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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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are you singleUsed to ask whether the interlocutor does or doesn't have a partner.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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I'm singleIndicates that the speaker does not have a spouse or romantic partner.Rate it:

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single outTo select one from a group and treat differently.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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big yearan informal competition among birdwatchers to see who can see or hear the largest number of species of birds within a single calendar year and within a specific geographical area.Rate it:

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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

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drink offTo drink the entirety of in a short period; originally and especially, in a single gulp.Rate it:

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lump togetherTo put different items or groups together and treat them, or think of them as one single group.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteA person (or organization) who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.Rate it:

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26+6=1The 26 counties of the Republic of Ireland and the 6 counties of Northern Ireland together make a single United Ireland.Rate it:

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abstract verbA verb of motion whose motion is multidirectional (as opposed to unidirectional) or indirect, or whose action is repeated or in a series (iterative), instead of being a single, completed action. Abstract verbs are always imperfective in aspect, even with prefixes that are normally associated with the perfective aspect.Rate it:

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banana republicA small country, especially one in Central America, that is dependent on a single export commodity (traditionally bananas) and that has a corrupt, dictatorial government.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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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.Rate it:

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eat like a birdTo eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.Rate it:

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file inTo enter in single file.Rate it:

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file offto depart in single fileRate it:

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file outTo exit in one or more single file lines.Rate it:

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harp on one stringTo dwell on a single subject with disagreeable or wearisome persistence.Rate it:

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hill to die onAn issue to pursue with wholehearted conviction and/or single-minded focus, with little or no regard to the cost.Rate it:

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hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.Rate it:

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il n’a pas dit un traître motHe never spoke a single word.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteA person who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteAn opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects which is frequently expressed by a person or organization.Rate it:

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jump ropeA single jump in this game or activity, counted as a measure of achievement.Rate it:

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knit togetherTo heal; to reform a single strong bone.Rate it:

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lean and meanEfficient because of having nothing in excess of what is needed, and single-minded in one's objective.Rate it:

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lump sumSingle Payment; no further payments dueRate it:

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misfortunes never come singlybad things or situations always come in groups, they never come in a single way.Rate it:

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not be able to get a word in edgewaysTo be unable to say a single word because of someone else's talkativeness.Rate it:

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one after anotherIn single file.Rate it:

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one-hit wonderA musical performer or musical group known for a single hit song, especially after failing at later attempts at success.Rate it:

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one-hit wonderA person or group known for achieving only a single major accomplishment.Rate it:

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one-horse raceA horse race in which a single horse takes such a considerable lead that the other horses are no longer contenders to win.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the partners has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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one-night standEither of the two partners involved in such a single sexual encounter.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the parties has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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one-night standAn occasion when a performer or team of them expects to perform at a theater for a single evening.Rate it:

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one-trick ponyA person or group noteworthy for only a single achievement, skill, or characteristic.Rate it:

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per curiamAn opinion delivered by an entire court rather than a single judge.Rate it:

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place of businessA place where business is conducted, such as an office or a single shop in a franchise.Rate it:

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Play the FieldTo have many lovers and dates without making a single genuine commitment with one particular personRate it:

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PunchboardA book-size laminated paper 1'/2 inch thick board with 25 to 200 drilled holes in surface. Holes contain 'accordion-fold', numbered kite-paper which when 'punched-out of board' with small PUNCH-tool may reveal a 'winning-chance number': Winning Numbers posted on board. Variety of Valuable prizes is predetermined by cost of a single 'PUNCH': Win! Box Candy, jewelry, trinkets, appliances, tools, flashlights et al:Rate it:

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put the same shoe on every footTo attempt to apply a single solution to different problems.Rate it:

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Russian rouletteA deadly game in which a person loads a single bullet in the cylinder of a revolver, spins the cylinder so that the location of the bullet is unknown, points the weapon at his/her head, and pulls the trigger. In its most lethal form, played by multiple participants each of whom takes a turn until the weapon discharges.Rate it:

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SLRsingle-lens reflex cameraRate it:

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small armsFirearms designed to be carried and fired by a single person; often held in the hand.Rate it:

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snowmanA score of eight on a single hole.Rate it:

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