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23 Skidoo Street[c. 1900] A fictitious place or a generic place that could refer to any location.Rate it:

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a chain is only as strong as its weakest linkAn organization (especially a process or a business) is only as strong or powerful as its weakest person. A group of associates is only as strong as its laziest member.Rate it:

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à demain les affaires sérieusesI will not be bothered with business to-day; Time enough for business to-morrow.Rate it:

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a fly by nightUnreliable or untrustworthy, especially in business or financial matters.Rate it:

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a rolling stone gathers no mossA person who never settles in one place will never be successful.A person who does not keep active will grow mouldy.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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a.o.b.Initialism of any other business or any other competent business, the last item on the agenda for a meeting, when any matter not already dealt with may be raised.Rate it:

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across the boardA racing bet where one bets that the same competitor will place in first, second and third.Rate it:

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aliquem in insidiis locare, collocare, ponereto place some one in ambush.Rate it:

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aliquem in rogum imponereto place on the funeral-pyre.Rate it:

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all hell breaks looseVi A place or state of fury, turmoil, destruction, or chaos.Rate it:

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all holidayA saying signifying that it is all over with the business or person spoken of or alluded to/.Rate it:

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all over hell's half acreAll over the place; everywhere.Rate it:

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all over the placeEverywhere, especially chaotically or in such a way as to make a mess.Rate it:

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all over the placeInconsistent; lacking a clear pattern.Rate it:

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all over the place like a mad woman's custardMoving about randomly.Rate it:

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and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".Rate it:

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any nook or crannyAny part of a place; anywhere.Rate it:

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any other businessThe last item on the agenda for a meeting, when any matter not already dealt with may be raised. Abbreviations: a.o.b., AOB.Rate it:

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AOBAny other business.Rate it:

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après skiA place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people.Rate it:

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après-skiA place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people.Rate it:

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around robin hood's barnAll over the place.Rate it:

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arrangez-vousThat is your business; Settle it among yourselves.Rate it:

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arse end of nowhereA very remote place.Rate it:

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at homeIn one's place of residence.Rate it:

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at the coal faceTo be directly engaged in the operations of a business, rather than in a hands-off, managerial position.Rate it:

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at the end of the dayA colloquial expression of the twentieth/twenty first century referring as to a summary of events, degree of financial or business success, reference as to having a nice day, achieving preset goals, positive results.Rate it:

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back fortyThe most remote or inaccessible part of any place.Rate it:

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back of beyondA very remote place.Rate it:

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back officeThe IT and infrastructure support services for a company, separate from the public face of the business.Rate it:

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back to our muttonsTo get back to the business at hand.Rate it:

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backwaterA remote place; somewhere that remains unaffected by new events, progresses, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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been there, done thatAn assertion that the speaker has personal experience or knowledge of a particular place or topic and is now bored.Rate it:

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between a rock and a hard placeHaving the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.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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between scylla and charybdisSimilar in meaning to between a rock and a hard place.Rate it:

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bloom is off the roseBusiness is not going well for a particular identified firm or industry, or the overall economy has taken a downturn.Rate it:

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bluewashTo tout a business or organization's commitment to social responsibility, and to use this perception for public relations and economic gain; to present a humanitarian front in this manner.Rate it:

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boogie on downto go (to a place or event)Rate it:

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bread and butterThat which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.Rate it:

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break intoTo try to start in a profession or business.Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]Rate it:

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bright lightsThe glamour and glitz of a place, especially a big cityRate it:

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bring aboutTo cause to take place.Rate it:

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bring onTo make something appear, as on a stage or a place of competition.Rate it:

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BroadwayA place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.Rate it:

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broom closetThe metaphorical place in which a Wiccan's religious identity is hidden.Rate it:

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brûler une station (une étape)To run through a station (or, a halting-place) without stopping.Rate it:

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build downIn solitaire card games, to place a card over another card of higher value.Rate it:

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