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grace periodA length of time during which rules or penalties do not take effect or are withheld.Rate it:

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lunch ladysomeone who feeds people foodRate it:

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out to lunchAway eating lunch or for a midday break; especially, away from work or a job.Rate it:

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free lunchSomething obtained without any payment, obligation or effort.Rate it:

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eat someone's lunchTo defeat or best thoroughly; to make short work of.Rate it:

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hot lunchA sexual act in which a pouch of clingfilm or similar material filled with faeces is placed in one of the participants' mouth and subsequently penetrated by the second participant.Rate it:

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out to lunchIs mindless; isn't paying any attention.Rate it:

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out to lunchClueless, inattentive or careless.Rate it:

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there's no such thing as a free lunchNothing is free; everything has a price.Rate it:

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three-martini lunchA leisurely, expensive, midday meal associated with drinking, which is tax-deductible because business is discussed.Rate it:

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three-martini lunchA leisurely, expensive midday meal associated with drinking, which is tax-deductible because business is discussed.Rate it:

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'tis the seasonIndicating that it is the time of year around Christmas, and that things associated with that time period are happening or likely to happen.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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high timeA very enjoyable or exciting experience or period of time.Rate it:

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prime of lifeThe period of one's mature life when one is at a peak of health and performance.Rate it:

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quick-and-dirtyOf or pertaining to the creation or repair of software or hardware in a manner which permits operation within a brief period of time, although with compromised functionality or reliability.Rate it:

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silly seasonA period of time, as during a holiday season or a political campaign, in which the behavior of an individual or group tends to become uncharacteristically frivolous, mirthful, or eccentric.Rate it:

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valley of deathDeath; or a place or period where death is impending.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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drink offTo drink the entirety of in a short period; originally and especially, in a single gulp.Rate it:

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catch sight ofto see for a brief period; to get a glimpse ofRate it:

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Catch You LaterTo say farewell to someone for a short time-period or just a simple good byeRate it:

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close upTo shut a building or a business for a period of time.Rate it:

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guilt tripA feeling of shame or embarrassment, especially if self-indulgent, unwarranted, exaggerated or felt over a significant period of time.Rate it:

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pre-warDescribing the period before the outbreak of World War II in 1939.Rate it:

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

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slip under the radarTo go unnoticed, especially for a long period of time.Rate it:

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rainy dayA difficult period of need, when things do not go right.Rate it:

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be there forTo be available to provide comfort and support for someone, especially in a period of difficulty.Rate it:

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baby bluesPeriod and feeling of depressiveness after giving birth; a less severe form of postnatal depression.Rate it:

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bones to the late comersIf you are invited to a party (marriage /dinner /lunch) and you happen to reach there late, only the bones that are left by the people who arrived earlier than you, will be waiting for you.Rate it:

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pull oneself togetherTo become mentally focused after a period of being unfocused.Rate it:

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settle downTo become quiet and calm after a period of disturbance or restlessness.Rate it:

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too many balls in the airAttempting to accomplish many projects in one time period.Rate it:

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half hourperiod of 30 minutesRate it:

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gather dustto remain unused for a long period of timeRate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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twist in the windTo wait for an uncomfortably long period of time.Rate it:

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culture heroA mythical character or real person who is renowned as the exemplar of the values or achievements of a society, group, or time period.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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quick-and-dirtyDone or constructed in a hasty, approximate, temporarily adequate manner, but not exact, fully formed, or reliable for a long period of time.Rate it:

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aetas heroica (Tusc. 5. 3. 7)the mythical period, the heroic age.Rate it:

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all the whileAt the same time as, usually over an extended period.Rate it:

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ambitus, circuitus, comprehensio, continuatio (verborum, orationis), also simply periodusthe period.Rate it:

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ancient historyA period of history generally seen as occurring before the Middle Ages, that is, before the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X called, they want their Y backSaid about something that is outdated and can be traced to a certain period in time, usually a decade.Rate it:

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april showers bring may flowersApril, traditionally a rainy period, gives way to May, when flowers will bloom because of the water provided to them by the April rains.By extension, that a period of discomfort can provide the basis for a period of happiness.Rate it:

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as long asWhile; for some period of time.Rate it:

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bankers' hoursThe period between 10am and 3pm.Rate it:

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be thereTo be available to provide comfort and support for someone, especially in a period of difficulty.Rate it:

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