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the qualityThe upper class, the high society, the gentry; the people of quality.Rate it:

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quality over quantityHaving the best or perceived best of something rather than a lot of cheap or less valuable versions.Rate it:

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a notch aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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kangaroo pissBeer, especially of inferior quality.Rate it:

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snake oilAny product with exaggerated marketing but questionable or unverifiable quality.Rate it:

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your chariot awaitsA vehicle, asserted to be luxurious or of high quality, is waiting to transport the person to whom the phrase is said.Rate it:

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bring outTo elicit, evoke, or emphasize a particular quality.Rate it:

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run throughTo pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.Rate it:

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suck donkey cockto be terrible, of extremely poor quality.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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stiff upper lipThe quality of being resolute and showing self-restraint, associated with stereotypical British people.Rate it:

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a cut aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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acid testA rigorous test or appraisal of the quality or worth of something.Rate it:

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Cook Your GooseTo bring someone down, spoil someone’s quality time or to wreck a happy plan or projectRate it:

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out of this worldExceptionally high quality; wonderful; marvellous.Rate it:

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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"Rate it:

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a cut belowInferior to; of a lower quality than.Rate it:

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made in chinaOf poor or low quality.Rate it:

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made in japanOf poor or low quality.Rate it:

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peep pixelsTo scrutinize a magnified digital photograph carefully in order to make a technical assessment of resolution and image quality.Rate it:

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Beggars Cannot Be ChoosersDeserving people cannot put forward their choices. You cannot be concerned about the quality or quantity of certain product or service that you cannot buy or get hold of easily.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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suck titsto be terrible, of extremely poor quality.Rate it:

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above the curveWith above average innovative performance or quality, especially a trailblazer developing advances before competitors.Rate it:

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all wool and a yard wideOf high quality.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X, thy name is YUsed to say that something or somebody embodies a particular quality, usually a negative one. This phrase is said using this format: "X, thy name is Y", where X is the quality and Y is the person or thing with that quality.Rate it:

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bargain basementOf poor quality; of little or no value; low-end, shoddy.Rate it:

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bathtub ginGin or a similar alcoholic beverage which is of very poor quality, as if made by a homebrewer in a bathtub.Rate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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bottom of the lineThe worst, the most lackluster, or lowest quality currently on the market, especially among selections in a product line.Rate it:

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cat pissAny beverage of low quality.Rate it:

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caviar to the generalSomething of quality unbefitting those who possess it.Rate it:

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common touchThe personal quality of showing understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people; rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.Rate it:

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diminishing returnsA condition in which additional inputs into an organization, project or process produce progressively fewer or lower-quality additional outputs, and may, in extreme cases, cause the total quantity or quality of outputs to decrease.Rate it:

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false alarmA person who pretends to be more accomplished or a thing that seems to be of higher quality than is later found to be the case.Rate it:

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finer thingsThat which is considered of a high quality, expensive or tasteful.Rate it:

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first rateSuperb, exceptional; of the best sort; very high quality.Rate it:

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from hungerOf poor quality; tolerable only in desperate circumstances.Rate it:

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garner upTo store up; to build up a store of an emotion or passion; to recall or make a note of a certain trait or quality.Rate it:

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gradea mark of quality, used to mark schoolwork, grades go from a+ to u, also can be used on meat products to show quality of meatRate it:

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have an eye forTo have good taste; to have the ability to discriminate or identify quality.Rate it:

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Head and Shoulders above SomeoneTo be superior in something, to be better in quality and talent than othersRate it:

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high strangenessA quality of being peculiar, bizarre, utterly absurd.Rate it:

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hold a candleTo compare; to be even remotely of the same quality, skill, etc. as another.Rate it:

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improve onTo fix, make better or increase the quality of in comparison to previous attempts; to contribute to an ongoing effort to improve.Rate it:

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ink slingerwriter, especially writer of low-quality writing.Rate it:

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jump the sharkTo undergo a storyline development which is so ridiculous that previous quality is considered to have been lost.Rate it:

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kick the tiresTo inspect a vehicle's tires by kicking them to check for defects or poor quality.Rate it:

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knock offAn imitation, especially one of poorer quality.Rate it:

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lose the plotTo have one's results decline severely in quality or suddenly fall below an acceptable standard, especially when compared to past excellence.Rate it:

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