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wack outTo become deranged.Rate it:
wade inTo interrupt someone, or a situation, by doing or saying something abruptly, or forcefully, and usually without thinking about the consequences.Rate it:
wade throughTo do a boring, repetitive research task.Rate it:
wage warA figurative allusion to pay discrepancies.Rate it:
wail onTo strike an opponent heavily and repeatedly in a fight.Rate it:
wail onTo beat heavily on anything.Rate it:
wait for itUsed to draw attention to and build suspense, often ironically, for a remark to come.Rate it:
wait for the ball to dropTo wait in expectation of an occurrence.Rate it:
wait for the other shoe to dropTo await a seemingly inevitable event, especially one which is not desirable.Rate it:
wait for the other shoe to dropTo defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.Rate it:
wait on hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:
wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:
wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:
wait outTo wait through (something); wait (through) till the end; patiently endure.Rate it:
wait upTo stay awake waiting for somebody to return.Rate it:
wait upWait.Rate it:
wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:
waiting gameA strategy or course of action in which one or more parties refrain from direct action until circumstances change in their favor.Rate it:
wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.Rate it:
wake up on the wrong side of bedTo feel grumpy, irritable; to be easily annoyed.Rate it:
walk a mile in someone's shoesTo experience what someone has experienced.Rate it:
walk a tightropeTo undertake a precarious course of action.Rate it:
walk all overUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, all, over.Rate it:
walk all overTo dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.Rate it:
walk all overTo easily beat a competitor in a contest; to win without much effort.Rate it:
walk and chew gum at the same timeTo do something very easy.Rate it:
walk aroundTo walk with no real planned destination, but to just walk, to meander "around".Rate it:
walk awayUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, away.Rate it:
walk awayTo withdraw from a problematic situation.Rate it:
walk awayTo survive a challenging or dangerous situation without harm.Rate it:
walk awayTo defeat someone or achieve something.Rate it:
walk away fromTo abandon or leave; to shun.Rate it:
walk backUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, back.Rate it:
walk backTo withdraw or back-pedal on a statement or promise; retract.Rate it:
walk down the aisleto get marriedRate it:
walk in onTo enter suddenly or unexpectedly while something is happening; to intrude or interrupt by entering.Rate it:
walk in the parkA recreational walk in a park.Rate it:
walk in the parkSomething easy or pleasant, especially by comparison to something.Rate it:
walk in the snowAn occasion when a momentous career decision is made, especially a decision to resign or retire.Rate it:
walk intomeet with unwittinglyRate it:
walk intoTo collide with.Rate it:
walk intoTo fall into .Rate it:
walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:
walk it offTo walk or pace in order to relieve a pain or cramp.Rate it:
walk like an EgyptianTo walk with one arm horizontally at the side, with arm bent at the elbow facing up, and the other arm horizontally at the side with arm bent at the elbow facing down.Rate it:
walk of lifeAn occupation, role, social class, or lifestyle.Rate it:
walk off withTo steal, especially by surreptitiously removing an unguarded item.Rate it:
walk off withTo win, as in a contest and especially without significant effort.Rate it:
walk off withTo make the strongest favorable impression in a theatrical or similar performance, in comparison to other performers.Rate it:
walk on eggshellsTo be careful and sensitive, in handling very sensitive matters.Rate it:

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