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Easy Does It »
(please be more gentle...)


Money Does Not Grow On Trees »
(earning money takes a lot of hard work...)


A Dose Of One's Own Medicine »
(the bad thing one does to others happens to oneself...)


A Drop In The Bucket »
(it does not matter; it is a small amount; it seems like a very small amount...)


A Horse Of A Different Color »
(one who does things differently from others...)


A Horse Of Another Color »
(one who does things differently from others...)


A Little Hard Work Never Killed Anyone »
(working hard does one good...)


A Matter Of Life And Death »
(if this does not happen, some may die...)


A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss »
(a person who keeps moving does not get stuck; life stays interesting for people who keep moving...)


A Shot In The Dark »
(a guess at something when one does not know the answer...)


A Square Peg In A Round Hole »
(it was put in a place where it does not fit...)


Above And Beyond The Call Of Duty »
(one does more work than is required...)


All Talk And No Action »
(one who says he will do things, but does not do them...)


An Act Of Faith »
(one does it because one believes in God or has confidence in another person...)


Arguing For The Sake Of Argument »
(the person does not have a reason to disagree; the person is being disagreeable...)


Beating Him At His Own Game »
(doing the thing that the other person does well, but doing it better and winning...)


Beauty Is Only Skin Deep »
(being handsome or pretty does not mean that person is good; being handsome or pretty does not mean that person is good...)


Can't Make Heads Or Tails Out Of Someone Or Something »
(do not understand it at all; it does not make sense to one...)


Carried Away »
(one is so excited that one does too much...)


Clam Up »
(one decides that one does not want to talk...)


Devil May Care Attitude »
(one acts like one does not care what others think...)


Devil May Care Manner »
(a way of acting that shows others that one does not care...)


Do Not Have All One's Marbles »
(that person does not think clearly...)


Do One's Bit »
(one participates in the project and does what was expected...)


Draw A Blank »
(one is thinking or remembering but does not find the answer...)


Every Once In A While »
(it does not happen often, but it happens sometimes...)


For Free »
(it does not require any money...)


For Safekeeping »
(so it does not get lost or stolen...)


Get A Reputation For Doing Something »
(people say that one often does that; one is known for doing that...)


Get A Taste Of One's Own Medicine »
(the bad thing one does to others has now happened to oneself...)


Get Carried Away »
(have such strong feelings while doing something that one does too much...)


Get Lost »
(not know where on is; go to where one does not know how to find things; become confused or forget; leave this place...)


Have A Clean Conscience About Someone Or Something »
(one does not feel guilty about it...)


Have A Clear Conscience About Someone Or Something »
(one does not feel guilty about it...)


If Not »
(if it does not happen or is not true...)


Like Water Off A Duck's Back »
(one does not let that thing bother one...)


No Skin Off Someone's Nose »
(it does not bother me...)


No Win Situation »
(whatever one does, one will lose...)


Out Of Character »
(that person does not usually do things like that...)


Out Of Circulation »
(has not been seen in a long time; does not get around to different places...)


Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind »
(one does not think about what one does not see...)


Set One's Heart Against Something »
(feel strongly one does not want it...)


Set Someone Or Something Straight »
(help one understand something important that one does not yet understand...)


Shell Something Out »
(give the thing even though one does not want to give it...)


Sick And Tired Of Someone Or Something »
(one wishes that thing would stop; one does not want it to happen any more...)


The Daily Grind »
(the hard work that one does every day...)


Throw In The Towel »
(quit the match; give up in a game; one does not have the strength to continue...)


What Makes Someone Tick »
(What motivates that person? What are the reasons that person does what he does?...)


What Makes Something Tick »
(How does it work?...)


Year Round »
(It happens all during the year; it does not stop during any part of the year...)




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