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best laid plansA proverbial expression used to signify the futility of making detailed plans when the outcome is uncertain.
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allow forTo take into account when making plans.
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at cross-purposesMutually misunderstanding each other's plans, intentions or meanings.
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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).
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bulk billTo invoice the government or insurer, and not the patient, for medical expenses incurred at a general practitioner or other medical service provider.
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bulk billingThe process whereby a general practitioner or other medical service provider charges the government for medical expenses incurred by a patient.
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caucus raceThe competitive process in which a political party selects their candidate, esp. presidential; a primary election via caucus.
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chalk outto make (plans); to sketch
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change horses in midstreamTo change plans or approaches at an inopportune time, such as when an effort is already underway, generally considered an inadvisable thing to do.
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chase one's tailTo busily try to perform many tasks or to repeatedly revise one's plans, especially with inefficient use of one's time and limited results.
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dieFollowed by from. General use, though somewhat more common in medical or scientific contexts.
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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.
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drug of choiceThe best-choice medication to treat a particular medical problem.
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firm upTo make tentative plans more definite.
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first aidemergency medical treatment
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get ahead of oneselfTo focus excessively on one's plans or on prospective future events without paying adequate attention to the present.
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hold the lineTo firmly maintain one's viewpoint, principles, or situation; to refuse to change one's practices or plans.
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homeless dumpingThe practice of hospital employees or emergency workers releasing homeless patients on the streets instead of placing them into the custody of a relative or shelter or retaining them in a hospital where they may require expensive medical care.
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keep one's cards close to one's chestTo avoid revealing one's thoughts, circumstances, or plans.
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kiss of deathSomething that may seem good and favourable but that actually brings ruin to hopes, plans, etc.
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match dayThe day graduating medical-school students find out where they will serve as residents.
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nut-cutting timeTime to exert maximum effort, for example, due to an approaching deadline or a looming competitive situation.
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on the straight and narrowHonest; proceeding according to rules and plans.
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one-horse raceAn election campaign or other competitive situation in which only one competitor is entered or in which only one competitor has a realistic chance of winning.
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out of sortsIrritable or somewhat unwell, with vague medical symptoms.
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pill millAn clandestine operation where a medical worker spuriously offers prescription medications to patients in exchange for bribes and not necessarily for any actual need.
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piss on someone's bonfireto disappoint or discourage someone by ruining or criticising their plans or aspirations.
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play to winTo play in an especially competitive, committed manner, focused intently on winning.
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right to lifeThe moral or legal entitlement of an unborn child to be born, and not have its birth prevented through an abortion or other medical procedure.
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run for one's moneyA difficult challenge for the person indicated, especially one involving a competitive situation.
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straight and narrowA path of honesty; procedure according to rules and plans.
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that's all she wroteIndicating an abrupt termination of a project, or of one's hopes or plans.
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TS girlUsed other than as an idiom: see TS, girl. (A girl who has a medical condition, such as Turner syndrome or Tourette syndrome, which is initialized "TS".)
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turkey shootA unequal competitive situation in which one party easily defeats the other(s).
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upset the applecartTo spoil carefully laid plans or arrangements; to spoil something.
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white coat hypertensionElevated blood pressure measured by a medical practitioner and deemed to result from the patient's emotional response to the medical environment.
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whoop-assTo defeat or excel against (someone) in a competitive event.
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x raymedical photograph
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