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wall to wall carpetsfloor coveringsRate it:

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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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back wallUsed other than as an idiom: see back, wall.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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balls to the wallFull throttle; (at) maximum speed. [since the 1960s]Rate it:

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balls to the wall(With) maximum effort or commitment. [since the 1960s]Rate it:

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beat one's head against a stone wallTo waste effort on a futile project.Rate it:

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blue wall of silenceStrict secretiveness maintained by the members of a police force with respect to information which might be contrary to their interests, especially information concerning questionable police actions.Rate it:

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break the fourth wallTo apparently communicate with reality directly, such as when characters of literature comment on the existence of a reader.Rate it:

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brick wallAn obstacle.Rate it:

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Chinese WallA barrier of silence and secrecy established within an organization in order to cope with confidentiality requirements.Rate it:

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drive one up the wallTo make a person very angry or bored; to infuriate.Rate it:

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drive someone up the wallTo make a person very angry or bored; to infuriate.Rate it:

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fly on the wallA quiet, non-participating, or unseen observer; an eavesdropper or witness.Rate it:

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fourth wallThe boundary between the fiction and the audience.Rate 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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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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go to the wallTo make an all-out effort.Rate it:

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handwriting on the wallAlternative form of writing on the wall. A divine prediction or sentence to fate.Rate it:

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have one's back to the wallTo have no other options remaining.Rate it:

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off-the-wallGreatly inappropriate.Rate it:

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off-the-wallWildly unconventional; bizarre; absurd.Rate it:

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piss money up the wallTo waste money, normally through ineptness in business.Rate it:

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side wallUsed other than as an idiom: see side, wall.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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stare at the wallUsed other than as an idiom: see stare, wall.Rate it:

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stare at the wallTo be idle.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall and some of it will stickTry the same thing often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.Rate it:

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up the wallCrazy, mad.Rate it:

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wall inTo enclose by surrounding with walls.Rate it:

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wall of silenceStrict secretiveness maintained by the members of a group with respect to information which might be contrary to their interests, especially information concerning questionable actions by members of the group.Rate it:

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wall offTo separate with a wall.Rate it:

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Wall Street American financial markets, financial institutions as a whole, or by extension, big-business interests.Rate it:

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wall upTo seal with a wall.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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chink upTo fill cracks in something, for example a wall.Rate it:

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falling glassThe wall-hung mercury barometer utilized in the days of sail presented approximately thirty inches of height level of the mercury in it's glass tube in fair weather. When a vessel sailed into a barometric Low Pressure region, the mercury level became lower and tended to indicate the presence of oncoming thunderstorms, gales, or a possible hurricane.Rate it:

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one twowall passRate it:

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pissing contestA boys' prankish competition to determine who can urinate the furthest up a wall.Rate it:

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post no billsA Printed/Scripted sign; addressed to the Public to wit; "Do Not Post nor Affix"; any Bills, Notices, Wanted Posters, Advertising, Missing persons, Court Notices, Auction Bills et al on/upon this site, wall, post, b'ldg., Private PropertyRate it:

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