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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.
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dog-eat-dogHarsh and ruthless.
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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.
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water is exceeding up the headwhen every thing goes wrong and nothing is controlable
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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.
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above waterOut of difficulty, especially financial.
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back waterA very remote, rural area.
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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).
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blood in the waterAlternative spelling of Blood in the Water.
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blood is thicker than waterFamily relations and loyalties are stronger than relationships with people who are not family members.1866, Anthony Trollope, The Belton Estate, ch. 30,Blood is thicker than water, is it not? If cousins are not friends, who can be?circa 1915, Lucy Fitch Perkins, The Scotch Twins, ch. 5,The old clans are scattered now, but blood is thicker than water still, and you're welcome to the fireside of your kinsman!
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blow someone out of the waterTo trounce; to defeat someone thoroughly, at a game or in battle.
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body of waterUsed other than as an idiom: see body, of, water.
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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.
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carry someone's waterTo do someone's bidding; to serve someone's interests.
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carry water forTo perform menial tasks for; to serve; to assist.
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come hell or high waterRegardless of the hardships.
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dead in the waterNearly dead, doomed.
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deep waterA difficult or embarrassing situation.
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deep waterWaters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
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hell or high waterHighly adverse circumstances; acts of God.
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hold one's waterTo be patient; to control one's impulses.
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hold one's waterTo hold one's urine.
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hold waterTo withstand scrutiny or criticism; to be valid.
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hot waterUsed other than as an idiom: see hot, water.
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hot watera dangerous situation; trouble
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hot waterfierce criticism
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in hot waterIn trouble; in the position of arousing somebody's anger or displeasure.
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keep one's head above waterTo survive or endure, especially in a situation in which one is struggling to avoid being overwhelmed by adverse financial circumstances.
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like a duck takes to waterVery naturally; without effort.
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like water off a duck's backWithout immediate or lasting effects.
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oil and waterTwo things which are incapable of mixing or coexisting harmoniously with each other.
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pour cold water onTo belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk.
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still water runs deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect
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throw cold water onTo belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk.
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tonic watermixer
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under waterIn difficulty, especially financial.
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walk on waterTo be able to perform god-like or superhuman feats.
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water canUsed other than as an idiom: see water, can.
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water canAny of several species of Nuphar; the yellow frog lily; so called from the shape of the seed vessel.
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water downTo dilute; to add water.
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water downTo make weaker.
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water downTo simplify or oversimplify; to make easier; to make less difficult.
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water over the damAn event or set of events which has already happened and cannot be changed.
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water polosport
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water to my millWhat energizes you; what stimulates you.
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water to one's millWhatever energizes or stimulates one.
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water under the bridgeSomething in the past that cannot be controlled or undone, but must be accepted, forgiven, or forgotten.
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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.
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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.
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Bottle of DogNewcastle Brown Ale
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