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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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when one door closes, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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check outTo pay the bill, and record one's departure, as from a hotel.Rate it:

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check outTo die.Rate it:

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check outTo have one's purchases recorded and bagged at a supermarket, and pay for it.Rate it:

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check outTo examine or inspect; to espy.Rate it:

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check outTo obtain computer source code from a repository.Rate it:

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check inTo announce or record one's arrival at a hotel, airport etc.Rate it:

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check outTo leave in a hurry.Rate it:

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check outTo withdraw an item, as from a library, and have the withdrawal recorded.Rate it:

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check outUsed to draw attention to something and stimulate excitement about it.Rate it:

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check is in the mailA common excuse used by debtors to put off creditors.Rate it:

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check offto remove something from a list, by crossing it or otherwiseRate it:

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check throughTo permit someone to continue onward, e.g. through a security checkpoint, after verifying their identity, tickets, etc.Rate it:

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check throughTo inspect something, often to try to find errors, problems, etc.Rate it:

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rain checkIn social interactions, a polite way to turn down an invitation, with the implication one is simply postponing it and that another time would be acceptable.Rate it:

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rain checkTo provide a service at a later date.Rate it:

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reality checkA check or review to make sure something is consistent, reasonable, etc.Rate it:

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reality checkA wake-up call, reminder.Rate it:

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spot checkA cursory inspection or examination or the inspection or examination of a sample of something.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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keep your friends close, and your enemies closerOne should be on their toes and alert of their surroundings if malicious people are around, to ensure such people can't wreak havoc in one's life.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isPractice what you preach.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isTalk is cheap. If the proponent of the venture is so confident, remind him: Better put your money where your mouth is!Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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at death's doorAbout to die; in a life-threatening state of health.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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darken a church doorto go to church for a service.Rate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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gentleman of the back doorA sodomite.Rate it:

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get one's foot in the doorTo initiate contact or a relationship; to gain access, especially to an entry-level job.Rate it:

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go in the out doorTo engage in anal sex.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo delay sexual ejaculation.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo ward off poverty or hunger.Rate it:

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knocking on heaven's doorDying, close to death.Rate it:

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opportunity knocks at every man's doorEverybody gets opportunities.Rate it:

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out the doorThe exact image, a lookalike.Rate it:

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out the doorExact, correct.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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shut the door onTo refuse to consider, remember, accept, or engage in.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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