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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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odds and endsMiscellaneous things.Rate it:

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odds and sodsMiscellaneous items.Rate it:

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odds and sodsOrdinary people who lack distinction.Rate it:

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off and onoccasionallyRate it:

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peace and quietTranquility; freedom from stress or interruptions.Rate it:

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peaches and creamA very enjoyable experience.Rate it:

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put two and two togetherTo figure out; to deduce or discern.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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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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rain fire and brimstoneTo send horror or destruction.Rate it:

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raining cats and dogsRaining heavilyRate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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smoke and mirrorsA deceptive, fraudulent, or unconvincing explanation or description.Rate it:

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

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spare the rod and spoil the childIf one does not discipline a child, he or she will never learn obedience and good manners.Rate it:

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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, Rate it:

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the long and short of itThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features; said of a summary or digest.Rate it:

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three score and tenA life span. The number 70 (= 60 + 10).Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall and some of it will stickTry the same thing often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.Rate it:

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underpromise and overdeliverExceed the customer's expectations.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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walk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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We only admire Sun Rise and Sun Set, like humansWe only admire humans when they are born and about to leave the world.Rate it:

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X's and O'sThe basic delineation of roles in a project.Rate it:

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X's and O'skisses and hugs.Rate it:

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yeetus muc feetus and i will self deletusYall stop messin with me or I’ll explodeRate 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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four score and seven years agoAs an opener, a sometimes sarcastic indicator to indicate a past event being mentioned is particularly important.Rate it:

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like chalk and cheeseAlternative form of different as chalk and cheese.Rate it:

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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

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Play Cat and MouseTo make someone fool by playing tricks, to annoy or tease someoneRate it:

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rained cats and dogspouredRate it:

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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and be done with itUsed to terminate discussion or delay with a call to actionRate it:

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assault and battery. This legal distinction exists only in jurisdictions that distinguish assault as threatened violence rather than actual violence.Rate it:

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back and forthunsureRate it:

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bells and whistlesExtra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.Rate it:

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Between a Rock and a Hard PlaceTo face a difficult situation and remain in a tight spot one after another, Or face some difficulty in making the right decision that would deliver no harmRate it:

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by and largeMostly, generally; with few exceptions.Rate it:

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cakes and aleThe simple material pleasures of life.Rate it:

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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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ebony and ivoryTwo different things coexisting in harmonyRate it:

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every nook and crannyEverywhere.Rate it:

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everybody and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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fair and squareTotally fairly and undoubtedly.Rate it:

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hammer and sickleA depiction of a sickle crossed with a hammer, used as a symbol of communism and the Soviet Union.Rate it:

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