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Phrases related to: implying

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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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the devil is a liarA general expression of distrust, particularly implying that another person is attempting to deceive the speaker, or that a situation is not, or can not be, as it appears.Rate it:

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carry a torch forTo harbor feelings of love despite not being in a relationship; generally unrequited or after a relationship has ended, and sometimes implying secret feelings. There is the implication of keeping hope alive.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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verbum satUsed to bring something to a conclusion, implying that further comment is unadvisable or unneeded.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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Appendix:Star Wars/may the Force be with youA wish for luck, implying effective use of the Force.Rate it:

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crony capitalismA form of economy in which success in business depends on close relationships with government officials, often implying favouritism.Rate it:

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do with mirrorsTo perform a magic or optical trick with the use of hidden mirrors, implying trickery and sham.Rate it:

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don't give up your day jobImplying that they could not earn a living from it without other regular employment.Rate it:

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I don't supposeUsed to introduce a question, implying that eliciting an affirmative answer from the interlocutor would be unlikely yet desirable for the speaker.Rate it:

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if I had a nickel for every timeimplying that the situation has happened a lot to the personRate it:

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ivory towerA sheltered, overly-academic existence or perspective, implying a disconnection or lack of awareness of reality or practical considerations.Rate it:

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like a hawkWith particular vigilance or attention, implying sharp vision.Rate it:

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new phone, who disAssertion that the recipient of a communication does not recognize the sender of the communication, implying that the sender is insignificant.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 if I see you firstUsed as a reply to see you, see you later, see you soon etc., implying that if the speaker sees the interlocutor first then the speaker will avoid the interlocutor.Rate it:

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see you laterA phrase used at parting, and not necessarily implying that the person being addressed will be seen later by the speaker.Rate it:

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sick noteSomeone who dodges work because of sickness, implying they are faking it.Rate it:

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sleep onTo consider after a period of sleep, implying a decision will be made the next day.Rate it:

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takes one to know oneA childish retort to a negative accusation, implying the accuser shares the faultRate it:

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ve haf vays of making you talkA catchphrase, usually delivered in a mock German accent, implying a threat of torture to extract information.Rate it:

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you're never too old to learnIt is possible to learn new things, at any age; (implying) follow your desires and dreamsRate it:

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云云used at the end of a quotation, implying that some words of the same purport are left out; "and so on and so forth"Rate it:

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