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brick by brickTo create or build something in a steady, step-by-step fashion.Rate it:

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brick houseA voluptuous woman with a large rotund buttocks and bust.Rate it:

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brick houseUsed other than as an idiom: A house or type of construction made of bricks or blockss of masonry.Rate it:

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brick upTo block by masonry, particularly using bricks.Rate it:

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brick and mortarUsed other than as an idiom: see brick, and, mortar.Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings, especially domestic housing.Rate it:

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brick into enclose with bricksRate it:

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brick in one's hatdrunkenness.Rate it:

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brick wallAn obstacle.Rate it:

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built like a brick shithouseExceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.Rate it:

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built like a brick shithouseOf a person, with an exceptionally well-developed chest.Rate it:

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drop a brickUsed other than as an idiom: see drop, brick.Rate it:

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drop a brickTo commit a faux pas, especially in speech, such as by tactlessly speaking of a subject that should not be mentioned.Rate it:

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drop a brickAlternative form of drop a bombshell.Rate it:

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have a brick in one's hatto be drunkRate it:

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one brick short of a full loadNot mentally sound; insane.Rate it:

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one brick short of a full loadStupid.Rate it:

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shit a brickTo react strongly or excessively, especially in anger or fear.Rate it:

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swim like a bricknot able to swimRate it:

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thick as a brickstupid; slow to learn or understand.Rate it:

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yellow brick roadA proverbial path to a Promised Land of one's hopes and dreams.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.Rate it:

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a house divided against itself cannot standA group or organisation weakened by internal dissent will not remain united.Rate it:

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a house is not a homeA home is not merely a building but requires inhabitants and a friendly atmosphere.Rate it:

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basket houseA cafe or similar establishment where musical performances are given and the performers are then paid with money placed in a basket by members of the audience.Rate it:

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bottom the houseTo clean a house from top to bottom; to clean a house extremely thoroughlyRate it:

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bottoming the houseThe process by where someone cleans their house 'from top to bottom'. It is a very thorough clean indeed, even more so than 'spring cleaning'.Rate it:

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bring down the houseTo garner enthusiastic or wild applause.Rate it:

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bring down the houseSpawn overwhelming agreement, acceptance, appreciation, applause as a result of a speech, magic act, athletic, dramatic, vocal, jocular or mime offering.Rate it:

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clean houseTo clean the interior of a house.Rate it:

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clean houseTo reform by removing undesirable personnel and procedures.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeTo consume such a portion of one's store of food that little is left for the owner.Rate it:

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full housepoker handRate it:

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get on like a house on fireTo immediately start a good relationship with someoneRate it:

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haunted houseUsed other than as an idiom: see haunted, house.Rate it:

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haunted houseA Halloween amusement attraction in which a building or series of rooms is decorated to frighten the people who pass through the attraction.Rate it:

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house cooling partyA party to celebrate when a person decides to leave a house or flat, and sometimes to help prepare the space for the incoming residents.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.Rate it:

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house of ill fameA brothelRate it:

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house poorIn financial difficulty because of the excessive cost of owning a house, or because the cost of home ownership forms too high a proportion of household income.Rate it:

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house warmingPresented as a way of welcoming someone to a home into which he or she recently moved.Rate it:

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keep houseTo take care of domestic chores; work as a housekeeper.Rate it:

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keep houseTo seclude oneself in one's house in order to evade the demands of creditors.Rate it:

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move houseTo change one's place of residence.Rate it:

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on the houseA complimentary item beverage, dessert.Rate it:

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on the houseFree, complimentary.Rate it:

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opera housemusic venueRate it:

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out of house and homeCassandra Chrones Moore, Haunted Housing: How Toxic Scare Stories Are Spooking the Public Out of House and Home.Rate it:

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