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Better Safe than SorryIt is better to be careful and avoid any sort of harmful risks, injuries or complicated situations that you might regret laterRate it:

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quantum mechanicsSomething overly complicated or detailed.Rate it:

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devil is in the detailsThe specific provisions of, or particular steps for implementing, a general plan, policy, or contract may be complicated, controversial, or unworkable.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA disorderly, complicated, rapidly changing situation or set of events, which is a source of bewilderment, amazement, or amusement.Rate it:

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cat's cradleAny complicated structure which appears to be without purpose.Rate it:

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Cut Off Your Nose to Spite Your FaceTo make a difficult situation more complicated due to an angry actionRate it:

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hold that thought a momentIn conversation which flows rapidly and is complicated or heavily detailed, one' may be asked to retain the just spoken remark so as to avoid confusion and loss of reasoned progress in the matter at hand.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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Know the RopesTo be well aware of everything around, to have knowledge of doing any complicated thingRate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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make a meal ofTo spend more time and energy on some task than it warrants; to make something overly complicated.Rate it:

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rat's nestSomething that is excessively complicated, entangled, or disorderly.Rate it:

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Roll With the PunchesAdjusting to a complicated or complex situation, without letting someone or something to bother you.Rate it:

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rome wasn't built in a dayIt takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive.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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the rest is historyUsed to indicate that one does not need to give extra details about a story as it is too complicated or already well-known.Rate it:

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