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genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspirationThis is a famous quote attributed to Thomas Edison, a famous and prolific American inventor. The idea that hard work is the most important aspect of new inventions existed before Edison gave his quote, however.Rate it:

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twenty-five cent wordAn uncommon word, often used in place of a more common one with the intent to appear sophisticated.Rate it:

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five by fiveI hear you loud and clearRate it:

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that and twenty-five cents will get you a cup of coffeeAlternative form of that and a dollar will get you a cup of coffeeRate it:

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twenty-twenty hindsightPerfect understanding of events only after they have happened.Rate it:

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twenty-twenty hindsightPerfect understanding of events only after they have happenedRate it:

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a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.Rate it:

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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:

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five-finger discountTheft or pilferage, typically of a small item; shoplifting.Rate it:

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five will get you tenI strongly believe.Rate it:

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I am twenty years oldAlternative form of I'm twenty years oldRate it:

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twenty totwenty minutes before the next hourRate it:

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free, white, and twenty-onebeholden to no one; master of one's own destiny.Rate it:

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gimme a fiveA request to receive a high five.Rate it:

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Give Me FiveTo hit or slap your open hand to greet or rejoice something, as a gesture of sound agreementRate it:

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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.Rate it:

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I'm twenty years oldIndicates that the speaker is aged twenty.Rate it:

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take fiveTo break something up.Rate it:

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take fiveTo take a five-minute break from some activity, take a short break from some activity.Rate it:

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twent-twenty visionnormal eyesight, a perceptive view of the futureRate it:

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twenty to the dozenvery fast, fluently (i.e. "to say twenty words to another's dozen")Rate it:

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twenty winksa very short sleep, half as long as forty winks.Rate it:

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Dutch reckoningUsed other than as an idiom. as reckoned by the Dutch: five o'clock by the Dutch reckoning would be five o'clock in the Dutch rather than, e.g., a Canadian time zone; for example, 1 March 1625 in the Dutch reckoning was, in the English reckoning of the time, 19 February 1624(?).Rate it:

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every good boy deserves fudgeA mnemonic phrase to help remember the order of the five lines on a musical treble stave in order from the bottom to the top: E G B D F.Rate it:

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you can't get a quart into a pint potWhat is being discussed is not possible.They've asked me to get to New York by five o'clock, but you can't get a quart into a pint pot!Rate it:

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abhinc (ante) viginti annos or viginti his annistwenty years ago.Rate it:

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at the end of the dayA colloquial expression of the twentieth/twenty first century referring as to a summary of events, degree of financial or business success, reference as to having a nice day, achieving preset goals, positive results.Rate it:

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bawdy basketThe twenty-third rank of canters, who carry pins, tape, ballads, and obscene books to sell, but live mostly by stealing.Rate it:

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elle dit qu’elle a vingt ans.—et les mois de nourrice! (fam.)She says she is twenty.—And the rest!Rate it:

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20The cardinal number twenty.Rate it:

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à votre air on ne vous donnerait pas vingt-cinq ansFrom your looks I should take you for less than five-and-twenty.Rate it:

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AICMFPInitialism of and I claim my five pounds.Rate it:

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amplius sunt (quam) viginti anni or viginti annisit is more than twenty years ago.Rate it:

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blank outTo become blank.To temporarily lose memoryHe blanked out five minutes into the meeting.I'm blanking out on your name, I'm afraid.Rate it:

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choca esos cincogive me fiveRate it:

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faire huit kilomètres à pied, à cheval, en voitureTo walk, ride, drive, five miles.Rate it:

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give some skinTo greet or congratulate someone by slapping his or her palm; see slap me five.Rate it:

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il a écrit vingt pages sans débriderHe has written twenty pages at a stretch.Rate it:

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make an example ofHe made an example of the drunken sailor with twenty lashes, to show that he must have a sober crew.Rate it:

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minorem esse viginti annisto be not yet twenty.Rate it:

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omegaThe twenty-fourth letter of the Classical and the Modern Greek alphabet, and the twenty-eighth letter of the Old and the Ancient Greek alphabet, i.e. the last letter of every Greek alphabet. Uppercase version: Ω; lowercase: ω.Rate it:

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on ne saurait faire boire un âne s’il n’a soifOne man can take a horse to the water, but twenty cannot make him drink.Rate it:

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quinque anni sunt or sextus annus est, cum te non vidiI have not seen you for five years.Rate it:

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quinque annos or sextum (iam) annum abesthe has been absent five years.Rate it:

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si vous obtenez cinq francs, c’est le bout du mondeIf you get five francs, it is the utmost; You will get five francs at the very outside.Rate it:

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toca aquigive me fiveRate it:

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viginti anni et amplius, aut plustwenty years and more.Rate it:

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小狗懶擦鞋a phrase that literally means "little dog lazy to wipe shoes" but is actually a phrase which contains words with similar sounds to the five profanities in Cantonese: 屌, 鳩, 撚, 柒, 閪.Rate it:

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