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more than someone has had hot dinnersA very large number.Rate it:

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any more for any moreDoes anybody have, or want, any more?Rate it:

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the more things change, the more they stay the sameA proverb making the observation that turbulent changes do not affect reality on a deeper level other than to cement the status quo.Rate it:

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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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more than you can shake a stick atAlternative form of more than one can shake a stick at.Rate it:

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bite off more than one can chewTo try to do too much; to take on or attempt more than one is capable of doing.Rate it:

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Bite Off More Than You Can ChewTo take on something more than of its actual capacity, a person, who tries to accomplish too much, or is greedy by nature, or overconfident or too much motivated, taking more responsibility or task that a person can manageRate it:

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Catch More Flies With Honey than VinegarYou can gain positive accomplishments by acting well and giving your best. If, you are going to be disgraceful and disagreeable, your achievements will amount to nothingRate it:

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have more chins than a Chinese phone bookTo be exceedingly fat, especially under the chin (as in a "double chin").Rate it:

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have more money than GodTo be extremely or excessively richRate it:

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more Catholic than the PopeAdhering more stringently to Roman Catholic practices and doctrine than is required by church doctrine.Rate it:

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more Catholic than the PopehypocriticalRate it:

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more cry than woolAsserted but not grounded in reality.Rate it:

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more than meets the eyeMore than is apparent or readily noticeable.Rate it:

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More than Meets the EyeSome hidden values which are not apparentRate it:

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more than one bargained forAn unexpected and, usually, unwanted result of a decision or action.Rate it:

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More than One Way to Skin a CatSeveral ways are present to attain the goalRate it:

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piss more than one drinksto boast; to bragRate it:

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there's more than one way to skin a catA problem generally has more than one solution.Rate it:

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you attract more flies with honey than vinegarAlternative form of you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.Rate it:

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be had upTo be accused of, or arrested for a criminal act.Rate it:

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you had to be thereUsed to indicate to the interlocutor that the situation being talked about could only be properly understood if that person had been present.Rate it:

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have had one's chipsTo be dead or finished.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if I had an X for every time I YUsed to state that Y has happened a lot to the speakerRate it:

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congratulations! i knew you had it in you.Used to congratulate someone on their achievement.Rate it:

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had betterShould; ought to; need to.Rate it:

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have had itTo have endured all that one can.Rate it:

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have had it up to hereTo have become very frustrated or angry; to have reached the limit of one's patience or forbearance.Rate it:

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if I had a nickel for every timeimplying that the situation has happened a lot to the personRate it:

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if my aunt had balls, she'd be my uncle(colloquial, vulgar, humorous) It is fruitless to speculate about counterfactual situations."We would have won the match if we'd had a decent goalkeeper.""And if my aunt had balls, she'd be my uncle!"Rate it:

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if pigs had wingsNever.Rate it:

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if pigs had wingsShortened form of if pigs had wings they would fly.Rate it:

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if pigs had wings they would fly(colloquial) Expresses speakers skepticism toward a hypothetical argument by another.Rate it:

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you just had toUsed to scold someone.Rate it:

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hot on someone's heelsClose behind; pursuing or following closely.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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every silver lining has a cloudEvery good situation has the potential to turn bad.2007, Diab A. Shetayh, Actuality : The Reality RequiemA great partnership isn't a self-maintaining entity. Perseverance and persistence make it thrive. For every silver lining has a cloud. Ignorance of this reality is not an option.Rate it:

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a lie has no legsYou can't get away with a lie, the truth will always come out.Rate it:

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arse has gone right out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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every rule has an exceptionAlternative form of there is an exception to every rule.Rate it:

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arse has gone clean out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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arse has gone out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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boldly go where no man has gone beforeTo break new ground.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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Elvis has left the buildingA phrase used to announce the end of a show, usually one performed by an Elvis impersonator.Rate it:

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Every Cloud has a Silver LiningThere is something good in every unpleasant situationRate it:

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every cloud has a silver liningIn every bad situation there is an element of good1881, National Academy of Code Administration (U.S.), Folio, page 417:Every cloud has a silver lining; but in the old-fashioned meeting-houses every cloud of hymnal melody generally had a nasal lining before the congregation...1887, Shakers, Religion, page 36:that "a little reserve and thou'lt fail surely," will prove to be true in our experience. Every cloud has a silver lining and so has every sorrow,1918, George Jean Nathan, Performing Arts, page 222:But the most popular attitude toward what we may call "sad" plays is the peculiar one of believing that, since every cloud has a silver lining,Rate it:

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every dark cloud has a silver liningAlternative form of every cloud has a silver lining.Rate it:

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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.Rate it:

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