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daily grindThe difficult, routine, or monotonous tasks of daily work.Rate it:

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double upTo double the quantity, amount or duration of something.Rate it:

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double vertical lineThe typographical character ‖; a symbol composed of two closely spaced line-height vertical lines.Rate it:

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double upAfter a fly ball has been caught.Rate it:

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double upTo have a secondary use.Rate it:

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double backTo retrace one's steps; to go back where one has already gone.Rate it:

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double bassmusical instrumentRate it:

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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.Rate it:

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double creamdairy productRate it:

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double decker busesVehiclesRate it:

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double downTo double one's wager.Rate it:

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double downTo double or significantly increase a risk, investment, or other commitment.Rate it:

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double dutchA date where both man and woman pay for their portion of the bill.Rate it:

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double dutchA game of jump rope with two ropes and frequently two jumpers.Rate it:

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double dutchA language game akin to pig Latin.Rate it:

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double dutchIncomprehensible language.Rate it:

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double dutchSex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.Rate it:

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double entendreA phrase that has two meanings, especially where one is innocent and literal, the other risqué, bawdy, or ironic; an innuendo..Rate it:

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double entendrePlural form of double entendre.Rate it:

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double overTo bend over at the waist.Rate it:

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double takerSomething causing someone to do a double takeRate it:

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double talkLying, especially in a formal political statement.Rate it:

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double talkSpeaking in a mixture of real English and English-sounding gibberish, for humorous effect.Rate it:

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double tapA tactical shooting technique of pulling the trigger of a weapon twice in quick succession to deliver two shots to the same target zone.Rate it:

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double vertical lineUsed other than as an idiom: see double, vertical, line.Rate it:

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double visiondiplopiaRate it:

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double whammya twofold blow or setback; a series of two events that cause adverse effectsRate it:

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double-edged swordA benefit that is also a liability, or that carries some significant but non-obvious cost or risk.Rate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.Rate it:

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double-upRequirement to sleep with another individual because of lack of sleeping accomodations.Rate it:

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HE-double-hockey-sticksHell.Rate it:

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HE-double-LHell.Rate it:

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HE-double-toothpicksHell.Rate it:

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on the doubleRapidly or immediately.Rate it:

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stand in forTo replace; to act as a double or substitute for.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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albatrossA double eagle, or three under par on any one hole.Rate it:

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big pictureThe main film in a double feature.Rate it:

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brickbatReason Magazine: Daily Brickbat[1].Rate it:

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day in, day outEvery day; daily; constantly or continuously; especially, of something that has become routine or monotonous.Rate it:

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day-to-daySubject to daily redetermination.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOn a daily basis.Rate it:

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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"Rate it:

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have more chins than a Chinese phone bookTo be exceedingly fat, especially under the chin (as in a "double chin").Rate it:

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head scratcherDecember 2007, W:Daily News Tribune - Golden Globes nominations a head-scratcher.Rate it:

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keep the home fires burningTo maintain daily routine and provide the necessities of life in a home or community.Rate it:

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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.Rate it:

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singin' the bluesAn individual who seems to dwell too much on the negative aspects of daily life and times:Rate it:

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swing of thingsThe normal flow and rhythm of daily life or of activities in a specific field.Rate it:

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that's what she saidA joking retort, intended to draw attention to a previous statement which has the potential for a risqué double entendre.Rate it:

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