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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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no great shakesUnexceptional; not special or noteworthy; not very effective.Rate it:

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a great dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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go great gunsTo perform particularly well; to be particularly successful.Rate it:

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go great gunsTo move or proceed very quickly.Rate it:

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go to great lengthsTo make a major effort; to be very careful when doing something, especially to an extreme or excessive degree.Rate it:

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great beyondthe afterlifeRate it:

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great danedogRate it:

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great dealA large number or amount.Rate it:

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great jobwell done; congratulations!Rate it:

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great mindsA shortened form of great minds think alikeRate it:

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great minds think alikeUsed to emphasize a coincidence, or two people reaching the same conclusion in any manner at the same time.Rate it:

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great oaks from little acorns growAlternative form of mighty oaks from little acorns grow.Rate it:

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great unwashedA contemptuous term for the populace, particularly the working class.Rate it:

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10 Downing StreetThe address of the residence in London of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.Rate it:

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10 Downing StreetThe title or office of the Prime Minister.Rate it:

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10 Downing StreetThe government of the United Kingdom.Rate it:

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11 Downing StreetThe address of the residence in London of the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom.Rate it:

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11 Downing StreetThe title or office of the Chancellor of the Exchequer.Rate it:

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11 Downing StreetHM Treasury of the United Kingdom.Rate it:

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23 Skidoo Street[c. 1900] A fictitious place or a generic place that could refer to any location.Rate it:

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down the road, not across the streetAlong the radial artery rather than across the wrist from side to side.Rate it:

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Downing Streeta street leading off Whitehall in Westminster, London containing the residences of the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the ExchequerRate it:

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Downing Streetthe British governmentRate it:

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easy streetA carefree situation or lifestyle, especially as resulting from possession of wealth.Rate it:

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Main StreetThe generic street name (and often the official name) of the primary retail street of a village, town, or small city in the United States, Canada, Ireland, some parts of Scotland and also in some countries in central Europe.Rate it:

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Main StreetCollectively, everyday working-class people and small business owners, especially with regard to their concerns, social views, etc.Rate it:

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man in the streetA typical person, unversed in a given subject; an inexpert commoner.Rate it:

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man on the streetAn ordinary member of the general public, especially one who lacks special expertise.Rate it:

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on the streetWithout a home; without the means to afford good shelter.Rate it:

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Queer StreetHard times; a difficult circumstance, especially financially.Rate it:

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Queer StreetA stunned condition.Rate it:

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she's street legalshe's lookin' really fine... all the right curves in all the right places!Rate it:

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street appealCurb appeal.Rate it:

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the man in the streetaverage personRate it:

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the man in the streettypical personRate it:

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two-way streetA street in which traffic is allowed to proceed in two directions.Rate it:

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two-way streetAny interaction in which both parties give and take equally.Rate it:

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two-way streetA social interaction in which both parties are expected to give and take equally.Rate it:

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up someone's streetperfectly suitable to someone; matching someone's interests and abilities.Rate it:

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Wall Street American financial markets, financial institutions as a whole, or by extension, big-business interests.Rate it:

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woman on the streetAn ordinary woman from the general public.Rate it:

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word on the streetThe rumour or news going around on the street.Rate it:

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as the fella saysas the saying goes; as someone once said, invoking the wisdom of the common man on the streetRate it:

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el doradoplace of great richesRate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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go through the roofA dramatic physical or emotional reaction or tirade to any of these. A disappointment, a great omission or error, an unnecessary loss due to inattention or carelessness.Rate it:

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in one hell of a hurryIn a very great hurry; very fast or hastily.Rate it:

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lab ratA student or employee who spends a great deal of time working in a laboratory.Rate it:

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mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

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