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key offTo take as a controlling input datum.
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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.
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key inenter data
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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent(s).
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under lock and keyImprisoned with little or no chance of escape.
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board upTo block doors or windows with boards, either to prevent access or as protection from storms, etc.
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above boardHonestly, reputably.
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across the boardA racing bet where one bets that the same competitor will place in first, second and third.
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across the boardPertaining to all categories or things.
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all over the boardShowing a wide range of values with no particular pattern.
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back to the drawing boardBack to the beginning following an unsuccessful attempt.
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board outto send (children or pets) to stay with other people (or to boarding school, in the case of children)
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emery boardnail file
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festive boardEuropean reference to softwood-trenchers; {Early tableware was a wide softwood plank carved with shallow indentations for various food servings: When filled with appetizing, sumptuous portions it was referred, Festive Board
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go back to the drawing boardTo start again; to scrap a previous idea or plan and try again from the beginning.
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go by the boardTo be superseded, rejected, or obliterated; to pass by with little consequence; to amount to nothing.
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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.
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go by the boardTo fall or to go overboard; to be cast over the side of a ship.
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off boardNot on or in a means of transportation.
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off boardNot participating.
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on boardAgreeing or supporting.
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on boardEven when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too.
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on boardIs that new teammate properly on board yet?.
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on boardIt's a good idea, but let's see if we can get a few more of the management team on board.
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on boardJoining in or participating.
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on boardOn or in a means of transportation.
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jump onTo board a public transport vehicle.
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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.
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bridgeA song contained within another song, often demarcated by meter, key, or melody.
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bridgeThe piece, on string instruments, that supports the strings from the sounding board.
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broad strokesMajor features or key points; outline.
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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.
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hard yardsThe key effort in completing a difficult task
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jumpTo employ a move in certain board games where one game piece is moved from one legal position to another passing over the position of another piece.
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Monopoly moneyPlay money printed on paper, especially differently colored denominations of the board game Monopoly.
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PunchboardA book-size laminated paper 1'/2 inch thick board with 25 to 200 drilled holes in surface. Holes contain 'accordion-fold', numbered kite-paper which when 'punched-out of board' with small PUNCH-tool may reveal a 'winning-chance number': Winning Numbers posted on board. Variety of Valuable prizes is predetermined by cost of a single 'PUNCH': Win! Box Candy, jewelry, trinkets, appliances, tools, flashlights et al:
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snakes and laddersA children's luck-based board game played on a numbered grid, the aim of which is to proceed to the end, and in which ladders aid progress and snakes impede it.
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softly softlyDiscreet, low-key, careful.
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