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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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all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate 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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spread your wings and soar beyond the starsThis is freedom from your problems by using your skills you've obtained to be successful in life. Learn from your mistakes and use your skills to your advantage. Always have courage and be fearless.Rate 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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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate 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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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.Rate it:

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I'll see you and raise youUsed to accept a bet, and at the same time raise the stakes.Rate it:

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kiss and make upTo settle one's differences and forgive.Rate it:

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ladies and gentlemenUsed to address an audience.Rate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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let go and let godTo consciously surrender one's free will to the will of God.Rate it:

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nobody loves me, everybody hates me, i think i'm going to go and eat wormsFeeling sorry for one's self.Rate it:

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odd and curiousOn the Isle of Man, the common or general man.Rate it:

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peanut butter and a punch in the bellyChild's aggressive behavior.Rate it:

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sex, drugs and rock 'n' rollIndulgent and pleasurable activities.Rate it:

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short and sweetA direct and brief communication.Rate it:

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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.Rate it:

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sugar and spiceExcerpt from a common nursery rhyme "What are little girls made of?"Rate it:

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take a licking and keep on tickingTo be tough; to have endurance; to have the capacity to absorb stress or damage, but still be able to function.Rate it:

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that's for me to know and you to find outA phrase used to reply to a question whose answer the speaker doesn't want to reveal.Rate it:

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whips and jinglesa state of torturous delirium, particularly delirium tremensRate 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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shave and a haircutA 7-note riff played at the end of a song for comic effect.Rate it:

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on pins and needlesFeeling sharp anticipation or anxiety; in a state of suspense.Rate it:

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