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quid pro quoSomething understood as something else; an equivocation.Rate it:

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take out of contextTo interpret something in a manner in which it was not intended to be understood, often deliberately.Rate it:

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you had to be thereUsed to indicate to the interlocutor that the situation being talked about could only be properly understood if that person had been present.Rate it:

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come againCould you repeat that? Repeat that please. a polite formula used when one has not heard or understood what has been saidRate it:

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Clear As a BellAnything that can be understood easily and without any confusionRate it:

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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.Rate it:

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bring homeTo make clearer or better understoodRate it:

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closed bookA person or thing that cannot be easily understood; someone or something incomprehensible or puzzling.Rate it:

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come out in the washOf problems or difficulties, to work out, resolve, or become understood eventually and naturally.Rate it:

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crystal clearCompletely clear and understood.Rate it:

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crystal-clearCompletely clear and understood.Rate it:

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down patThoroughly practiced, rehearsed, or understood.Rate it:

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hit homeTo be especially memorable or meaningful; to be fully understood, believed or appreciated.Rate it:

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I see what you did thereAn expression used to point out that another person's joke has been understood, either to praise its cleverness or to clearly communicate a lack of amusement at it.Rate it:

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inside jokeA joke that is understood or meant to be understood only by certain people who are in the know about the details.Rate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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not the sharpest knife in the drawerNot always understood, ignorant along some lines, don't always get the drift of it.Rate it:

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off patThoroughly practiced, rehearsed, or understood.Rate it:

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open someone's eyesTo become or be made aware of something that was not known or fully understood before.Rate it:

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right you areOK, okey-dokey, acknowledgment that a request has been heard and understood.Rate it:

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roger thatReceived (used in radio communications to acknowledge that a message has been received and understood)Rate it:

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say again"What did you say?" or "Repeat what you have said." A polite formula used when one has not heard or understood what has been said.Rate it:

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see the lightTo gain an understanding of something previously not understood, especially in a sudden insight.Rate it:

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town and gownOn one hand, the members of the city, borough, or similar community near a university and, on the other hand, the students and faculty of the university itself, especially when understood as rivals in a state of tension or conflict.Rate it:

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who's whoThe identities of specific people, understood in terms of such distinguishing characteristics as their backgrounds, prominence, achievements, jobs, etc., as a basis for comparing them and especially as a basis for ranking them within a social group.Rate it:

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城會玩used to satirize someone who did something that cannot be understoodRate it:

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