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wall to wall carpetsfloor coverings
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brick wallAn obstacle.
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fourth wallThe boundary between the fiction and the audience.
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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.
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wall inTo enclose by surrounding with walls.
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wall offTo separate with a wall.
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wall upTo seal with a wall.
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off-the-wallGreatly inappropriate.
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off-the-wallWildly unconventional; bizarre; absurd.
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up the wallCrazy, mad.
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fly on the wallA quiet, non-participating, or unseen observer; an eavesdropper or witness.
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go to the wallTo make an all-out effort.
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handwriting on the wallAlternative form of writing on the wall. A divine prediction or sentence to fate.
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drive one up the wallTo make a person very angry or bored; to infuriate.
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piss money up the wallTo waste money, normally through ineptness in business.
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beat one's head against a stone wallTo waste effort on a futile project.
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have one's back to the wallTo have no other options remaining.
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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 isn
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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.
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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.
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one twowall pass
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pissing contestA boys' prankish competition to determine who can urinate the furthest up a wall.
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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 Property
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