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ask aroundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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ask inTo invite someone to enter one's house.Rate it:

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ask roundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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ask forTo increase the likelihood of something by persisting in some action; to invite.Rate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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ask forrequestRate it:

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ask formake a requestRate it:

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ask fortry to obtain by requestingRate it:

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ask for itTo provoke an unwanted action.Rate it:

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ask for the moonTo claim or desire something that one cannot have.Rate it:

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ask my arseA common reply to any question; still deemed wit at sea, and formerly at court, under the denomination of selling bargains.Rate it:

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ask outTo invite somebody, especially on a date.Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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ask the questionUsed other than as an idiom: to ask a given question.Rate it:

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ask the questionTo make an appeal to the umpire against the batsman.Rate it:

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it's better to ask forgiveness than permissionThe value of acting promptly and making a mistake requiring forgiveness is greater than value of delaying to get permission.Rate it:

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shoot first and ask questions laterTo act boldly.Rate it:

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shoot first and ask questions laterTo take action with serious consequences without delay, preserving the benefit of surprise by not providing indication of one's intent.Rate it:

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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? ? ? ?Rate it:

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jack aroundto misbehave, fool aroundRate it:

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jerk aroundTo act foolishlyRate it:

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kick aroundTo wander loose; to float around; to hang around.Rate it:

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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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come aroundTo change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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mess aroundTo fiddle idly.Rate it:

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stick aroundTo stay; to linger; to remain.Rate it:

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bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.Rate it:

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bat aroundTo discuss.Rate it:

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bomb aroundThe drive around at speed for pleasure.Rate it:

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boss aroundTo act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior.Rate it:

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bum aroundTo wander around idly to no purpose; to loaf or loiter.Rate it:

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gathers from aroundcollect or receiving the information or rumors from around the environment or gathering or people.Rate it:

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horse aroundTo play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.Rate it:

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jump aroundTo move erratically by jumping. Usually as a result of being excited.Rate it:

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kick aroundTo abuse or mistreat; to bully.Rate it:

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kid aroundTo engage in playful fun.Rate it:

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knock aroundTo do a relaxing activity.Rate it:

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mill aroundTo move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.Rate it:

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muck aroundMeans the same as muck about.Rate it:

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potter aroundTo potter, to be gently active doing various things in an almost aimless manner.Rate it:

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run aroundTo be very busy doing many different things.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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hang aroundTo stay, linger or loiter.Rate it:

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bang aroundTo make a lot of percussive noise while doing an activity.Rate it:

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jump aroundTo move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous.Rate it:

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turn aroundAn upset; a suprising comeback.Rate it:

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