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bad jokeA situation that is badly planned, or illogical.Rate it:

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fall intoWithout having planned it.Rate it:

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half-bakedIncomplete; not fully planned or carefully considered, ill-conceived, unsound or badly thought-out; foolish or having no common sense.Rate it:

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bottle outTo fail to perform a promised or planned action due to lack of courage.Rate it:

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there's many a slip twixt cup and lipIn any situation, however well planned, something can always go wrong.Rate it:

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back downTo take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.Rate it:

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bring forwardTo make something happen earlier than originally planned.Rate it:

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cut shortInterrupt and curtail before the planned end time.Rate it:

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final solutionThe planned and attempted mass murder of the European Jews by the Nazis; the Holocaust.Rate it:

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in the worksBeing planned or worked upon.Rate it:

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land upTo end up; to arrive or result, especially if it is not planned.Rate it:

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man proposes, god disposesThings don't always work out as they were planned.Rate it:

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on courseProceeding smoothly as planned.Rate it:

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on trackProceeding as planned, as expected, or in a manner consistent with an established pattern.Rate it:

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one word leads to anotherSaid of a conversation which suddenly develops in a way that was not planned or anticipated by any of the people involved, sometimes in a positive context, but especially of an escalating argument.Rate it:

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out of the pictureNot included in the matter being planned or under consideration; not a factor or participant in the present situation.Rate it:

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satellite townA new town planned and built to serve a particular local industry, or as a dormitory or overspill for people who work in a nearby metropolis. Such satellite towns include Port Sunlight near Birkenhead (Cheshire, England), built to house workers at Lever Brothers soap factories.Rate it:

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save upTo accumulate money, especially for a specific, planned expenditure.Rate it:

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sleep inTo sleep late; to go on sleeping past one's customary or planned hour.Rate it:

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the box they're going to bury it inA person or product that hastens the obsolescence of another person or product.Rate it:

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up forPlanned; next in line.Rate it:

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Up in the Air!Reference to situation, outlook, results as being; Uncertain, Questionable, Doubtful, Yet to be Determined, Resolved, Decided, Stated, Planned, Known, Ruled/ 'Go or No Go'!Rate it:

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walk aroundTo walk with no real planned destination, but to just walk, to meander "around".Rate it:

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