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the ends justify the meansAlternative form of the end justifies the means.Rate it:

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by all meansYes certainly; definitely.Rate it:

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by any meansin any manner whatsoever.Rate it:

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by no meansCertainly not; definitely not.Rate it:

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live beyond one's meansHave a lifestyle where one's spending regularly exceeds one's income.Rate it:

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not by any meansNot at all, not in the slightestRate it:

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the end justifies the meansMorally wrong actions are sometimes necessary to achieve morally right outcomes; actions can only be considered morally right or wrong by virtue of the morality of the outcome.Rate it:

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this means warAn avowal of anger towards someone, suggesting revenge is now sought.Rate it:

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a morning birdThat means the bird always wakes up early in the morning to find its meal.Rate it:

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a needle in a haystackIt means when something is extremely difficult (or impossible) to find.Rate it:

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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:

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by hook or by crookBy any means possible; one way or another.Rate it:

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catch as catch canTo use any available means or methods.Rate it:

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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?Rate it:

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drop a dimeTo make a phone call, usually means calling the pol to report another's activities.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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jump to my tunejump to my tune', means 'Go Along With Another's Ideas, Program, Schedule, Agenda, 'Cooperate Fully With My Methodology, My Way Of Doing Things:Rate it:

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keep confusion at bayTo keep confusion at bay means to avoid or prevent confusion.Rate it:

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make doTo put solution to a matter precariously (limited or inadequate means available).Rate it:

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make life a stone grooveMeans to live a happy, adventurous, loving, enjoyable and overall fun-filled life to the fullest, as if each day was your last.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideAn obsolete and dangerous method of whale hunting in which a small boat manned by rowers and a harpooner, or a series of small boats tied together, would be attached to a whale by means of a harpoon and would then be towed by the creature at high speed across the water's surface, until the whale eventually became exhausted.Rate it:

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not worth a tinker's damThis means that something is worthless and dates back to when someone would travel around the countryside repairing things such as a kitchen pot with a hole in it.Rate it:

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on boardOn or in a means of transportation.Rate it:

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pour your heart and soulTo do something with 100% effort; to try your best; to do something like it means a lot to you.Rate it:

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pump upTo inflate by means of a pump.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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tiran más dos tetas que dos carretashaving breasts can get things done much quicker than by other meansRate it:

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uhmmHas two meanings: 1.A means of clearing one's throat. 2 . a stall to collect a thought.Rate it:

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window dressingA means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only.Rate it:

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you are awesome that's why i blossomץYou are an amazing person because of which my life blooms. Means your awesomeness make me feel like I am a blossoming flower.Rate it:

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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.Rate it:

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break inTo enter by force or illicit means.Rate it:

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no more Mr. Nice GuyAn implied individual has ceased being pleasant, and will now resort to unpleasant means to get their way.Rate it:

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fit of furyit means full of angerRate it:

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acting funnyActing 'funny' means that a person is behaving differently towards you or a group of people.Rate it:

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angle forTo try to obtain something by subtle indirect means. Political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc.Rate it:

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beam upTo be teleported over a long distance by means of a specific imaginary technology, specifically from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship.Rate it:

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draw outTo use means to entice or force to be more open or talkative.Rate it:

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glipeIn Northern Ireland a 'glipe' means 'idiot'Rate it:

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gussie upTo make fancy or attractive, as by artificial or contrived means.Rate it:

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jack upTo raise, hoist, or lift a thing using a jack, or similar means.Rate it:

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low-hanging fruitEasily obtained gains; what can be obtained by readily available means.Rate it:

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muck aroundMeans the same as muck about.Rate it:

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shittin in high cottonLiving well, often above one's meansRate it:

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rule of thumbA general guideline, rather than a strict rule; an approximate measure or means of reckoning based on experience or common knowledge.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agileRate it:

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as agile as a monkeyif you say someone is as agile as a monkey then you are saying that the person is able to move as fast and easy as a monkey; therefore, as agile as a monkey means being able to move as swift and easy as a monkeyRate it:

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handy as "pockets in your underwire"Means "not at all handy"Rate it:

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make overTo transfer ownership, especially by means of a legal document.Rate it:

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