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when one door closes, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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gentleman of the back doorA sodomite.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 golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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at death's doorAbout to die; in a life-threatening state of health.Rate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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darken a church doorto go to church for a service.Rate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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get one's foot in the doorTo initiate contact or a relationship; to gain access, especially to an entry-level job.Rate it:

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go in the out doorTo engage in anal sex.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo delay sexual ejaculation.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo ward off poverty or hunger.Rate it:

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knocking on heaven's doorDying, close to death.Rate it:

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opportunity knocks at every man's doorEverybody gets opportunities.Rate it:

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out the doorThe exact image, a lookalike.Rate it:

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out the doorExact, correct.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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shut the door onTo refuse to consider, remember, accept, or engage in.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another opensWhen one opportunity is lost, another opportunity soon becomes available.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.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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