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Sunday, March 26, 2017
Idiom of the Day: be here to stay
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To become permanent or firmly established; to be a normal part of everyday life, especially after once being abnormal or unusual.

be here to stay

be here to stay To be permanent or firmly established; to be a normal part of everyday life, especially after once being abnormal or unusual. A lot of people...

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03/25/2017 at 06:40. Facebook
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Idiom of the Day: help (oneself) (to something)
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To serve oneself (something); to take, consume, or indulge in (something) freely or without permission or restraint.

help (oneself) (to something)

help (oneself) (to something) To serve oneself (something); to take, consume, or indulge in (something) freely or without permission or restraint. There's pl...

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03/24/2017 at 06:40. Facebook
Friday, March 24, 2017
Idiom of the Day: go to hell in a handcart
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To be in an extremely and increasingly bad or ruinous condition; to be on the inevitable path to utter failure or ruin.

go to hell in a handcart

go to hell in a handcart To be in an extremely and increasingly bad or ruinous condition; to be on the inevitable path to utter failure or ruin. With this ne...

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03/23/2017 at 06:40. Facebook
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Idiom of the Day: the heebie-jeebies
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An extreme or acute sensation of fear, apprehension, worry, or anxiety. Often used with "get" or "give."

the heebie-jeebies

the heebie-jeebies An extreme or acute sensation of fear, apprehension, worry, or anxiety. Often used with "get" or "give." I always get the heebie-jeebies w...

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03/22/2017 at 06:40. Facebook
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Idiom of the Day: have (someone's) number on it
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To be considered the agent or instrument of one's fate, especially leading to death.

have (someone's) number on it

have (someone's) number on it To be considered the agent or instrument of one's fate, especially leading to death. Those poor souls should have been safe in ...

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03/21/2017 at 06:40. Facebook
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Idiom of the Day: hard-luck story
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A typically self-pitying tale of misfortune, hardship, adversity, etc., told especially to gain sympathy or charity from others.

hard-luck story

hard-luck story A typically self-pitying tale of misfortune, hardship, adversity, etc., told especially to gain sympathy or charity from others. Here he goes...

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03/20/2017 at 06:40. Facebook
Monday, March 20, 2017
Idiom of the Day: beer muscles
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An inflated notion of one's strength, ego, or bravado due to excess consumption of alcohol (not necessarily beer).

beer muscles

beer muscles An inflated notion of one's strength, ego, or bravado due to excess consumption of alcohol (not necessarily beer). When he drinks, Jeff always g...

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Sunday, March 19, 2017
Idiom of the Day: Faustian bargain
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An agreement, bargain, or deal in which a person sacrifices or abandons his or her moral, ethical, or spiritual values in favor of wealth, power, or other benefits. A reference to the legend of Faust, who sold his soul to the devil for unlimited knowledge and power.

Faustian bargain

Faustian bargain An agreement, bargain, or deal in which a person sacrifices or abandons his or her moral, ethical, or spiritual values in favor of wealth, p...

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Idiom of the Day: in a bad light
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Negatively; under unfavorable circumstances. (Typically used with the verbs "see" or "show," or some similar variation.)

in a bad light

in a bad light Negatively; under unfavorable circumstances. (Typically used with the verbs "see" or "show," or some similar variation.) I'm flattered that he...

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Idiom of the Day: be just the same (to someone)
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To make no difference (to someone) one way or another; to be unimportant (to someone) what happens.

be just the same (to someone)

be just the same (to someone) To make no difference (to someone) one way or another; to be unimportant (to someone) what happens. I'd actually prefer to cont...

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Idiom of the Day: idiot mittens
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Mittens or gloves that are attached to one's sleeves by a length of yarn or string so as to prevent their being lost.

idiot mittens

idiot mittens Mittens or gloves that are attached to one's sleeves by a length of yarn or string so as to prevent their being lost. I always hated the idiot ...

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Sunday, March 12, 2017
Idiom of the Day: be (someone's) huckleberry
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dated To be well or perfectly suited to someone's job, need, or purpose. Primarily heard in US.

be (someone's) huckleberry

be (someone's) huckleberry dated To be well or perfectly suited to someone's job, need, or purpose. Primarily heard in US. You need someone to go break your ...

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Saturday, March 11, 2017
Idiom of the Day: housewarming (party)
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A party thrown to celebrate when someone moves into a new apartment, flat, or house.

housewarming (party)

housewarming (party) A party thrown to celebrate when someone moves into a new apartment, flat, or house. We're having a little housewarming next week to get...

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Friday, March 10, 2017
Idiom of the Day: horse and rabbit stew
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A situation comprised of both crude or unpleasant things as well those which are pleasing or beneficial, usually with the former in greater proportion to the latter. Used especially in reference to economics or business.

horse and rabbit stew

horse and rabbit stew A situation comprised of both crude or unpleasant things as well as those which are pleasing or beneficial, usually with the former in ...

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Idiom of the Day: honours are even
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Both sides are equally matched; the contest is equal or level; neither side has been victorious. Primarily heard in UK.

honours are even

honours are even Both sides are equally matched; the contest is equal or level; neither side has been victorious. Primarily heard in UK. Honours are even goi...

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Idiom of the Day: honorable mention
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A recognition or citation of merit given to a contestant, exhibition, entry, etc., in a competition despite that person or thing not being awarded a prize or top honor. Primarily heard in US.

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honorable mention A recognition or citation of merit given to a contestant, exhibition, entry, etc., in a competition despite that person or thing not being ...

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