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fall by the wayside; drop by the wayside; go by the wayside

to give up or fail while others continue; to be forgotten or neglected
—All of his plans for making money fell by the wayside when he found out that he had cancer. 199 more words

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house divided

a group without unity
—When it comes to sports, our family is a house divided: half like baseball and half like basketball.

Jesus often came across people who were possessed by demons. 187 more words

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good Samaritan; Samaritan

a person who unselfishly helps another in a time of need
—When I was traveling, my phone ran out of power, but a good Samaritan let me use her phone to make a call. 493 more words

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shake the dust off one’s feet; shake the dust from one’s feet

to leave a place in anger; to get away from a bad situation
—Tom was angry that no one in his home town would hire him, so he shook the dust off his feet and moved on. 175 more words

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new wine in old wineskins ; new wine in old bottles; old wine in new wineskins; old wine in new bottles

new wine in old wineskins
new wine in old bottles
to present a new idea disguised as something old or traditional
old wine in new wineskins… 227 more words

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O ye of little faith; ye of little faith

you need to trust more; you need to be more optimistic
—Why are you afraid to let me drive your car? O ye of little faith, don’t you think I’ll be careful? 70 more words

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let the dead bury the dead; let the dead bury their dead; let the dead bury their own dead

forget the problems of the past and look ahead
—I know that our grandfathers were enemies all their lives, but that shouldn’t affect our relationship. Let the dead bury the dead and let’s be friends. 180 more words

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