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circle the drainTo be in rapid decline or a state of downfall, especially as leading to inevitable utter failure or destruction.Rate it:

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circle the wagonsTo draw a wagon train into a circle to allow the wagons to provide cover when under attack.Rate it:

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circle the wagonsTo prepare to defend against an attack.Rate it:

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come full circleTo complete a cycle of transition, returning to the point of origin.Rate it:

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come full circleTo make a complete change or reform.Rate it:

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full circleUsed other than as an idiom: see full, circle.Rate it:

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full circleAn arc of 360 degrees.Rate it:

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full circleA full turn back to the original direction or orientation.By extension, of a discussion, a point arrived at which is the same point at which it began; the point at which effort has resulted in no progress.Rate it:

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full circleBy extension, of a discussion, a point arrived at which is the same point at which it began; the point at which effort has resulted in no progress.Rate it:

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full circleBy extension, of a discussion, a point arrived at which is the same point at which it began; the point at which effort has resulted in no progress.Rate it:

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full circleThrough a rotation or revolution that ends at the starting point.Rate it:

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full circleThrough a cycle of transition, returning to where one started after gaining experience or exploring other things.Rate it:

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inner circleThe closest of friends of a person.Rate it:

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squaring the circleA hopeless or impossible task.Rate it:

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squaring the circleThe historical problem of how to construct, using compass and ruler, a square having the same area as a given circle.Rate it:

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back-to-backWith one's back facing somebody else's back.Rate it:

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back-to-backIdentical or similar and sequential.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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but, satisfaction brought it backa common rejoinder to "curiosity killed the cat"Rate it:

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hold backTo act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power.Rate it:

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kick backTo relax.Rate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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bounce backTo recover from a negative without seemingly any damage.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:

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back awayOf your attention on the thing in front being avoided.Rate it:

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back fortyThe remote part of a farm.Rate it:

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back intoTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back of beyondA very remote place.Rate it:

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back offTo move backwards away from something.Rate it:

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back offTo become less aggressive, particularly when one had appeared committed to act.Rate it:

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back outTo withdraw from something one has promised to do.Rate it:

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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.Rate it:

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back upAs a security measure.Rate it:

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back upTo move backwards, especially for a vehicle to do so.Rate it:

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come backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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draw backTo retreat from a position.Rate it:

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drop backOf a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.Rate it:

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fall backTo retreat.Rate it:

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go backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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go back onTo be treacherous or faithless to; betray; as, to go back on friends.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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hold backTo contain; stop.Rate it:

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hold backTo delay, especially in school.Rate it:

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knock backTo drink an alcoholic beverage swiftly or often.Rate it:

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look backTo reminisce about a past time.Rate it:

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put backTo drink fast; to knock down alcohol.Rate it:

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ring backTo return a phone call.Rate it:

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ring backTo make another phone call to the same person.Rate it:

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roll back the yearsTo produce a sense of nostalgiaRate it:

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stand backTo maintain a safe distance from a hazard.Rate it:

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