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while awayTo spend idly but pleasantlyRate it:

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while away your dayOne whom is lackadaisical, regressive, cares less:Rate it:

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all the whileAt the same time as, usually over an extended period.Rate it:

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even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a whileBeing right once doesn't prove anythingRate it:

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Fiddle While Rome BurnsTo do nothing or engage you in trivial things knowing that something urgent and critical is happening aroundRate it:

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fiddle while Rome burnsTo neglect helping when one's time is needed most; to ignore the major problem at hand (whilst doing something less important); to be idle, inactive, or uninterested in a time of great need.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo leave at an opportune time or before adverse conditions appear.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc. while conditions are good, particularly in anticipation of a drop in prices.Rate it:

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Make Hay While the Sun ShinesTo do something beneficial in a tight situationRate it:

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make hay while the sun shinesTo act while an opportunity exists; to take action while a situation is favorable.Rate it:

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once in a whileOccasionally; sometimes.Rate it:

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Strike While the Iron is HotTo avail the opportunity at the right time, to make use of a favorable conditionRate it:

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strike while the iron is hotTo act on an opportunity promptly; to avoid waiting.Rate it:

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while we're youngsoon, without much delayRate it:

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worth one's whileGood and important enough for one to spend time, effort, or money on.Rate it:

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bat awayTo knock an object, usually a ball.Rate it:

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beaver awayTo busily undertake a large task.Rate it:

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fall awayTo cease to support a person or cause.Rate it:

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from a mile awayWell in advance.Rate it:

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make awayTo kill oneself, commit suicide.Rate it:

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run awayTo flee by running.Rate it:

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take away fromTo make something seem not so good or interesting.Rate it:

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throw awayTo discard or dispose of something.Rate it:

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walk awayTo withdraw from a problematic situation.Rate it:

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cast awayTo discard.Rate it:

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run away withTo be misled by imagining that one's desires can come true.Rate it:

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take awayTo leave a memory or impression in one's mind that you think about later.Rate it:

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keep away fromTo evade.Rate it:

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squirrel awayTo stash or hide; to hoard, collect, save, or accumulate; to create a reserve, stash, or hoard of some supply, so as to recall a squirrel's burying of nuts.Rate it:

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back awayOf your attention on the thing in front being avoided.Rate it:

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break awayTo leave suddenly.Rate it:

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carry awayTo break under sudden pressure of violent wind.Rate it:

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cast awayTo abandon or maroon.Rate it:

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drive awayTo force someone or something to leave.Rate it:

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file awayTo store in a file.Rate it:

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fire awayTo begin to talk or present information quickly.Rate it:

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go awayCommand asking someone to leave them alone.Rate it:

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pack awayTo eat a great deal.Rate it:

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pull awayTo move ahead.Rate it:

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put awayTo store away, place out of the way, clean up, or organize.Rate it:

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run away withTo leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.Rate it:

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steal awayTo leave secretively.Rate it:

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tear awayTo remove oneself reluctantly; often expressed in the negative.Rate it:

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put awayTo strike out a batter.Rate it:

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bat awayTo avoid by diverting the focus of a discussion.Rate it:

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keep away fromTo deny access to.Rate it:

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square awayTo finish, complete, tidy or put in order.Rate it:

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strip awayTo ignore a factor which obscures the reality.Rate it:

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take awayTo remove something and put it in a different place.Rate it:

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fend awayTo turn something away; to ward off.Rate it:

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