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correlation does not imply causation(statistics) The observed correlation between two parameters, say, the growth of a market and the growth of a neighbor's child may, in fact, have nothing to do with each other's causation.Rate it:

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adopt a positive agendaThousands of successful individuals maintain their goals have been achieved mainly because of their positive attitudes in all challenging projects and situations.Rate it:

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I am HIV positiveIndicates that the speaker is a carrier of the human immunodeficiency virusRate it:

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she came in from the cold with her bold, brazen, out-spoken, take on the world positive attitude.Speaking her mind, daring to take on/face challenges, speaking up and speaking out, not staying shut to anyone, ready/willing to face whatever life/anyone dishes out to her.Rate it:

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quiet the wavesA positive development, incident, action, minor miracle, change, reversal, retraction, in a situation and the possible positive effects.Rate it:

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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.Rate it:

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diamond in the roughA person whose goodness or other positive qualities are hidden by a harsh or unremarkable surface appearance.Rate it:

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hand in handNaturally, ordinarily or predictably together; commonly having a correlation or relationship.Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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go from zero to heroTo change from negative outcome to positive outcome. To improve one's fortunes significantly.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:Rate it:

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put on one's dancing shoesTo prepare for celebration or rejoicing; to put oneself in a positive frame of mind.Rate it:

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all students take calculusA mnemonic for the sign values of all the trigonometric functions in the two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system. The initial letters ASTC — for all, sine, tangent, cosine — signify which of the functions are positive, in the order of the quadrants, starting at the top right and moving counterclockwise.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/you can't spell XYZ without YImplies a correlation between two items, where the second one is spelled with letters from the first one.Rate it:

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at the end of the dayA colloquial expression of the twentieth/twenty first century referring as to a summary of events, degree of financial or business success, reference as to having a nice day, achieving preset goals, positive results.Rate it:

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better angelsMorally upright or otherwise positive attributes of human character.Rate it:

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break withTo cease having a positive connection with (a person, group, movement, etc).Rate it:

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buy the rumor, sell the factA phrase often cited by stock traders that explains price declines that occur after an anticipated positive event has happened.Rate it:

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Catch More Flies With Honey than VinegarYou can gain positive accomplishments by acting well and giving your best. If, you are going to be disgraceful and disagreeable, your achievements will amount to nothingRate it:

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cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.Rate it:

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freak outA positive experience with LSD or other psychedelic drug; bummer, bum trip.Rate it:

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Get-Up-and-GoHaving positive energy and driving force, in full zeal and zest, enthusiasm Rate it:

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have the time of your lifeThe experience, situation, developments, surprises, unexpected legacy, unusual positive actions from your friends, relatives, employers.Rate it:

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hold one's head highto act with pride; to be proud in a positive wayRate it:

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human touchThe positive qualities of human beings manifested in a place or object.Rate it:

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in the blackHaving positive net income; having greater income than expenses; making a profit.Rate it:

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keep it upTo maintain or continue a positive streak.Rate it:

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keep one's chin upTo remain positive and cheerful.Rate it:

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kill the rabbitTo get a positive test result from an old-fashioned pregnancy test.Rate it:

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liven upTo become more happy, energetic or positiveRate it:

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loaded languagelanguage using words, set phrases or idioms that have strong positive or negative connotations beyond their ordinary definitions.Rate it:

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loaded wordAny word, set phrase or idiom that has strong positive or negative connotations beyond their ordinary definition.Rate it:

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look on the bright sideto examine a situation, usually bad, from a positive perspectiveRate it:

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make my dayA positive incident, development, sidebar success, which heavily solidifies, enhances plans in a particular thrust or agenda:Rate it:

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muster upLook within oneself to summon a particular positive quality, such as strength, energy or courage.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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partial outTo remove one variable in order to identify any correlation between othersRate it:

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play the ball and not the manTo attack the ball instead of an opponent who is usually controlling the ball. Often considered a positive action, and sometimes a requirement not to concede a penalty.Rate it:

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play the ball and not the manTo object to someone's argument by attacking the argument itself instead of them or a facet of their personality; to avoid or make the opposite of an ad hominem attack. Usually considered a positive action, and an avoidance of a fallacious argumentative technique. Often used in comparison to play the man and not the ball.Rate it:

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pluck upTo muster; summon positive emotionRate it:

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put one's best foot forwardTo show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression.Rate it:

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red letter dayUsually very positive, sometimes very negative.Rate it:

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rose-colored glassesAn optimistic perception of something; a positive opinion; seeing something in a positive way, often thinking of it as better than it actually is.Rate it:

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Rose-Colored GlassesLooking life in a positive manner; seeming something in a desirable and better way; expectations and hopefulness about something Rate it:

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save the furnitureTo salvage something positive from a calamitous situation, especially one involving the reputation or fate of a political party.Rate it:

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showstopperA performance or segment of a theatrical production that induces a positive reaction strong enough to pause the production.Rate it:

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sour noteA negative aspect to something mostly positive.Rate it:

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spring in one's stepEnthusiasm, energy or a positive outlook or cheerful attitude.Rate it:

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summon upTo look within oneself to find and put into action a particular positive quality, such as strength, energy or courage.Rate it:

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