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vowel quantityA quantity of vowels.Rate it:

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vowel quantityA vowel's duration of articulation; its length.Rate it:

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unknown quantityA person or thing whose nature or value is a mystery.Rate it:

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quality over quantityHaving the best or perceived best of something rather than a lot of cheap or less valuable versions.Rate it:

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quantity theory of moneyEconomic theory claiming that an increase in the amount of money in circulation causes a proportionate increase in prices. The theory dates from the 17th century and was elaborated by the US economist Irving Fisher (1867-1947).Rate it:

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a shit loadA large quantity of somethingRate it:

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food babyA protruding belly resulting from the consumption of a large quantity of food; the contents of one's digestive system causing the protrusion.Rate it:

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shotgun approachAn approach in which the subject is indiscriminate and haphazard, using breadth, spread, or quantity in lieu of accuracy, planning, etc.Rate it:

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double upTo double the quantity, amount or duration of something.Rate it:

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drink from a firehoseTo take a small amount from an enormous, hard-to-manage quantity.Rate it:

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smart chanceA substantial quantity of something.Rate it:

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Beggars Cannot Be ChoosersDeserving people cannot put forward their choices. You cannot be concerned about the quality or quantity of certain product or service that you cannot buy or get hold of easily.Rate it:

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take to the cleanersTo take a significant quantity of a person's money or valuables, through gambling, unfavorable investing, fraud, litigation, etc.Rate it:

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and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.Rate it:

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at allIndicating degree, quantity or frequency greater than zero; to the slightest degree, in any way, somewhat, rather.Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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chicken feedA very small or insignificant quantity, especially of money.Rate it:

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churn outTo produce a large quantity of rapidly and easily.Rate it:

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come out of the woodworkTo appear or emerge as though out of nowhere, frequently in large numbers or quantity.Rate it:

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coming out of one's earsIn great or excess quantity.Rate it:

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diminishing returnsA condition in which additional inputs into an organization, project or process produce progressively fewer or lower-quality additional outputs, and may, in extreme cases, cause the total quantity or quality of outputs to decrease.Rate it:

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enough to choke a horseAn excessive quantity.Rate it:

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flood the zoneTo provide a very large quantity.Rate it:

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fudge factorA quantity introduced to compensate for uncertainty.Rate it:

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hand over fistQuickly or in great quantity, especially in reference to earning money.Rate it:

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il y avait force badaudsA quantity of loafers were there.Rate it:

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it never rains but it poursUnfortunate events occur in quantity.Rate it:

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on the dotExactly; precisely, especially of a numerical quantity.Rate it:

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para parar un trenin great quantity, coming out of one's earsRate it:

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pelt of the dogAn immoderate, excessive quantity of alcohol drunk the morning after whilst suffering withdrawal symptoms or a hangover, which goes beyond alleviating the complaint to causing drunkenness; cf. hair of the dog.Rate it:

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pour forthTo emit in large quantity or large numbers.Rate it:

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pour forthTo appear in large quantity or large numbers.Rate it:

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rake into receive or to collect a large quantity ofRate it:

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Sell like Hot DogsTo sell something quickly and in great quantity, something immediately sold or vendedRate it:

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