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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.14,967 Views
until we meet againgoodbye11,016 Views
what's wrong with youInsulting sense, to imply if something serious is wrong out of spite or to outright say -- Are you stupid?9,505 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.9,396 Views
I'll see you and raise youUsed to accept a bet, and at the same time raise the stakes.8,354 Views
ma vaillante filleMy brave girl7,574 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 group7,331 Views
the wealthiest man has the biggest hump.More money more problems.6,831 Views
ain't no mountain high enoughno barrier or obstacle will stand in one's way in reaching his/her objective4,350 Views
I don't think soNo.4,279 Views
in the pink of healthIn very good health.4,075 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.3,931 Views
you can't educate porkWhen somebody won't listen to reason.3,906 Views
two tears in a bucketused to express acceptance of misfortune3,730 Views
what do i knowImplies that a statement is based on a guess or assumption rather than on knowledge or evidence.3,701 Views
in the booksFinished; concluded; able to be regarded as a matter of record.3,462 Views
can't do right for doing wrongBe in a situation where any course of action leads to a negative outcome.3,461 Views
stars are alignedPresent conditions are favorable; future prospects are good.3,438 Views
turn to stoneTo become completely still, not moving.3,422 Views
I thought you'd never askan answer of acceptance to an eagerly-awaited question3,403 Views
what will be, will beWhatever it comes to be, it will be accepted. One must accept the outcome.3,203 Views
welcome backSaid to someone coming back to somewhere they have been before.3,079 Views
there's more where that came fromA greater number of similar things can be provided in the future.3,006 Views
to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someone2,976 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.2,938 Views
gift that keeps on givingA sexually transmitted disease.2,911 Views
shittin in high cottonLiving well, often above one's means2,848 Views
I am what I amI can't help the way I am2,802 Views
don't buy green bananasdon't make long-term plans as you may not live/survive long enough to accomplish them.2,775 Views
what can i sayIndicating that nothing that could be said would add to or improve the situation.2,724 Views
went to the windsbecame well known2,697 Views
I couldn't have said it better myselfUsed to wholeheartedly agree with somebody else's remark2,688 Views
more power to youBest wishes and success; good luck in your endeavor.2,678 Views
fit of furyTo be really angry2,677 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.2,656 Views
go get 'emA phrase of encouragement2,650 Views
what can I do you forWhat can I do for you?2,581 Views
Hitch Your Wagon to a StarTo reach at the top of something, to have high aims and ambitions2,546 Views
wonder of wondersA happening, an event, a pleasing circumstance, results beyond one's wildest dream or expectation:2,541 Views
mad with angerbecome angry like an animal2,534 Views
you can't make this stuff upThe reality is so bizarre, ironic, or comically coincidental as to be unbelievable.2,467 Views
neighbour's envy, owner's prideA possession envied by neighbours but bringing you pride.2,435 Views
for fuck's sakeAn expression of anger or frustration (abbreviation ffs or FFS)2,434 Views
thanks a tonSynonym of thanks a lot2,403 Views
it was worth itit deserved it2,398 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).2,395 Views
well, well, wellIndicating pondering or consideration, often with sarcasm or mock surprise.2,371 Views
nag a ramA response to a reference to anagrams.2,261 Views
cook up a stormTo do a large amount of cooking at once; to prepare a great deal of cooked food.2,247 Views
healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.2,231 Views
same, same, but differentIt's the same thing, but with some differences.2,216 Views
eyeball itView. Assess, Access, Do It!; Attempt an Action in A Simple, Un-Conventional Manner2,203 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 rumor2,201 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.2,139 Views
you must be fun at partiesA sarcastic retort to somebody who has said something perceived as boring or pedantic.2,129 Views
by the grace of the almightyThrough the kindness of the Almighty2,113 Views
another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routineness2,108 Views
don't knock it till you've tried itDon't criticise something before having experienced it.2,092 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.2,080 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.2,069 Views
the night is youngIt's not very late and there's plenty of time.2,035 Views
that train has left the stationThat opportunity has already passed; that cannot be undone.2,022 Views
wise as an owlA very wise person or a very responsible person.2,016 Views
in the woodsIn critical condition; near death's door.1,975 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.1,961 Views
does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.1,946 Views
it's been realAn informal farewell indicating the speaker's enjoyment of the time spent together. Often used ironically.1,931 Views
snitches get stitches and wind up in ditchesSynonym of snitches get stitches1,908 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 agile1,904 Views
not evenNot going to happen; no1,875 Views
beat the rushto get somewhere first, or before a lot of other people -- such as going somewhere early in the morning.1,866 Views
going once, going twice, soldSaid before closing the bidding for a particular item in an auction.1,866 Views
you just had toUsed to scold someone.1,837 Views
plant your feet firmly on the ground!Assume a firm stand, become resolute, reject intimidation.1,756 Views
don't do anything I wouldn't doA phrase, often used jocularly, to give vague advice upon parting.1,756 Views
keep your hands on the wheelA. Continue leading. B. Maintain focus with tenacity.1,734 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 consequences1,734 Views
for the love of meno matter what I do; whatever I do1,718 Views
a boon and a baneSomething that is both a benefit and an affliction.1,697 Views
you know what they sayUsed to introduce, or alluding to, an apt adage1,686 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.1,653 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.1,644 Views
weight of the worldThe distressing combined burden of the problems, doubts, imperfections, and responsibilities associated with human existence.1,636 Views
a different ballparkSomething totally unrelated or of a vastly different scale or scope.1,605 Views
son of soilFarmer who works in field.1,596 Views
whatever happens, happensExpresses acceptance of whatever happens in the future.1,595 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."1,578 Views
Put Your Foot DownTo be rigid, strict and resolute about something, to be unyielding about a certain rule1,574 Views
if I'm lying, I'm dyingA promise that one is telling the truth.1,573 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!"1,550 Views
put in the groundto bury1,538 Views
read the roomto understand the emotions and thoughts of the people in the room1,509 Views
I have a bridge to sell youAn indirect way of expressing someone is gullible.1,482 Views
beauty lies in the eyes of the beholderAlternative form of beauty is in the eye of the beholder1,476 Views
what's goodwhat's up1,474 Views
fuck withTo mess with; to interact with in a careless or inappropriate way.1,465 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.1,458 Views
desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.1,456 Views
black don't crackPeople of African descent tend to wrinkle less with age than people with fairer skin.1,455 Views
what's going onAn informal greeting.1,447 Views

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