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carry someone's waterTo do someone's bidding; to serve someone's interests.Rate it:

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carry water forTo perform menial tasks for; to serve; to assist.Rate it:

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carry outTo hold while moving something out.Rate it:

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carry awayTo break under sudden pressure of violent wind.Rate it:

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carry the message to garciaTo perform a requisite task despite obstacles.Rate it:

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carry a torch for[2] To harbor feelings of love despite not being in a relationship; generally unrequited or after a relationship has ended, and sometimes implying secret feelings. There is the implication of keeping hope alive.Rate it:

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carry outTo fulfill.Rate it:

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carry coals to newcastleTo do something that is unneeded or redundant.Rate it:

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carry a torchMaintain a quiet emotional interest in another.Rate it:

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carry a torch forRemain feel the pain of unreciprocated love for.Rate it:

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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.Rate it:

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carry forwardThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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carry offKnowledge, confidence, or familiarity.Rate it:

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carry offTo transport away.Rate it:

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carry onTo act or behave; especially to act or behave so as to attract attention.Rate it:

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carry onTo continue or proceed as before.Rate it:

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carry onTo have an illicit sexual liaison.Rate it:

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carry onTo have or maintain.Rate it:

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carry onTo take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it.Rate it:

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carry one's own weightA variant of carry one's weight.Rate it:

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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.Rate it:

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carry oneselfTo move, especially emphasising the manner in which one moves.Rate it:

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carry oneselfTo behave, especially with respect to how one's speech, body language, facial expressions, and grooming convey one's opinion concerning oneself.Rate it:

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carry overUsed other than as an idiom. To transport over by carrying.Rate it:

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carry overTo transfer (something) to a later point in time.Rate it:

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carry overTo inherit, to inspireRate it:

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carry the canTo take responsibility, especially in a challenging situation.Rate it:

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carry the mailTo work diligently; to serve as the principal performer of a demanding task or set of tasks.Rate it:

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carry the message to garciaTo perform a requisite task without having been informed specifically by what method to do so.Rate it:

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carry throughTo manage to execute; to perform successfully, all the way to the end.Rate it:

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couldn't carry a note in a bucketnot musically talented, unable to sing.Rate it:

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speak softly and carry a big stickDo not boast or utter verbal threats, but do make others aware that you are prepared to use physical force if necessary.Rate it:

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talk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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walk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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water canAny of several species of Nuphar; the yellow frog lily; so called from the shape of the seed vessel.Rate it:

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water is exceeding up the headwhen every thing goes wrong and nothing is controlableRate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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spending money as if it were waterlack of respect for the dollar, frittering away one's paycheck.Rate it:

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above waterOut of difficulty, especially financial.Rate it:

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back waterA very remote, rural area.Rate it:

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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).Rate it:

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blood in the waterAlternative spelling of Blood in the Water.Rate it:

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blood is thicker than waterFamily relations and loyalties are stronger than relationships with people who are not family members.1866, Anthony Trollope, The Belton Estate, ch. 30,Blood is thicker than water, is it not? If cousins are not friends, who can be?circa 1915, Lucy Fitch Perkins, The Scotch Twins, ch. 5,The old clans are scattered now, but blood is thicker than water still, and you're welcome to the fireside of your kinsman!Rate it:

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blow someone out of the waterTo trounce; to defeat someone thoroughly, at a game or in battle.Rate it:

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blown out of the waterAn alibi, excuse, pleading, story, testimony misrepresentation.Rate it:

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body of waterUsed other than as an idiom: see body, of, water.Rate it:

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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.Rate it:

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come hell or high waterRegardless of the hardships.Rate it:

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