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catch fliesAn ostensible product of awkwardly having one's mouth open wide.Rate it:

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no flies onNo mental weaknesses, character defects, or other significant flaws belonging to.Rate it:

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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.Rate it:

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drop like fliesDie en masse, one after the other.Rate it:

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As the Crow FliesDirect and shortest distance among two places, distance estimated in a straight lineRate it:

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as the crow fliesIn a straight line distance between two locations, as opposed to the road distance or over land distance.Rate it:

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Catch More Flies With Honey than VinegarYou can gain positive accomplishments by acting well and giving your best. If, you are going to be disgraceful and disagreeable, your achievements will amount to nothingRate it:

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drink with the fliesTo drink alcohol aloneRate it:

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drinking with the fliesTo drink alcohol aloneRate it:

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lord of the fliesA ruler over a worthless kingdom; leader of a meaningless microcosm.Rate it:

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time fliesTime seems to pass quickly. Time flies when you're having fun.Rate it:

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time flies when you're having funTime seems to pass quicker when one is enjoying oneself.Rate it:

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you attract more flies with honey than vinegarAlternative form of you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.Rate it:

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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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à vol d’oiseauAs the crow flies.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightA creature which flies at night; a nocturnal flier or traveler.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightA creatures which flies at night; a nocturnal flier or traveler.Rate it:

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highflierA person who or a type of aircraft that flies at high elevations.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.Rate it:

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les malheurs s’apprennent bien viteIll news flies fast (or, apace).Rate it:

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plus fait douceur que violenceKindness does more than harshness; More flies are caught with honey than with vinegar.Rate it:

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quand il n’y a pas de foin au râtelier, les chevaux se battentWhen poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window.Rate it:

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qui se fait brebis, le loup le mangeHe who is too confiding is imposed upon; Daub yourself with honey and you’ll be covered with flies.Rate it:

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