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cause a stirTo cause controversy, or raise a disturbance.Rate it:

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common causeUsed other than as an idiom: see common, cause.Rate it:

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common causeShared purpose.Rate it:

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common causeAnacoenosis.Rate it:

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lost causeA cause, attempt, or effort that is hopeless or futile.Rate it:

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root causeAn initiating cause of a chain of events which leads to an outcome or effect of interest.Rate it:

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act upTo misbehave; to cause trouble.Rate it:

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don't shit where you eatOne should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.Rate it:

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fall awayTo cease to support a person or cause.Rate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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bring uponTo cause to befall.Rate it:

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bring roundTo resuscitate; to cause to regain consciousness.Rate it:

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buck offTo cause to fall off.Rate it:

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keep fromTo prevent or restrain ; refrain or cause refrain.Rate it:

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lay lowTo knock out; to cause to fall.Rate it:

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take backTo cause to remember some past event or time.Rate it:

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throw downTo cause something one is holding to drop, often forcefully.Rate it:

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touch offTo start; to cause, especially used for unstable situations that may magnify if disturbed.Rate it:

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put down toTo state the cause of a situation.Rate it:

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keep downTo cause not to increase or rise.Rate it:

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mess upTo cause a problem with; to introduce an error or mistake in; to make muddled or confused; spoil; ruin.Rate it:

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red face testA hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.Rate it:

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stave inTo stave from the outside, to crush inward, to cause to collapse inward.Rate it:

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bring aboutTo cause to take place.Rate it:

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bring outTo cause a visible symptom such as spots or a rash.Rate it:

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chase downTo investigate the cause of something.Rate it:

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heat upTo heat, to cause to become hotter.Rate it:

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kick inTo kick or strike so as to cause the object struck to collapse or fall inwards.Rate it:

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pump upTo cause one's muscles to swell by means of focussed weightlifting.Rate it:

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run intoTo cause to collide with.Rate it:

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suck intoTo cause someone to become slowly more and more involved in a business or situation that is often not to that person's liking.Rate it:

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turn to stoneTo cause something to become stone.Rate it:

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at handBeing at the moment the center of attention or the cause of trouble.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of guilt, responsibility, or embarrassment as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling something is morally despicable as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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beat upTo cause by some other means, injuries comparable to the result of being beaten up.Rate it:

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bite one's lipTo forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute.Rate it:

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bite the hand that feeds oneTo cause harm to a benefactor.Rate it:

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bite the hand that feeds youTo cause harm to a benefactor.Rate it:

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blow awayTo cause to go away by blowing.Rate it:

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blow sky highTo totally destroy and cause to explodeRate it:

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break someone's heartTo cause a person to feel grief or sadness.Rate it:

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bring backTo cause someone to remember something from the past.Rate it:

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bring onTo cause.Rate it:

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bring overTo cause to change allegiance or point of view.Rate it:

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bring to justiceTo cause a person alleged to have committed criminal acts to be brought to trial on the offenses.Rate it:

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bug outTo cause to bulge.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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buy timePurposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.Rate it:

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chip upTo cause something to have cracks or dents.Rate it:

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