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calling cardA prepaid card or credit card, usually electronically readable, used to pay the charges when making a telephone call.
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calling cardA small printed card which identifies the bearer, traditionally presented for introduction when making a social visit to a home or when attending a formal social event or business meeting.
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calling cardAn attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.
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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.
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pot calling the kettle blackA situation in which somebody comments on or accuses someone else of a fault which the accuser shares.
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bad nameUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, name.
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bad nameLack of reverence or esteem. Poor reputation.
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big nameA widely-known reputation, especially one that is favorable.
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big nameA prominent individual, especially one who is favorably regarded.
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common nameUsed other than as an idiom: see common, name.
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common nameThe name by which a species is known to the general public, rather than its taxonomic or scientific name.
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household nameA brand name that is well known to the great majority of households.
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household nameA genericized trademark or anepronym.
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household nameA very well-known public figure.
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name namesTo identify specific people, especially people involved in confidential activity, misdeeds, or crimes.
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pen namenom de plume
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pen nameauthor's pseudonym
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in heaven's nameAn intensifier used with questions.
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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.
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name of the gameThe essential element (needed to reach the principal goal or objective); the overall purpose.
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porn star nameUsed other than as an idiom. the name taken by an adult film performer.
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porn star namea comical name for a person, typically made from the name of their first pet and the name of the first street they lived on.
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you name itUsed after a short list to show that further examples are unnecessary; all kinds of things.
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have one's name takenTo receive a yellow card
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letters after one's nameA list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person.
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make a name for oneselfTo gain fame.
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what in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.
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why in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning question.
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have one's name on itTo be reserved for someone.
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put one's name in the hatTo run in an election or to nominate oneself for consideration in some other selection process; to nominate someone other than oneself for such consideration.
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the name of the gameThe overall purpose; the principal goal, or objective.
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Aaron's beardA common name for several plants, which have tufts of stamens.[First attested in the late 19 century.]Cymbalaria muralis (ivy-leaved toadflax, Kenilworth ivy)Hypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Saxifraga stolonifera (creeping saxifrage, strawberry geranium)Opuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)
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also known asUsed to introduce an alternative name; alias.
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bang strawA nick name for a thresher, but applied to all the servants of a farmer.
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black beetleA common name for many species of beetle that are black in color, including:The African black beetle, Hetronychus arator, a serious pest of grasses in New Zealand.The Asiatic rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros, a pest of palm trees in tropical Asia.The European species Feronia nigrita.
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black rideranother name for "Famine", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
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blank outTo become blank.To temporarily lose memoryHe blanked out five minutes into the meeting.I'm blanking out on your name, I'm afraid.
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BroadwayA street name, typically for a wide road; a broad way.
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BroadwayA place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.
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dirty wordThe name of a topic that a person does not like to hear or discuss.
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drop a dimeTo make a phone call, usually means calling the police to report another's activities.
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first and lastA person's combined given name and surname.
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gemmagirls name
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German virginThe name of a poker hand in the game of Texas hold 'em, when a player is dealt two nine cards.
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hang by a threadTo be in danger, calling for precise caution. To be in a precarious situation.
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he who smelt it dealt it(colloquial, originally) A person who calls attention to or complains about a fart is likely trying to pretend it wasn't his or her own.(colloquial, by extension) Used to suggest that a person calling attention to or complaining about a given problem may in fact be the source of the problem.
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John DoeA fictitious name used in the legal documents for an unknown or anonymous male person.
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Main StreetThe generic street name (and often the official name) of the primary retail street of a village, town, or small city in the United States, Canada, Ireland, some parts of Scotland and also in some countries in central Europe.
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of that ilkHaving a name that is the same as the place where one lives.
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one age withthe same age as, (followed by a name).
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