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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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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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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 saved my bacon:An action or development contributed by another which resulted in unexpected grand results to your benefit!Rate it:

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it's not what you know but who you knowFor success, and especially to obtain employment, one's knowledge and skills are less useful and less important than one's network of personal contacts.1951, G. P. Bush and L. H. Hattery, "Federal Recruitment of Junior Engineers," Science, vol. 114, no. 2966, p. 456:Eighty-four students referred to political influence as a disadvantage of federal employment with such remarks as: "There are too many political connections necessary . . . it's not what you know but who you knowRate 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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cure allpanaceaRate it:

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gros jean qui en remontre à son curéHodge tries to teach the Parson how to preach; He teaches his grandmother to suck eggs.Rate it:

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gros-jean en remontre à son curéUn ignorant veut reprendre, corriger un homme instruit, habile.Rate it:

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no cure no payPas de résultats, pas de paiement. Paiement après succès.Rate it:

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prevention is better than cureit is better to prevent the creation of a bad thing, than to destroy it.Rate it:

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take the cureTo enter into a rehabilitation program.Rate it:

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the cure is worse than the diseaseThe medical treatment for an illness produces a worse net result than the illness does, especially via adverse effects.Rate it:

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the cure is worse than the diseaseThe solution or proposed solution to a problem produces a worse net result than the problem does, especially via unintended consequences.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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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.Rate it:

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bacon fedFat, greasy.Rate it:

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bacon-facedHaving a fat, sleek face.Rate it:

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bacon-fedFat.Rate it:

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bring home the baconTo have a job and earn money or to lead a successful career.Rate it:

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Bring Home the BaconWorking together to earn livelihoodRate it:

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get the bacon badTo be morbidly obese.Rate it:

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good voice to beg baconAn unpleasant voice.Rate it:

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save someone's baconTo save someone's life.Rate it:

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I know you are but what am IAssertion that an insult made by the party to whom the phrase is directed is actually true of that party, and not of the person using the phrase. Usually considered to be a playground taunt.Rate it:

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I know you are, but what am IAlternative form of I know you are but what am IRate 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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if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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you can bank on itTo be so sure of something that one can trust.Rate it:

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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.Rate it:

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you can't get a quart into a pint potWhat is being discussed is not possible.They've asked me to get to New York by five o'clock, but you can't get a quart into a pint pot!Rate it:

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you can't make this stuff upThe reality is so bizarre, ironic, or comically coincidental as to be unbelievable.Rate it:

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you can't say fairer than thatThat is good, reasonable, or fair; one cannot hope for a better decision or outcome.Rate it:

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You Can't Teach an Old Dog New TricksMaking people change their habits or adjusting to new skills is impossible, It is very hard to make people change their waysRate it:

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you can't polish a turd(vulgar) Something inherently bad cannot be improved.Rate it:

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I can tell youEmphasises the truth of a statement.Rate it:

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I can tell youUsed other than as an idiom: see I, can, tell, you.Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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you can't make an omelette without breaking eggsIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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you can say that againThat is very true.Rate it:

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you can't educate porkWhen somebody won't listen to reason.Rate it:

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before you can say knifeVery quickly; quicker than one expects.Rate it:

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if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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more than you can shake a stick atAlternative form of more than one can shake a stick at.Rate it:

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