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all nationsA composition of all the different spirits sold in a dram-shop, collected in a vessel into which the drainings of the bottles and quartern pots are emptied.Rate it:

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food chainA hierarchy.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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food babyA protruding belly resulting from the consumption of a large quantity of food; the contents of one's digestive system causing the protrusion.Rate it:

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food chainThe feeding relationships between species in a biotic community.Rate it:

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Food for ThoughtA thought provoking idea, or considerable thing or matterRate it:

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food for thoughtsomething worth contemplatingRate it:

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put food on the tableTo provide enough money to cover basic necessities.Rate it:

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worm foodOne or more corpses, especially in a state of decay; remains.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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Adam and Eve not Adam and SteveImplying that only heterosexual relations are normal.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm here to X A and Y B, and I'm all out of ASaid before doing something, usually with a determined, resolute tone.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X and Y and Z, oh my!Expresses awe at three things.Rate it:

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a boon and a baneSomething that is both a benefit and an affliction.Rate it:

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above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.Rate it:

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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.Rate it:

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bells and whistlesExtra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.Rate it:

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bits and bobsA random assortment of things; small remaining pieces and things.Rate it:

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black and whiteA police patrol car.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterUsed other than as an idiom: see bread, and, butter.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

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by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amountsRate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.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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cut and driedSimple, straightforward, clear, or certain.Rate it:

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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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Dot Your I's and Cross Your T'sTo do something very carefullyRate it:

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few and far betweenRare and scarce.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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hadaway and shitego awayRate it:

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here and thereFrom time to time.Rate it:

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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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like chalk and cheeseAlternative form of different as chalk and cheese.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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odds and sodsMiscellaneous items.Rate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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peanut butter and a punch in the bellyChild's aggressive behavior.Rate it:

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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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raining cats and dogsRaining heavilyRate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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smoke and mirrorsA deceptive, fraudulent, or unconvincing explanation or description.Rate it:

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snitches get stitches and wind up in ditchesSynonym of snitches get stitchesRate it:

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