Blind-sided - If you are blind-sided, an event with a negative impact takes you completely by surprise.
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Born on the wrong side of the blanket - A child born on the wrong side of the blanket is illegitimate- his or her parents were not married at the time of the birth.
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Get out of bed on the wrong side - If you get out of bed on the wrong side, you wake up and start the day in a bad mood for no real reason.
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Grass may be greener on the other side but it's just as hard to mow - 'The grass may be greener on the other side but it's just as hard to mow' is an expression used to mean a person's desire to have that which another person has in the belief it will make their life easieris false as all situations come with their own set of problems.
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Know which side one's bread is buttered on - If you know which side one's bread is buttered on, you know where your interests lie and will act accordingly to protect or further them.
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Look on the bright side - If you look on the bright side, you try to see things in an optimistic way, especially when something has gone wrong.
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On the flip side - On the reverse or the other side
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Other side of the coin - The other side of the coin is a different, usually opposing, view of a situation. ('Flip side of the coin' is an alternative.)
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Seamy side - The seamy side of something is the unpleasant or sordid aspect it has.
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Time is on my side - If time is on your side, you have the luxury of not having to worry about how long something will take.
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Two sides of the same coin - If two things are two sides of the same coin, there is much difference between them.
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In literature:
The smithy stood at the opposite side of the road, cut into the rock of the fell on three sides, and having a roof of thatch.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
They stretched in the grass side by side, and, hanging over the edge, washed their hands in the creek.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
In another corner by the door a black stick and an umbrella stood side by side.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
Alae, wings, were similar but smaller apartments, or rather recesses, on each side of the further part of the atrium.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
The Benton, Cincinnati, and St. Louis dropped down stream, side by side, and came into position about a mile from the upper batteries.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Russell's eyes rolled from side to side toward his still elevated hands.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
No longer could Peter hear the groan and swish of the sweep, and the cabin no longer keeled from side to side.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
Five long, deep scratches, side by side.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
If a loin of mutton has been collared, take off the fat from the upper side, and the meat from the under side.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Thus the fortunes of war swayed from side to side.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
The figures of the king and queen lie side by side with very elaborate canopies at their heads.
"Portuguese Architecture" by Walter Crum Watson
Side by side the young red man and I, with perhaps a dozen others, fought our way to the foot of the throne.
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
England's Lane in 1839 was bounded on the south side by palings and a wall, and on the north side by low palings and a ditch full of water.
"Hampstead and Marylebone" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
Rye stands on one side of a marshy lowland, and Winchelsea about three miles distant on the other side.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Dick zoomed almost to his ceiling, until, in the brilliant moonlight, he could see Abaco Island from side to side.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
In some cases the work of removal and re-construction went on harmoniously and simultaneously side by side.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
The sides of the body are marked with pale blue, while the under side of the worm is black.
"The Apple" by Various
The dreams of all these companions in misery went on side by side.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
Then the angel of the Lord stood in a hollow place between the vineyards, a fence being on this side, and a fence on that side.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
For some time, the two walked silently side by side.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
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In poetry:
The twilight is here, and the stars are met,
They wander side by side,
They whisper love, for their eyes are wet
With love's own balmy tide.
"The Twilight Is Here" by Alexander Anderson
O sweet is the glen in the simmer nicht,
When ilka thing is still,
Save Crawick wha's rowin' frae side to side,
An' singin' his ain sweet fill.
"The Ballad O' May Wyllie" by Alexander Anderson
For the tumult of hopes and fears
When the bridegroom steals to his bride,
And the coldness born of the years,
Though they still lie side by side.
"A Te Deum" by Alfred Austin
Said he, "We are here side by side and alone,
Let us thus in the shade for a little remain,
For we may not return here ere boyhood is flown,
It may be we never shall meet so again.
"The Friends" by Lennox Amott
And if it ceased?
If it ceased, I should be no longer man
As I am, if my heart in uplifting ceased to beat, to toss the
dark blood from side to side, causing my myriad secret
streams.
"St. Matthew" by D H Lawrence
I bear a burden--look not therein!
Naught will you find but sorrow and sin;
Sorrow and sin that wend with me
Wherever I go. And misery,
A gaunt companion, a wretched bride,
Goes always with me, side by side.
