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in the interest of timeIn order to save time; in order to use time more efficiently; so that time can be used more efficiently.26,344 Views
what's good for the goose is good for the ganderAny decision or rule that applies to one person must be applied to the others especially of the same group.13,624 Views
until we meet againgoodbye13,091 Views
ma vaillante filleMy brave girl12,717 Views
the devil is a liarA general expression of distrust, particularly implying that another person is attempting to deceive the speaker, or that a situation is not, or can not be, as it appears.11,673 Views
in the booksFinished; concluded; able to be regarded as a matter of record.11,358 Views
what's wrong with youInsulting sense, to imply if something serious is wrong out of spite or to outright say -- Are you stupid?10,985 Views
the wealthiest man has the biggest hump.More money more problems.10,162 Views
I'll see you and raise youUsed to accept a bet, and at the same time raise the stakes.9,177 Views
ain't no mountain high enoughno barrier or obstacle will stand in one's way in reaching his/her objective7,008 Views
turn to stoneTo become completely still, not moving.6,083 Views
you can't educate porkWhen somebody won't listen to reason.5,954 Views
in the pink of healthIn very good health.5,466 Views
it was worth itit deserved it5,228 Views
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.5,198 Views
in the woodsIn critical condition; near death's door.4,925 Views
Hat in HandTo apologize or act humble, to ask for a pardon or a favor4,780 Views
I don't think soNo.4,742 Views
stars are alignedPresent conditions are favorable; future prospects are good.4,701 Views
what will be, will beWhatever it comes to be, it will be accepted. One must accept the outcome.4,582 Views
wonder of wondersA happening, an event, a pleasing circumstance, results beyond one's wildest dream or expectation:4,517 Views
more power to youBest wishes and success; good luck in your endeavor.4,461 Views
fit of furyTo be really angry4,369 Views
Hitch Your Wagon to a StarTo reach at the top of something, to have high aims and ambitions4,276 Views
I thought you'd never askan answer of acceptance to an eagerly-awaited question4,260 Views
mad with angerbecome angry like an animal4,249 Views
can't do right for doing wrongBe in a situation where any course of action leads to a negative outcome.4,230 Views
two tears in a bucketused to express acceptance of misfortune4,058 Views
how do you say...in EnglishCommon phrase used to ask how to express an idea or translate a word, often in a foreign language.3,969 Views
by the grace of the almightyThrough the kindness of the Almighty3,923 Views
what do i knowImplies that a statement is based on a guess or assumption rather than on knowledge or evidence.3,874 Views
don't buy green bananasdon't make long-term plans as you may not live/survive long enough to accomplish them.3,805 Views
welcome backSaid to someone coming back to somewhere they have been before.3,798 Views
shittin in high cottonLiving well, often above one's means3,782 Views
a blessing and a curseSomething that is both a benefit and a burden, or that may seem initially beneficial but also brings unforeseen negative consequences3,771 Views
fill in the blankA type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).3,680 Views
gift that keeps on givingA sexually transmitted disease.3,609 Views
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 rumor3,590 Views
go get 'emA phrase of encouragement3,585 Views
there's more where that came fromA greater number of similar things can be provided in the future.3,577 Views
to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someone3,566 Views
neighbour's envy, owner's prideA possession envied by neighbours but bringing you pride.3,561 Views
keep your hands on the wheelA. Continue leading. B. Maintain focus with tenacity.3,503 Views
went to the windsbecame well known3,497 Views
I couldn't have said it better myselfUsed to wholeheartedly agree with somebody else's remark3,485 Views
well, well, wellIndicating pondering or consideration, often with sarcasm or mock surprise.3,320 Views
what can i sayIndicating that nothing that could be said would add to or improve the situation.3,308 Views
eyeball itView. Assess, Access, Do It!; Attempt an Action in A Simple, Un-Conventional Manner3,265 Views
I am what I amI can't help the way I am3,234 Views
wallow in self pityPity for oneself. Especially exaggerated or self-indulgent pity where you believe that you are the victim who has done no wrong and is deserving of condolence from everyone.3,228 Views
beat the rushto get somewhere first, or before a lot of other people -- such as going somewhere early in the morning.3,220 Views
cook up a stormTo do a large amount of cooking at once; to prepare a great deal of cooked food.3,187 Views
