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sink or swimTo fail or succeed, no matter what.Rate it:

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Sink or SwimTo be responsible or get failed or success for one’s own actions without involving anybodyRate it:

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kitchen sinkA miscellany or a miscellaneous item.Rate it:

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everything and the kitchen sinkAlternative form of everything but the kitchen sink.Rate it:

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Everything but the Kitchen SinkEvery possible thingRate it:

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everything but the kitchen sinkAlmost everything, whether needed or not.Rate it:

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kitchen sinkUsed other than as an idiom: see kitchen, sink. A sink in a kitchen used for washing dishes and preparing food.Rate it:

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sink inBecome clear in one's mind.Rate it:

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sink like a stoneTo completely fail.Rate it:

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sink one's teeth intoTo become involved in; particularly in an enthusiastic manner.Rate it:

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I can't swimIndicates the speaker does not know how to swim.Rate it:

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in the swimActively participating in the flow of events; very involved.Rate it:

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make your head swimStaggering exasperationRate it:

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swim like a bricknot able to swimRate it:

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

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swim upstreamTo opt for a difficult course of action when a simpler or safer alternative is available; to make an unwise decision against sound advice.Rate it:

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swim with sharksTo operate among dangerous people.Rate it:

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swim with sharksTo take a huge risk.Rate it:

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swim with the sharksflirt with dangerRate it:

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marche ou crèvecomparable to the English idiom sink or swimRate it:

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nager entre deux eaux(lit.) To swim under water; (fig.) To run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.Rate it:

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qui a bu n’a point de secretsWhen wine sinks, words swim; In vino veritas; Drink washes off the daub, and discovers the man; What the sober man has in his heart, the drunkard has on his lips.Rate it:

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take on waterTo slowly fill with water, as due to a leak or being washed by high waves; to begin to sink.Rate it:

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