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pride goes before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride comes before a fallA person who is extremely proud of his or her abilities will often suffer a setback or failure, because he or she tends to be overconfident and to make errors of judgment.Rate it:

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pride cometh before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride goeth before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride wenteth before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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swallow your pride!To accept that you have to do something that you think is embarrassing or that you think you are too good to do.Rate it:

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neighbour's envy, owner's prideA possession envied by neighbours but bringing you prideRate it:

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swallow one's prideTo set aside one's feelings of pride and adopt a more humble or appropriate stance.Rate it:

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swallow your pride!Occasionally one will be shown to be exceedingly mistaken, misled or misinformed in his actions or assertions and pronouncements. This discovery and honest admission on the part of the advocate can be upsetting.Rate it:

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take prideto be proud of (usually followed by in or of)Rate it:

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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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no good deed goes unpunishedUsed to express the idea that beneficial actions often go unappreciated or are met with outright hostility.Rate it:

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anything goesNo restrictions, guidelines, rules, expectations, parameters, requirements, dress codes etc.Rate it:

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anything goesThere are no rules or restrictions.Rate it:

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as the saying goesUsed before or after saying an apt proverb, adage, cliché etc.Rate it:

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balloon goes upSomething exciting or dangerous begins.Rate it:

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boom goes the dynamiteIndicating that something spectacular has happened, particularly where a plan or an effort has successfully culminated.Rate it:

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here goes nothingIndicates a lack of confidence or certainty about the activity about to be tried.Rate it:

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how goes itAn informal greeting roughly equivalent to how are you.Rate it:

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it goes to showA phrase used to say that: this recent fact or result confirms what we always thought.Rate it:

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Nixon goes to Chinathe ability of a politician with an unassailable reputation among his or her supporters for representing and defending their values to take actions that would draw their criticism and even opposition if taken by someone without those credentials.Rate it:

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no good deed ever goes unpunishedUsed to express the idea that beneficial actions often go unappreciated or are met with outright hostility.Rate it:

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steady as she goesA cry to a helmsman to keep on the current course.Rate it:

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steady-as-she-goessteady; careful; avoiding sudden changeRate it:

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the dogs bark, but the caravan goes onLife goes on, even if some will try to stop or talk against progress.Rate it:

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the story goesThe story is usually depicted as follows.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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who goes thereA sentry's challenge to an intruder.Rate it:

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put the cart before the horseTo put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities.Rate it:

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the darkest hour is just before the dawnThe worst situation comes before a good one.Rate it:

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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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before you can say knifeVery quickly; quicker than one expects.Rate it:

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wrap it before you tap itwear a condom before sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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age before beautyA phrase said to allow older people to go before younger ones.Rate it:

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before it was coolBefore was popular, trendy, famous, or duly appreciated.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.Rate it:

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before you can say jack robinsonVery quickly. Quicker than you expect.Rate it:

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boldly go where no man has gone beforeTo break new ground.Rate it:

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bros before hoes(US, informal) A man should prioritize his male friends over his girlfriend or wife.Rate it:

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bros before hosAlternative spelling of bros before hoes.Rate it:

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business before pleasureAn admonishment that discharging one's obligations must take precedence over devoting time to pursuits meant solely for one's own gratification.Rate it:

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calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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Calm before the StormAn unusual peace before any storm or disasterRate it:

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Cast Pearls before SwineTo waste your feelings and sympathies on a person who won’t appreciate or care about,Rate it:

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cast pearls before swineTo give things of value to those who will not understand or appreciate it.Rate it:

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check yourself before you wreck yourselfConsider the consequences of your actions before you end up in trouble.Rate it:

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chicks before dicksA woman should prioritize her female friends over her boyfriend or husband.Rate it:

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come beforeTo appear publicly in front of someone superior.Rate it:

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come beforeto be of greater importanceRate it:

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