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add insult to injuryTo further a loss with mockery or indignity.Rate it:

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add upTo take a sum.Rate it:

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add up toTo have a particular effect.Rate it:

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add fuel to fireTo inflame a situation, to make a situation worse.Rate it:

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add fuel to the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

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add upTo accumulate; to amount to.Rate it:

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add upTo make sense; to be reasonable or consistent.Rate it:

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add-onsomething that has been or can be added to an existing object or arrangement.Rate it:

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get wellTo recover from an illness or injury.Rate it:

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gild the lilyadd unnecessary ornamentationRate it:

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sing sopranoTo suffer castration or an injury to the testicles.Rate it:

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why on earthUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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run overTo drive over, causing injury or death.Rate it:

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put onTo record, to add to a record or document.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.Rate it:

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and allUsed to add emphasis.Rate it:

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backhanded complimentan insult disguised as a compliment; a compliment which can be interpreted as an insult.Rate it:

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balance the booksTo add up all the debits and credits.Rate it:

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bash upTo assault someone with the intention of causing physical injury.Rate it:

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beef upto strengthen or reinforce; to add substance toRate it:

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black eyefacial injuryRate it:

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Cambric TeaPlace one Tsp Sugar, one 1/4 Cup Milk in Mug or Coffee Cup, Add boiling Water to Brim While Stirring: When Temperature of 'Tea' Becomes Drinkable, You 'KIDZ" Drink Your 'Cambric Tea'; B-4 It Gitz KOLD!Rate it:

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carry forwardThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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carry overThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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Chinese complimentA pretense of deference; a veiled or subtle insult.Rate it:

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cruising for a bruisingFollowing a course of action likely to result in injury or other trouble for oneself.Rate it:

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cut downTo insult, to belittle.Rate it:

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dig outThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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dodge a bulletTo have a narrow escape; to avoid injury or disaster.Rate it:

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enlarge upon1. Expend; 2. To make larger; 3. add to; 4. To give greater scope to;Rate it:

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eye for an eyeCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.Rate it:

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eye for an eye, a tooth for a toothCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.Rate it:

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fill in the blankA type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).Rate it:

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fix someone's wagonTo punish someone; to cause injury, distress, or inconvenience for someone.Rate it:

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gild the lilyTo embellish or improve something unnecessarily; to add superfluous attributes to something.Rate it:

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gloves are offFrom the sport of boxing where competitors fistfight wearing padded gloves; removing the gloves during a fight could result in serious physical injuryRate it:

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hand on a plateThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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hospital passA throw that stays in the air long enough that it allows too many people to get underneath it, increasing the risk of injury and a trip to the hospital. Thus, a hospital pass.Rate it:

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it is all fun and games until someone loses an eyeRough play results in injury.Rate it:

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Jesus, Mary and JosephUsed to add emphasis, particularly by Catholics.Rate it:

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kick in the teethA humiliating insult or instance of bad treatment, especially when one is expecting friendship or in need of support; a sudden and unexpected setback; a strong rebuff.Rate it:

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lemonizeTo add lemon.Rate it:

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make light work ofThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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mark upTo add coding to text so that it will display properly on a computer.Rate it:

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money's worthRecompense or just deserts, especially as resulting from dealing with a perceived injury or injustice.Rate it:

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on the mendHealing or recovering, as from an injury or illness.Rate it:

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out on one's feetStanding erect but not consciously aware of one's surroundings, or only minimally aware, and having little or no ability to control one's bodily actions, as a result of physical injury or exhaustion.Rate it:

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pad outto add something extra to something to make it appear more substantialRate it:

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