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calling cardA prepaid card or credit card, usually electronically readable, used to pay the charges when making a telephone call.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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calling cardAn attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.Rate it:

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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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household nameA genericized trademark or anepronym.Rate it:

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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

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bad nameUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, name.Rate it:

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bad nameLack of reverence or esteem. Poor reputation.Rate it:

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big nameA widely-known reputation, especially one that is favorable.Rate it:

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big nameA prominent individual, especially one who is favorably regarded.Rate it:

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common nameUsed other than as an idiom: see common, name.Rate it:

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common nameThe name by which a species is known to the general public, rather than its taxonomic or scientific name.Rate it:

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have one's name on itTo be reserved for someone.Rate it:

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have one's name takenTo receive a yellow cardRate it:

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household nameA brand name that is well known to the great majority of households.Rate it:

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household nameA very well-known public figure.Rate it:

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in heaven's nameAn intensifier used with questions.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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make a name for oneselfTo gain fame.Rate it:

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name namesTo identify specific people, especially people involved in confidential activity, misdeeds, or crimes.Rate it:

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name of the gameThe essential element (needed to reach the principal goal or objective); the overall purpose.Rate it:

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pen nameauthor's pseudonymRate it:

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pen namenom de plumeRate it:

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porn star nameUsed other than as an idiom. the name taken by an adult film performer.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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the name of the gameThe overall purpose; the principal goal, or objective.Rate it:

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what in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:

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why in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning question.Rate it:

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you name itUsed after a short list to show that further examples are unnecessary; all kinds of things.Rate it:

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drop a dimeTo make a phone call, usually means calling the police to report another's activities.Rate it:

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kiss my gritsA nice way of saying "eff you." Its a spin on the phrase "kiss my a**", written into a TV show from the 80s called "Alice". The saying was usually preceded by the name "Mel" who was the owner of the diner where Flo, the waitress who made the saying famous, worked.Rate it:

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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)Rate it:

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also known asUsed to introduce an alternative name; alias.Rate it:

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bang strawA nick name for a thresher, but applied to all the servants of a farmer.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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black rideranother name for "Famine", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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BroadwayA street name, typically for a wide road; a broad way.Rate it:

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BroadwayA place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.Rate it:

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call outYell, Scream, Bellow, or utilize P.A. system or any viable means to summon HELP or summon individuals by name, number I.D. rating, rank, or any viable identifier.Rate it:

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dirty wordThe name of a topic that a person does not like to hear or discuss.Rate it:

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first and lastA person's combined given name and surname.Rate it:

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gemmagirls nameRate it:

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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.Rate it:

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hang by a threadTo be in danger, calling for precise caution. To be in a precarious situation.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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John DoeA fictitious name used in the legal documents for an unknown or anonymous male person.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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