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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.
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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.
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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.
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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.
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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.
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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.
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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.
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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.
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it takes one to know oneThe person criticizing is as bad as the person being criticized.
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keep one on one's toesTo keep one attentive, active, busy or alert.
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keep one's cards close to one's chestTo avoid revealing one's thoughts, circumstances, or plans.
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one by oneIndividually in succession; one at a time.
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one can run but one can't hideThere is nothing someone can do to evade something.You can run but you can't hide.
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one can't hold two watermelons in one handdo not attempt to take on more than you can handle
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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindA cliché used to exaggerate an accomplishment or milestone..
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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.
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one's bark is worse than one's biteThe individual acts threatening but is relatively harmless.
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one's got to do what one's got to doA person must do what he or she feels obliged to do.
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one's heart in one's mouthvery scared
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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.
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put one through one's pacesTo direct a horse to walk, canter, trot, etc.
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put one through one's pacesTo test several or all functions or training of a person, animal, machine, etc.
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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.
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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.
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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.
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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.
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wear one's heart on one's sleeveTo be extremely transparent, open, or forthright about one's emotions.
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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.
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when one door shuts, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.
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bet one's bottom dollarto be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough of something to wager everything.
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chip on one's shoulderA tendency to take offence quickly.
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have butterflies in one's stomachTo be nervous, uncertain, or anxious.
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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.
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lump in one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.
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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.
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put one's feet upTo relax.
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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.
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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.
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bite one's tongueTo forcibly prevent oneself from uttering a word.
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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over again
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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.
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up one's sleeveHidden, in reserve.
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beat one's meatTo masturbate.
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get one's end awayTo have sex.
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one fell swoopOne stroke; one action or event with many results.
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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.
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quake in one's bootsTo be frightened, scared, or nervous.
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rest on one's laurelsTo rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further.
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under one's breathSoftly, so as not to be heard.
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one who hesitates is lostA person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity.
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