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sin taxA government-imposed tax on a specific good, service, or activity which is legal but widely considered to be unwholesome or socially harmful, such as a tax on alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, or gambling.Rate it:

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

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

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"a united nation rules, a disunited nation is governed."NationRate it:

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rules are made to be brokenit is acceptable to break rules.Rate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the worldAlternative form of the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.Rate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle rules the worldWomen, particularly mothers, have a decisive influence on the future direction of society because they raise and nurture the next generation.Rate it:

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Lower the BoomTo strictly punish; to restrict one to the rulesRate it:

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When the Cat's Away, the Mice will PlayWithout the presence of authority, people will do as they please even of breaking the rulesRate it:

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fair and squareWithin the applicable rules.Rate it:

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in lineSuitable or appropriate; keeping with expectations, norms, ideals, or rules.Rate it:

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fall in withTo accept a set of generally agreed rules, or a suggestion.Rate it:

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morum praecepta tradere alicuito give moral advice, rules of conduct.Rate it:

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rock the boatTo disturb the status quo or go against rules or conventions, as in an effort to get attention.Rate it:

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Throw the Book at SomeoneSevere punishment for breaking of certain rules or laws; highest level of penaltyRate it:

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free-for-allChaos; a chaotic situation lacking rules or control.Rate it:

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toe the markYou Better 'Mind Your Business', Stick To The Essentials, Follow The Rules, Work With The Program, Pay Attention:Rate it:

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grace periodA length of time during which rules or penalties do not take effect or are withheld.Rate it:

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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"Rate it:

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in orderIn accordance with the procedural rules governing formal meetings of a deliberative body.Rate it:

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according to CockerDone properly, correctly and reliably; in accordance with proper procedure and established rules.Rate it:

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according to hoyleIn strict accordance with the rules, especially of card games; in the proper or expected manner.Rate it:

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anything goesThere are no rules or restrictions.Rate it:

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anything goesNo restrictions, guidelines, rules, expectations, parameters, requirements, dress codes etc.Rate it:

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artis praecepta, or also simply arsthe rules of art; aesthetics.Rate it:

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Below the BeltSomething cruel, hurtful or unfair and considered against the rules of a true sportsmanship spiritRate it:

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below the beltUnfair; dirty; not according to the generally accepted rules.Rate it:

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by the bookIn a manner which adheres strictly to rules, legal requirements, or official procedures.Rate it:

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by-the-bookAdhering strictly to rules, legal requirements, or official procedures.Rate it:

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cite chapter and verseTo provide specific references from an authoritative book, as the Bible or a book of statutes or rules, to support a statement.Rate it:

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comply withTo abide by a set of rules.Rate it:

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control freakIndividuals whom assume leadership, appoint assistants, develop and project the agenda, stipulate the rules, determine the timeline, assert their commanding profile.Rate it:

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de virtute praecipere alicuito give moral advice, rules of conduct.Rate it:

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fair gameActions permissible by the rules.Rate it:

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fair playGood behavior, following the rulesRate it:

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fall in lineTo submit to the rules of a higher authority; obey; conform.Rate it:

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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the pollsRate it:

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

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hecha la ley, hacha la tramparules are made to be brokenRate it:

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land poorIn a condition of poverty as a result of inability to meet tax payments or other financial requirements for one's land holdings.Rate it:

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leges dicendithe rules of speech, grammar.Rate it:

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loaded diceAn advantage obtained by manipulating rules or insider influence.Rate it:

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married sectorAny of two or more flight sectors in an itinerary that can not be rebooked or changed separately from the other sectors, due to fare rules or market restrictions.Rate it:

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move the goal postsTo unilaterally change the rules, or terms of an agreement, especially in an unfair or underhand way.Rate it:

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necessity knows no lawSomeone who is desperate cannot be expected to obey the rules, or keep the law.Rate it:

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off the reservationViolating rules.Rate it:

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on the straight and narrowHonest; proceeding according to rules and plans.Rate it:

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praecepta grammaticorumthe rules of speech, grammar.Rate it:

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Red TapeExtra-long formal procedure that consumes lots of time, strict adherence to certain rules and regulationsRate it:

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render unto CaesarTo give to one's state or government, especially in the form of a tax payment.Rate it:

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