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boom or bust!In A Difficult Challenging Situation, Decide To Go For Broke, Go For Success Or Failure!Rate it:

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lower the boomTo suddenly overpower, with "on".Rate it:

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lower the boomTo use one's superior physical strength; clobber.Rate it:

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lower the boomAn expression probably originating in a nautical setting, where misdemeanors and mischief results in punishment.Rate it:

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lower the boom onTo punish someone.Rate it:

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lower the boom onTo terminate or abolish something.Rate it:

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baby bluesBlue eyes.Rate it:

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baby-killeran abortionistRate it:

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baby-killera pregnant woman who receives an abortionRate it:

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baby-killera long-range Zeppelin bomberRate it:

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baby-killera Vietnam veteran returning to the United States, used by war opponentsRate it:

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smooth as a baby's bottomextremely smooth.Rate it:

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baby-killera person who advocates abortionRate it:

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baby bluesPeriod and feeling of depressiveness after giving birth; a less severe form of postnatal depression.Rate it:

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soft as a baby's bottomextremely soft (not rough)Rate it:

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baby upto treat as a baby.Rate it:

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baby-killera saloon, used by the Temperance MovementRate it:

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baby-killerUsed other than as an idiom: see baby, killer.Rate it:

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be left holding the babyTo be left with the responsibility of resolving a problem.Rate it:

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cry like a baby(of an adult or older child) To bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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like taking candy from a babyEasy to achieve.Rate it:

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make baby Jesus cryTo provoke a negative reaction due to being offensive, unpleasant, immoral, etc.Rate it:

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sleep like a babyTo sleep very well, especially peacefullyRate it:

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this won't get the baby into a short dressTo take inadequate action dealing with an opportunityRate it:

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throw the baby out with the bathwaterTo discard something valuable, often inadvertently, in the process of removing waste.Rate it:

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put downTo place a baby somewhere to sleep.Rate it:

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managerial inbreedingBad management, caused by managers making poor selection choices in recruitment, rewards, and promotions of the staff that report to them, leading to another generation of managers who lack the necessary skill sets to reward and promote the most effective staff.Rate it:

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blessed eventThe birth of a baby.Rate it:

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bundle of joyA newborn baby.Rate it:

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clogs to clogs in three generations(UK) Wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts through the third (grandchildRate it:

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crack-upOne can 'crack-up' emotionally with laughter or tears as a result of an observation, a joke, a story, a scene, a sequence in a movie, opera, stage play or animal, baby or children;s antics:Rate it:

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give birthTo produce new life into the world; to have a baby. Transitive when used with to.Rate it:

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have a bun in the ovenTo be pregnant; to be expecting a baby.Rate it:

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little emperorIn contemporary China, a child with no siblings who is regarded as overly protected and spoiled. (Seen as belonging to a generation which is a product of China's "one-child" policy.)Rate it:

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romper suitbaby's outfitRate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle rules the worldWomen, particularly mothers, have a decisive influence on the future direction of society because they raise and nurture the next generation.Rate it:

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