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trench mouthAcute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, a severe bacterial infection of the gums, typically characterized by inflammation, bleeding, deep ulceration, necrotized tissue, pain, fever, enlarged lymph nodes, fatigue, and halitosis.
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seagull approachThe occurence of casual, ill-informed and hasty decisions or comments made by outside authorities who lack an understanding of the local issues or a real understanding of the facts of a particular situ.
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shotgun approachAn approach in which the subject is indiscriminate and haphazard, using breadth, spread, or quantity in lieu of accuracy, planning, etc.
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on the right trackUsing the correct general approach to a particular task or problem; pursuing something in a promising way.
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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.
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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.
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sneak upTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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come upTo come towards, to approach.
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hit onTo flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.
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sneak up onTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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throw downTo fight, incite to fight, or approach with the intent to fight; to make a stand.
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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.
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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.
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come down the pikeTo emerge, come up; to approach or arrive on the scene; to present (itself or oneself).
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come to papaA phrase used to encourage someone or something to approach.
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do one's damnedestTo do one's utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.
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do one's darnedestTo do one's utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.
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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?
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draw inTo approach.
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draw onTo approach, come nearer, as evening.
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go snakeTo approach, attack or accost a person, situation or environment in an extremely violent and unrestrained manner, often with no thought about consequences.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo approach something or someone.
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now you're cookingA phrase, often given in response, meaning that the subject has switched to a more suitable or more efficient approach.
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pitA hole or trench in the ground, excavated according to grid coordinates, so that the provenance of any feature observed and any specimen or artifact revealed may be established by precise measurement.
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play it safeTo take a cautious, risk-free approach.
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pull inTo approach a station.
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shoot oneself in the footTo deliberately sabotage an activity in order to avoid obligation, though it causes personal suffering. Origins in first world war trench warfare.
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take lightlyTo approach a task casually.
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verge onTo approach or come close to something; to border or be on the edge of something.
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