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cast offTo discard or reject something.Rate it:

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cast offTo finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.Rate it:

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cast offTo let go a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc so that she may proceed.Rate it:

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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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cast awayTo discard.Rate it:

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cast awayTo abandon or maroon.Rate it:

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cast onTo start the first row of knitting by putting stitches on a needle.Rate it:

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cast a shadowUsed other than as an idiom: see cast, shadow.Rate it:

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cast a shadowTo dampen future events.Rate it:

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cast asideto discardRate it:

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cast aspersionsTo make damaging or spiteful remarks.Rate it:

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cast one's voteTo vote for something.Rate it:

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cast pearls before swineTo give things of value to those who will not understand or appreciate it.Rate it:

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cast the first stoneTo act self-righteously in accusing another person, believing that one is blameless.Rate it:

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cast up one's accountsTo vomit.Rate it:

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cast/shed/throw light on sthto make a problem,etc easier to understandRate it:

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the die is castThe future is determined; there are no more options; events will proceed in an irreversible manner.Rate it:

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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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bugger offGo away.Rate it:

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call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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dash offTo leave a place quickly or briefly.Rate it:

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doze offTo fall asleep unintentionally.Rate it:

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draw offTo remove by using a siphon.Rate it:

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drift offTo fall asleep in a gradual manner.Rate it:

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eff offA censored form of the phrase f** off.Rate it:

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fall offTo become detached or to drop from.Rate it:

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finish offTo finish completely.Rate it:

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fly off the handlegetting angry for a small little thingRate it:

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fly off the handleTo become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy.Rate it:

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go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.Rate it:

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go offTo explode metaphorically; to become very angry.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.Rate it:

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jack offTo masturbate.Rate it:

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jerk offTo masturbate, usually a male.Rate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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off the batFrom the start; immediately; right away.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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pay offyield good results; succeed.Rate it:

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piss offTo leave, to go away.Rate it:

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put offpostponeRate it:

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put offTo procrastinate.Rate it:

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rip offTo pull off by ripping.Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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start offTo begin.Rate it:

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strip offTo remove anything by stripping, e.g. items of clothing or paint from the side of a ship.Rate it:

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take offTo remove.Rate it:

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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:

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

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