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golden helloA payment offered to an employee as an inducement to join, especially if currently working for a competitor.Rate it:

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wear out one's welcomeTo behave in an offensive, burdensome, or tiresome manner, with the result that one's continued presence is unwanted within a residence, commercial establishment, or social group.Rate it:

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welcome backSaid to someone coming back to somewhere they have been before.Rate it:

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hello am homeKnock knock to anybody home, am just coming in nowRate it:

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hello assus marines drill instructor lingoRate it:

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hello!A very commonly used greetingRate it:

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welcome homeSaid to someone coming back to their own home.Rate it:

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welcome to my worldIndicates that the speaker is very experienced with a situation that is new to the interlocutor.Rate it:

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you are welcomeyou're welcomeRate it:

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you welcomeEye dialect spelling of you're welcome.Rate it:

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you're welcomeUsed to acknowledge thanks; you are welcome; ritual reply to “thank you”.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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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/X and Y and Z, oh my!Expresses awe at three things.Rate it:

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pudding and tame. ask me again and i'll tell you the same..An impertinent response to being asked "what is your name?"; a response indicating that the speaker does not want to reveal their real name.Rate it:

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...and that's the way it isThe phrase "...and that's the way it is" is used to repeat Walter Kronkite's quote and/or to signify the conclusion of something like a piece of new news or that elude to the fact that what was just said is true or an account of something that really did happen; a way of putting a stamp of approval on what was just stated; same as "and there you have it folks"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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airs and gracesTo act in a pretentious or pompous manner; to put on airs and graces, derogatory term for one acting above their social status.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.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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between a rock and a hard placeHaving the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.Rate it:

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bind and grindMonotony and tediousness of everyday routine. Be it work or home related.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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black and whiteA type of giant cookie with icing on the top side: half white, half dark chocolate.Rate it:

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bright and earlyearly in the morningRate it:

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

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by leaps and boundsRapidly. Said of making progress.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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chalk and cheeseSaid of things that are superficially alike but very different in substance.Rate it:

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check and balanceProvide mutual oversight and limitation by independent organizations in order to prevent abuses of power.Rate it:

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come and goTo repeatedly appear and disappear (said especially of a feeling or pain)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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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.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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doom and gloomFeeling, or acting in a manner consistent with, pessimism and despair.Rate it:

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

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embrace, extend and extinguishA strategy of marketing that involves extending widely used standards of product categories with proprietary capabilities, and then using the differences to disadvantage its competitors.Rate it:

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escape the bear and fall to the lionTo avoid a problem or inconvenience only to exchange it for an even worse misfortune afterwardsRate it:

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everybody and his cousinEverybody; a huge crowd; too many people.Rate it:

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eye for an eye and a tooth for a toothTo take retribution or give penalty similar to the original offense or faultRate 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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fine and dandyExcellent, fine, good; things are well; often used sarcastically to insinuate 'faux' delightRate it:

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