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lip serviceEmpty talk; words absent of action or intention.Rate it:

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press into serviceTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do; to make something serve a function, especially one it was not designed or intended for.Rate it:

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tea servicecrockery setRate it:

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yeoman's serviceArduous work, performed in a vigorous, committed manner.Rate it:

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yeoman's serviceReliable, useful, capable service.Rate it:

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call upAn order to report for military service.Rate it:

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poison tree bears poison fruitUnethical actions in the service of good intentions will have immoral or unethical consequences.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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mike upTo fit a microphone and transmitter to a person. Usually for television performers, or for police informers.Rate it:

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call outTo order into service; to summon into service.Rate it:

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cast offTo let go a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc so that she may proceed.Rate it:

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come inOf a broadcast, such as radio or television, to have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well.Rate it:

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jew downTo bargain or haggle with a seller in order to obtain a lower price for a good or service.Rate it:

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lay upTo take out of active service.Rate it:

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snail mailLetter Mail, or Surface-Delivered Mail By United States Postal ServiceRate it:

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tart upTo modify or repackage a product, service, or idea to make it more attractive or easier to sell.Rate it:

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arm and a legA relatively high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price.Rate it:

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bell the catTo undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.Rate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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boot campIndoctrination, physical fitness training and basic instruction in service-related subjects for recruits in the Navy and Marine Corps.Rate it:

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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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bulk billTo invoice the government or insurer, and not the patient, for medical expenses incurred at a general practitioner or other medical service provider.Rate it:

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bulk billingThe process whereby a general practitioner or other medical service provider charges the government for medical expenses incurred by a patient.Rate it:

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cash cowA product, service, or enterprise that generates ongoing, high net free cash flows.Rate it:

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come onlineTo enter service or become active.Rate it:

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companyNickname for an intelligence service.Rate it:

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company manA spy or other operative of an intelligence service, especially the U. S. Central Intelligence Agency.Rate it:

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cross someone's palmTo give money to a person, especially as a bribe or as an inducement to perform a service.Rate it:

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

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daylight robberyAn exorbitant charge for a product or service.Rate it:

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dead airAn unintended interruption in a radio broadcast during which there is no sound; a similar interruption of a television broadcast in which there is neither sound nor a video signal.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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get the bootTo be voted off a competition in a reality television show.Rate it:

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get the chopTo be eliminated from a competition in a reality television program.Rate it:

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Gone FishinHumorous 'Door-Sign' on Front Door of Temporarily 'Closed' Store, Business Place, Service StationRate it:

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horse operaA theatrical production, film, or program on radio or television depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.Rate it:

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hot messA warm meal, usually cooked in a large pot, often similar to a stew or porridge; or, service of such a heated meal to soldiers.Rate it:

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idiot boxTelevision.Rate it:

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in kindIn the form of goods and service rather than money.Rate it:

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lay upTo go out of active service.Rate it:

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money's worthA good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended for it.Rate it:

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no strings attachedWhen something is given free and clear without any conditions of payment or personal service in return.Rate it:

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pay one's duesTo acquire status or to earn the right to enjoy certain benefits, especially through lengthy experience, hardship, or service to an organization.Rate it:

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pleased as punchan expression of gratitude, joy, appreciation for some gift, service, reward, special treatment.Rate it:

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price out of the marketTo charge an exorbitant price for a service or product so that no one will purchase it.Rate it:

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rain checkTo provide a service at a later date.Rate it:

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round tableA television show segment in which pundits or reporters discuss current events.Rate it:

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shoot 'em upA short story, novel, television show, film, computer game, or other narrative which depicts considerable gunplay.Rate it:

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shroudA rope or cable serving to support the mast sideways.Rate it:

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sign offTerm used to describe the closing of a radio or television station's studios and cessation of a broadcasting signal, usually during the overnight hours.Rate it:

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