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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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close to the windUsed other than as an idiom: see close to, the, wind.Rate it:

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sail close to the windTo sail in a direction close to that from which the wind is blowing, but still making headwayRate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows no goodAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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close to the windIn a direction almost opposite to that from which the wind is blowingRate it:

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it's an ill windAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows no one any goodAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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sow the wind and reap the whirlwindAlternative form of sow the wind, reap the whirlwind.Rate it:

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spit in the windAlternative form of piss in the windRate it:

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spit into the windAlternative form of piss in the windRate it:

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wind backTo wind a tape, cassette, or film, etc towards the beginning; to rewind.Rate it:

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wind upAlternative form of wind-upRate it:

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as the wind blowsaccording to circumstanceRate it:

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blow downTo knock over with an air current, most often wind.Rate it:

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cut a cheese?To Break Wind:Rate it:

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four sheets to the windExtremely drunkRate it:

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in the windImpending or in the offing; imminent.Rate it:

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point blankThe distance between a gun and a target such that it requires minimal effort in aiming it. In particular no allowance needs to be made for the effects of gravity, target movement or wind in aiming the projectile.Rate it:

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snitches get stitches and wind up in ditchesSynonym of snitches get stitchesRate it:

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tough as a tissueThe phrase refers to a person or physical form being as tough as a tissue. Tissues not being at all resistant to items such as wind or someone lifting it then it isn’t so tough is it? Mostly used as an insult.Rate it:

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Which Way the Wind BlowsThe direction of events happening, the possible situation of the matter in handRate it:

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whistle in the windTo attempt something that is futile; to say something that is not heeded.Rate it:

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candle in the windA fragile or vulnerable thing, likely to be put in jeopardy.Rate it:

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three sheets to the windthe state of being quite inebriatedRate it:

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all piss and wind like a barber catAll talk and noise with no actionRate it:

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bear upTo sail close to the wind.Rate it:

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beat upTo sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.Rate it:

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

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change of tackThe act of tacking, turning into the wind so the sail moves to the opposite side.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows nobody any goodThere is usually something of benefit to someone, no matter how bad the situation.Rate it:

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sail close to the windTo behave in a manner that is on the verge of being dangerous, improper or illegalRate it:

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Throw Caution to the WindTaking huge risks; be very daring; acting in a reckless mannerRate it:

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blow offTo pass gas; to break wind.Rate it:

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eat the windTo take a walk.Rate it:

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wind downRelax; get rid of stress.Rate it:

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you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blowsYou don't need an expert to tell you what you already know.Rate it:

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close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.Rate it:

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three sheets to the windDrunk.Rate it:

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under sailWith sails unfurled; powered by the wind.Rate it:

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wind it upClose the discussion, adjourn the meeting, cease the efforts and labor.Rate it:

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twist in the windTo wait for an uncomfortably long period of time.Rate it:

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bag of windA windbag.Rate it:

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knock the wind out of your sailsTo make you feel less confident or determined.Rate it:

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WTGInitialism of wind turbine generator.Rate it:

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'tis an ill wind that blows no goodSimilar to "every cloud has a silver lining" or "one man's gain is another's loss". This expression appeared in John Heywood's 1546 proverb collection and remains so well known that it is often shortened. (www.dictionary.com}Rate it:

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à brebis tondue dieu mesure le ventGod tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.Rate it:

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à quelque chose malheur est bonIt is an ill wind that blows no one any good.Rate it:

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angle of attackThe angle between a mid-sail and the direction of the wind.Rate it:

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brace abackto bring the wind onto the forward side of the sails to slow the shipRate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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