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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"Rate it:

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out of sight, out of mindWhen something is not nearby, it is forgotten about.Rate it:

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Out of Sight, Out of MindYou forget people that are no longer visible, if you don’t see someone for a while, you tend to forgetRate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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out-and-outComplete, utter.Rate it:

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bail outTo exit an aircraft while in flight.Rate it:

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beat the crap out ofTo beat really badly.Rate it:

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blurt outTo say suddenly, without thinking.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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chicken outlack nerves to actRate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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dish outOn to a dish ready for eating.Rate it:

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fish out of waterA person in unfamiliar, and often uncomfortable, surroundings.Rate it:

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Get the Lead Out of Your FeetTo move hurry or work fasterRate it:

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go outTo leave one's abode to go to public places.Rate it:

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go out with a bangTo depart from a place or situation in a grand or dramatic fashion.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.Rate it:

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hold outTo hold something out; to extend forward.Rate it:

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if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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keep an eye outTo watch for, look for, or search for.Rate it:

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lay outTo arrange in a certain way.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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lose outTo be at a disadvantage.Rate it:

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making a mountain out of a molehillIn the process of making a judgement call relative to a situation or incident one can easily gather unconfirmed reports, unsubstantiated evidence which can lead to making a mountain out of a molehill.Rate it:

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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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opt outTo choose not to participate in something.Rate it:

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pay outTo distribute money; to disburse.Rate it:

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pick outto remove by pickingRate it:

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pig outTo eat voraciously or ravenously; to gorge oneself.Rate it:

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put outextinguishRate it:

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spill the beans / let the cat out of the bagTo let out a secretRate it:

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take outAlternative spelling of takeout.Rate it:

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time out of mindThe distant past beyond anyone's memory.Rate it:

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to 'put out''put out'; To engage in 'heavy petting' or 'sexual congress'. a Depression expression, may be archaic:Rate it:

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turn outTo result; end up.Rate it:

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way out of a paper bagA minimal level of competence or effectiveness, as used in phrases where one is unable to perform such.Rate it:

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zombie outBecome like a zombie in being listless, vacant, and unresponsive.Rate it:

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zone outTo stop paying attention and think about something else, or to think about nothing.Rate it:

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zone outTo relax, to chill-out.Rate it:

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zonk outTo fall suddenly into a very deep sleep.Rate it:

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zoom outTo focus a zoom lens in order to obtain a smaller image, or a more distant view.Rate it:

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come out withTo say something unexpected.Rate it:

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fish outTo deplete the supply of fish in a given body of water.Rate it:

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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.Rate it:

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rub outTo kill.Rate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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bail outTo rescue, especially financially.Rate it:

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could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckAm/are/is extremely hungry.Rate it:

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odd one outA visual puzzle where the guesser has to choose which word/picture/symbol etc. does not fit with the others.Rate it:

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