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water is exceeding up the headwhen every thing goes wrong and nothing is controlableRate it:

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Where There's Smoke, There's FireIf something is looking wrong, there must be probably wrong with it, there is always a basis for any rumorRate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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mop upTo fix problems; to correct or repair.Rate it:

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moral compassAn inner sense which distinguishes what is right from what is wrong, functioning as a guide (like the needle of a compass) for morally appropriate behavior.Rate it:

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or somethingOr something like that. Used to indicate the possibility that previously mentioned word may not be exactly correct in its applicability.Rate it:

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run off withTo leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.Rate it:

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on the right trackUsing the correct general approach to a particular task or problem; pursuing something in a promising way.Rate it:

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look the other wayTo ignore something wrong. Similar to connive.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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clear upTo clarify, to correct a misconception.Rate it:

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Cry WolfTo send out a wrong signal of any threat or impending danger, a false alarmRate it:

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second-guessto vet or evaluate; to criticize or correct, often by hindsight, by presuming to have a better idea, method, etc.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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there's many a slip twixt cup and lipIn any situation, however well planned, something can always go wrong.Rate it:

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to get one's wires crossedOne can get their wires crossed by asking the wrong question or making a confusing statement or by interpreting the answer incorrectly, or by receiving confusing answers to confusing statements.Rate it:

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darn tootin'You are absolutely correct.Rate it:

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off the markInaccurate; not correct or appropriate.Rate it:

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you're rightIndicates that what the interlocutor said/says is correct.Rate it:

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à contresensContrary to the meaning; In the wrong way.Rate it:

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à rebrousse poilAgainst the grain; (To rub) the wrong way.Rate it:

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a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.Rate it:

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ab iniuria aliquem defendereto protect any one from wrong.Rate it:

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arse aboutThe wrong way round; exactly opposite to that which is desirable; contrary; conceptually inverted; wrong.Rate it:

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arse is gone right out of 'erMatters, especially economic matters, have gone very wrong; things are out of control.Rate it:

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ask me one on sporta sarcastic reply given when a person does not know the correct answer.Rate it:

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ass-backwardsHopelessly misguided; having taken the utterly wrong choice.Rate it:

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attacher Pierre avec Paulto fasten a button in the wrong buttonholeRate it:

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au fond, il a tortHe is wrong in reality.Rate it:

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auf dem falschen Dampferon the wrong trackRate it:

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auf dem Holzweg seinto bark up the wrong treeRate it:

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auf dem Holzweg seinto be on the wrong trackRate it:

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avoir la berlue (fam.)To see things which do not exist; To have a wrong idea of anything.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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bad companyThe wrong crowd.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when several things seems to be unmanageable or go wrong.Rate it:

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black-and-whiteClassifying people, objects or concepts as two polar opposites, especially "right" and "wrong"; dichotomous and inflexible.Rate it:

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brider un âne par la queueTo do anything in exactly the wrong manner; To get hold of the wrong end of the stick.Rate it:

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cack upTo mess up; to get seriously wrong.Rate it:

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call onTo correct; to point out an error or untruth.Rate it:

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cash outTo reconcile at the end of a shift; to compare receipts of items sold to records of credit card, check and cash placed into the drawer, verifying that correct change was given out by the clerk.Rate it:

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Catch Someone Red-HandedTo get hold of a person or situation, while a wrong act is being carried outRate it:

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ce n’est pas mal, mais il y a encore quelque chose qui clocheIt is not bad, but there is still something wrong.Rate it:

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cela ne se fait pasThat is not proper; That is not the correct thing.Rate it:

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cet homme-là est bien tombéThat man has fallen on his feet; That man has applied to the right person (or, ironic), to the wrong person.Rate it:

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close, but no cigarThat's almost correct, but not quite.Rate it:

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CMIIAWInitialism of correct me if I am wrong.Rate it:

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CMIIWInitialism of correct me if I'm wrong.Rate it:

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darn tootin'Absolutely correct; speaking the truth.Rate it:

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de toute façon il a tortAt any rate he is wrong; Whichever way you look at it, he is wrong.Rate it:

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