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    As clean as a hound's tooth

    Clean or free from dirt

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    Catch (someone) with their pants down

    To witness someone in uncomfortable, embarrassing situation; to discover; someone doing something unethical or out of place

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    Fill (someone`s) shoes

    To take the place of another and do as well as he or she would do

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    Get the boot

    To be fired from a job, to be told to leave a place

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    Give (someone) the boot

    To fire someone from a job, to force someone to leave a place

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    In (someone`s) shoes

    In another person's place or position

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    Black market

    The place where goods or money are illegally bought and sold

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    Grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence)

    A place or situation that is far away or different seems better than one's present situation

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    Local color

    The traditional features of a place which give it its own character

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    So clean you can eat off the floor

    Very clean

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    Play-by-play (description)

    A detailed description of a sports event as it is taking place (often on the radio or television)

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    Rule the roost

    To be the boss or manager somewhere often at home (a roost is a place where birds can perch or sit)

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    Big fish in a small pond

    An important person in a small place

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    Flea market

    A place where antiques and secondhand goods and other cheap items are sold

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    Land of milk and honey

    An imaginery place where there is more than enough of everything

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    A Mecca for (someone or something)

    A place that is frequently visited by a particular group of people because it is important to them for some reason (from the city of Mecca which is the religious center of Islam)

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    A paradise on earth

    A place on earth that is just like paradise which is a wonderful place to go after you die (the Quran/Koran describes paradise as a place containing a garden of delight)

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    Run an ad

    To place or put an advertisement in a publication

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    Come clean (with someone about something)

    To be completely honest with someone about something, to confess something to someone

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    Armpit of (somewhere)

    A place that is the ugliest or worst place in a particular area

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    Have clean hands

    To be guiltless

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    Make a clean breast of (something)

    To get something off one's chest, to confess something

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    (not) move a muscle

    To stay still in one place and not move

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    Rub elbows with (someone)

    To be in the same place as someone, to meet and mix with others

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    Keep one`s nose clean

    To stay away from trouble

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    On the nose

    In exactly the right place or amount, at exactly the right time

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    Wet behind the ears

    To be young and inexperienced, to be new in a job or place

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    Brain drain

    The loss of talented and educated people from one place or country to another place or country where conditions are better

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    Have a clean/clear conscience (about someone or something)

    To be free of guilt about someone or something

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    Heart is in the right place

    To be kindhearted or sympathetic, to have good intentions (even if the results may be bad)

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    Throw one's voice

    To project one's voice so that it appears to be coming from some other place

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    Live in an ivory tower

    Someone who lives in sheltered place not aware of the realities of everyday life; someone does not experience problems of everyday live

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    Just around the corner

    Something very close; not a distant place or event

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    Clean bill of health

    A report or certificate that a person or animal is healthy

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    Brian Schweitzer

    I challenge you to be dreamers; I challenge you to be doers and let us make the greatest place in the world even better.

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    Sam Shepard

    I feel like I've never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country, to this country, and yet I don't know exactly where I fit in... There's always this kind of nostalgia for a place, a place where you can reckon with yourself.

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    Wendell Berry

    I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.

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    Sydney J. Harris

    Happiness is a direction, not a place.

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    Robert Green Ingersoll

    Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.

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    Charles Kettering

    High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

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    Billy Sunday

    Home is the place we love best and grumble the most.

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    Robert Frost

    Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.

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    Earl Wilson

    Home, nowadays, is a place where part of the family waits till the rest of the family brings the car back.

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    Maya Angelou

    Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.

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    Fred Allen

    California is a fine place to live - if you happen to be an orange.

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    Margaret Drabble

    Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place.

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    Joseph Campbell

    Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.

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    Dag Hammarskjold

    Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.

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    Archimedes

    Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

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    To back up

    A) to go back (to previous place, thought etc.) b) to defend, protect or support

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    To step in

    To enter and join a place; to become involved in or concerned with something

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    A new broom sweeps clean

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    A place for everything and everything in its place

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    A woman's place is in the home

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    Lightning never strikes twice in the same place

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    There's a time and a place for everything

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    There's no place like home

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    Shipshape and Bristol fashion

    To have everything in order; tidy

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    Bob Hope

    A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.

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    Charles R. Swindoll

    A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.

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    Stanley Weiser

    A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.

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    John Barrymore

    A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    A place for everything, everything in its place.

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    David Allan Coe

    All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.

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    William Jerome

    Any old place I can hang my hat is home sweet home to me.

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    Gore Vidal

    Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

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    Frank Gehry

    Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.

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    Megan Fox

    I like the bad-boy types. Generally the guy I'm attracted to is the guy in the club with all the tattoos and nail polish. He's usually the lead singer in a punk band and plays guitar. But my serious boyfriends are relatively clean-cut, nice guys. So it's strange.

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    Zhang Ziyi

    I wanted to escape so badly. But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school. It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.

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    Anita Hill

    I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between me as an individual and me as a lawyer.

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    Carolus Linnaeus

    If a tree dies, plant another in its place.

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    Lord Halifax

    If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.

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    Rita Mae Brown

    If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle.

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    Mark Twain

    In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

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    Robert Wilson Lynd

    It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf.

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    John Muir

    Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.

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    Marsha Blackburn

    Liberals in Congress have spent the past three decades pandering to environmental extremists. The policies they have put in place are in large part responsible for the energy crunch we are seeing today. We have not built a refinery in this country for 30 years.

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    Zora Neale Hurston

    Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

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    Andy Rooney

    Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.

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    Jim Carrey

    Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.

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    Julia Roberts

    My boyfriend keeps telling me I've got to own things. So, first I bought this car. And then he told me I oughta get a house. 'Why a house?' 'Well, you gotta have a place to park the car.'

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    Annie Leibovitz

    Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.

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    Tad Williams

    Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.

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    Jimmy Connors

    New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.

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    Bette Davis

    Old age is no place for sissies.

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    Morihei Ueshiba

    One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.

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    Roy Acuff

    Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead. Worry gets you no place.

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    Fulton J. Sheen

    Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?

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    Jim Rohn

    Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

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    Billie Jean King

    Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.

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    Pablo Picasso

    The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

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    William Bartram

    The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.

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    Lee Haney

    The circuit training program along with a healthy clean diet is the way to excellent results.

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    Michael Pollan

    The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.

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    Dixie Lee Ray

    The government should set a goal for a clean environment but not mandate how that goal should be implemented.

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    Thomas Paine

    The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.

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    Napoleon Hill

    The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

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    Vince Lombardi

    The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

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    Bertrand Russell

    The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.

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    Alfred Marshall

    The price of every thing rises and falls from time to time and place to place; and with every such change the purchasing power of money changes so far as that thing goes.

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    Barbara de Angelis

    The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.

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    David R. Brower

    There is no place where we can safely store worn-out reactors or their garbage. No place!

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    Michael Bloomberg

    This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.

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    Mitch Hedberg

    This shirt is dry clean only. Which means... it's dirty.

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    Thomas Moore

    True change takes place in the imagination.

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    Barbara Smith

    Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.

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    Robert Orben

    Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.

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    Carl Jung

    We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.

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    Helen Gahagan

    When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place.

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    Ayrton Senna

    When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough.

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    Walt Disney

    You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

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    Tadao Ando

    You can't really say what is beautiful about a place, but the image of the place will remain vividly with you.

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    Ernie Banks

    You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace.

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    To run the gauntlet

    To place oneself at risk of attack

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    A doss house

    Poorly equipped place of accommodation

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    Spick and span

    Clean and tidy place

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    Back forty (back 40)

    The farthest from the road; distant place; wild area; next to a developed area

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