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team upTo join into a team, or into teams.
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bat for the other teamTo be homosexual.
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home teamThe team that's playing in the usual area that they play in, as opposed to the visitor team.
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kick off the teamIn sports, to dismiss an athlete from a team, usually for misconduct, poor academic performance or other offenses.
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tag teamTwo or more people or groups acting alternately to accomplish some task.
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take one for the teamTo accept some chore or hardship for the sake of one's friends or colleagues.
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team up withTo associate with another in a joint enterprise.
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there's no i in teamA team game is focused on the team, not on the individual.
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tiger teamA specialized group tasked with testing the effectiveness of an organization's ability to protect assets by attempting to circumvent, defeat or otherwise thwart that organization's internal and external security.
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tiger teamAn engineering or other group assembled to tackle especially difficult or critical problems, often outside the normal chain of command.
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cheer onTo cheer and support a team, to barrack, to root for.
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away gameAn athletic contest played in the opposing team's geographic area.
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basement battlerA team in or around the relegation zone.
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bench jockeyA baseball term for a player, coach or manager who is annoying and distracts opposition players and umpires from his team's dugout bench with verbal repartee.
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call off the dogsDuring a one-sided sports contest, to remove the first-string unit of a team from the game after dominating the opponent.
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dog and catA team comprised of one male and one female, who are either working as associates or where one is the second in command to the other.
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engine roomThe source of power in a team or other group.
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home gameAn athletic contest played in a team's own geographic area.
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hospital passA poorly executed pass to a team-mate causing the receiver to present an easy target for a defender, and thus be tackled hard.
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in unity there is strengthMore can be accomplished by a team with a common goal, than individuals.
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kick into touchTo kick a ball over the touchline in a game of rugby to avoid pressure from the opponent team in a difficult situation
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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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one-night standAn occasion when a performer or team of them expects to perform at a theater for a single evening.
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park the busTo attempt to stop the opposition team from scoring a goal by playing extremely defensively and placing as many players as possible behind the ball.
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pull backTo score when the team is losing.
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root forTo encourage a favored person, team, or result.
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run rings aroundTo demonstrate superiority, or greater skill than another person, team or group of people.
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send someone to the showersTo remove a player from a particular team competition before the conclusion of the event, especially because that player's contribution on this occasion has been below his or her expected level of performance.
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straight manA member of a team of comic performers who plays a supporting role by helping to set up jokes and punch lines through engaging in preparatory dialog with the principal comedian; a foil who plays such a role in theatrical comedy.
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take apartTo soundly defeat someone, or a team.
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there's only oneUsed in a chant, most often in sports matches, to express support for an athlete, coach, team etc..
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third stringA unit of players that plays behind the first and second strings; a junior varsity team.
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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isn
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try outTo undergo a test before being selected for a team etc.
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tug of wara game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.
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