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eat one's cake and have it tooAlternative form of have one's cake and eat it tooRate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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Have Your Cake and Eat It TooTo have something both ways, to have something in possession and be able to exploit or use itRate it:

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too young, too simple, sometimes naiveFoolish or imprudent, caused by a lack of social experiences.Rate it:

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could have, would have, should haveExpressing regret at something that cannot now be changed.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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life is like a s*** sandwich the more bread you have the less s*** you eatThe main point is bread is slang for money so money makes your sandwich a little less repulsive and your life a little less well whateverRate it:

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have something to eatTo eat anything.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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cake walkSomething extremely easy.Rate it:

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piece of cakeA job, task or other activity that is easy or simple to do.Rate it:

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blowtorch a marshmallow cakeTo vilify a benefactor, ridicule the boss, scorn a well-to-do friend in public.Rate it:

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yellow cakeUsed other than as an idiom: Any yellow-colored cake (dessert).Rate it:

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cake crumbsCrumbs from a cake.Rate it:

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cake crumbsHardly anything.Rate it:

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cake walkA type of dance originating in the United States in the 19th century.Rate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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it's a piece of cakeEasily accomplished, nothing to itRate it:

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piece of cakeeasyRate it:

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Piece Of CakeA thing that is easier and is pleasantRate it:

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piece of cakeOne slice of cake.Rate it:

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Take the CakeDeserving the best prize or highest awardRate it:

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take the cakeTo be especially good or outstanding.Rate it:

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take the cakeTo be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.Rate it:

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the cake is a lieThe end you are pursuing is unattainable or misguided; the reward you have been promised is false.Rate it:

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the icing on the cakeSomething wonderful at the end of something good.Rate it:

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wedding-cakeExtremely ornateRate it:

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yellow cakeuranium oreRate it:

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too rich for one's bloodToo expensive or fancy to suit one's taste or preferences.Rate it:

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one too manyUsed other than as an idiom: see one, too, many.Rate it:

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one too manyOne or more serving too much of alcohol, which leads to drunkenness.Rate it:

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too big for one's bootsFar less capable than one's claims to be.Rate it:

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too big for one's britchesDisturbingly confident, unacceptably cocky.Rate it:

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too big for one's britchesToo large to fit into one's pants.Rate it:

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nobody loves me, everybody hates me, i think i'm going to go and eat wormsFeeling sorry for one's self.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeTo consume such a portion of one's store of food that little is left for the owner.Rate it:

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Eat You Out of House and HomeTo eat and spend everything that other person has in his houseRate it:

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eat, breathe, and sleepTo devote one's time obsessively to.Rate it:

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go and eat cokego away; get lostRate it:

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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.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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eat one's hatUsed in a result clause to express disbelief in the conditional clause proposition.Rate it:

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eat one's WheatiesTo prepare or fortify oneself for an activity requiring exertion.Rate it:

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eat one's gunTo commit suicide, especially by use of a firearm discharged into the victim's mouth.Rate it:

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eat one's heart outTo feel overwhelming sorrow, jealousy or longing, to grieve.Rate it:

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eat one's own dog foodTo test the beta programs that are in the test phase on one's own computers; to dogfood.Rate it:

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eat one's own dog foodTo use or consume the economic goods or services that oneself is producing; to be part of a closed household economy.Rate it:

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eat one's youngTo betray a constituent or charge out of self-serving interests or desperation; savaging.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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