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run the rule overExamine carefully and thoroughly.Rate it:

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rule overto be a ruler of, to command.Rate it:

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run overTo briefly describe.Rate it:

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run overTo drive over, causing injury or death.Rate it:

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run overTo overflow.Rate it:

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run overTo practice quickly, briefly.Rate it:

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run roughshod overTo treat roughly or without care, respect, or moderation; to act without control; to damage.Rate it:

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rise over runA mnemonic for remembering that the slope of a non-vertical line is the ratio of the amount it rises over some interval, over the length of that interval.Rate it:

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run overto rehearseRate it:

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run overTo exceed the allotted time.Rate it:

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run overTo cross by running.Rate it:

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run overrun over; schedule, time limit, with vehicle, budget, expense account, 'heels', time limit, person's feelings, vacation time, lawn, curb, warranty, guarantee, lease, stay, sidewalk,Rate it:

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rule with an iron fistTo rule with absolute authority or to the detriment of the people. To rule tyrannically.Rate it:

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rule outTo cross an item out by drawing a straight line through it, as with a ruler.Rate it:

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rule outTo make something impossible.Rate it:

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every rule has an exceptionAlternative form of there is an exception to every rule.Rate it:

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rule the schoolTo substantially control a school administratively, financially, or to control a school's curriculum.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/first rule of X: do not talk about XSaid of something that must be kept confidential.Rate it:

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as a rulenormallyRate it:

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as a ruleIn general; most often.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clear-cut, easy to make decision.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clearly defined rule or standard, comprised of objective factors, which leaves little or no room for varying interpretation.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clear-cut, easy to make a decision.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clearly defined rule or standard, composed of objective factors, which leaves little or no room for varying interpretation.Rate it:

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exception that proves the ruleA form of argument in which the existence of a counterexample to a rule is used to demonstrate the fact that a rule exists.Rate it:

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exception that proves the ruleThe rare occurrence of a counterexample to a rule, used to underscore that the rule existsRate it:

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golden ruleA fundamental rule or principle.Rate it:

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golden ruleThe principle that one should treat other people in the manner in which one would want to be treated by them.Rate it:

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ground ruleA rule regarding play on a specific field, course, or court.Rate it:

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ground ruleThe basic rules or standards; whatever someone must know before proceeding.Rate it:

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nasciturus ruleAn unborn child, if subsequently born alive, is considered as already in existence whenever it is to its own advantage.Rate it:

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rule inTo consider (something) as a possible option among others.Rate it:

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rule of thumbA general guideline, rather than a strict rule; an approximate measure or means of reckoning based on experience or common knowledge.Rate it:

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rule OKTo be popularly accepted, or supported by the general majority of people.Rate it:

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rule onTo make a decision in an official capacity regarding some matter.Rate it:

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rule outTo reject an option from a list of possibilities.Rate it:

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rule the dayTo set the standard which guides behavior; to control a situation, group, strategy, etc.Rate it:

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rule the roostTo be the controlling member(s) of a family, organization, or other group.Rate it:

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rule the school(of one or a group of students) To socially dominate a school's student population, or a major part of it (such as the girls or the boys).Rate it:

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Rule with an Iron HandStrict, dominant and harsh rulerRate it:

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there is an exception to every ruleUsually said in a situation when the rule is incorrect and unusable.Rate it:

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two-second ruleA rule of thumb for safe driving by which a driver must maintain a two-second distance from the vehicle in front.Rate it:

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work to ruletake industrial actionRate it:

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over and overRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate it:

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over and over againRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate it:

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hit a home runAccomplish a difficult task, design a spectacular approach, display an outstanding solution.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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run awayTo flee by running.Rate it:

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run forTo try to obtain political position through the democratic voting process.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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