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party animalA person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties, especially one whose partying behavior is exuberant or excessive.
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mad with angerbecome angry like an animal
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muck outTo clean the excrement and other rubbish from the area where an animal is kept, such as a horse stable or a dog kennel.
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sneak upTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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knock outTo exhaust a personal or animal.
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sneak up onTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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bare one's teethOf an animal, to show one's teeth as a sign of aggression.
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bed downTo put an animal to rest for the night.
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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.
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don't shit where you eat(idiomatic, vulgar) One should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.1998 April 14, Nelson Navarro, "Ever faithful, ever true," Manila Standard (Philippines) (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):The guiding principle is Don't shit where you eat. Office romances are always destructive of morale and objectivity.2003 Oct. 8, Jonathan Valania, "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Pussy," Philadelphia Weekly (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Limbaugh was scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the NAB convention in, of all places, Philadelphia, thus violating the cardinal law of the animal kingdom: Don't shit where you eat.2006 Sept. 19, Michael Musto, "NY Mirror," Village Voice (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Mitchell refused to indulge in on-set romances with either gender. "You don't shit where you eat," he told me, plainly.
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giant pandachinese animal
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granaryA storage facility for grain or sometimes animal feed.
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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.
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make hayTo cut grass to turn into hay for animal feed.
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one-trick ponyA performing animal that knows only one trick.
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out of house and homeHelping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home, The Progressive Animal Welfare Society.
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put downTo administer euthanasia to, as an animal too old or ill to cure.
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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.
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yellow-belliedPertaining to an animal or reptile that has a yellow belly.
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