porn star namea comical name for a person, typically made from the name of their first pet and the name of the first street they lived on.3,173 Views
you can't make this stuff upThe reality is so bizarre, ironic, or comically coincidental as to be unbelievable.3,126 Views
don't knock it till you've tried itDon't criticise something before having experienced it.3,025 Views
Put Your Foot DownTo be rigid, strict and resolute about something, to be unyielding about a certain rule2,970 Views
nag a ramA response to a reference to anagrams.2,956 Views
that train has left the stationThat opportunity has already passed; that cannot be undone.2,930 Views
thanks a tonSynonym of thanks a lot2,888 Views
wise as an owlA very wise person or a very responsible person.2,882 Views
it's been realAn informal farewell indicating the speaker's enjoyment of the time spent together. Often used ironically.2,803 Views
a different ballparkSomething totally unrelated or of a vastly different scale or scope.2,798 Views
there must be something in the waterThere are so many cases of something; there are so many people or things doing a particular thing or having a certain trait.2,766 Views
for fuck's sakeAn expression of anger or frustration (abbreviation ffs or FFS)2,744 Views
one for all, all for oneEach individual should act for the benefit of the group, and the group should act for the benefit of each individual.2,721 Views
kiss my gritsA nice way of saying "eff you." Its a spin on the phrase "kiss my a**", written into a TV show from the 80s called "Alice". The saying was usually preceded by the name "Mel" who was the owner of the diner where Flo, the waitress who made the saying famous, worked.2,720 Views
healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.2,686 Views
read the roomto understand the emotions and thoughts of the people in the room2,626 Views
what can I do you forWhat can I do for you?2,615 Views
same, same, but differentIt's the same thing, but with some differences.2,613 Views
plant your feet firmly on the ground!Assume a firm stand, become resolute, reject intimidation.2,608 Views
my oh myWow2,543 Views
if my aunt had balls, she'd be my uncle(colloquial, vulgar, humorous) It is fruitless to speculate about counterfactual situations."We would have won the match if we'd had a decent goalkeeper.""And if my aunt had balls, she'd be my uncle!"2,542 Views
you just had toUsed to scold someone.2,503 Views
let the door hit you where the good Lord split youA command that another person leave, thereby impliedly having the door hit them on the buttocks as they pass through it.2,497 Views
the night is youngIt's not very late and there's plenty of time.2,469 Views
going once, going twice, soldSaid before closing the bidding for a particular item in an auction.2,428 Views
zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.2,413 Views
snitches get stitches and wind up in ditchesSynonym of snitches get stitches2,392 Views
the natives are restlessA group of agitated people—such as a set of residents, customers, or citizens—is expressing annoyance, distress, or other discomposure.2,373 Views
you must be fun at partiesA sarcastic retort to somebody who has said something perceived as boring or pedantic.2,361 Views
you know what they sayUsed to introduce, or alluding to, an apt adage2,359 Views
another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routineness2,352 Views
break out of your shellWhen someone is a little shy.2,339 Views
as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agile2,313 Views
for the love of meno matter what I do; whatever I do2,286 Views
not evenNot going to happen; no2,247 Views
dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.2,218 Views
same day last yearSame day last year is a time transformation used in business intelligence to show the value of a given number the same day, but last year.2,171 Views
son of soilFarmer who works in field.2,163 Views
a bright futureAn uplifting, reassuring, self fulfilling, confident outlook relative to a major change, opportunity, circumstance, windfall, inheritance, promotion which provides all elemental criteria for a bright future.2,161 Views
Highway RobberyA big robbery, to charge heavily for something2,130 Views
have at itattempt, to go ahead, or to attack physically.2,129 Views
just for funFor no particular reason, just because it is fun, entertaining; for to relieve boredom.2,124 Views
a boon and a baneSomething that is both a benefit and an affliction.2,101 Views
this too shall passNothing, good or bad, lasts forever. Used to indicate that a current situation or event, no matter how wonderful or horrible it is, will not last forever.2,093 Views
kick the dustTo die2,085 Views
if I'm lying, I'm dyingA promise that one is telling the truth.2,085 Views
fuck like a minkTo be extremely amorous while copulating2,082 Views
people are peoplePeople are basically the same everywhere.2,067 Views

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