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Don't Burn Your Bridges »
(don't do harm to past relationships...)


Don't Count Your Chickens (Until They've Hatched) »
(don't make plans based on uncertain events...)


Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket »
(don't risk everything all at once...)


Don't Put The Cart Before The Horse »
(certain things will fail if they are not done in the correct order...)


I Don't Belong Here »
(I am not like the others at this place; I should not be here; I am not comfortable here because i am different...)


If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It »
(it is already working well, so don't change it...)


They Don't Make Them Like They Used To »
(Products are not built as well today as they were in the past...)


Two Wrongs Don't Make A Right »
(it is never right to do wrong to another person...)


What They Don't Know Won't Hurt Them »
(they don't need to know...)


You Just Don't Get It »
(You are not understanding the situation...)


A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush »
(don't risk losing what you have by trying to get more; it is better to value what you have than to try to get more...)


Act One's Age »
(don't act childish...)


All Greek »
(I don't understand it at all...)


Bear In Mind »
(remember; don't forget; keep it in mind...)


Clean Out Of Something »
(don't have any more of that thing...)


Crying Wolf »
(calling for help when you don't really need help...)


Feel Free »
(allow yourself to do it; don't stop yourself...)


Feel Out Of Place »
(feel strange, awkward, unfamiliar, like you don't know the rules...)


Fish Or Cut Bait »
(don't waste time; either do it now or quit...)


Force Someone Or Something Down Someone's Throat »
(force one to do something that they don't want to do...)


Fork Money Out For Something »
(to pay for something when you don't want to pay...)


Fork Something Over »
(to give something that you don't want to give...)


Get A Life »
(rude way to say stop bothering other people; focus on your own life; go away; stop bothering us; we don't want you here...)


Getting Burned Out »
(becoming so exhausted that you don't care anymore...)


Hands Off »
(let go of me; don't touch that...)


Hang In There »
(keep working hard; don't quit...)


Hang On To It »
(keep that one; don't lose it; don't let her leave you...)


Hang Tough »
(stay strong; don't get sad and don't worry too much...)


Have No Idea »
(don't know...)


In Defiance Of Someone Or Something »
(doing it against that one; doing it even though that one said "don't do it"....)


In The Public Eye »
(where everyone can see you; people you don't know may be watching...)


Keep Him At Arm's Length »
(don't let him get to close; keep him at a safe distance; watch out for that person...)


Never Fear »
(don't worry; you will be safe...)


No Hard Feelings »
(let's not be angry; I am not angry; please don't be angry...)


None The Wiser »
(they don't know...)


Not Able To Make Anything Out Of Someone Or »
(don't understand it at all...)


Not Your Cup Of Tea »
(not something you like; you don't prefer that...)


Open Secret »
(people know it, but they don't talk about it; people pretend they don't know it...)


Over My Head »
(I don't understand it...)


People Who Live In Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones »
(don't criticize other people when you yourself have faults and weaknesses...)


Save One's Breath »
(don't talk now; you are wasting your time by talking; nobody is listening to you...)


Save Something For A Rainy Day »
(don't act on it now; it will be useful in the future...)


Simmer Down »
(relax; quiet down; take it easy; don't be so upset...)


Take One's Medicine »
(you don't like to do it, but it is necessary because it is good for you...)


Take Someone Into One's Confidence »
(share a secret with that person; tell that person something you don't want others to know...)


Take Someone Or Something At Face Value »
(expect from that thing only what it is actually worth; don't hope for more; it is what it appears to be...)


Talk Turkey »
(saying things that don't make sense...)


Think Twice Before Doing Something »
(don't decide too quickly; it might not be good to do that...)


What Do You Want Me To Say? »
(I feel pressured to say something but I don't have anything to say...)


Who Do You Think You're Talking To? »
(You are talking to me as if I don't understand the situation...)


Why Put Off Until Tomorrow What You Can Do Today »
(don't delay; do the things you need to do as soon as possible...)


You Are Caving In »
(doing what others want even though you don't want to...)


You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover »
(don't make judgments based only on appearances...)


You Think You're So Smart »
(don't be so arrogant...)


Your Guess Is As Good As Mine »
(I don't know either...)




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