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full of piss and vinegar

Having an abundance or excessive amount of boisterous, youthful energy, enthusiasm, or rowdiness. Although we came out into the match full of piss and vinegar, our team just didn't have the skill necessary to beat our cross-town rivals. It took having kids of my own to remember how full of piss and vinegar a child can be at 6 AM.
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piss and vinegar

An abundance or excessive amount of boisterous, youthful energy, enthusiasm, or rowdiness. For all their piss and vinegar, the home team just didn't have the skill necessary to beat their cross-town rivals. It took having kids of my own to remember how full of piss and vinegar a child can be at 6 AM.
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honey catches more flies than vinegar

Being kind and gentle produces more positive results than being rude or unpleasant. I don't understand why the boss is always yelling at us like that—doesn't he realize that honey catches more flies than vinegar?
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you attract more flies with honey than vinegar

You are more apt to get the results you want when you use kindness, rather than anger or aggression. I think the kids would visit you more if you were nicer to them. You attract more flies with honey than vinegar, you know. A: "The board rejected my proposal!" B: "Well, maybe if you didn't scream at them every time something went wrong, they would be more eager to work with you. After all, you attract more flies with honey than vinegar."

be full of piss and vinegar

To have an abundance or excessive amount of boisterous, youthful energy, enthusiasm, or rowdiness. Although we were full of piss and vinegar, our team just didn't have the skill necessary to beat our cross-town rivals. It took having kids of my own to remember how a child can be full of piss and vinegar at 6 AM.
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*sour as vinegar

 
1. [of something] very sour. (*Also: as ~.) This milk is as sour as vinegar. The juice they gave us is sour as vinegar.
2. [of someone] ill-natured and disagreeable. (Fig. on {2}. *Also: as ~.) The old man greeted us ill-naturedly, his face as sour as vinegar. Jill: Is Mary in a bad mood today? Jane: Yes, sour as vinegar.
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You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.

Prov. It is easier to get what you want by flattering people and being polite to them than by making demands. Jill: This meal is terrible. Let's get the restaurant manager over here and make a scene unless he gives us our money back. Jane: We might have more luck if we ask politely. You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
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piss and vinegar

aggressive energy.
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Vinegar can be infused and stored in any kind of jar with a good seal: mason jars, jars with a tight-fitting cork lid, sanitized recycled glass bottles.
Plus, unlike horticultural vinegar, systemic herbicides are likely to destroy fungi that's beneficial to plants, such as those forming mycorrhizal networks that are connected to roots.
Thoroughly accessible to readers of all backgrounds, Apple Cider Vinegar shows how this inexpensive substance can ameliorate everything from blood cholesterol to nasal congestion, indigestion, gum disease and much more.
html) Beta-carotene, calcium, and potassium are nutrients that remain after apples are fermented into vinegar, giving it its antioxidant power.
In 2015, Asia-Pacific held the largest share in the global wood vinegar market.
Miller suggests shrubs be merchandised with other drink mixers, like tonic water, as well as in the new age beverage set, or with other vinegars, such as Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar.
Top vinegar product trends include organic, organic/drinkable/healthful vinegars (such as organic apple cider vinegar, which is unfiltered, unpasteurized and includes naturally formed constituents referred to as the "mother") and balsamic glazes or reductions (balsamic vinegar reduced to a thicker, fuller flavor), says Luca Bombarda, CEO of Modena Fine Foods Inc.
5 - 13 128 kg, peas canned without added vinegar c / w 0,5 l - 2305 kg; Lot number 2 - canned tomatoes without added vinegar c / b 3L - 4,500 bottles.
There's little that can't be cleaned with a microfibre cloth and some lemon or white vinegar.
The three SKUs include a regenerating hair finish lotion with pure Hibiscus vinegar for fragile or sensitive hair; a purifying hair finish lotion with pure vinegar of Mediterranean herbs for greasy hair; and a brightening hair finish lotion with pure fruit vinegar and chamomile extracts to impart resistance and shine to lighter hair.
A Spanish company are trying to grab a slice of the British market for malt vinegar on fish and chips.
Johnston and two of her students also published a study that examined the effects of vinegar on markers of Type 2 diabetes in at-risk adults.
indianus in Pennsylvania involved the capture of adults in survey traps baited with apple cider vinegar (Biddinger et al.
So when she saw shrubs--a sweet-tart infusion of vinegar and fruit--appearing on cocktail menus, she was intrigued.