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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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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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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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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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cold oneA beer.
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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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hang one on!Ejaculation by imbiber/drinker/Alcoholic: 'Get Drunk'; 'Get Smashed', {Drink to excess}
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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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one anotherUsed of a reciprocal relationship among a group of more than two people or things; compare each other.
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one anothereach other
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one sideYou should move to one side and allow me to go through the passageway you are blocking.
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one sidedPartisan
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one thousandUsed in a common chronometric counting scheme, in which each iteration is sequentially numbered and supposed to be approximately one second in length.
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one twowall pass
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one upTo outdo, to do something slightly better than a competitor's prior effort.
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one-noteHaving only one opinion, outlook, tone, etc., especially as expressed repetitively; without variety or range.
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one-offOccurring once; one-time.
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one-upTo outdo, to do something slightly better than a competitor's prior effort.
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one-upmanshipA succession of instances of outdoing a competitor.
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one-upmanshipThe art or practice of successively outdoing a competitor.
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square oneThe place where one begins; a lack of progress.
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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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up one's sleeveHidden, in reserve.
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beat one's meatTo masturbate.
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one fell swoopOne stroke; one action or event with many results.
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under one's breathSoftly, so as not to be heard.
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above one's bendOut of one's control or power.
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