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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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make doTo put solution to a matter precariously (limited or inadequate means available).Rate it:

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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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mill aroundTo move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.Rate it:

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tide overTo support or sustain someone, especially financially, for a limited period.Rate it:

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man of partsA man that is talented in multiple areas of life. This includes but is not limited to the area of seduction. He puts very little emphasis on memorized scripts or "peacocking" and instead relies on individualized ways to charm a woman.Rate it:

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soft as a grapesomeone who is limited in their abilityRate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/in X, no one can hear you YIndicates a threat of imminent danger. X is often limited to words having something to do with space. Y is a sound made by humans, especially 'scream'.Rate it:

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beggars can't be choosers(proverb) When resources are limited, one must accept even substandard gifts.Rate it:

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borrowed timeA period of time whose precise duration is not known but which can be expected to be quite limited, and at the end of which one's situation, benefits, or opportunities will be entirely terminated.Rate it:

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chase one's tailTo busily try to perform many tasks or to repeatedly revise one's plans, especially with inefficient use of one's time and limited results.Rate it:

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controlled substanceExcept for very limited professional testing purposes.Rate it:

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could be written on the back of a postage stampIs very small or limited.Rate it:

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feeding frenzyA voracious competition among would-be purchasers, etc. for limited resources.Rate it:

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mill aboutTo move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.Rate it:

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nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.Rate it:

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On a ShoestringOn a limited budget, small budget, small amount of moneyRate it:

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One-Horse TownA small town with limited facilities, a backward town, obscure townRate it:

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police beatA small police station, with a limited range of facilities, located in an officer's residence or in a shopping centre.Rate it:

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poor powerLimited ability.Rate it:

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slender reedA person, fact, or resource on which one can rely only to a limited extent.Rate it:

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société anonymeLimited Liability Company (because the names of the shareholders are unknown to the public).Rate it:

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squeeze outTo force a competitor out of one of a limited number of winning positions by taking over that position or a higher oneRate it:

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stretchTo get more use than expected from a limited resource.Rate it:

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three rsThe basic education any child can expect to receive, but not necessarily limited to reading, writing and arithmetic.Rate it:

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throw a bone toTo provide support or assistance to, especially in one particular way or to a limited extent; to make a concession to.Rate it:

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warm upTo prepare for executing an already-learned activity by a limited amount of additional practice.Rate it:

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work against the clockTo work very quickly because you know you only have a very limited period of time to do something.Rate it:

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yellow lightLimited approval or permission to proceed.Rate it:

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