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clean up one's actTo reform; to improve one's habits.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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act one's ageTo be mature and not childish.Rate it:

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get one's act togetherTo become serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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act upTo misbehave; to cause trouble.Rate it:

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act outTo express one's feelings through disruptive actions.Rate it:

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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.Rate it:

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act inActing in or as something. committing into some work.Rate it:

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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.Rate it:

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act of CongressAuthorization that is extremely difficult to get, especially in a timely fashion.Rate it:

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act onTo act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.Rate it:

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act upgive troubleRate it:

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balancing actA performance that involves balancing things precariously and suspensefully.Rate it:

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balancing actAn effort to manage many conflicting or competing items or interests.Rate it:

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caught in the actTo be found doing something that you weren't supposed to be doing, while you're doing it.Rate it:

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Dutch actSuicide.Rate it:

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get in on the actto become involved in something.Rate it:

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in the actIn the process of doing something; used to emphasize the eye-witness evidence.Rate it:

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read somebody the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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read someone the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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come cleanTo confess; admit.Rate it:

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a new broom sweeps cleanNew management will often make radical changes.Rate it:

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clean as a hound's toothVery clean (very innocent)Rate it:

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clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:

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clean as a whistleVery cleanRate it:

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clean as a whistleCompletely innocent; beyond moral reproach.Rate it:

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clean codeSoftware code that is formatted correctly and in an organized manner so that another coder can easily read or modify it.Rate it:

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clean cutclearly outlinedRate it:

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clean houseTo clean the interior of a house.Rate it:

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clean houseTo reform by removing undesirable personnel and procedures.Rate it:

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clean outTo clean, especially to tidy by removing the contents.Rate it:

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clean outTo empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.Rate it:

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clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.Rate it:

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clean upTo become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.Rate it:

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clean upTo make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.Rate it:

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clean upTo make an area or a thing clean; to pick up a mess; to tidy.Rate it:

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make a clean breastto be honest about something; to confessRate it:

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show a clean pair of heelsto run away quickly; to make an escape quickly; to outpaceRate it:

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wipe the slate cleanTo forget about previous differences and disagreements, and make a fresh start.Rate it:

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wipe the slate cleanTo forget all past problems or mistakes and start something again.Rate it:

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wipe the slate clean!Remove anything negative or any record of indebtedness or disfavor and begin anew.Rate it:

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wipe the slate clean!Remove all past offenses, charges, arrests, felonies, misdemeanors, fallacies, traffic/criminal offenses, bad habit records, divorces bankruptcies etc.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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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.Rate it:

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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.Rate it:

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