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paint with a broad brushTo describe a class of objects or a kind of phenomenon in general terms, without specific details and without attention to individual variations.Rate it:

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beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:

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suck it upTo put up with something; to deal with something, such as pain or misfortune, without complaining.Rate it:

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a pull of the hair for being unfairThe general response to "A kick and a flick for being so quick", which is in turn a response in itself to "A pinch and a punch for the first day of the month".Rate it:

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bring forthTo give birth.Rate it:

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canary in a coal mineSomething whose sensitivity to adverse conditions makes it a useful early indicator of such conditions; something which warns of the coming of greater danger or trouble by a deterioration in its health or welfare.Rate it:

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drive inTo hit the ball or reach base in such a way that a run scores.Rate it:

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dust bunnyA small clump of dust, fluff, hair, particles of skin, etc. that tends to accumulate indoors in areas that are not regularly dusted, such as under heavy furniture.Rate it:

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hand inTo give something to a responsible person.Rate it:

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knock upTo become exhausted or worn out; to fail of strength; to become wearied, as with labor; to give out.Rate it:

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monkey on one's backA state of persistent distress or worry or the cause of such a state.Rate it:

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muck outTo clean the excrement and other rubbish from the area where an animal is kept, such as a horse stable or a dog kennel.Rate it:

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

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pack upTo give in.Rate it:

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pie in the skyIt is an offer to give something good to someone, however there is nothing firm about it or it is unlikely to materialize.Rate it:

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reflect onTo think carefully about something, and give it due consideration.Rate it:

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speak toTo give evidence regarding something; to attest for.Rate it:

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talk upIn such a way as to make the thing or person sound better than it actually is.Rate it:

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the good die youngWell-regarded people who are morally upright, kind, and beneficent tend to die at a younger age than do most people.Rate it:

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TS girlUsed other than as an idiom: see TS, girl. (A girl who has a medical condition, such as Turner syndrome or Tourette syndrome, which is initialized "TS".)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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under the rugSuch as to be hidden from plain view (and thus easily ignored or overlooked).Rate it:

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Región Metropolitana de SantiagoUna de las quince regiones en las que se encuentra dividido Chile. Limita al norte y al oeste con la Región de Valparaíso, al sur con la Región del Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins y al este con la República Argentina.Rate it:

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against the grainTo sand or plane a piece of wood parallel or nearly parallel to the fibers such that splinters forming ahead of the tool originate below the cutting surface.Rate it:

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bring sand to the beachto take something that is plentiful at the destination, such as a date to a party with plenty of mixed company.Rate it:

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cough upto give up somethingRate it:

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dieFollowed by from. General use, though somewhat more common in medical or scientific contexts.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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rule of thumbA general guideline, rather than a strict rule; an approximate measure or means of reckoning based on experience or common knowledge.Rate it:

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eat outTo dine at a restaurant or such public place.Rate it:

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abound withTo have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.Rate it:

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beat upTo give a severe beating to.Rate it:

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break downTo give more detail.Rate it:

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bring outTo cause a visible symptom such as spots or a rash.Rate it:

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charge upTo recharge, to give electrical power to something.Rate it:

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come inOf a broadcast, such as radio or television, to have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well.Rate it:

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common nameThe name by which a species is known to the general public, rather than its taxonomic or scientific name.Rate it:

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cry me a riverAn admonishment, reminder, chiding, demand or ejaculation addressed to an individual whom evinces sadness. seemingly suffers disappointment, disillusionment, distress, and renders a general resentment toward the people in this world with a constant flow of tears.Rate it:

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deer in the headlightsA mental state of high arousal caused by anxiety fear, panic, surpriseand/or confusion, or substance abuse. The behavioral signs are like a deer subjected to a car's headlights, such as widely opened eyes and a lack of motor reactions.Rate it:

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ejusdem generisA canon of construction holding that when a general term follows a list of particular terms, the general term only applies to things similar to the particular terms. For example, in the list "sun, moon, and other large objects", the phrase "other large objects" only includes celestial bodies, not houses and elephants.Rate it:

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exhuastipatedToo tired to give a shitRate it:

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fly-by-nightBusinesses that appear and disappear rapidly, or that give an impression of transience.Rate it:

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light bucketNickname for a reflecting telescope, especially one with a relatively large aperture and suitable for observing deep sky objects such as nebulae and galaxies.Rate it:

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middle of nowhereNowhere; any place lacking population, interesting things, or defining characteristics.Rate it:

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moral compassThe full range of virtues, vices, or actions which may affect others and which are available as choices (like the directions on the face of a compass) to a person, to a group, or to people in general.Rate it:

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on steroidsTo a greater degree, exaggerating the characteristics of the previously named object.Rate it:

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Over the HillOld and past age, beyond one’s prime, past the bestRate it:

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rules okTo be popularly accepted, or supported by the general majority of people.Rate it:

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run awayTo leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.Rate it:

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