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edge outTo win in a contest or a game by a narrow margin of victory.Rate it:

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bleeding edgeSomething very current, or modern where there may actually be a hazard or risk in using it, such as with potentially unstable software. The term relates to a sword.Rate it:

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on edgeTense, nervous or irritable.Rate it:

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top edgeUsed other than as an idiom: see top, edge.Rate it:

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be on the edge of one's seatTo be in suspense; to wait eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:

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bottom edgeUsed other than as an idiom: see bottom, edge.Rate it:

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bottom edgeThe edge of a bat closest to the ground.Rate it:

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bottom edgeA deflection of a ball off of the bottom edge of a bat, onto the ground and potentially into the wicket.Rate it:

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bottom edgeTo hit the ball with the bottom edge of the bat.Rate it:

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cutting edgeThe forefront, or position of greatest advancement in some field.Rate it:

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cutting edgeThe sharp edge of the blade of a knife.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA precarious balance that could be upset by a very small force in either direction.Rate it:

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knife-edgeUsed other than as an idiom: the edge of a knife.Rate it:

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live on the edgeTo have an adventurous or perilous lifestyle; to behave in a manner which creates risks for oneself.Rate it:

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live on the edgeTo be caught in an economic or societal situation which one did not choose, which threatens one's well-being or life, and which causes distress.Rate it:

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on the edge of one's seatIn suspense; waiting eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:

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razor edgeA difficult or dangerous positionRate it:

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thin edge of the wedgeBeginning; opening; precedent.Rate it:

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top edgeThe edge of a bat farthest from the ground.Rate it:

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top edgeA deflection of a ball off of the top edge of a bat, into the air and potentially for a catch.Rate it:

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top edgeTo hit the ball with the top edge of the bat.Rate it:

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out of sight, out of mindWhen something is not nearby, it is forgotten about.Rate it:

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out-and-outComplete, utter.Rate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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bail outTo exit an aircraft while in flight.Rate it:

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beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:

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blurt outTo say suddenly, without thinking.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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chicken outlack nerves to actRate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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dish outOn to a dish ready for eating.Rate it:

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go out with a bangTo depart from a place or situation in a grand or dramatic fashion.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.Rate it:

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hold outTo hold something out; to extend forward.Rate it:

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keep an eye outTo watch for, look for, or search for.Rate it:

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lay outTo arrange in a certain way.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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lose outTo be at a disadvantage.Rate it:

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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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opt outTo choose not to participate in something.Rate it:

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out to lunchAway eating lunch or for a midday break; especially, away from work or a job.Rate it:

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pay outTo distribute money; to disburse.Rate it:

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pig outTo eat voraciously or ravenously; to gorge oneself.Rate it:

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put outextinguishRate it:

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take outAlternative spelling of takeout.Rate it:

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to 'put out''put out'; To engage in 'heavy petting' or 'sexual congress'. a Depression expression, may be archaic:Rate it:

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turn outTo result; end up.Rate it:

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