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dip a toe intoTo enter or get involved in tentatively and for the first time.Rate it:

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toe-to-toePositioned facing another, with the toes touchingRate it:

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toe-to-toeagainst, in opposition.Rate it:

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dip intoUsed other than as an idiom: dip into.Rate it:

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dip intoTo spend some of one's savingsRate it:

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dip intoTo read parts of something.Rate it:

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head to toeEntirely; completely; over one's full body.Rate it:

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toe the lineTo abide by the rules or conventions.Rate it:

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toe the markYou Better 'Mind Your Business', Stick To The Essentials, Follow The Rules, Work With The Program, Pay Attention:Rate it:

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don't dip your pen in company inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in the company's inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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dip outTo leave a place without telling anyone.Rate it:

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lucky dipA game in which prizes are covered up and mixed together in a container, so that contestants can dip their hand into the container and randomly pull out a prize.Rate it:

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lucky dipA selection solely at random.Rate it:

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lucky dipSeptember 2005, BBC News - Dome sale 'was like a lucky dip'.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in company inkOne should avoid romantic relationships in the workplace.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in the inkwellAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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turn intoTo transform into; become.Rate it:

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back intoTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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fall intoTo go into something by falling.Rate it:

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fit intoTo be of the right size and shape to be placed in a location.Rate it:

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fit intoTo be of similar cultural or social status as the members of a group of people.Rate it:

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hack intoTo reduce something to by hacking with a cutting instrument.Rate it:

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light intoAttack.Rate it:

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look intoTo investigate, explore, or consider.Rate it:

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run intoTo enter by running.Rate it:

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creep intoTo enter surreptitiously.Rate it:

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fall intoTo be classified as; to fall under.Rate it:

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hack intoTo gain unauthorized entry to, particularly by exploiting little-known weaknesses.Rate it:

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kick into touchTo evade an issue.Rate it:

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run intoTo cause to collide with.Rate it:

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run into the groundTo mismanage to the point of ruin.Rate it:

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suck intoTo cause someone to become slowly more and more involved in a business or situation that is often not to that person's liking.Rate it:

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a into gAss into gear.Rate it:

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ass into gearGet going; get moving; start producing.Rate it:

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back intoTo back up or walk backwards and hit something.Rate it:

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box oneself into a cornerTo create a predicament or problem for oneself; to do something that leaves one with no good alternatives. or solutions.Rate it:

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break intoTo enter illegally or by force.Rate it:

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break intoTo open or begin to use.Rate it:

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break intoTo try to start in a profession or business.Rate it:

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break intoTo begin suddenly.Rate it:

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bump intoTo collide with something.Rate it:

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bump intoTo meet someone by chance.Rate it:

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burst into tearsto suddenly start weepingRate it:

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buy intobelieve; accept a craze or fad for valid.Rate it:

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buy intoTo buy stocks or shares of (a business).Rate it:

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come intoUsed other than as an idiom: See come and into.Rate it:

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