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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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bigger fish to fryA higher valued result or target to reach.Rate it:

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fish glassViewing device with glass at one end for surface-viewing of fish underwater.Rate it:

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fish or cut baitTo choose between taking action now, or forgoing the opportunity and putting that energy into another endeavor; to decide.Rate it:

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like shooting fish in a barrelTo imply that something is very easy. Can be used sarcastically to mean the oppositeRate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed other than as an idiom: see other, fish, in, the, sea.Rate it:

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the fish rots from the headBad leaders damage an organization.Rate it:

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fish outTo deplete the supply of fish in a given body of water.Rate it:

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fish killAn underwater anoxic event, especially one that causes a crash in fish populationsRate it:

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fish out of waterA person in unfamiliar, and often uncomfortable, surroundings.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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there's always a bigger fishNo matter how large or intimidating a person or thing is, there is likely to be an even larger or more intimidating person or thing somewhere.Rate it:

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there are plenty more fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.Rate it:

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neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate it:

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have other fish to fryC. 1710, Jonathan Swift, The Journal to Stella, ch. 2, Letter 15.Rate it:

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queer fishAn odd or eccentric person.Rate it:

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fish-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.Rate it:

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a bird may love a fish, but where will they build their home?It's too hard to make a relationship work when two people are so vastly different. Similar variations end by saying "...where will they build their nest?" and "...where will they build their home together?"Rate it:

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big fish in a small pondOne who has achieved a high rank or is highly esteemed, but only in a small, relatively unimportant, or little known location or organization.Rate it:

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bigger fish to fryA much more pressing issue to attend to.Rate it:

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cold fishA heartless individual; a person lacking empathy and emotion.Rate it:

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dead fishA sexual partner who lies flat during sex.Rate it:

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dead fishUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see dead,‎ fish.Rate it:

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dried-fish womanA woman, especially a young one, who lacks a significant other.Rate it:

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drink like a fishThe words; "He can 'DRINK LIKE A FISH"; WAS AN AWKWARD ASSERTION THAT THE INDIVIDUAL 'DRINKS TO EXCESS!Rate it:

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fish for complimentsTo try to induce someone to make a compliment.Rate it:

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fish in troubled watersTo take advantage from a chaotic situation.Rate it:

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fish killUsed other than as an idiom: see fish, kill.Rate it:

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Fish or Cut BaitEither do something or let others do without delaying, to finally make a choiceRate it:

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Fish Out of WaterTo feel uncomfortable and out of place while adjusting in a place or situationRate it:

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fish to fryA matter to attend to.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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have other fish to fryTo have more important things to do.Rate it:

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have to do with the price of fishvariant of have to do with the price of tea in ChinaRate it:

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I don't eat fishIndicates that the speaker does not eat fish.Rate it:

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kettle of fishA situation which is recognized as different from or as an alternative to some other situation, and which is not necessarily unfavorable.Rate it:

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kettle of fishAn awkward situation; a predicament.Rate it:

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like shooting fish in a barrelExtremely easy.Rate it:

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neither fish nor fleshAlternative form of neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringRate it:

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neither fish nor fowlSaid of something not easily categorized or not fitting neatly into any established group.Rate it:

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neither fish, flesh, nor fowlAlternative form of neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringRate it:

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odd fishAn unusual thing or eccentric person.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed to indicate other goals or other objectives to pursue.(idiomatic, metaphor) Used to indicate other romantic partners or significant others to pursue.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed to indicate other romantic partners or significant others to pursue.Rate it:

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so long, and thanks for all the fishgoodbyeRate it:

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swim like a fishTo be a very strong swimmer.Rate it:

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there are plenty of fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.Rate it:

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fishtailThe tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.Rate it:

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catch of the dayA type of fish or other seafood which has been caught and brought to market within more-or-less the last 24 hours.Rate it:

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