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front and centerA command to come to the center of attention of an assemblage, as of military personnel or students.Rate it:

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front footUsed other than as an idiom: see front, foot.Rate it:

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front footThe batsman's foot farthest from his wicket.Rate it:

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front loadUsed other than as an idiom: see front, load.Rate it:

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front loadSomething assigned to the early period of a project or a program, especially something burdensome.Rate it:

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front runnerThe most likely winners in a contest, election, etc.Rate it:

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front wallUsed other than as an idiom: see front, wall.Rate it:

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front wallThe main and largest wall in a racquetball or squash court, located at the front of the world; the wall which the ball must hit in a rally.Rate it:

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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.Rate it:

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on the front footIn a dominant position.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo walk, decomposed to stress the fundamentality of the task.Rate it:

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step in front of a moving trainTo sacrifice one's own life for a noble and loyal cause.Rate it:

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up frontOpen, honest; tending to disclose information; truthful.Rate it:

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back awayOf your attention on the thing in front being avoided.Rate it:

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cut upTo aggressively move in front of another vehicle.Rate it:

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back wallThe wall at the back of a racquetball or squash court, directly opposite the front wall.Rate it:

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bluewashTo tout a business or organization's commitment to social responsibility, and to use this perception for public relations and economic gain; to present a humanitarian front in this manner.Rate it:

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chrome hornThe front bumper of a car when used to bump another vehicle, usually to inform the driver of the other vehicle, that the first car would like to pass.Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness which a house, commercial establishment, or other real estate property has when initially seen by a prospective buyer or other person standing in front of the property "at the curb".Rate it:

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firing lineThe line from which soldiers fire their weapons at a target; especially the front line of troops in a battleRate it:

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fourth wallThe imaginary invisible wall at the front of the stage in a proscenium theatre, through which the audience sees the action in the world of the play.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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from stem to sternFrom front to back; from one end to the other end; entirely, fully.Rate it:

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Gone FishinHumorous 'Door-Sign' on Front Door of Temporarily 'Closed' Store, Business Place, Service StationRate it:

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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.Rate it:

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head-onOf a collision, from the front or in the direction of motion.Rate it:

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hit the headlinesTo appear prominently in the news, especially on the front page.Rate it:

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in one's faceIn front of someone's face; before someone's eyes.Rate it:

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kneel beforeTo kneel in front of someone or something, especially in order to worship or supplicate.Rate it:

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lie before(especially of something honorific) to be situated in front ofRate it:

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ride shotgunTo ride in the front passenger seat of a vehicle, next to the driver.Rate it:

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ringside seatA seat in the front row of a boxing or wrestling match.Rate it:

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shotgunThe front passenger seat in a vehicle, next to the driver.Rate it:

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shotgun shackA house with no internal barrier between the front and back doors.Rate it:

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side wallEither of the two parallel walls in a racquetball or squash court, perpendicular to the front wall; either of the walls on the side of the court.Rate it:

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stem to sternStem is the main upright timber at the bow of a ship (front) & stern is the rear part of a ship or boat (back) Means entirely or beginning to end.Rate it:

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take guard(For a new batsman, with help from the umpire) to mark a point on the popping crease in front of his wicket so that he knows where it is behind him; to guard.Rate it:

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throw shapesTo act tough or put up a front. For example, to threaten a person by making "karate chops" at them, without actually doing harm or knowing karate.Rate it:

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two-second ruleA rule of thumb for safe driving by which a driver must maintain a two-second distance from the vehicle in front.Rate it:

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under one's noseDirectly in front of one; clearly visible.Rate it:

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