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rhyme or reasonLogic. Common sense.Rate it:

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rhyme offTo list or recite quickly.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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stand to reasonTo make sense; to seem logical, reasonable, or rational.Rate it:

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there is reason in the roasting of eggsThere is a reason behind even the most odd and seemingly unnecessary action.Rate it:

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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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fee fi fo fumFamous first line of a rhyme generally said by a giant, monster, or villainRate it:

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because you touch yourself at nightUsed to humourously deflect a request for a reason.Rate it:

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in for an inch, in for a mileGiven that one is partly involved in or committed to a project, action, position, etc., there is no reason to refrain from becoming fully involved or fully committed.Rate it:

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jump for joyAn expression of extreme happiness for any reason.Rate it:

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under no circumstancesnever ever, not for any reasonRate it:

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you can't educate porkWhen somebody won't listen to reason.Rate it:

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à plus forte raisonAll the more reason; A fortiori.Rate it:

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ah! vous m’en direz tant!1. Well, that alters the case! 2. Ah! now I understand, why did you not say so at first? 3. There’s no going against such a reason as that.Rate it:

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apropos of nothingWithout any apparent reason or purpose.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickBetter than nothing; not unsatisfactory but also not a reason for enthusiastic excitement.Rate it:

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bitch outTo back out of an agreement for any reason.Rate it:

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Bite the BulletTo gather courage and face something that is painful and endures the difficulty for some reason, to face a situation unwillingly, as there is no other option leftRate it:

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brickbatReason Magazine: Daily Brickbat.Rate it:

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by dint ofBy reason of; by means of.Rate it:

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by the same tokenFor a similar reason; in a similar manner; similarly; likewise; along the same lines.Rate it:

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by virtue ofBecause of; on the grounds of; by reason of; due to; based on.Rate it:

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cela rime comme hallebarde et miséricordeThat does not rhyme at all.Rate it:

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cela va sans direThat is a matter of course; It stands to reason.Rate it:

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chercher une querelle d’allemandTo pick a quarrel about nothing, without rhyme or reason.Rate it:

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claim to fameThat for which one has bragging rights; one's reason for being well-known or famous.Rate it:

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cop-outAn excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty; a reason offered when someone cops out.Rate it:

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doto have a purpose or reasonRate it:

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for the heck of itFor no particular reason, just because it is fun, entertaining; for to relieve boredom.Rate it:

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for the hell of itFor no particular reason, just because it is fun, entertaining; for to relieve boredom.Rate it:

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for the sake of itFor no particular reason, just because it is fun, entertaining; for to relieve boredom.Rate it:

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get out of bed on the wrong sideTo start the day in a bad mood for no apparent reason.Rate it:

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get up on the wrong side of the bedTo feel irritable; to be in a bad mood; to have a bad day from the start, for no particular reason.Rate it:

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gordo, baleia, saco de areiaA rhyme intended to humiliate a fat person.Rate it:

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how comeWhy; why is it; for what reason or purpose?.Rate it:

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how soWhy?; For what reason?Rate it:

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I don't knowA reason and common excuse used to state that a person is unclear of why something did or did not happen, or is or is not the case.Rate it:

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I'm rubber, you're glueThe first line of a children's rhyme countering an attack of character.Rate it:

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il faut se faire une raisonWe must be guided by reason; We must look at things from a reasonable point of view.Rate it:

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il n’entend pas raison là-dessusHe will not listen to reason on that point.Rate it:

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il y a de quoi(lit.) There is good reason; (ironic.) There is no reason.Rate it:

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in the interest of justicethe reason of case dismissal used when the judge decides that justice will be best served when the case is dismissedRate it:

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it's not you, it's meThe reason why I want to end our relationship is unspecified.Rate it:

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it's your nickelReference to one's right to shop, select, evaluate, purchase any item for any personal reason.Rate it:

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je ne veux pas y aller et pour causeI do not want to go there, and for a very good reason.Rate it:

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just for funFor no particular reason, just because it is fun, entertaining; for to relieve boredom.Rate it:

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Keep Body and Soul TogetherTo have just reason to be alive, just surviving but not living in real senseRate it:

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mark asTo provide sufficient reason to come to a conclusion about something.Rate it:

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not for nothingFor an extremely good reason.Rate it:

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