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part III" by Madison Julius Cawein
In news:
Side-by-side, it's easy to see how much larger in diameter and thicker the vented AP Racing rotor is.
That is the new slogan displayed on the side of the Nikiski Bulldogs' Conex locker room on the far side of the football field in Nikiski.
In this image, Kerri Walsh tells her teammate that she's going to block the line on the strong side and cross-court on the weak side.
"Zumba is basically, 'Here's my butt, here's my butt,'" said Cherie, swinging her booty from side to side.
College basketball's best: A side-by-side look at No.
Side-by-side snow plow comparison charts are available from SnowDogg.
'Side by Side' documents death of the film spool .
CHICAGO — Larry Thomas may not come from an average west-side Chicago family, but he's something of an average west-side Chicago voter.
RadarOnline.com has photos of the hottest Hollywood look-a-likes, showing off their hot bodies side-by-side with their sexy bikini twins.
Both on the insurer side and on the provider side.
Boxed side dish ideas and ready-made side dishes to accompany a turkey dinner at The Andersons.
While They Were Driving Side-by-Side Down A Highway.
The Post-Standard Wednesday ran, side by side, two stories about two local development agencies.
Anderson Cooper posing side by side with his new wax figure during the unveiling at Madame Tussauds in New York.
First sign that a debate didn't go very well for your side: when the gathering conventional wisdom on your side is that the outcome is a draw.
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In science:
Let three points are randomly (with constant differential probability function) distributed along the sides of unit square (side length and square being 1).
Random triangle problem: geometrical approach
Call these vertical sides left and right vertical sides respectively.
Non-intersecting Paths, Random Tilings and Random Matrices
There is one QPT driven by the imbalance on both sides of the QCP which are XY and inverted XY transitions respectively, so the two transitions on the two sides are indeed dual to each other ( Fig.C1a )78 .
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
At ﬁnite hz , there is a QDSLQH transition in the disordered side, while there is no transition in the SLQH side.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
On the other side 0 < p < 0.5 the region is called a dimer side.
Uniform Magnetic Order in a Ferromagnetic-Antiferromagnetic Random Alternating Quantum Spin Chain
Here, and throughout this paper, we use ≍ to mean that both sides are bounded by constants times the other side where the constants may depend on p, κ.) In the ﬁnal section we establish the uniform upper bound for all minimal (1/κ)-dense sets.
The Beurling estimate for a class of random walks
We denote points (resp. lines) by uppercase (resp. lowercase) letters. A triangle on RP2 is determined neither by vertices nor by sides, since there exists four triangles for any generic triple of vertices or sides.
Moduli spaces of convex projective structures on surfaces
Coded masks based on GRFs may have any side length and any ratio of side lengths.
Coded mask imaging of extended sources with Gaussian random fields
Accordingly, we will denote by Bx the cubes of side K (as in the previous section), by Vx the cubes of side Lε and by Wx the cubes of side CW (log L)1/d .
Isoperimetric inequalities and mixing time for a random walk on a random point process
Unlike the Vq ¯q (L) case, where the long side is along the time direction and the short side is along a spatial direction, now we want both sides to be lightlike, as in Fig.1c.
Gluon scattering in ${\cal N}=4$ Super Yang-Mills at finite temperature
Suppose that F is the ﬁnite tree appearing in a side branch datum of D—either for side branches of T itself, or for side branches of an (iterated) side tree.
Trees of definable sets over the p-adics
In the other cases that N (S ) touches two non-adjacent sides or three sides of [0, 1]2 , we can assume without loss of generality that N (S ) touches the left and right sides of [0, 1]2 but not the top side.
Disjoint Hamilton cycles in the random geometric graph
Roughly speaking, since all the terms in equation (III) and (3.9) are positive, it is enough to check that after expanding both sides every term on the left hand side has a corresponding term on the right hand side.
Growth of Weil-Petersson volumes and random hyperbolic surfaces of large genus
More precisely, if τ is the number of the side on which T1 is based, then U1 is based on the side τ ⊕ 1 and V1 is based on the side τ ⊖ 1.
Coordinates for a new triangular tiling of the hyperbolic plane
Notice that the (k + 1)th cycle in the left side has become the 1st cycle in the right side.) The right side of the equation converges to the beta measure of (0, ak+1 ).
Cycle structure of random permutations with cycle weights
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