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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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fight offTo succeed in defeating a challenge, or an attack.Rate it:

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fight offTo resist, particularly an infection or an emotion.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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bun fightA formal party or other social gathering, especially one at which food is served.Rate it:

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bun fightAn altercation, especially one which is chaotic, not terribly serious, or outright ridiculous.Rate it:

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fight a losing battleTo continue to wage war when it is clear that one is not going to win.Rate it:

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fight a losing battleTo try to do something so difficult that it will probably end in failure.Rate it:

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fight fire with fireTo respond to an attack with a similar or identical method.Rate it:

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fight firesTo deal with urgent matters and minor emergencies rather than longer-term work.Rate it:

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fight in armourTo have sex while using a condom.Rate it:

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fight shy ofTo avoid something.Rate it:

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one can't fight city halltaking on any government entity in a contest is difficult and easier said than done.Rate it:

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you can't fight city hall(chiefly US) Nothing can be done to change the situation, because it is a governmental decision.I see they're going to build the airport after all. I suppose you can't fight city hall.Rate it:

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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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bugger offGo away.Rate it:

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call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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dash offTo leave a place quickly or briefly.Rate it:

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doze offTo fall asleep unintentionally.Rate it:

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draw offTo remove by using a siphon.Rate it:

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drift offTo fall asleep in a gradual manner.Rate it:

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eff offA censored form of the phrase f** off.Rate it:

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fall offTo become detached or to drop from.Rate it:

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finish offTo finish completely.Rate it:

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fly off the handlegetting angry for a small little thingRate it:

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fly off the handleTo become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy.Rate it:

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go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.Rate it:

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go offTo explode metaphorically; to become very angry.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.Rate it:

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jack offTo masturbate.Rate it:

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jerk offTo masturbate, usually a male.Rate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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off the batFrom the start; immediately; right away.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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pay offyield good results; succeed.Rate it:

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piss offTo leave, to go away.Rate it:

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put offpostponeRate it:

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put offTo procrastinate.Rate it:

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rip offTo pull off by ripping.Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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start offTo begin.Rate it:

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strip offTo remove anything by stripping, e.g. items of clothing or paint from the side of a ship.Rate it:

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take offTo remove.Rate it:

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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:

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call offTo recall; to cancel or call a halt to.Rate it:

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drop offTo lessen or reduce.Rate it:

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fire offTo write a note or letter quickly.Rate it:

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key offTo take as a controlling input datum.Rate it:

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