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blessed eventAn occurrence or occasion which is particularly noteworthy and enjoyable.Rate it:

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blessed eventThe birth of a baby.Rate it:

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success is a journey not an eventsuccess is a life long journeyRate it:

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success is a journey not an eventSuccess is a life long journeyRate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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dinner partysocial eventRate it:

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f** thisThe phrase emphatically diminishes the activity or event referred to and expresses that the speaker will have no more to do with it.Rate it:

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happens once in a blue moonAn astronomical event which occurs quite infrequently and observable from the earth.Rate it:

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water over the damAn event or set of events which has already happened and cannot be changed.Rate it:

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wonder of wondersA happening, an event, a pleasing circumstance, results beyond one's wildest dream or expectation:Rate it:

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take backTo cause to remember some past event or time.Rate it:

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lucky breakA stroke of luck; a fortunate event, particularly of the sort that propels one to success, fame, etc.Rate it:

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one fell swoopOne stroke; one action or event with many results.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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stand byTo wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.Rate it:

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third time's a charmOne is sure to succeed at a task or event on the third try.Rate it:

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wait for the other shoe to dropTo await a seemingly inevitable event, especially one which is not desirable.Rate it:

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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:

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after the Lord Mayor's showSaid of a disappointing or mundane event occurring straight after an exciting, magnificent, or triumphal event.Rate it:

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beg offTo avoid, or cancel some event that one has previously arranged with someone.Rate it:

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even moneyBy extension, an event that is somewhat likely to happen, but far from inevitable.Rate it:

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opening of an envelopeAny kind of event or activity that may contribute to one's self-promotion.Rate it:

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put backTo postpone an arranged event or appointment.Rate it:

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mad moneyA sum of money kept in reserve or to insulate oneself financially in the event of the sudden breakdown of a relationship in which one is economically dependent.Rate it:

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T-minusUsually specifies the remaining time until some future event.Rate it:

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barn burnerAny successful or impressive event.Rate it:

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body blowA serious setback; a traumatizing event which prevents or hinders continuation of an activity.Rate it:

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first annualThe second occurrence of an annual event, that is, the first occurrence that is indeed annual.Rate it:

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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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all bets are offIndicates that a future event appears uncertain, especially one that before seemed more certain.Rate it:

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aluminum showerA party or similar event at which aluminum household items are given, as for a wedding.Rate it:

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aluminum showerAn event at which people give household items made of aluminum to the war effort.Rate it:

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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.Rate it:

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beats meEvent, proposition, arrangement, of such complexity that it is beyond belief.Rate it:

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belt and suspendersRedundant systems, affording mutual backup in the event of one failing.Rate it:

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Blessing in DisguiseAn event or opportunity that seems to be blessing in the beginning, but later turns out to be a problemRate it:

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boogie on downto go (to a place or event)Rate it:

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Bottom LineThe end results, hard fact or the ultimate deduction of any event, cause, argument or situationRate it:

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buy the rumor, sell the factA phrase often cited by stock traders that explains price declines that occur after an anticipated positive event has happened.Rate it:

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calling cardA small printed card which identifies the bearer, traditionally presented for introduction when making a social visit to a home or when attending a formal social event or business meeting.Rate it:

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can't waitTo eagerly anticipate; to find it unbearable to wait for a forthcoming pleasurable event.Rate it:

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cet événement date de loinThat event happened long ago.Rate it:

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chalk offTo record a score or event, as if on a chalkboard.Rate it:

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check intoTo formally announce one's arrival at a location or event to a proprietor or employee of that location or event in order to secure admission, accommodations, or other services.Rate it:

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cold day in HellThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.Rate it:

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Come Apart at the SeemsLose self-control or become extremely upset due to some news, person or an eventRate it:

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coup de foudreA sudden unexpected event, especially an emotional one; love at first sight.Rate it:

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c’est venu après coupIt came too late, after the event.Rate it:

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da sei Gott vorGod forbid; said when mentioning a possible and undesirable future eventRate it:

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