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You searched for gagging for to want something really hard

118 results found

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    As busy as a beaver

    Busy, working hard

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    Horse trade

    To bargain in a hard and skillful way

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    Rain cats and dogs

    To rain very hard; too wet to go outside

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    Work like a dog

    To work very hard

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    Work like a horse

    To work very hard

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    Put on one`s thinking cap

    To think hard and long about something

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    Roll up one`s sleeves

    To get ready for a hard job, to prepare to work hard or seriously

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    Hard nut to crack

    A difficult person or thing or situation to deal with or get it working the way it should

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    Fighting chance

    A good possibility of success if you try hard

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    Hard to call

    Hard to decide or determine something (referees in sports sometimes have to make difficult decisions)

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    Company man

    A person who always works hard for his company and supports the company policies

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    A hard sell

    A way of selling something that is very aggressive and uses much pressure

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    Put one's nose to the grindstone

    To work diligently or hard

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    Drive a hard bargain

    To bargain hard and try to make an agreement to one's advantage

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    Go for broke

    To risk everything on one big effort, to try as hard as possible

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    Hard-nosed

    To be very strict, to be stubborn, to be uncompromising

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    Hard on (someone's) heels

    To be following someone very closely

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    Work one`s fingers to the bone

    To work very hard

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    Break one`s back (to do something)

    To do all one possibly can, to work very hard to do something

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    Break one`s neck (to do something)

    To do all one possibly can, to work very hard to do something

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    Bust a gut (to do something)

    To work very hard to do something, to strain oneself to do something

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    By the sweat of one's brow

    By one's hard work or effort

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    Catch one's breath

    To return to normal breathing after breathing very hard

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    Hard to stomach (someone or something)

    To be unable to accept something, to be unable to do something that you think is unpleasant or wrong

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    Have broad shoulders

    To have the ability to work hard and take on responsibilities and accept criticism (because you are strong with broad shoulders)

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    Huff and puff

    To breathe very hard

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    Out of breath

    Breathing fast and hard

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    Split one's sides (with laughter)

    To laugh so hard that one's sides almost split

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    Cry one's eyes out

    -to cry very hard

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    Hard of hearing

    Unable to hear well, partially deaf

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    Have one`s nose to the grindstone

    To work hard or keep busy at something

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    Keep one`s nose to the grindstone

    To continue to work hard at something, to continue to keep busy at something

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    Bang one`s head against a wall

    To not succeed at something after trying very hard, to waste one's time trying to do something that is hopeless

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    Beat one`s head against a wall

    To not succeed at something after trying very hard, to waste one's time trying to do something that is hopeless

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    Boggle one's mind

    To confuse someone, to overwhelm someone, to be hard to imagine

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    Brain teaser

    A problem for which it is hard to find the answer

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    By the sweat of one`s brow

    By hard work

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    Knock (someone's) block off

    To strike someone hard in the head

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    Rack one`s brain

    To try hard to think of something or remember something

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    Up to one's chin in (something)

    To be very busy with something, to be working hard at something, to have much or many of something

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    Go toe-to-toe with (someone)

    To try hard to beat someone in a fight/competition/argument

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    Bite one's tongue

    To try hard not to say something that you want to say

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    Tooth and nail

    Fiercely, as hard as possible (when fighting)

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    A for effort

    The recognition that someone has tried hard to do something even though he or she may not be successful

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    Catch up to (someone or something)

    To move fast or work hard to reach someone or something that is ahead of you

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    Hit the books

    To begin to study hard

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    School of hard knocks

    The ordinary experience of learning from work and daily life

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    Come down hard on (someone)

    To scold or punish someone severely, to attack someone vigorously

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    Burn (oneself) out

    To become very tired and almost sick from doing something for a long time or from working too hard

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    Gerald R. Ford

    I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.

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    Janet Reno

    I have been surrounded by some of the smartest, brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing to risk their lives for others, by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.

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    Candice Bergen

    I didn't have a financial need, and I wasn't very gifted at relationships. I probably was more like what we think of boys as being: hard to pin down and wary of commitment.

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    E. B. White

    I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.

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    Dan Gable

    Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

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    Frank McCourt

    Happiness is hard to recall. Its just a glow.

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    Sam Ewing

    Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.

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    Mary Wilson Little

    He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.

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    Jesse James Garrett

    Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.

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    Billy Crystal

    Change is such hard work.

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    John Osborne

    Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

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    Sasha Cohen

    Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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    Doug Larson

    For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.

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    J. Paul Getty

    Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.

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    Ruby Wax

    Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied.

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    Sophia Bush

    Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.

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    A chain is only as strong as its weakest link

    A group of people can only be as strong as the least hard-working team member is

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    A good man is hard to find

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    Hard cases make bad law

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    Hard work never did anyone any harm

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    Saturday's child works hard for its living,

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    Colin Powell

    A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.

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    Joe Moore

    A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.

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    Napoleon Bonaparte

    A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.

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    Andrew Carnegie

    And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

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    Abigail Adams

    Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.

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    Irvin S. Cobb

    As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.

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    Woody Allen

    As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

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    Ethel Waters

    I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with, but you can't go back to them and be one of them again, no matter how hard you try.

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    John Lithgow

    I'm a fun father, but not a good father. The hard decisions always went to my wife.

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    Paris Hilton

    I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.

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    Mia Hamm

    I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.

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    Jack Lemmon

    If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

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    Knute Nelson

    In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.

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    John W. Gardner

    It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.

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    C. S. Lewis

    It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.

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    George M. Humphrey

    It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money's worth.

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    Patricia Heaton

    It's hard enough to work and raise a family when your kids are all healthy and relatively normal, but when you add on some kind of disability or disease, it can just be such a burden.

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    Horace

    Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.

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    Katharine Hepburn

    Life is hard. After all, it kills you.

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    David Gerrold

    Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.

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    Vivien Leigh

    Life is too short to work so hard.

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    H. L. Mencken

    Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.

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    George Foreman

    My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.

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    John H. Johnson

    My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education.

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    R. Buckminster Fuller

    Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.

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    Elbert Hubbard

    Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.

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    Paul Coffey

    Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It's hard to stay on top.

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    Booker T. Washington

    Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.

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    Ann Landers

    Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

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    Newt Gingrich

    Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.

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    Peter Drucker

    Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.

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    Tammy Wynette

    Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.

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    Joe Rogan

    That's my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.

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    Kamisese Mara

    The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.

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    Harry Golden

    The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.

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    Colin Powell

    There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

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    Thomas A. Edison

    There is no substitute for hard work.

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    Josh Billings

    There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.

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    Douglas MacArthur

    They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.

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    Margaret Thatcher

    What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

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    Don Marquis

    When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'

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    Sydney J. Harris

    When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'

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    Gordon B. Hinckley

    Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.

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    Adam Hochschild

    Work is hard. Distractions are plentiful. And time is short.

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    Byron Dorgan

    Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.

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    Gagging for

    To want something really hard

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    To be hard up

    Not having much money

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