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be oneselfTo behave or act naturally, without regard to how this behavior is perceived by others.Rate it:

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

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stand tallTo behave in a brave, proud, or unyielding manner, without retreating from confrontation, danger, or adversity.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo behave in a servile, obsequious, or excessively polite manner.Rate it:

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cut upTo behave like a clown.Rate it:

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wimp outTo behave like a wimp.Rate it:

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arse aroundTo behave in a clownish, irresponsible or inefficient manner.Rate it:

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as above, so belowWhat happens on one level of reality also happens on every other level; the microcosm and macrocosm behave alike.Rate it:

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bear oneselfTo behave and conduct oneself in such a manner that others will give one respect.Rate it:

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blow hot and coldTo behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion.Rate it:

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brass-neckTo behave boldly or shamelessly.Rate it:

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carry onTo act or behave; especially to act or behave so as to attract attention.Rate it:

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carry oneselfTo behave, especially with respect to how one's speech, body language, facial expressions, and grooming convey one's opinion concerning oneself.Rate it:

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children should be seen and not heardChildren should behave well and be quiet, especially in the presence of adults.Rate it:

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climb the wallsTo behave in a distressed or frantic manner; to feel very agitated.Rate it:

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cut a wide swathTo behave in an expansive, flagrantly showy, or pushy manner, especially in public venues; to exert sweeping influence.Rate it:

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cut looseTo behave in an uncontrolled manner.Rate it:

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dig one's own graveTo behave in a way that is likely to have future negative effects on oneself.Rate it:

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doTo act or behave in a certain manner; to conduct oneself.Rate it:

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eat out of somebody's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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eat out of someone's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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err on the side ofTo behave in a manner which favours or which is biassed toward.Rate it:

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feel one's oatsTo feel energetic or frisky; to behave in a vigorous or bold manner.Rate it:

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fly the freak flagTo behave in a unconventional or unrestrained manner; to exhibit the uninhibited side of one's personality.Rate it:

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fuck aroundTo horseplay, joke around, behave immaturely or irresponsiblyRate it:

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gather rosebudsTo enjoy life's immediate pleasures; to behave in a relaxed, carefree manner.Rate it:

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get intoTo cause to behave uncharacteristically; to possess.Rate it:

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give as good as one getsTo behave toward others in a manner resembling or commensurate with their behavior towards oneself, especially in a situation where one is insulted or otherwise ill-treated.Rate it:

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go apeshitTo behave in an extreme manner; to act without restraint, especially by becoming explosively angry.Rate it:

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go astrayTo develop bad habits; to behave improperly or illegally.Rate it:

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go on the rampageTo behave violently or to riot.Rate it:

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kiss arseTo flatter or perform favors excessively, especially to receive preferential treatment from a boss or other superior; to behave obsequiously.Rate it:

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kiss assto flatter or perform favors excessively, especially to receive preferential treatment from a boss or other superior; to behave obsequiously.Rate it:

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knock aroundTo hit someone, or behave violently towards them.Rate it:

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lap dogA small dog, kept as household pet, whose light weight and companionable temperament make it both suited and disposed to spend time resting in the comfort of its master's lap; a dog bred to behave in this manner.Rate it:

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lead astrayTo influence to have bad habits or to behave improperly or illegallyRate it:

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lead with one's chinTo behave without caution; to make oneself vulnerable.Rate it:

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live on the edgeTo have an adventurous or perilous lifestyle; to behave in a manner which creates risks for oneself.Rate it:

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lord it overTo behave as if one is in control of; to make a display of having an advantage over or superiority to.Rate it:

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make strangeTo behave in a shy, uncommunicative, resistant manner when encountering an unfamiliar person or situation.Rate it:

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mind one's p's and q'sTo be very careful to behave correctly.Rate it:

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mind one's ps and qsTo be very careful to behave correctly.Rate it:

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play it straightTo behave in a manner that is straightforward, honest, or sincere.Rate it:

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play the foolTo behave in a foolish or comical manner.Rate it:

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play with a full deckTo behave in a manner suggesting that one is of normal intelligence, alert, and mentally stable.Rate it:

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pop one's corkTo suddenly behave irrationally; to go crazy.Rate it:

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push itTo make an extraordinary or risky effort; to behave in a way which tests the limits; to expect too much.Rate it:

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raise cainTo behave in a disruptive manner.Rate it:

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reasonable personA fictional person used as a comparative legal standard to represent an average member of society and how he or she would behave or think, especially in determining negligence; sometimes formulated as "a person of ordinary prudence exercising due care in like circumstances."Rate it:

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run roitbehave without restrainRate it:

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