lot of bull!Don't prevaricate, don't exaggerate, don't fib to me!Rate it:

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fit as a Mallee bullto be in good physical health. The Mallee is a major region for Australia's beef production in western Victoria.Rate it:

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if you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullWhen you don't have all the facts or have a brilliant explanation, you can often convince people or win an argument by using bullshit.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopBoisterous, awkward, rough, disrespectful, careless. :Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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shoot the bullTo chinwag; to talk idly.Rate it:

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shoot the bullExtraneous, Trivial, Contrived, Unimportant, possibly sprinkled with absurdity, lies, mebbe 'gossip', et al:Rate it:

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Take the Bull by the HornsActing bravely in problematic or complicated situations; taking decisive actions in complex and challenging scenariosRate it:

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take the bull by the hornsTo confront a difficulty, rather than avoiding it.Rate it:

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cock cheesesmegma or dried semen on the glans penis usually underneath the foreskinRate it:

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cock pilotSomeone that is very preoccupied with penises and being sexually penetrated, particularly a gay male bottomRate it:

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suck donkey cockto be terrible, of extremely poor quality.Rate it:

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suck someone's cockTo perform fellatio on someone.Rate it:

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suck someone's cockTo brownnose, to curry favor to someone.Rate it:

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suck my cockAn expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.Rate it:

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cock upUnintentionally; to screw up, mess up or f** up.Rate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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suck cockTo perform fellatio.Rate it:

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cock a hoopelatedRate it:

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cock a snookTo spread one hand, place the thumb on the nose and wriggle some of the fingers as a gesture of disrespect.Rate it:

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cock in the henhouseA man in a situation where he has access to many women, presumably intending to seduce them.Rate it:

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cock of the roostA proud or conceited person.Rate it:

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cock of the walkA proud or conceited person.Rate it:

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cock of the walkW:The Pogues - w:The Irish Rover.Rate it:

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cock on or spot onSomething is perfectRate it:

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suck cockTo be of poor qualityRate it:

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that cock won't fightSynonym of that dog won't huntRate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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Adam and Eve not Adam and SteveImplying that only heterosexual relations are normal.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm here to X A and Y B, and I'm all out of ASaid before doing something, usually with a determined, resolute tone.Rate it:

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