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a bright futureAn uplifting, reassuring, self fulfilling, confident outlook relative to a major change, opportunity, circumstance, windfall, inheritance, promotion which provides all elemental criteria for a bright future.Rate it:

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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:Rate it:

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a fresh fucked fox in a forest fireSomething which is extremely hot, in any sense. Hot weather, sexual arousal, one who is wanted by the police, etc. are all described as "hotter than..." or "as hot as a fresh fucked fox in a forest fire",Rate it:

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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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à l’en croire il a eu tous les prixIf he is to be believed he won all the prizes.Rate it:

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à l’impossible nul n’est tenuThere is no doing impossibilities; No living man all things can.Rate it:

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à plus forte raisonAll the more reason; A fortiori.Rate it:

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a rising tide lifts all boatsBenefits provided to a few may lead to conditions that are beneficial to all.Rate it:

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à telle fin que de raisonAt all events; At any rate.Rate it:

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a todo custoat all costs; whatever it takesRate it:

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à tous ceux qu’il appartiendraTo all whom it may concern.Rate it:

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à tout prixat all costs, by any means, no matter whatRate it:

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across the boardPertaining to all categories or things.Rate it:

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actum est de meit's all over with me; I'm a lost man.Rate it:

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ad omnes casus se comparareto prepare oneself for all contingencies.Rate it:

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ad omnes casus subsidia comparareto be prepared for all that may come.Rate it:

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adieu paniers, vendanges sont faitesYou come too late, it is all over.Rate it:

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adopt a positive agendaThousands of successful individuals maintain their goals have been achieved mainly because of their positive attitudes in all challenging projects and situations.Rate it:

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after allin spite of everythingRate it:

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after allIn the end; anyway; referring to something that was believed to be the case, but has now been shown not to be.Rate it:

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after all is said and doneAlternative form of when all is said and doneRate it:

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against all oddsDespite seemingly insurmountable opposition or probability.Rate it:

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AKICIFInitialism of all knowledge is contained in fanzines : a humorous allusion to the tendency of irrelevant topics to be discussed in venues ostensibly devoted to fandom.Rate it:

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al fin y al cabowhen all is said and doneRate it:

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alarums and excursionsAll the sounds and activities of preparations for war.Rate it:

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aliquem toto pectore, ut dicitur, amare (Leg. 18. 49)to love some one very dearly, with all one's heart.Rate it:

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all aboardA cry to passengers to board a train or boat that is soon to depart.Rate it:

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all alongThe entire time; always.Rate it:

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all and someone and allRate it:

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all and sundryAll, everyone.Rate it:

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all and sundryEach one.Rate it:

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all at onceAll at the same time; all together.Rate it:

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all at onceUnexpectedly; without warning; all of a sudden.Rate it:

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all bark and no biteFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all bets are offIndicates that a future event appears uncertain, especially one that before seemed more certain.Rate it:

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all butnearly; except thatRate it:

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all cats are gray at nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.Rate it:

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all cats are gray in the darkVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.Rate it:

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all cats are grey at nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.Rate it:

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all cats are grey by nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.Rate it:

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all cats are grey in the darkIn the dark, physical appearance is unimportant.Rate it:

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all clearpermission to proceedRate it:

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all correcttrue; agreed, yes indeedRate it:

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all correctin order; properly arranged; as expected; above reproach; shipshapeRate it:

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all dressedused in reference to (ordering) or eating a pizza with "everything", meaning all toppings (mushrooms, peppers, etc.) on itRate it:

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all dressed up and nowhere to goElaborately attired or otherwise fully prepared for an anticipated situation or activity which, nevertheless, fails to occur.Rate it:

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all duck or no dinnerAll or nothing.Rate it:

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all earsAwaiting an explanation.Rate it:

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all earsListening intently; fully focused.Rate it:

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