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butterfly upon a wheelAn innocent person crushed by life's adversities.Rate it:

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wheel within a wheelA complication of circumstances, motives, etc.Rate it:

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float like a butterflyTo move effortlessly and in an agile fashion.Rate it:

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bring uponTo cause to befall.Rate it:

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fall uponTo fall on; to experience; to suffer.Rate it:

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hit uponTo address.Rate it:

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prevail uponTo convince; to persuade.Rate it:

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reflect uponTo reflect on.Rate it:

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stumble uponTo discover or find something by accident.Rate it:

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hit uponTo think of; to invent; to realize.Rate it:

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reckon uponTo plan upon; to expect.Rate it:

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stumble uponTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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take uponTo take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.Rate it:

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chance uponto find by chanceRate it:

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enlarge upon1. Expend; 2. To make larger; 3. add to; 4. To give greater scope to;Rate it:

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frown uponTo disapprove (of).Rate it:

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put upontake advantage ofRate it:

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reckon uponTo count upon or depend upon.Rate it:

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settle uponTo decide something over other options.Rate it:

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shed light uponIlluminate to the understanding; make intelligible; clarify or explain (something unknown).Rate it:

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taking upon oneselfventuringRate it:

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wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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asleep at the wheelto not pay attentionRate it:

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at the wheelDriving; in control of a vehicle.Rate it:

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at the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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big wheelA person with a great deal of power or influence, especially a high-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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big wheelFerris wheel.Rate it:

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ferris wheelfairgroung rideRate it:

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fifth wheelA type of trailer hitch, which consists of a horseshoe-shaped plate on a multi-directional pivot, with a locking pin to couple with the kingpin of a truck trailer.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA very large trailer that is towed with a pickup truck.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA very large truck trailer; an 18-wheeler.Rate it:

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fifth wheelAnything superfluous or unnecessary.Rate it:

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German wheelUsed other than as an idiom: see German, wheel.Rate it:

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German wheelAn apparatus made up of two large, usually steel rings joined together by a set of parallel steel bars.Rate it:

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put one's shoulder to the wheelTo work or exert oneself heavily or with full effort.Rate it:

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reinvent the wheelTo redo work unnecessarily when it has already been done satisfactorily; to rethink an already working system, technique, etc. in a pointless attempt to improve it.Rate it:

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set one's shoulder to the wheelTo start hard work; to begin to toil.Rate it:

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squeaky wheel gets the greaseThe person who complains or speaks up most loudly receives the redress or attention which he or she seeks.Rate it:

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take the wheelTo assume control of a situation.Rate it:

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take the wheelTo be in control of the steering wheel of a vehicle or a vessel.Rate it:

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the wheel turnsTime moves forward; circumstances change; life continues.Rate it:

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third wheelA person or thing that serves no useful purpose.Rate it:

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wheel aroundTo transport someone or something to various locations by pushing a wheeled transporter such as a wheelchair or a wheelbarrow or trolley.Rate it:

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wheel awayTo run around in celebrationRate it:

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brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:Rate it:

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live upTo fulfil the expectations placed upon.Rate it:

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put onTo place upon or atop.Rate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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fall onTo experience; to suffer; to fall upon.Rate it:

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