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a otro perro con ese huesoyou can't fool me, go tell that to somebody else; tell it to the marinesRate it:

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à perte de vueAs far as the eye can reach.Rate it:

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a side glance!Offering/Receiving, observing a straight forward focus of attention, without any variation of head or eye movement.Rate it:

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à vue d’oiseauA bird’s-eye view.Rate it:

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aimer quelqu’un comme la prunelle de ses yeuxTo love somebody like the apple of one’s eye.Rate it:

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aliquis est mihi in oculisto cherish as the apple of one's eye.Rate it:

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aliquis, aliquid mihi curae or cordi estsomebody, something is never absent from my thoughts.Rate it:

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am i right or am i rightRhetorical question from somebody who has stated what they consider to be an unassailable truth.Rate it:

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American as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to American life; very American.Rate it:

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amores et deliciae alicuiussomebody's darling.Rate it:

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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.Rate it:

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an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.Rate it:

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an apple for the teacherChildren would curry favor with teacher by bringing nice apple to her desk:Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X, thy name is YUsed to say that something or somebody embodies a particular quality, usually a negative one. This phrase is said using this format: "X, thy name is Y", where X is the quality and Y is the person or thing with that quality.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple dumplin shopA woman's bosom.Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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Apple of Your EyeA thing or a person greatly admired and loved by peopleRate it:

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are your ears burningSaid of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion.Rate it:

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as English as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to English or British life.Rate it:

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ask outTo invite somebody, especially on a date.Rate it:

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aspostaEye dialect spelling of supposed to.Rate it:

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avoir le compas dans l’œilTo have a good eye for distances.Rate it:

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avoir le compas dans l’œil (fam.)To have a good eye for distances.Rate it:

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back at yaEye dialect spelling of back at you.Rate it:

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back in the knife drawer, Miss SharpSaid as a retort to somebody who has made a cutting remark.Rate it:

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back-to-backWith one's back facing somebody else's back.Rate it:

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bad appleA person who is not wholesome, honest, or trustworthy, especially one who has an adverse influence on others.Rate it:

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bear in uponInduce somebody to realize something, to impress a realization upon a person, usually in a gradual way.Rate it:

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beat somebody to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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beat someone to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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beauty is in the eye of the beholderIndividuals have different inclinations on what is beautiful. Individuals have different beauty standards.Rate it:

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Beauty is in the Eye of the BeholderThere is no specific standard to measure beauty. So, if a person sees a beautiful thing it is not necessary that it is found beautiful by other too. They might have different opinions, as every person has his own ideas and approach.Rate it:

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beauty lies in the eyes of the beholderAlternative form of beauty is in the eye of the beholderRate it:

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behind somebody's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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behind someone's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earTo bore; to talk too long.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eyeAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a burnt stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a rusty nailAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickBetter than nothing; not unsatisfactory but also not a reason for enthusiastic excitement.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a shitty stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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bird's-eye viewThe view from directly or high above.Rate it:

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bird's-eye viewthe view from directly or high aboveRate it:

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black eyefacial injuryRate it:

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