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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.8,549 Views
until we meet againgoodbye7,208 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.6,957 Views
I'll see you and raise youUsed to accept a bet, and at the same time raise the stakes.5,545 Views
what's wrong with youInsulting sense, to imply if something serious is wrong out of spite or to outright say -- Are you stupid?5,430 Views
ma vaillante filleMy brave girl4,367 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 group3,065 Views
what do i knowImplies that a statement is based on a guess or assumption rather than on knowledge or evidence.2,908 Views
I don't think soNo.2,679 Views
two tears in a bucketused to express acceptance of misfortune2,679 Views
ain't no mountain high enoughno barrier or obstacle will stand in one's way in reaching his/her objective2,486 Views
can't do right for doing wrongBe in a situation where any course of action leads to a negative outcome.2,426 Views
in the pink of healthIn very good health.2,332 Views
turn to stoneTo become completely still, not moving.2,331 Views
to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someone2,141 Views
in the booksFinished; concluded; able to be regarded as a matter of record.2,106 Views
what can I do you forWhat can I do for you?2,013 Views
I thought you'd never askan answer of acceptance to an eagerly-awaited question1,859 Views
welcome backSaid to someone coming back to somewhere they have been before.1,833 Views
for fuck's sakeAn expression of anger or frustration (abbreviation ffs or FFS)1,805 Views
went to the windsbecame well known1,799 Views
I am what I amI can't help the way I am1,799 Views
shittin in high cottonLiving well, often above one's means1,735 Views
the wealthiest man has the biggest hump.More money more problems.1,715 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.1,604 Views
wonder of wondersA happening, an event, a pleasing circumstance, results beyond one's wildest dream or expectation:1,566 Views
gift that keeps on givingA sexually transmitted disease.1,550 Views
there's more where that came fromA greater number of similar things can be provided in the future.1,544 Views
you can't educate porkWhen somebody won't listen to reason.1,519 Views
it's been realAn informal farewell indicating the speaker's enjoyment of the time spent together. Often used ironically.1,498 Views
does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.1,464 Views
another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routineness1,454 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).1,453 Views
the night is youngIt's not very late and there's plenty of time.1,431 Views
more power to youBest wishes and success; good luck in your endeavor.1,422 Views
neighbour's envy, owner's prideA possession envied by neighbours but bringing you pride1,398 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.1,379 Views
eyeball itView. Assess, Access, Do It!; Attempt an Action in A Simple, Un-Conventional Manner1,351 Views
fit of furyTo be really angry1,348 Views
same, same, but differentIt's the same thing, but with some differences.1,303 Views
don't do anything I wouldn't doA phrase, often used jocularly, to give vague advice upon parting.1,303 Views
nag a ramA response to a reference to anagrams.1,293 Views
beat the rushto get somewhere first, or before a lot of other people -- such as going somewhere early in the morning.1,288 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 agile1,284 Views
you must be fun at partiesA sarcastic retort to somebody who has said something perceived as boring or pedantic.1,271 Views
wise as an owlA very wise person or a very responsible person.1,271 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.1,266 Views
stars are alignedPresent conditions are favorable; future prospects are good.1,265 Views
healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.1,254 Views
I couldn't have said it better myselfUsed to wholeheartedly agree with somebody else's remark1,248 Views
it was worth itit deserved it1,240 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.1,232 Views
what can I sayIndicating that nothing that could be said would add to or improve the situation.1,226 Views
snitches get stitches and wind up in ditchesSynonym of snitches get stitches1,222 Views
go get 'emA phrase of encouragement1,213 Views
well, well, wellIndicating pondering or consideration, often with sarcasm or mock surprise.1,208 Views
for the love of meno matter what I do; whatever I do1,186 Views
that train has left the stationThat opportunity has already passed; that cannot be undone.1,159 Views
thanks a tonSynonym of thanks a lot1,158 Views
fuck withTo mess with; to interact with in a careless or inappropriate way.1,144 Views
what will be, will beWhatever it comes to be, it will be accepted. One must accept the outcome.1,129 Views
beauty lies in the eyes of the beholderAlternative form of beauty is in the eye of the beholder1,127 Views
son of soilFarmer who works in field.1,126 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.1,113 Views
you just had toUsed to scold someone.1,109 Views
you can't make this stuff upThe reality is so bizarre, ironic, or comically coincidental as to be unbelievable.1,096 Views
by the grace of the almightyThrough the kindness of the Almighty1,082 Views
Hitch Your Wagon to a StarTo reach at the top of something, to have high aims and ambitions1,080 Views
plant your feet firmly on the ground!Assume a firm stand, become resolute, reject intimidation.1,076 Views
not evenNot going to happen; no1,066 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.1,060 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.1,059 Views
if I'm lying, I'm dyingA promise that one is telling the truth.1,046 Views
man is man to manThe human is a human for itself1,036 Views
don't buy green bananasdon't make long-term plans as you may not live/survive long enough to accomplish them.1,030 Views
a different ballparkSomething totally unrelated or of a vastly different scale or scope.1,026 Views
mad with angerbecome angry like an animal1,008 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 rumor1,005 Views
a boon and a baneSomething that is both a benefit and an affliction.998 Views
with friends like these who needs enemiesAn expression indicating that one's close associates prove more adversarial than one's opponents.975 Views
there's a grain of truth in every jokeWhenever a person is joking, he/she is actually disguising thoughts and emotions, either subconsciously or deliberately.965 Views
whatever happens, happensExpresses acceptance of whatever happens in the future.954 Views
standard fareMenu items or dining options which are regularly available in a restaurant or other place where food is served.948 Views
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.945 Views
to what do I owe the pleasureA question asked to know the reason for being visited by the interlocutor.935 Views
God's green earthThe world.933 Views
calm as a millpondVery calm, not choppy933 Views
I see, said the blind manSaid to express confusion. Also used to express understanding after an initial period of confusion, i.e., "I see, said the blind man."932 Views
don't knock it till you've tried itDon't criticise something before having experienced it.927 Views
a little knowledge is a dangerous thingThe proverb 'A little knowledge is a dangerous thing' expresses the idea that a small amount of knowledge can mislead people into thinking that they are more expert than they really are, which can lead to mistakes being made.910 Views
happy landingsAn expression of good-luck, safe travel in any conveyance, Have success in your career or business venture.909 Views
hay is for horsessaid as a retort to someone saying hey, used to indicate that the speaker disapproves of the usage of the word "hey", perhaps due to a dislike of informal speech.894 Views
you've got to be in it to win itIn order to win, or succeed at something, one must first compete or try.889 Views
you know what they sayUsed to introduce, or alluding to, an apt adage885 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!"882 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.878 Views
twent-twenty visionnormal eyesight, a perceptive view of the future862 Views
you made your bed, now sleep in itA moralizing rejection said to someone looking for an easy out, especially of a situation they put themselves into.858 Views
zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.847 Views
what's going onAn informal greeting.837 Views

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