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no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloneyRegardless of how many clever points or fine distinctions one makes, what one is saying is still false or is still nonsense.Rate it:

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still waters run deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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stand stock stillPaul Travers' Adventures, by Sam T. Clover.Rate it:

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action stillFotografía fija que procede de la ampliación de un fotograma, tomado directamente de la película y que normalmente se utiliza con fines publicitarios.Rate it:

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be still my beating heartAlternative form of be still my heartRate it:

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be still my heartCalm down, this situation is too exciting or overly distressing.Rate it:

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sit stillTo accept, tolerate, or acquiesce.Rate it:

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sit stillTo remain motionless.Rate it:

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stand stock stillTo stand completely motionless.Rate it:

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still got one's communion moneystingy, frugal.Rate it:

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still lifetype of paintingRate it:

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still water runs deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellectRate it:

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Still Water Runs DeepSomeone who apparently looks silent might be very knowledgeable or intelligent person, silence has powerRate it:

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stock stillVery still; motionless.Rate it:

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the jury is still outThe issue has not yet been decided.Rate it:

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sail close to the windTo sail in a direction close to that from which the wind is blowing, but still making headwayRate it:

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turn to stoneTo become completely still, not moving.Rate it:

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bow outTo resign, or leave, with one's credibility still intact.Rate it:

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take a licking and keep on tickingTo be tough; to have endurance; to have the capacity to absorb stress or damage, but still be able to function.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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in living memoryIn recent history, in recorded history amongst the lifespan of extant people; events or situations which can be remembered by people that are still aliveRate it:

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adhuc sub iudice lis est (Hor. A. P. 77)the case is still undecided.Rate it:

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adhuc tua messis in herba est (proverb.)your crop is still green, i.e. you are still far from your ambition.Rate it:

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admodum adulescens, senexstill quote a young (old) man.Rate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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ask my arseA common reply to any question; still deemed wit at sea, and formerly at court, under the denomination of selling bargains.Rate it:

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AYTInitialism of are you there? : a telnet command sequence sent from client to server to verify that the connection is still active.Rate it:

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blood is thicker than waterFamily relations and loyalties are stronger than relationships with people who are not family members.1866, Anthony Trollope, The Belton Estate, ch. 30,Blood is thicker than water, is it not? If cousins are not friends, who can be?circa 1915, Lucy Fitch Perkins, The Scotch Twins, ch. 5,The old clans are scattered now, but blood is thicker than water still, and you're welcome to the fireside of your kinsman!Rate it:

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ce n’est pas mal, mais il y a encore quelque chose qui clocheIt is not bad, but there is still something wrong.Rate it:

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de nocte, de diewhile it is still night, day.Rate it:

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dead woodDead limbs and branches still attached to a living tree.Rate it:

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exstat liber (notice the order of the words)the book is still extant.Rate it:

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fresh off the boatNewly arrived from a foreign place, especially as an immigrant who is still unfamiliar with the customs and language of his or her new environment.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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IDSTInitialism of if destroyed still true.Rate it:

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il a des jambes de quinze ansHe still walks well.Rate it:

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il a le diable au corpsHe is never still, quite unmanageable, very energetic.Rate it:

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il n’est pire eau que l’eau qui dortStill waters run deep.Rate it:

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in its infancyStill in an early stage.Rate it:

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jury is outAn outcome or decision is still unknown and awaited.Rate it:

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l’oisiveté est la mère de tous les vices“For Satan finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.”—Watts , Divine Songs, xx. Rate it:

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mint conditionUsed, but still like new, as if freshly minted.Rate it:

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old flameA previous girlfriend or boyfriend; a former romantic partner, especially one for whom one still has romantic feelings.Rate it:

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on the bubbleHolding the last qualifying position with qualification still in progress, and thus liable to lose that position.Rate it:

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pick up the slackto do the work which someone else has stopped doing, but which still needs to be doneRate it:

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play possumTo feign death; to remain quiet and still to escape attention or remain undetected; to lay low.Rate it:

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qui plus sait plus se taitA still tongue shows a wise head.Rate it:

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res integra estthe matter is still undecided; it is an open question.Rate it:

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rough and readyCrude or unpolished, but still fit for use; good enough.Rate it:

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