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controlled substanceExcept for very limited professional testing purposes.
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exercise for the readerUsed other than as an idiom: see exercise, for, the, reader.
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exercise for the readerA matter left to the addressee's judgement to decide.
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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.
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big upTo increase one's muscle mass through exercise.
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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.
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firm upTo make muscles more toned through physical exercise.
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have someone by the ballsTo exercise total control over someone.
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have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.
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have someone by the short hairsTo have someone in a difficult situation in which he or she is without alternatives and can be controlled.
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in the moneyFor an option, having a strike price which makes it profitable to exercise. For a call this is a strike below the market price, or for a put a strike above the market price.
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jump ropeThe activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.
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over a barrelIn a disadvantageous or helpless situation, in which one may be controlled or victimized.
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press upan exercise
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pull in one's hornsTo become less impassioned, aggressive, or argumentative; to exercise restraint; to yield or capitulate.
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put through its pacesTo test completely; to exercise the full range of abilities or functions.
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putty in someone's handsOne who is readily manipulated or controlled by another person.
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robber baronIn Europe, an aristocrat who charged exorbitant fees or otherwise exacted money from people who journeyed across land or waterways which he controlled.
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simple EnglishControlled language originally developed for aerospace industry maintenance manuals
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skip ropeTo jump over a rope, both of whose ends are held by the jumper or by two others, while the rope is moved under the jumper's feet in a continual rhythm; to play the game of jump rope or exercise by jumping rope.
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slow marchA manner of walking in which a person or group proceeds at a controlled pace in a deliberate, steady, rhythmic manner.
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throw one's weight aroundTo exercise influence or authority especially to an excessive degree or in an objectionable manner.
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tune upTo make preparations for vigorous exercise; to warm up.
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under one's thumbCompletely controlled by someone; at someone’s command..
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walk the lineTo behave in an authorized or socially accepted manner, especially as prescribed by law or morality; to exercise self-control.
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water under the bridgeSomething in the past that cannot be controlled or undone, but must be accepted, forgiven, or forgotten.
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work outTo habitually exercise rigorously, especially by lifting weights, in order to increase strength or muscle mass or maintain fitness.
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