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    Down for the count

    Defeated, unconscious (in boxing a boxer who is on the ground must get up before the count of ten or he will lose the boxing match)

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    Out for the count

    Defeated, unconscious (in boxing a boxer who is on the ground must get up before the count of ten or he will lose the boxing match)

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    Count one`s chickens before they`re hatched

    To depend or think that you will get something before you actually have it

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    Keep track of (something)

    To keep a count or record of something, to stay informed about something

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    Take stock

    To count the items of merchandise or supplies in stock at a business, to take inventory

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    Count heads

    To count people

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    Count noses

    To count the number of people

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    John Updike

    Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.

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    Leap upon

    To rely on something; use something to one's advantage

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    Seneca

    Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.

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    Count your blessings

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    Don't count your chickens before they are hatched

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    Niklaus Wirth

    A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do.

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    Barbara Mikulski

    A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.

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    Stephen Hawking

    I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.

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    Laurie Anderson

    I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art, which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby since I hadn't made money with it.

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    J. Paul Getty

    If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

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    Joseph Stalin

    It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.

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    Evita Peron

    Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.

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    Charlotte Ross

    Mammograms are really sort of a gift. You can either catch something early or count your lucky stars because nothing was discovered. Either way, you're ahead of the game.

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    Neil Simon

    Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week. The rest doesn't count.

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    Holly Near

    The women's movement completely changed attitudes all over the world in ways we'll never be able to count.

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    Buddha

    To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.

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    Thomas Jefferson

    When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.

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    Mark Twain

    When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.

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    To count on

    To rely on

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    Notch up

    To count something

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