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Most Popular Phrases

Here are our most popular phrases as computed based on our visitors ranking.

ma vaillante filleMy brave girl
(4.17 / 6 votes)
I'll see you and raise youUsed to accept a bet, and at the same time raise the stakes.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
turn to stoneTo become completely still, not moving.
(4.00 / 3 votes)
to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someone
(3.33 / 3 votes)
ain't no mountain high enoughno barrier or obstacle will stand in one's way in reaching his/her objective
(5.00 / 1 vote)
don't do anything I wouldn't doA phrase, often used jocularly, to give vague advice upon parting.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
went to the windsbecame well known
(2.83 / 6 votes)
you can't educate porkWhen somebody won't listen to reason.
(3.00 / 2 votes)
can't do right for doing wrongBe in a situation where any course of action leads to a negative outcome.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cadena hidrocarbonadaCadena de átomos de carbono unidos entre sí a través de enlaces simples, dobles o triples; cada uno de los cuales a su vez unidos a átomos de hidrógeno u otros radicales que pueden o no ser otras cadenas hidrocarbonadas.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
fit of furyTo be really angry
(3.31 / 20 votes)
a different ballparkSomething totally unrelated or of a vastly different scale or scope.
(3.67 / 3 votes)
neighbour's envy, owner's prideA possession envied by neighbours but bringing you pride
(2.00 / 1 vote)
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).
(0.00 / 0 votes)
in the interest of timeIn order to save time; in order to use time more efficiently; so that time can be used more efficiently.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routineness
(4.00 / 1 vote)
in the booksFinished; concluded; able to be regarded as a matter of record.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
two tears in a bucketused to express acceptance of misfortune
(0.00 / 0 votes)
beat the rushto get somewhere first, or before a lot of other people -- such as going somewhere early in the morning.
(5.00 / 1 vote)
plant your feet firmly on the ground!Assume a firm stand, become resolute, reject intimidation.
(4.00 / 1 vote)
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 agile
(3.10 / 10 votes)
shittin in high cottonLiving well, often above one's means
(4.00 / 1 vote)
healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
snitches get stitches and wind up in ditchesSynonym of snitches get stitches
(5.00 / 1 vote)
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.
(5.00 / 1 vote)

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