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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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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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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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you name itUsed after a short list to show that further examples are unnecessary; all kinds of things.
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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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the name of the gameThe overall purpose; the principal goal, or objective.
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bang strawA nick name for a thresher, but applied to all the servants of a farmer.
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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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gemmagirls name
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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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put downTo add a name to a list.
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saran (fiber) (us) a term used to describe manufactured fibersSaran (fibre) (US) A Term Used To Describe Manufactured Fibers In Which The Fibre-forming Substance Is Any Long-chain Synthetic Polymer Composed Of At Least 80% By Weight Of 1,1-dichloroethene (vinylidene Chloride) Units. The Iso Generic Name Is Chlorofibre
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sea legsAlternative name of surimi.
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sign inTo sign one's name on a list when entering somewhere.
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so-and-soA name used to take the place of an epithet.
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so-and-soA placeholder name, used when a name is not known; a generic name.
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so-calledSo named; called by such a name, with a very strong connotation that the item is not worthy of that name.
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thus and soA generic thing; a placeholder name.
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thus and suchA placeholder or generic name for something.
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what it says on the tinExactly what is described or what one would expect from the name.
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who's 'she', the cat's mother%3fA rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to their mother, or any other woman in the third person, instead of using a properly respectful title or their name when appropriate.
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yours sincerelyA polite formula to end a letter, especially when the recipient’s name is known to the sender.
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