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leave well enough aloneIf things are fine, then leave the situation alone; don't do anything to disturb the current situation.Rate it:

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leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient.Rate it:

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leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficientRate it:

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well, well, wellIndicating pondering or consideration, often with sarcasm or mock surprise.Rate it:

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leave me alonestop talking to me, stop being near me, stop interfering with my lifeRate it:

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let well aloneDo not interfere.Rate it:

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enough is enoughOne should be satisfied, there should be no moreRate it:

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all's well that ends wellProblems do not matter if things turn out well in the end.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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alone in a crowdFeeling as though one does not fit in with the people around one.Rate it:

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go it aloneTo do something alone or independently, especially something that is normally or better done in groups.Rate it:

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let alonenot to mentionRate it:

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let aloneMuch less; to say nothing of.Rate it:

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let aloneOr even.Rate it:

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time alone will tellAlternative form of time will tellRate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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ain't no mountain high enoughno barrier or obstacle will stand in one's way in reaching his/her objectiveRate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkeyExtremely cold.Rate it:

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can't get enoughTo greatly enjoy; to like a lotRate it:

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close enough for government workIt is not worth investing additional time on perfecting this thing.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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enough is too muchSynonym of enough is enoughRate it:

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enough to choke a horseAn excessive quantity.Rate it:

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enough to make the angels weepSomething so distressing that it causes one to lose hope and faith.Rate it:

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fair enoughAn expression used to concede a point; denotes that, upon consideration, something is correct or reasonable; an expression of acknowledgment or understanding.Rate it:

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give 'em enough ropeAllow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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give one enough ropeTo allow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallowGiven a large enough beta tester and codeveloper base, almost every problem will be characterized quickly and the fix will be obvious to someone.Rate it:

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good enough for jazzGood enough.Rate it:

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good enough to eatSupremely beautiful; aesthetically pleasing.Rate it:

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not enough room to swing a catVery little space (available) (of a very small room).Rate it:

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old enough to voteUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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old enough to voteold, decrepit.Rate it:

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sure enoughJust like one would expect.Rate it:

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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall and some of it will stickTry the same thing often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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leave behindTo abandon.Rate it:

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never leave anybody outNever forget a person dead or aliveRate it:

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French leaveA sudden or unannounced departure, or one taken without permission.Rate it:

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I have to love you and leave youUsed as an affectionate way of saying goodbyeRate it:

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leave a sour taste in one's mouthTo give one an unpleasant feeling or memory.Rate it:

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leave for deadTo abandon a person or other living creature that is injured or otherwise incapacitated, assuming that the death of the one abandoned will soon follow.Rate it:

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leave for deadTo disregard or bypass as unimportant.Rate it:

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leave homeTo stop living with one's parents.Rate it:

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leave it at thatTo agree that there has been enough discussion, study, etc. and that it is time to stop.Rate it:

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leave it beTo allow something to follow its natural course.Rate it:

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Leave No Stone UnturnedMake all efforts to accomplish any task or somethingRate it:

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