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along the linesIn a general direction or manner.
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clear one's linesTo clear the ball away from a dangerous position.
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hard linesExpressed to someone suffering misfortune.
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read between the linesTo infer a meaning that is not stated explicitly.
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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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force feedmake someone eat
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force of habitAn act that has been repeated to the point where the performance of the act becomes automatic.
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force someone's handBring about a situation which necessitates an agent to act, often causing a plan to be executed prematurely.
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in full forcetotally; fully; completely
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may the force be with youUsed to wish someone luck with a difficult endeavor.
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task forceA group of people working towards a particular task, project, or activity, especially assigned in a particular capacity.
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break inTo enter by force or illicit means.
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cut offTo remove via cutting.
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ride with the punchesTo deflect the force of an opponent's punches by moving the body adroitly
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fend offAway; to turn away; to defend against; to repel with force or effort.
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beat downTo strike with great force.
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crush outTo force out or separate by pressure.
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cut downTo bring down by cutting.
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drag outTo haul or bring out forcefully or as though with force.
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draw outTo use means to entice or force to be more open or talkative.
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drive offTo force to leave or go away.
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hack intoTo reduce something to by hacking with a cutting instrument.
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take overTo assume control of something, especially by force; to usurp.
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kick downTo break or demolish something by physical bodily force.
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drive awayTo force someone or something to leave.
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go out1922, Alfred Edward Housman, XXVIII, lines 3-4.
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kick offTo force the weaning of a bovine cow's calf by restricting the calf's access to its mother's udders. Used figuratively or literally.
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against the grainTo sand or plane a piece of wood parallel or nearly parallel to the fibers such that splinters forming ahead of the tool originate below the cutting surface.
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birds of a featherC1710, Jonathan Swift, "A Conference," lines 11-12.
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blue wall of silenceStrict secretiveness maintained by the members of a police force with respect to information which might be contrary to their interests, especially information concerning questionable police actions.
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bottom fishingFishing with bait, lines, and other gear used to catch aquatic creatures which inhabit the lowest regions of a body of water, including a seabed or riverbed.
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break intoTo enter illegally or by force.
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breaking and enteringThe crime of gaining unauthorized entry into another's property by force.
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bring to heelTo force someone to obey.
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by the same tokenFor a similar reason; in a similar manner; similarly; likewise; along the same lines.
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carve outTo create (a reputation, chance, role, rank, career, victory) by hard work, or as if by cutting.
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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.
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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.
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cut shortMake shorter by cutting.
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double vertical lineThe typographical character ‖; a symbol composed of two closely spaced line-height vertical lines.
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draw onTo advance, continue; to move or pass slowly or continuously, as under a pulling force.
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give battleTo engage in warfare; to attack or fight with military force.
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give earDante Gabriel Rosetti, A Death-Parting, lines 5-6.
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in the crosshairsTargeted at the point of intersection of the two perpendicular lines in a gunsight or scope.
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jumpTo force to jump.
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killTo force a company out of business.
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