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You searched for dumb down reduce in quality; oversimplify

41 results found

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    A dumb bunny

    Said of a gullible, not clever person (offensive!)

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    Blue ribbon

    A supreme award; something of superior quality, excellence or distinction

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    Eat high on/off the hog

    To eat expensive and high quality food

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    Not in the same league

    Not at the same level or quality as someone or something, much inferior to someone

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    On a par with (someone)

    Equal in importance or quality to something or someone (par is the usual number of strokes that are needed to go around a golf course)

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    Up to par

    At an expected level or quality, at the usual level or quality (par in golf is the usual number of strokes needed to go around a golf course)

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    Slash prices

    To reduce prices significantly

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    Cut (something) to the bone

    To cut down severely on something, to severely reduce something

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    Pare (something) to the bone

    To cut down severely on something, to severely reduce something

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    Deaf and dumb

    -unable to hear or speak

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    Leon Spinks

    I know a lot of people think I'm dumb. Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.

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    Fran Drescher

    I have been dairy free for several years, and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies, which it did, and help me lose weight, which it did.

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    Michael Pollan

    High-quality food is better for your health.

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    Pierre Bonnard

    Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it.

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    Dale Carnegie

    Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

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    First rate

    Top quality;

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    Stephen Covey

    A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships.

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    Baruch Spinoza

    All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.

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    Tom Peters

    Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.

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    Steve Jobs

    Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

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    Eugene Ormandy

    Beauty is less important than quality.

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    Dolly Parton

    I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde.

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    William James

    If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.

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    Richard M. Nixon

    In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson

    It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.

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    Philip Green

    It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.

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    Richard Rogers

    My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people.

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    Aristotle

    Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

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    Bryan Miller

    The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.

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    Andre Maurois

    The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.

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    Richard Rogers

    The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.

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    Martin Feldstein

    The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is to reduce our trade deficit.

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    Ray Kroc

    The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.

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    Kenneth H. Cooper

    The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.

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    Michelle Obama

    We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.

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    Frank Butler

    When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he'd learned in three years.

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    Doug Larson

    Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.

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    Erica Jong

    You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.

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    Dumb as a rock

    A dullard or a dimwit (be careful, this could be very offensive!)

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    Dumb down

    Reduce in quality; oversimplify

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