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you can't put a wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of you can't put an old head on young shoulders.Rate it:

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you can't put an old head on young shouldersYoung people inevitably lack the experience and wisdom which come with age.Rate it:

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wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of old head on young shouldersRate it:

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old head on young shouldersAlternative form of good head on one's shouldersRate it:

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old head on young shouldersSomeone that has have the wisdom of age during his or her physical youth.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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You Can Lead a Horse to Water but You Can't Make Him DrinkYou can give someone an opportunity, but you can’t force him or her to take it, you can make it easy for someone, but you can’t force them to take itRate it:

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good head on one's shouldersintelligent or shrewd; have good sense or judgementRate it:

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head and shouldershead and shouldersRate it:

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head and shouldersTo a considerable degree; better; outstanding.Rate it:

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Head and Shoulders above SomeoneTo be superior in something, to be better in quality and talent than othersRate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don'tAlternative form of damned if you do, damned if you don'tRate it:

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you can't always get what you wantIt is not always possible to get what is wanted.Rate it:

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you can't take it with youIt is not possible to take one's material wealth to whatever world may await one after death.1900, E. Phillips Oppenheim, A Millionaire of Yesterday, ch. 6:"The clause whichRate it:

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can you hear me looking at youSelf explanatoryRate it:

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do you think you can walkAsked to find out whether an ill or wounded person is able to walk or needs to sit down or lie down.Rate it:

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from can see to can't seeFrom the time when it is barely light enough to see until there is no light remaining whatsoever: from sunup to sundown, from dawn to duskRate it:

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one can run but one can't hideThere is nothing someone can do to evade something.You can run but you can't hide.Rate it:

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those who can't use their head must use their backif you do not think, you will take the consequencesRate it:

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broad shouldersThe ability to take criticism, or accept responsibility.Rate it:

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Carry the Weight of the World on Your ShouldersTo think yourself responsible to resolve the problems of whole worldRate it:

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devil's shouldersUsed other than as an idiom: see devil, shoulders.Rate it:

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devil's shouldersThe illiac furrows.Rate it:

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dwarf standing on the shoulders of giantsA person who discovers by building on previous discoveries.Rate it:

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rub shouldersTo associate closely; to socialize or mingle.Rate it:

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head to headTo confront face to face; fight one on one.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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wise as an owlA very wise person or a very responsible person.Rate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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penny wise and pound foolishPrudent and thrifty with small amounts of money, but wasteful and profligate with large amounts.Rate it:

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Penny – Wise and Pound – FoolishTo care about trivial things and be careless about important things, saving small amount of money and be extravagant about large sum of moneyRate it:

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three wise monkeys, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.avoid all evil in every formRate it:

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wise appleA smart aleck.Rate it:

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wise appleHaving the manner of a smart aleck.Rate it:

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wise guyUsed other than as an idiom: see wise, guy.Rate it:

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wise guyOne who is insolent or flippant; one who makes jokes or perpetrates pranks.Rate it:

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wise guyA knowledgable or successful sports bettor.Rate it:

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wise guyA member of the Mafia; a mobsterRate it:

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wise upTo become informed; to inform oneself of something, or come to a realization.Rate it:

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word to the wiseA piece of advice.Rate it:

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who do you think you are, you've not been to cardiff?You dont know anything. You have no knowkedge of the world or any wisdom.Rate it:

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put a gun to someone's headTo compel someone; to create a situation in which someone has no alternative course of action.Rate it:

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put one's head in the sandSynonym of bury one's head in the sandRate it:

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young ladyA term of endearment or address for a girl.Rate it:

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bright young thingOne who is youthful, clever, eager, and high-spirited in manner and attractive in appearance.Rate it:

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eat one's youngTo betray a constituent or charge out of self-serving interests or desperation; savaging.Rate it:

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only the good die youngAlternative form of the good die young.Rate it:

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sweet young thingAn attractive young woman.Rate it:

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