Search results for 'to boot'

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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boot upTo start a computer using its bootstrap procedure.Rate it:

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boot campA short, intensive, quasi-military program generally aimed at young offenders as an alternative to a jail term.Rate it:

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boot campAny short, intensive course of training.Rate it:

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boot campIndoctrination, physical fitness training and basic instruction in service-related subjects for recruits in the Navy and Marine Corps.Rate it:

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boot outto kick out, eject, expelRate it:

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car boot salesselling eventsRate it:

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get the bootTo be dismissed from employment.Rate it:

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get the bootTo be voted off a competition in a reality television show.Rate it:

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give someone the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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give the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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put the boot inTo kick a fallen opponent.Rate it:

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put the boot inTo kick someone when they are down.Rate it:

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to bootSome variations in usage remain archaic. Old English, Middle English: to help, in addition.Rate it:

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to bootMoreover, on top of that, besides, also.Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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lay an eggThe act or performance which is substandard in one's capability. An act or performance which is substandard or below the typical level of one's usual production or output: An act, production or presentation of a noxious, negative, repulsive, boorish nature:Rate it:

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look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:

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sideways glanceA silent, somewhat disapproving look from someone with body language to boot, which causes one to be somewhat uncomfortable and a bit in wonderment.Rate it:

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