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"...three philosophical problems that are ineliminable from any version of theism"the phrase comes from a philosophical book (by Alasdair MacIntyre, professor at Notre Dame University)Rate it:

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"water the solutions that problems stop growing."SolutionsRate it:

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teething problemsSynonym of teething troublesRate it:

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caveat emptorUsed as a warning to anyone buying something that there might be unforeseen problems or faults with what is bought.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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tick overTo run smoothly and without problems.Rate it:

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tiger teamAn engineering or other group assembled to tackle especially difficult or critical problems, often outside the normal chain of command.Rate it:

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window dressingThese latest modifications are mere window dressing, the same problems remain.Rate it:

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worth the riskThe benefit of the success is more valuable than the problems caused by the potential loss.Rate it:

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spread your wings and soar beyond the starsThis is freedom from your problems by using your skills you've obtained to be successful in life. Learn from your mistakes and use your skills to your advantage. Always have courage and be fearless.Rate it:

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mop upTo fix problems; to correct or repair.Rate it:

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run up againstBegin to encounter problems with someone or something.Rate it:

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the course of true love never did run smoothThere will always be problems in a relationship.Rate it:

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the wealthiest man has the biggest hump.More money more problems.Rate it:

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I'm all right, JackIndicates a selfish attitude, not worried about any problems one's friends and neighbours might have. Often associated with strikes and other trade union industrial actions.Rate it:

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keep a close watch onTo pay careful attention to a situation or a thing, so that you can deal with any changes or problems.Rate it:

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same sh*t, different dayThe same everyday problems, just a diffrent day.Rate it:

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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.Rate it:

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divide and conquerA combination of political, military and economic strategies that aim to gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.(computing) Applied to various algorithms, such as quicksort, that solve a problem by splitting it recursively into smaller problems until all of the remaining problems are trivial.(as imperative, proverb) In order to rule securely, don't allow alliances of your enemies.Rate it:

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can of wormsA complex, troublesome situation arising when a decision or action produces considerable subsequent problems.Rate it:

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in a bindIn a difficult situation, usually of one's own making; having a dilemma; faced with a problem or a set of problems for which there is no easy solution.Rate it:

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all's well that ends wellProblems do not matter if things turn out well in the end.Rate it:

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be one's own worst enemyTo cause problems for one's self, act contrary to one's own interest, self-sabotage.Rate it:

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bought the farmA fatality in private aviation for any number of Airframe and Engine {A&E} failures, pilot error or weather related problems.Rate it:

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Carry the Weight of the World on Your ShouldersTo think yourself responsible to resolve the problems of whole worldRate it:

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check throughTo inspect something, often to try to find errors, problems, etc.Rate it:

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check upTo verify through brief investigation or examination; to revisit for assurance that there are no problems.Rate it:

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come out in the washOf problems or difficulties, to work out, resolve, or become understood eventually and naturally.Rate it:

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Cross that Bridge when You Come to ItDon’t worry about unnecessary things, don’t over-think a problem, deal with the difficulty when it arrives, don’t predict problems in your headRate it:

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death by spellcheckThe problems caused by spellcheckers being incapable of correcting most homophone confusions.Rate it:

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get the kinks out ofRemove any issues or remaining problems out of a situation or project.Rate it:

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heaven helps those who help themselvesA maxim encouraging people to get involved in their own problems.Rate it:

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idiot lightAny warning light or indicator on the dashboard of a car, designed to alert the driver of problems, such as the parking brake being on or the oil being low.Rate it:

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if it's not one thing it's anotherMany problems are happening simultaneously or in close succession.Rate it:

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in the same boatIn the same situation or predicament; having the same problems.Rate it:

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keep a close watchto pay careful attention to a situation or a thing, so that you can deal with any changes or problems.Rate it:

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kill two birds with one stoneTo solve two problems at once.Rate it:

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marry in haste, repent at leisureTwo things together too soon will lead to problems.Rate it:

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no wucking furriesNo worries, no problems; used to express acknowledgment or agreement.Rate it:

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ostrich policyThe tendency to ignore obvious problems and pretend they don't exist.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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que o diabo carreguelet deal with their own problemsRate it:

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rake over old coalsTo bring back old problems; to dig up old trouble.Rate it:

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screwed upHaving psychological problems; being mentally distraught.Rate it:

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smooth sailingUsed to describe an activity that is not encountering any problems.Rate it:

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sort oneself outTo organize or solve one's personal problems.Rate it:

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stickhandleTo deal capably and swiftly with a situation, especially in a manner which deflects potential problems.Rate it:

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teething troublesSmall problems such as are to be expected with some any new and untried system or product.Rate it:

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trouble at millProblems outside the household, especially in the workplace.Rate it:

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two heads are better than oneSome problems may be solved more easily by two (or more) people working together than by one working alone.Rate it:

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