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been there, though not done thatUsed for expressing that though one may have seen something (unpleasant), he may have not participated in the same.Rate it:

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though butUsed at the end of a sentence to add emphasis.Rate it:

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as ifAs though; in a manner suggesting.Rate it:

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hell in a hand basketto go to one's doom, to deteriorate quickly, to proceed on a course to disaster. The phrase go to hell in a handbasket is an American phrase which came into general use during the American Civil War, though its popularity has spread into other countries.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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justice delayed is justice deniedIf a wrong is not corrected within a reasonable amount of time, it is as though the wrong were not corrected at all.Rate it:

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drag outTo haul or bring out forcefully or as though with force.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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dieFollowed by from. General use, though somewhat more common in medical or scientific contexts.Rate it:

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squint like a bag of nailsTo squint very much, as though one's eyes were directed as many ways as the points of a bag of nails.Rate it:

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so crazy it just might workPossibly feasible though unconventional; plausible and previously unconsidered as a course of action.Rate it:

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a casa caiuSaid after a particularly undesirable, harmful change of events; often, though not always, said of a criminal or illicit activity discovered by the authority.Rate it:

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alone in a crowdFeeling as though one does not fit in with the people around one.Rate it:

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casu consultoAccidentally on purpose: something done deliberately, though apparently accidentally.Rate it:

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come out of the woodworkTo appear or emerge as though out of nowhere, frequently in large numbers or quantity.Rate it:

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deliver the message to garcia...heaves in a deep breath, gathers himself as though he's crossed a continent to deliver the message to Garcia.Rate it:

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dieFollowed by for. Often expressing wider contextual motivations, though sometimes indicating direct causes.Rate it:

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dog in a mangerone who denies others what he cannot consume himself: hay in a manger (cattle feeder) cannot be eaten by cows if a (barking) dog is in it - though dogs don't eat hayRate it:

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hydrogen iona proton combined with one or more water molecules; usually written H3O and called the hydronium ion though is best considered as H9O4 but is often written H(aq) for simplicityRate it:

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il n'est pas riche.—oh! que siHe is not rich.—Isn’t he, though!Rate it:

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je l'ai fait tant bien que malI did it as well as I could, though I know it is not well done.Rate it:

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laugh offTo respond to a negative situation lightheartedly, as though it were a joke.Rate it:

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le singe est toujours singe, fût-il vêtu de pourpreAn ape’s an ape, a varlet’s a varlet, Though they be clad in silk or scarlet.Rate it:

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mobilia sequuntur personamCommon law doctrine holding that personal property held by a person is governed by the same law that governs that person, so that if a person who is legally domiciled in one jurisdiction dies with property in a second jurisdiction, that property is legally treated as though it were in the first jurisdiction.Rate it:

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no matter how techpally you may be, technology advancement will always leave you whaooEven though you're in the technology industry, its advancement will always amaze you.Rate it:

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plunge inTo start a new endeavor enthusiastically and wholeheartedly, though possibly without experience.Rate it:

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run atTo charge at someone; to advance as though to attack.Rate it:

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shoot oneself in the footTo deliberately sabotage an activity in order to avoid obligation, though it causes personal suffering. Origins in first world war trench warfare.Rate it:

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suck outTo win a hand, usually on a showdown, by hitting a card on the turn or river to make a better hand than one's opponent, even though one had a significantly inferior hand on the flop.Rate it:

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talk downTo speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.Rate it:

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tel chante qui ne rit pasThe heart may be sad though the face be gay.Rate it:

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twisted truthThoughtfully slyly lie. Confusing and uphelding the words/matter said on account of others faith though it's not true but slyly faltering facts.Rate it:

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you winUsed to express resignation. To concede defeat even though one is not convinced of the opposing arguments.Rate it:

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