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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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like water off a duck's backWithout immediate or lasting effects.Rate it:

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like a duck takes to waterVery naturally; without effort.Rate it:

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like a duck to waterAlternative form of like a duck takes to waterRate it:

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take to something like a duck to waterto adapt to something naturally and effortlesslyRate it:

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quack like a duckTo appear to be exactly what one is.Rate it:

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back-to-back-to-backsequential or consecutive, in the case of exactly three events.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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back waterA very remote, rural area.Rate it:

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get the dirty water off one's chestTo get sexual satisfaction, especially after a period of abstinence.Rate it:

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like mother, like daughterA daughter will have traits similar to her mother upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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duck soupEasy, or a piece of cake.Rate it:

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could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckAm/are/is extremely hungry.Rate it:

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tight as a duck's arseExtremely tight, mean, excessively thriftyRate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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all duck or no dinnerAll or nothing.Rate it:

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ay up me duckA generic greeting.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo do something for the first time.Rate it:

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could eat the arse out of a low flying duckAlternative form of could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckRate it:

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could eat the crutch from a low flying duckAlternative form of could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckRate it:

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Dead DuckA ruined person; a person or plan that is certain to die or failRate it:

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dead duckA project that is doomed to failure from the start.Rate it:

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dead duckOne who is in serious danger or trouble.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly by way of, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo move or act so as to achieve avoidance, escape, or evasion.Rate it:

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duck testfor application of common sense and/or intuition regardless of technical parameters.Rate it:

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golden duckThe score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced.Rate it:

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Lame DuckAbout to retire, in the last days of his or her jobRate it:

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no duck no dinnerNo money to pay for food, then you go hungryRate it:

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odd duckAn unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.Rate it:

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Sitting DuckA person or thing that is considered vulnerable, to easily get attacked by somethingRate it:

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sitting duckAn obvious or unconcealed target.Rate it:

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know like the back of one's handTo be intimately knowledgeable about something, especially a place.Rate it:

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like the back end of a busVery unattractive.Rate it:

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back-to-backWith one's back facing somebody else's back.Rate it:

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back-to-backIdentical or similar and sequential.Rate it:

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like a chicken with its head cut offAlways on the move; in a frenzied manner; jumping around crazily in every direction.Rate it:

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like a chicken with its head cut offIn a frantic, disorganized manner.Rate it:

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off like a bride's nightieMaking a rapid departure; away. [From 1960.](Australia, horse racing) Moving quickly and resolutely.Rate it:

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off like a bride's nightieMoving quickly and resolutely.Rate it:

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off like a prom dressMaking a start, or departing, very rapidly.Rate it:

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run around like a chicken with its head cut offTo act in a haphazard or aimless way; to act frantically or without control.Rate it:

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Make Your Mouth WaterTo be intimidated by something in such a way that you feel inclined towards it and desperately desire of eating or drinking by feeling pleasureRate it:

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water canAny of several species of Nuphar; the yellow frog lily; so called from the shape of the seed vessel.Rate it:

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water is exceeding up the headwhen every thing goes wrong and nothing is controlableRate it:

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water over the damAn event or set of events which has already happened and cannot be changed.Rate it:

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fish out of waterA person in unfamiliar, and often uncomfortable, surroundings.Rate it:

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Keep Your Head above WaterTo have just enough to avoid any financial collapse, hardly keeping up with one’s responsibilityRate it:

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