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Nothing Ventured, Nothing GainedIf you don’t take a risk, you’ll not get any reward, if you don’t try something, you won’t get any gainRate it:

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nothing ventured, nothing gainedIf one takes no risks, one will not gain any benefits.Rate it:

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good for nothinguseless; worthlessRate it:

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good-for-nothingUseless; worthless.Rate it:

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good-for-nothingA person of little worth or usefulness.Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for a woman is equally good for a man; or, what a woman can have or do, so can a man have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, "What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander."Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderAny decision or rule that applies to one person must be applied to the others especially of the same groupRate it:

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a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.Rate it:

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good fences make good neighborsIt is better to mind one's own business than get involved with other people's affairs.Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for one type is equally good for another type, despite any irrelevant differences between the types.Rate it:

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hiding to nothingA situation in which victory has little or no value, but defeat has a huge cost.Rate it:

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Nothing New Under the SunEverything is almost the same as seen before, everything happening now has happened previouslyRate it:

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apropos of nothingWithout reference to anything.Rate it:

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apropos of nothingWithout any apparent reason or purpose.Rate it:

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come to nothingTo fail completely; to have no result.Rate it:

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here goes nothingIndicates a lack of confidence or certainty about the activity about to be tried.Rate it:

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if nothing elseAt the very least, as a minimumRate it:

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in nothing flatA very short amount of time; no time at all.Rate it:

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it's nothingUsed as a polite reply after being thankedRate it:

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leave nothing to the imaginationHe stripped down to a pair of see-through briefs that left nothing to the imagination.Rate it:

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leave nothing to the imaginationTo cover or hide very little or nothing.Rate it:

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much ado about nothingA lot of fuss about something trivial.Rate it:

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next to nothingVery little.Rate it:

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not for nothingFor an extremely good reason.Rate it:

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not for nothingUsed to soften the impact of what is said next, implying that it is important.Rate it:

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not for nothingUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see not,‎ for,‎ nothing.Rate it:

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nothing can be separated.Eternal Truth.Rate it:

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nothing doingAbsolutely not; definitely no.Rate it:

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nothing flatAmount of time; no time at all.Rate it:

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nothing for itNo alternative; nothing else to be done or to have recourse to.Rate it:

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nothing specialOrdinary, run-of-the-mill.Rate it:

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nothing succeeds like successPeople who are already successful tend to have additional successes.Rate it:

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nothing to itEasy; simple or straightforward.Rate it:

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Nothing to Sneeze AtSomething shouldn’t be ignored, it deserves immediate attentionRate it:

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nothing to sneeze atSomething that deserves serious attention.Rate it:

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nothing to sneeze atNot bad; decent; acceptable; worthwhile.Rate it:

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nothing to write home aboutNot exceptional; not noteworthy or especially good.Rate it:

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sticking at nothingBeing ruthlessRate it:

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stop at nothingTo take any measures to do or achieve something, especially if it involves great risk or danger; to do everything in one's power.Rate it:

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thanks for nothingExpression of displeasure towards a person who has not provided what was wanted.Rate it:

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there is nothing new under the sunThere is nothing truly novel in existence. Every new idea has some sort of precedent or echo from the past.Rate it:

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there's nothing to iteasyRate it:

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think nothing of itA polite way to dismiss thanks as unnecessaryRate it:

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to say nothing ofused by the speaker to mention another important, usually related, point; an apophasisRate it:

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'sall goodNo problem; that’s fine; you’re welcome.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.Rate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.Rate it:

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.Rate it:

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