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return to formA return to a former, brilliant state.Rate it:

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return to formTo go back to a better, original state.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in an aircraft's flight when there is insufficient fuel to reverse direction and return to the place of origin.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.Rate it:

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Point of No ReturnCertain time or position after which it is impossible to retreat, change course or do somethingRate it:

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return to one's muttonsto get back to the business at hand.Rate it:

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attack is the best form of defenceIn a battle, attacking the opposition first is better than waiting for them to attack.Rate it:

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auto fill formEnter information into fields. Save information for future useRate it:

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bad formBehaviour which is contrary to social expectations, which is inappropriate or rude.Rate it:

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closed formA form (expression) that does not use limits, implicitly or explicitly.Rate it:

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closed formUsed other than as an idiom: see closed, form.Rate it:

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imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.Actually doing what another does is the greatest compliment.Rate it:

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in any way, shape, or formIn any way at all; whatsoever.Rate it:

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in no way, shape, or formNot in any way at all; not at all, nohow.Rate it:

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on rare formPerforming very well.Rate it:

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take formTo take shapeRate it:

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true to formAccording to one's nature; as expected.Rate it:

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'fraid notAlternative form of I'm afraid notRate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm going to build my own X with blackjack and hookers! In fact, forget the XIndicates that the speaker is not interested in joining others in a certain group or activity, and instead the speaker is going to form their own.Rate it:

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band togetherform a groupRate it:

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beauty lies in the eyes of the beholderAlternative form of beauty is in the eye of the beholderRate it:

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brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:Rate it:

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butter faceAlternative form of butterfaceRate it:

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buttoned-downAlternative form of button-down.Rate it:

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dull as ditchwaterAlternative form of dull as dishwater.Rate it:

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dwell uponAlternative form of dwell onRate it:

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eff offA censored form of the phrase f** off.Rate it:

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every dark cloud has a silver liningAlternative form of every cloud has a silver lining.Rate it:

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give meform of words used as a request by a telephone-user to be connected with a specified person, number, etc.Rate it:

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I have cancerIndicates that the speaker is afflicted with some form of cancer.Rate it:

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inside outAlternative form of inside-out.Rate it:

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it is not the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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like chalk and cheeseAlternative form of different as chalk and cheese.Rate it:

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na-na na-na na-naAlternative form of na-na na-na boo-boo.Rate it:

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never look a gift horse in the mouthAlternative form of don't look a gift horse in the mouth.Rate it:

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pro formaFor the sake of form only.Rate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

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shit or get off the canAlternative form of shit or get off the pot.Rate it:

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squeaky wheels get oiledAlternative form of squeaky wheel gets the grease.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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third personA form of narrative writing using verbs in the third person in order to give the impression that the action is happening to another person.Rate it:

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tough as a tissueThe phrase refers to a person or physical form being as tough as a tissue. Tissues not being at all resistant to items such as wind or someone lifting it then it isn’t so tough is it? Mostly used as an insult.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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walk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in the company inkwellAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company inkRate it:

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balls upThird-person singular simple present indicative form of ball up.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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