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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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one can't hold two watermelons in one handdo not attempt to take on more than you can handle
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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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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.
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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.
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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's bark is worse than one's biteThe individual acts threatening but is relatively harmless.
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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.
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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.
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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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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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it takes one to know oneThe person criticizing is as bad as the person being criticized.
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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 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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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.
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keep one on one's toesTo keep one attentive, active, busy or alert.
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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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one's heart in one's mouthvery scared
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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 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 by oneIndividually in succession; one at a time.
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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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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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be in one's altitudesTo be drunk.
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cold oneA beer.
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cut oneto fart
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day oneThe very beginning.
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do oneTo depart from a place, often with a sense of urgency.
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do one's bitTo make an individual contribution toward an overall effort.
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do one's blockTo become enraged.
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do one's businessto defecate or urinate
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do one's businessTo ruin somebody.
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hang one on!Ejaculation by imbiber/drinker/Alcoholic: 'Get Drunk'; 'Get Smashed', {Drink to excess}
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in one's armourHaving the courage of drunkenness; pot-valiant.
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in one's bookIn one's opinion.
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in one's bookUsed other than as an idiom: see in, one's, book.
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in one's dreamsUsed to express the speaker's belief that a preceding statement expressed a desired rather than an actual state of affairs.
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in one's faceOnto or into someone's face.
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in one's faceIn front of someone's face; before someone's eyes.
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live oneA person, thing, or situation which is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or urgent.
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live oneSomeone who is easily fooled, victimized, or ridiculed.
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live oneSomeone who is eccentric, nonconformist, or otherwise peculiar.
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number oneFirst; foremost; best.
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of one mindHaving the same viewpoint, opinion, or attitude; in agreement.
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