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magic bulletA simple remedy to a difficult or complex problem, especially a cure for a disease.Rate it:

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bite the bulletTo accept a negative aspect of a situation in order to continue moving forward.Rate it:

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bite the bulletTo endure a punishment or consequence with dignity or stoicism.Rate it:

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Bite the BulletTo gather courage and face something that is painful and endures the difficulty for some reason, to face a situation unwillingly, as there is no other option leftRate it:

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dodge a bulletTo have a narrow escape; to avoid injury or disaster.Rate it:

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number one with a bulletSuperlative; impossible to beat.Rate it:

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silver bulletA bullet made of silver, usually with reference to the folkloric belief that such bullets are the only weapons which can kill a werewolf.Rate it:

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silver bulletA cocktail somewhat like a martini.Rate it:

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silver bulletAny straightforward solution perceived to have great effectiveness or bring miraculous results.Rate it:

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take a bulletTo purposely receive a gunshot that was intended for another.Rate it:

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magic asteriskan unspecified future budget cut, especially an imaginary cut.Rate it:

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black magicMagic derived from evil forces, as distinct from good or benign forces; or magic performed with the intention of doing harm.Rate it:

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magic eyeUsed other than as an idiom: see magic, eye.Rate it:

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magic eyeAn autostereogram.Rate it:

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magic upTo create something or cause something to come forth, by magic or by some other unexplained means.Rate it:

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white magicMagic derived from good or benign forces, as distinct from evil or malevolent forces; or magic performed with the intention of doing good or giving aid.Rate it:

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work one's magicTo achieve something favourable and desired through the application of special skills, talents, or expertise.Rate it:

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work your magicTo make a situation improve a lot or to make someone feel happy.Rate it:

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a magician never reveals his secretsA polite refusal by someone who has just done a magic trick to reveal how it works.Rate it:

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do something with mirrorsTo insinuate one has performed a magic or optical trick with the use of hidden mirrors, insinuating trickery and sham.Rate it:

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do something with mirrorsTo jokingly pretend that one did something using magic mirrors, that one is a magician; a joking explanation of the fantastic or the unexplained.Rate it:

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bring down the houseSpawn overwhelming agreement, acceptance, appreciation, applause as a result of a speech, magic act, athletic, dramatic, vocal, jocular or mime offering.Rate it:

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bulletproofCapable of withstanding a direct shot by a bullet fired from a gun.Rate it:

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do with mirrorsTo perform a magic or optical trick with the use of hidden mirrors, implying trickery and sham.Rate it:

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do with mirrorsTo jokingly pretend that one did something using magic mirrors, that one is a magician; a joking explanation of the fantastic or the unexplained.Rate it:

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nada nessa mãoA phrase commonly associated with shows of magic, where the performer assures that his hand is empty, therefore he is not holding any tools to aid his tricks.Rate it:

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poudre de perlimpinpinA powder, purported to have magic powers, formerly sold by charlatans.Rate it:

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Russian rouletteA deadly game in which a person loads a single bullet in the cylinder of a revolver, spins the cylinder so that the location of the bullet is unknown, points the weapon at his/her head, and pulls the trigger. In its most lethal form, played by multiple participants each of whom takes a turn until the weapon discharges.Rate it:

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sleight of handThe required digital dexterity behind magic tricks and illusions.Rate it:

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tell fortunesto tell someone's destiny or future, usually by magicRate it:

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wave of the handAs if by magic.Rate it:

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