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a sense of belongingMany organizations promote a sense of kinship with loyal, dedicated employees.Rate it:

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dies (fem. in this sense)the date.Rate it:

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my spider sense is tinglingMy intuition tells me that something wrong or dangerous is happening or about to happen.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of disappointment and frustration.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of guilt, responsibility, or embarrassment as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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in the biblical senseUsed other than as an idiom: see biblical, sense.Rate it:

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acquired tasteA taste which is not natural or innate, but which has developed through habit or learning.Rate it:

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acquired tasteSomething that is appreciated only after having initially been regarded as unappealing or unpleasant; a person who is regarded as difficult or dislikable but of whom at least some have grown to approve.Rate it:

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all of one's taste is in one's mouthAlternative form of all one's taste is in one's mouthRate it:

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all one's taste is in one's mouthOne lacks good taste in aesthetic or cultural matters.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling something is morally despicable as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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champagne taste on a beer budgetExpensive wants or preferences which one lacks the finances to fulfill satisfactorily.Rate it:

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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.Rate it:

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in the biblical senseCarnally; sexually.Rate it:

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knock some sense intoto reprimand or reform someone vigorouslyRate it:

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knock some sense into his headDepression Expression: During the Depression, there was little empathy for the unemployed. Pundits identified the loafer, the hobo, the bum, the specified lazy-boy, the uninspired, those lacking ambition as needing a wakeup Call.Rate it:

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know someone in the biblical senseTo have sex with someone.Rate it:

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leave a sour taste in one's mouthTo give one an unpleasant feeling or memory.Rate it:

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make senseTo be coherent or reasonable.Rate it:

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make senseTo decipher or understand.Rate it:

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sense of craftaptitude for craftsmanship.Rate it:

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taste like chickenComically describes the taste of unique food, deriving humour from the idea that many exotic meats, from squab to rattlesnake, can taste like ordinary chicken.Rate it:

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taste of one's own medicineHarsh treatment inflicted on one who previously inflicted similar or equivalent treatment on others.Rate it:

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taste of one's own poisonSynonym of taste of one's own medicineRate it:

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there's no accounting for tasteWhen it comes to subjective matters of taste, people have wildly different opinions.Disagreements about matters of taste can't be objectively resolved.Rate it:

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born in a barnLacking a sense of etiquette; ill-mannered.Rate it:

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half-bakedIncomplete; not fully planned or carefully considered, ill-conceived, unsound or badly thought-out; foolish or having no common sense.Rate it:

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hunger is the best spiceWhen one is hungry, anything will taste good.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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left-handed complimentA complimentary remark which is ambiguous or ineptly worded, so that it may be interpreted as having an unflattering or dismissive sense.Rate it:

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na-na na-na boo-boo[c. mid 20th century?] A taunt or putdown, typically used to indicate that the speaker believes he or she has beaten the listener in a competition or is better in some other way or in a general sense; or an expression of satisfaction that the listener has received some supposedly deserved minor punishment or misfortune (a schadenfreude).Rate it:

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see past the end of one's noseTo have insight into underlying facts or consequences; to possess common sense or a vision for the future.Rate it:

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sweet as pieextremely sweet (in the sense of cute, lovely).Rate it:

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what's wrong with youInsulting sense, to imply if something serious is wrong out of spite or to outright say -- Are you stupid?Rate it:

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Talk Through Your HatTalking in a non-sense manner; talking about something without knowing about itRate it:

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with a grain of saltWith a bit of common sense and skepticism. Generally used in some form of to take with a grain of salt.Rate it:

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blind as a batNearly totally blind, having a very poor sense of vision.Rate it:

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate it:

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birds of a feather flock togetherPeople of similar character, background, or taste tend to congregate or associate with one another.Rate it:

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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.Rate it:

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grain of saltA bit of common sense and skepticism. Generally used in some form of to take with a grain of salt.Rate it:

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moral compassAn inner sense which distinguishes what is right from what is wrong, functioning as a guide (like the needle of a compass) for morally appropriate behavior.Rate it:

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roll back the yearsTo produce a sense of nostalgiaRate it:

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sniff outTo find something using the sense of smell.Rate it:

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yellow journalistA journalist who writes material which is sensationalistic and of questionable accuracy and taste.Rate it:

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fox in the henhouseA relationships wherein a predator is granted free reign within the prey's home confinement, often used in the political sense.Rate it:

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johned upTo write or say something that doesn't make much sense to other people; inside joke.Rate it:

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na-na na-na boo-booA taunt or putdown, typically used to indicate that the speaker believes he or she has beaten the listener in a competition or is better in some other way or in a general sense; or an expression of satisfaction that the listener has received some supposedly deserved minor punishment or misfortune.Rate it:

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too rich for one's bloodToo expensive or fancy to suit one's taste or preferences.Rate it:

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your mileage may varyTo express a possible difference in taste, "this is just my opinion, your opinion may be different".Rate it:

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