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a hundred

One hundred. Aw, man! It'll take us a hundred years to clean this room! I have about a hundred things to do, so I don't have time for his petty problems right now.
See also: hundred

a throw

Each. A piece. You mean to tell me that these T-shirts are 50 bucks a throw? Sheesh! A: "How much did you guys contribute to Lucy's charity?" B: "Oh, $20 a throw, so hopefully she raised quite a bit of money."
See also: throw

be 100 years too early

slang To be very young, immature, or inexperienced. Commonly used in anime and manga, the phrase is a loan translation (calque) of the Japanese phrase ???? (Hyaku-nen hayai). Are you crazy? You're 100 years too early to fight a skilled warrior like him!
See also: 100, early, year

keep it 100

slang To maintain authenticity and honesty. I always try to keep it 100 because life is too short to worry about what other people think.
See also: 100, keep

let a hundred flowers bloom

A phrase used by Chinese head of state Mao Zedong in 1956 to allow criticism of the Chinese government. Primarily heard in Ireland. For how long after Mao Zedong urged people to "let a hundred flowers bloom" was criticism actually accepted?
See also: bloom, flower, hundred, let

oh dark hundred

In military time, a non-specific time in the early morning, before the sun rises. Why are we meeting at oh dark hundred? That's too early to do anything besides sleep!
See also: dark, hundred, oh

the first hundred years are the hardest

proverb A humorous phrase typically used as faux consolation, assuring someone that their life will get easier after they reach age 100. A: "Don't worry, honey, the first hundred years are the hardest." B: "And that's supposed to make me feel better?"
See also: first, hard, hundred, year
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a/one hundred per ˈcent

completely: I agree with you one hundred per cent.
See also: cent, hundred, one, per

$100, £50, etc. a ˈthrow

(informal) used to say how much items cost each: The tickets for the dinner were £50 a throw.
See also: throw
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