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cutting edgeThe forefront, or position of greatest advancement in some field.
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cutting edgeThe sharp edge of the blade of a knife.
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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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nut-cutting timeTime to gather nuts before they are taken by other animals or buried in snow.
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on the cutting room floorNot included in the finalized version of something; deliberately rejected or unintentionally overlooked.
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horse aroundTo play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.
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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:
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charley horseA muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg.
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dark horseA candidate who is nominated unexpectedly, without previously having been discussed or considered as a likely choice.
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dark horseAn unexpected success.
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gift horseAn apparent gift, that has substantial associated costs.
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healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.
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high horseAn appearance or sense of smug superiority.
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horse operaA theatrical production, film, or program on radio or television depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.
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horse operaAn equestrian show, as in a circus.
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horse pillA medicinal pill which is very large in size and is therefore difficult for a person to swallow.
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horse pillA fact, proposal, claim, etc. that is difficult to accept or believe.
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horse puckyNonsense; feces.
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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.
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horse's assA jerk; an unpleasant, unlikable person; an asshole.
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horse's assA thing or person which is visually unappealing.
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horse's mouthSource; someone who directly experienced or witnessed something.
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rocking horsetoy
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stalking horseA horse used as cover by a hunter stalking game,
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stalking horseA candidate put forward to serve a hidden, ulterior purpose in a political campaign, such as testing the field for another potential candidate by gauging voter sentiment or covertly helping another candidate by attracting voters away from a third candidate.
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stalking horseA person, thing, or expedient used in a deceptive manner, to achieve some hidden purpose; a pretext or ruse.
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Trojan-horseTo introduce slyly, to sneak in.
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willing horseOne who readily performs hard work or who voluntarily tolerates an adverse situation.
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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.
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eat like a horseto consume a large amount of food
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enough to choke a horseAn excessive quantity.
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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.
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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get more out of something that cannot give more.
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hung like a horseHaving a large penis.
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I could eat a horseI am very hungry; short form of "I'm so hungry, I could eat a horse."
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one-horse raceA horse race in which a single horse takes such a considerable lead that the other horses are no longer contenders to win.
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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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one-horse townA very small town.
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rocking horse shitA metaphor for something exceedingly rare or, more likely, nonexistent.
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rocking-horse shitAlternative form of rocking horse shit.
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work like a horseTo work very hard; toil
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a camel is a horse made by a committeeAlternative form of a camel is a horse designed by a committee.
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horse and rabbit stewA mixture of the crude and the delicate in grossly unequal quantities, with the crude overwhelmingly dominant.
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horse of a different colorAn unrelated or only incidentally related matter with distinctly different significance.
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on one's high horseSelf-righteous; proceeding on the belief one is more correct or proper than others.
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pissin like a race horseTo urinate profusely.
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see a man about a horseA message signaling one needs to go missing for a short while, for any reason, without giving a real explanation.
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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.
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straight from the horse's mouthDirectly from the source; firsthand.
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a camel is a horse designed by a committeeAn expression critical of committees
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