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got it made in the shadeAccomplished without much perspirationRate it:

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made in the shadeIn a condition characterized by comfort, success, easy living, or general well-being.Rate it:

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no tea, no shadeIndicating that no offence is meant, that the speaker is merely making an observation.Rate it:

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a silver lining is not made of silverWhat appears on the surface is not necessarily true.Rate it:

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made in chinaCheaply manufactured in East Asia.Rate it:

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you made your bed, now sleep in itA moralizing rejection said to someone looking for an easy out, especially of a situation they put themselves into.Rate it:

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a camel is a horse made by a committeeAlternative form of a camel is a horse designed by a committee.Rate it:

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made a killingThe former owner really cracked the whip on US, and we busted our bun fer him, workin' late and no overtime;Rate it:

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made in chinaOf poor or low quality.Rate it:

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made in japanManufactured in Japan.Rate it:

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made in japanOf poor or low quality.Rate it:

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congratulations! you made me so proud!Used to express pride and congratulate someone close to you on his/her achievement.Rate it:

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have it madeTo have accomplished all there is to do; to have no further work or difficulty; to have achieved a lifestyle characterized by good fortune and comfort.Rate it:

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how the sausage gets madeThe way in which a process or activity is carried on behind the scenes.Rate it:

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made for each otherWell suited to be in a relationship with one another, especially as romantic or marital partners.Rate it:

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made for each otherCompatible; interacting effectively; in a complementary relationship.Rate it:

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made in chinaManufactured in the People's Republic of China.Rate it:

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made in japanCheaply manufactured in East Asia.Rate it:

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made of sterner stuffstrong and determined (especially more so than someone else, to whom one is being compared).Rate it:

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man madeartificialRate it:

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match made in heavenA marriage that is likely to be happy and successful because the two people are very compatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA very successful combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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match made in hellA marriage that is likely to be unhappy or abusive and unsuccessful because the two people are very incompatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in hellA very unsuccessful or conflicting combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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rules are made to be brokenit is acceptable to break rules.Rate it:

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show what one is made ofTo demonstrate one's courage, stamina, etc.Rate it:

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who died and made you bossSarcastic response to somebody assuming a position of authority that they have not earned.Rate it:

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a little knowledge is a dangerous thingThe proverb 'A little knowledge is a dangerous thing' expresses the idea that a small amount of knowledge can mislead people into thinking that they are more expert than they really are, which can lead to mistakes being made.Rate it:

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à parti pris pas de conseilAdvice is useless to one who has made up his mind.Rate it:

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Bronx cheerA razzing noise made with the lips and tongue; a raspberry.Rate it:

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captain's pickA decision made by a leader without consulting others.Rate it:

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eat crowTo recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.Rate it:

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i blew itMade a catastrophic error.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfShe had far too much to drink and made an exhibition of herself by flirting with everyone.Rate it:

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so thereA defiant expression used to finish a poorly-made argument.Rate it:

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under the tableSecretly or without reporting, especially of payments made or business transacted.Rate it:

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as good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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goodbye, cruel worldAn exclamation made before committing suicide, in speech, text, or in a suicide note.Rate it:

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out the windowMade obsolete; altered drastically as a result of situational change.Rate it:

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sugar and spiceExcerpt from a common nursery rhyme "What are little girls made of?"Rate it:

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vicar of brayA person who changes their beliefs and principles to stay popular with people above them is a Vicar of Bray. The religious upheavals in England from 1533 to 1559 and from 1633 to 1715 made it almost impossible for any individual to comply with the successive religious requirements of the state.Rate it:

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good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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Quaker gunA nonfunctional imitation of a gun or of a piece of artillery, typically made of wood and usually intended to deceive enemy forces into overestimating one's available firepower.Rate it:

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kiss my gritsA nice way of saying "eff you." Its a spin on the phrase "kiss my a**", written into a TV show from the 80s called "Alice". The saying was usually preceded by the name "Mel" who was the owner of the diner where Flo, the waitress who made the saying famous, worked.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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like two peas in a podvery similar; a couple made for each otherRate it:

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penny in the fuseboxAn improvised repair made with no regard for safety.Rate it:

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as fine as Dick's hatbandVery fine: very good or well-made.Rate it:

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brown powerThe production of electricity made from conventional sources, such as coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear power.Rate it:

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