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a little from column A, a little from column BA combination of two factors or reasons.Rate it:

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paint the town redTo party or celebrate in a rowdy, wild manner, especially in a public place.Rate it:

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come upon the townBecome a prostitute; turn to prostitution.Rate it:

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company townA town, city, or other municipality in which a single large business has a controlling influence over the economy and, sometimes, over the societal structure and local government.Rate it:

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doing the townEngaging in an evening of celebration and reveling with little consideration of expenses.Rate it:

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go out on the townTo party all night long.Rate it:

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go to townTo proceed enthusiastically, vigorously, or expertly.Rate it:

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go to town onTo devour or consume; to enthusiastically or assiduously work on; to tear into.Rate it:

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hottest thing in townA particular late model car, a startlingly appearing item or super-styled article of dress.Rate it:

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money gone to townGoing to the big city on a spending spree.Rate it:

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new townUsed other than as an idiom: see new, town.Rate it:

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new townA town built to address housing shortages post World War II.Rate it:

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on the townCasually enjoying the nightlife of a town or city.Rate it:

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one-horse townA very small town, especially one of a rural nature and/or offering very few or no attractions.Rate it:

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One-Horse TownA small town with limited facilities, a backward town, obscure townRate it:

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one-horse townA very small town.Rate it:

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only game in townThe only opportunity, activity, or resource available.Rate it:

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run out of townTo force someone out of a place or a positionRate it:

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skip townTo leave one's place of residence suddenly, without warning.Rate it:

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talk of the townA subject discussed by many people.Rate it:

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there is a new sheriff in townA new person has come to power and is going to make changes.Rate it:

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toast of the townA person, male or female, who is admired and very popular in local society, and who is sought-after to attend parties, public events, etc.Rate it:

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toast of the townAn expression to an individual for exemplary services, contributions or other benefits to a community.Rate it:

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town and gownOn one hand, the members of the city, borough, or similar community near a university and, on the other hand, the students and faculty of the university itself, especially when understood as rivals in a state of tension or conflict.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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mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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a little bird told meOf information which was gathered from a source not to be overtly exposed.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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a little bit of bread and no cheesethe song of the yellowhammer.Rate it:

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cry like a little girlTo bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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busy little beaverSomeone who has completed or accomplished many tasks or works.Rate it:

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every little helpsEven the smallest things are helpful when towards a goal.Rate it:

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great oaks from little acorns growAlternative form of mighty oaks from little acorns grow.Rate it:

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I spy with my little eyeThe phrase used in the guessing game I spy.Rate it:

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little emperorIn contemporary China, a child with no siblings who is regarded as overly protected and spoiled. (Seen as belonging to a generation which is a product of China's "one-child" policy.)Rate it:

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little headThe glans of the penis.Rate it:

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little oldUsed other than as an idiom: see little, old.Rate it:

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little oldEmphatically, affectionately, or humorously little; ordinary or harmless (especially when trying to downplay the importance of something).Rate it:

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little pitcherA child.Rate it:

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Little Pitchers Have Big EarsSometimes little children who listen to old people’s conversation hear and perceive things a lot than people expect them toRate it:

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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.Rate it:

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little womanUsed other than as an idiom: see little, woman.Rate it:

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little womanwifeRate it:

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poor little rich girlA wealthy young person whose money brings them no contentment (often used as an expression of mock sympathy).Rate it:

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poor little rich girlAn unhappy young woman from a wealthy background.Rate it:

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slip into something a little more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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think with one's little headTo make decisions or act based on one's sexual impulses rather than based on clear reasoning.Rate it:

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to little availWith little success or benefit.Rate it:

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