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call off the dogsDuring a one-sided sports contest, to remove the first-string unit of a team from the game after dominating the opponent.Rate it:

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call off the dogsTo ease up on after inflicting great punishment.Rate it:

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don't call us, we'll call youA stereotypical request from a hiring organisation to a potential candidate, suggesting that the candidate will not be hired.Rate it:

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call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

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call offTo recall; to cancel or call a halt to.Rate it:

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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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raining cats and dogsRaining heavilyRate it:

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it is raining cats and dogsThe cats and dogs are the rainRate it:

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barking dogs never biteAlternative form of barking dogs seldom bite.Rate it:

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barking dogs seldom bitePeople who make big threats never usually carry them out.Rate it:

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dogsFeet.Rate it:

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dogsPlural form of dog.Rate it:

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dogsWith the, a greyhound racing event.Rate it:

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go to the dogsTo decline or deteriorate.Rate it:

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going to the dogsIn such a poor state that it should be left to the dogs.Rate it:

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gone to the dogsTo have fallen into disrepair or ruin; to have been stagnant or depreciated.Rate it:

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if you lie with dogs you will get fleasIt is important whom to choose as one's closest acquanitances.Rate it:

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let sleeping dogs lieTo leave things as they are; especially, to avoid restarting or rekindling an old argument; to leave disagreements in the past.Rate it:

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rain dogs and catsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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rained cats and dogspouredRate it:

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the dogs bark, but the caravan goes onLife goes on, even if some will try to stop or talk against progress.Rate it:

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throw to the dogsTo give up on something valuable.Rate it:

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throw to the dogsTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as into the streets.Rate it:

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throw to the dogsTo throw away useless.Rate it:

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call a spade a spadeTo speak the truth; to say things as they really are.Rate it:

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call onTo visit somebody; to pay a call.Rate it:

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

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call outTo yell out; to vocalize audibly; announce.Rate it:

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call inTo communicate with a base etc, by telephone.Rate it:

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call inTo summon someone, especially for help or advice.Rate it:

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call onIn a classroom, to select a student.Rate it:

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call it quitsTo conclude; to quit or stop an activity.Rate it:

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call outTo specify, especially in detail.Rate it:

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call inTo withdraw something from sale or circulation.Rate it:

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

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call outTo arrange for a professional to call at your home for some purpose.Rate it:

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call outTo challenge.Rate it:

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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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cattle callAn audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.Rate it:

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above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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beck and callSummons and control, in a position of servitude or as an attendant.Rate it:

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beyond the call of dutyAlternative form of above and beyond the call of duty.Rate it:

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call 'em as one sees 'emTo candidly and honestly express an opinion or viewpoint.Rate it:

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call forthTo induce, inspire.Rate it:

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call it a dayTo cease the activity for the day.Rate it:

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call it a dayTo retire.Rate it:

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call it a nightTo cease what one has been doing for the night.Rate it:

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call it a nightTo go to bed to sleep.Rate it:

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