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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...)


A Little Knowledge Is A Dangerous Thing »
(people who have only a little knowledge about something often make big mistakes because they think they know more than they actually know...)


All In The Family »
(only for members of our family...)


All Work And No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boy »
(a children's rhyme that says one is bored - and boring - if one only works; a person who only works becomes boring because doing fun things makes life interesting...)


At Half Mast »
(it is placed only halfway up the post...)


Fair Weather Friend »
(a friend you can only trust in good times...)


Full Of Oneself »
(overconfident; caring only about oneself...)


Get By On Something »
(able to live or survive with only that thing...)


Get By With Something »
(able to function or continue with only that thing...)


Go It Alone »
(be the only one; do it or go there without anyone else...)


Jump To Conclusions »
(one only knows a little information, but one thinks one knows what will happen...)


Lay Low »
(hide; only go places where others do not see one...)


Live Within One's Means »
(only buy things that one can afford...)


On A Diet »
(eating less food, usually one is trying to become thinner; eating only certain kinds of food...)


See Red »
(become so angry that one can only feel the anger and is not able to think...)


Share And Share Alike »
(children's saying: only if you share with others, will others share with you...)


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...)


The Be All And The End All »
(the only thing that one cares about; the only thing that one cares about...)


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




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