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minor miracleAn improbable, unexpected, or surprising achievement or other occurrence that is fortunate and agreeable.Rate it:

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Afraid of Your Own ShadowTo get easily frightened of even minor things or anything unknownRate it:

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fender-benderA minor accident involving at least one motor vehicle.Rate it:

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get one's fingers burntTo suffer relatively minor, adversive, and unexpected harm.Rate it:

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have your wrist slappedThis expression indicates a minor objection, reprimand, correction, censoring, indicting for a misdemeanor.Rate it:

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na-na na-na boo-boo[c. mid 20th century?] A taunt or putdown, typically used to indicate that the speaker believes he or she has beaten the listener in a competition or is better in some other way or in a general sense; or an expression of satisfaction that the listener has received some supposedly deserved minor punishment or misfortune (a schadenfreude).Rate it:

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quiet the wavesA positive development, incident, action, minor miracle, change, reversal, retraction, in a situation and the possible positive effects.Rate it:

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come down withTo contract or get; to show symptoms of a minor illness.Rate it:

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die for want of lobster sauceTo literally die or to be devastated due to a minor inconvenience or mishap.Rate it:

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na-na na-na boo-booA taunt or putdown, typically used to indicate that the speaker believes he or she has beaten the listener in a competition or is better in some other way or in a general sense; or an expression of satisfaction that the listener has received some supposedly deserved minor punishment or misfortune.Rate it:

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one may as well hang for a sheep as a lambIf one is going to commit a sin, it may as well be a major one as a minor one.Rate it:

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bush leagueA professional sports association at the lower levels of minor league organization.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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artful dodgerA crafty person who commits minor crimes or behaves in a rather unscrupulous manner.Rate it:

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box your earsA Threat of Violence To { child or youth ] because of a minor infraction.Rate it:

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buff outto bring something to proper shape by removing or masking minor defects, by straightening out the residual shortcomings.Rate it:

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bump in the roadA setback or obstacle, especially one which is relatively minor.Rate it:

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c'est un poète comme on en trouve à la douzaineHe is a very minor poet.Rate it:

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Can't See the Forest for the TreesTo avoid the major things while considering all the minor details, to overlook the entire situation due to focusing on small aspectsRate it:

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Clear the DecksTo manage way for a major project and it can be only possible if the minor details are addressed properlyRate it:

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dot the i's and cross the t'sTo take care of every detail, even minor ones; To be meticulous or thorough.Rate it:

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fight firesTo deal with urgent matters and minor emergencies rather than longer-term work.Rate it:

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hub-bubSet of disturbing circumstances, minor riot, loud talking.Rate it:

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loose endA small job that needs to be done, or minor problem that needs to be resolved, before a task can be considered complete.Rate it:

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Nickel-and-DimeUnimportant, minor, involving small amount of money, Rate it:

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not the end of the worldIt's of minor importance, at least not as important as it first seemed.Rate it:

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rat run/runningA small, usually minor road used by a significant amount of traffic as a short cut or to avoid congestion on more major routes.Rate it:

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slip-upA mistake or error; a minor misstep.Rate it:

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small changeA minor or insignificant amount of money.Rate it:

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sui iuris factum esseto have become independent, be no longer a minor.Rate it:

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tail wagging the dogA minor or secondary part of something controlling the whole.Rate it:

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tie up loose endsTo deal with the minor consequences of a previous action; to tidy up, finish, or complete.Rate it:

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wiggle roomThe opportunity to make alternative decisions or to pursue other courses of action, especially any involving only minor changes to one's present situation or course.Rate it:

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