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wheel within a wheelA complication of circumstances, motives, etc.Rate it:

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within ames aceNearly, very near (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue).Rate it:

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within an ace ofVery near; on the point of.Rate it:

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within living memoryIn living memory.Rate it:

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within reachAt a distance close enough to touch by reaching.Rate it:

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within reachNear (to); close (to); at a close distance (to).Rate it:

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fair and squareWithin the applicable rules.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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King Shit of Fuck MountainAn important person within a small domain.Rate it:

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Man On The Roof!Depression Daze "Warning" in a Social Gathering or 'Knot of Male Conversationalists' of proximity of A Lady Within Earshot, So "Watch Your Filthy Language!"Rate it:

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quick-and-dirtyOf or pertaining to the creation or repair of software or hardware in a manner which permits operation within a brief period of time, although with compromised functionality or reliability.Rate it:

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under one's beltAlready done; within one's experience; practiced.Rate it:

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look outTo look from within to the outside.Rate it:

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mill aroundTo move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.Rate it:

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wear out one's welcomeTo behave in an offensive, burdensome, or tiresome manner, with the result that one's continued presence is unwanted within a residence, commercial establishment, or social group.Rate it:

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pierce the veilTo see through an illusion or find a hidden meaning, to see the truth within a lie.Rate it:

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big yearan informal competition among birdwatchers to see who can see or hear the largest number of species of birds within a single calendar year and within a specific geographical area.Rate it:

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fox in the henhouseA relationships wherein a predator is granted free reign within the prey's home confinement, often used in the political sense.Rate it:

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arm's lengthBarely within reach.Rate it:

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jack o'lanternA vegetable, usually a pumpkin, but alternatively a turnip, carved into the form of a face and lighted within by a candle. Associated chiefly with the holiday Halloween.Rate it:

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out of characterNot acting; not "on"; behaving within one's natural personality rather than that of a character in a performance piece.Rate it:

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à (la) portée de la voixWithin call.Rate it:

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à (une) portée de fusilWithin gunshot.Rate it:

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a lot of malarkeyStatements, results, appearances which are unproven, present myriad shortfalls, do not appear within plausible parameters.Rate it:

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à sa portée (or, à portée de sa main)Within his reach.Rate it:

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ad teli coniectum venire (Liv. 2. 31)to come within javelin-range.Rate it:

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at handReadily available; within easy reach; nearby.Rate it:

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ballpark figureAn educated guess or estimation within acceptable bounds.Rate it:

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bargain basementAn area within a retail store, especially an area located below ground level, where the least costly merchandise can be found.Rate it:

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beat the clockTo perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.Rate it:

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beat the clockPerform a task quickly or within a fixed time limit.Rate it:

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best of the bunchThe best or most preferred person or item within a group.Rate it:

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breed in the boneTo establish or ingrain firmly within someone's nature.Rate it:

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bridgeA song contained within another song, often demarcated by meter, key, or melody.Rate it:

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burst outTo appear suddenly from within something else.Rate it:

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ça, c’est de bonne guerreHe has only used fair means to defend himself (or, attack you); He has acted within his rights, you cannot complain.Rate it:

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catch of the dayA type of fish or other seafood which has been caught and brought to market within more-or-less the last 24 hours.Rate it:

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Catholic twinssiblings born within twelve months of each other.Rate it:

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ce n’est pas de mon ressortThat is not within my province, “not in my line.”Rate it:

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Chinese WallA barrier of silence and secrecy established within an organization in order to cope with confidentiality requirements.Rate it:

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close to homeAffecting people close to, or within, ones family circle.Rate it:

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corporate ladderThe hierarchy or ranking system of employment positions within a business organization.Rate it:

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dans la fouléewithin the boundsRate it:

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fence offTo enclose an area within a fence.Rate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteA disturbance, usually one caused within a prescribed group of people.Rate it:

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hay ropa tendidasomeone is within earshot; someone might be listening in to the conversationRate it:

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Holy of HoliesThe most sacred place within a sacred building.Rate it:

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il était à deux doigts de la mortHe was at death’s door, within an ace of death.Rate it:

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il faut placer le clocher au milieu du villageWhat is meant for the benefit of all should be within reach of all.Rate it:

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il ne tint à rien qu’ils ne se battissentThey were within an ace of fighting.Rate it:

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