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few and far betweenRare and scarce.Rate it:

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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

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between scylla and charybdisSimilar in meaning to between a rock and a hard place.Rate it:

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between a rock and a hard placeHaving the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.Rate it:

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Between a Rock and a Hard PlaceTo face a difficult situation and remain in a tight spot one after another, Or face some difficulty in making the right decision that would deliver no harmRate it:

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue SeaTo be in a very dangerous situation and not knowing what to do, Or to be involved in some precarious situation that has bad results or outcomeRate it:

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between the hammer and the anvilWith the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.Rate it:

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between the jigs and the reelsEventually, despite all the confusion.Rate it:

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between you, me, and the bedpostbetween you and meRate it:

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betwixt and betweenNeither one thing nor the other.Rate it:

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few cards shy of a full deckmentally deranged; demented; insane.Rate it:

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a few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

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you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omeletteIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/few X short of a Ystrange; insane; dementedRate it:

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few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

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have a fewTo drink enough alcohol to be slightly drunkRate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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woman of few wordsA woman who either does not speak much or speaks only for a brief period of time.Rate it:

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far and awayby a conclusive marginRate it:

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far and awayBy a large degree or margin; greatly.Rate it:

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far and wideOver a great distance, or large area; nearly everywhere.Rate it:

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long ago and far awayIn the distant past, years and years ago.Rate it:

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over the hills and far awayfar away, not near.Rate it:

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tail between one's legsA reaction to a confrontation, specifically one with excessive shame and hurt pride.Rate it:

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between the pipesBetween the goalposts; with respect to or playing the position of goaltender.Rate it:

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come betweenTo affect negatively or cause discord between and another person.Rate it:

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fall between the cracksTo wind up in an unexpected situation which is, inadvertently, invisible to or not handled by whatever process one had hoped to be subject to; to be overlooked.Rate it:

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fall between two stoolsTo attempt two tasks and fail at both, when either one could have been accomplished singly.Rate it:

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go betweenan intermediaryRate it:

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keep it between the ditchesTo stay out of trouble or follow a righteous (God-fearing) path.Rate it:

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read between the linesTo infer a meaning that is not stated explicitly.Rate it:

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Read Between the LinesTo discern the reality, or the hidden truth from something such as a fact or documentRate it:

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a bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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position can be far left or right life to allow for tilting...You must allow tilting when photographing the subject.TRate it:

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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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as far asup toRate it:

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as far asIn the scope of.Rate it:

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as far asWith respect to; as relates to.Rate it:

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bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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by farout and awayRate it:

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by farTo a considerably large extent, easily.Rate it:

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far be itA disclaimer stating that the person speaking will not do something.Rate it:

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far be itPewtey in Marriage Guidance Counselor from And Now For Something Completely Different.Rate it:

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far crySomething very dissimilar or different.Rate it:

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far fetchedimprobableRate it:

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far goneUsed other than as an idiom: see far, go, gone.Rate it:

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