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go along with the gagTo cooperate in continuing a joke, hoax, or similar phenomenon initiated by others.Rate it:

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non - aphabetical orderTo place words in Z-A AlphabeticalRate it:

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in orderAppropriate, worthwhile.Rate it:

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in orderComplete, finished.Rate it:

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in orderIn a sequence.Rate it:

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in orderIn accordance with the procedural rules governing formal meetings of a deliberative body.Rate it:

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in orderReady, prepared; orderly; tidy.Rate it:

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out of orderInappropriate or unsuitable.Rate it:

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out of orderNot functioning properly.Rate it:

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out of orderOut of normal sequence.Rate it:

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put one's house in orderTo clean and arrange in an orderly manner the furnishings and other contents of one's house.Rate it:

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put one's house in orderTo organize one's financial and other affairs, especially in preparation for a life-changing event.Rate it:

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tall orderA big job; a difficult challenge.Rate it:

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bite one's lipTo forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute.Rate it:

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break rankTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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break ranksTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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button one's lipTo remain silent, especially in order to keep a secret or to avoid saying something inappropriate.Rate it:

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call upAn order to report for military service.Rate it:

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put the cart before the horseTo put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities.Rate it:

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bite the bulletTo accept a negative aspect of a situation in order to continue moving forward.Rate it:

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bone upTo study or cram, especially in order to refresh one's knowledge of a topic.Rate it:

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gang up onTo join together in a gang in order to overpower someone else.Rate it:

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pin downTo corner somebody in order to get a firm answer.Rate it:

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run upOf a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.Rate it:

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tune upTo make adjustments to an engine in order to improve its performance.Rate it:

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square awayTo finish, complete, tidy or put in order.Rate it:

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call outTo order into service; to summon into service.Rate it:

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jew downTo bargain or haggle with a seller in order to obtain a lower price for a good or service.Rate it:

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lay offTo place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.Rate it:

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switch onTo turn a switch to the "on" position in order to start or enable a device.Rate it:

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you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omeletteIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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a la carteorder and payRate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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bed them downTo ​lie down ​somewhere, usually ​somewhere different from where you usually ​sleep, in ​order to go to ​sleep.Rate it:

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bend the truthTo change or leave out certain facts of a story or situation, generally in order to elicit a specific response in the audience.Rate it:

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blow off steamTo rant or shout in order to relieve stress; to vent.Rate it:

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brush-up!A 'brush-up' is a thorough review, rehearsal, self-examination prior to submitting to job interviews, probings, investigations of any category in order to be proficient in the future demands of the hoped-for position, challenge or opportunity:Rate it:

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budge upTo move or scoot over in order to make room for someone, especially when sitting.Rate it:

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burn some rubberAn expression of intent to drive ruthlessly, speedily, wildly, illegally: Express the intention to perform tasks, agendas in wild abandon, in order to impress, gain an advantage, recover lost time or missed opportunity:Rate it:

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buy timePurposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.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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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.Rate it:

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close ranksto regroup forces, especially when this involves overlooking differences in order to face a challenge or adverse situation. Often implies making a show of unity, especially to the public.Rate it:

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close the faceTo turn the face of the bat inwards, in order to hit the ball to the leg side.Rate it:

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cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.Rate it:

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command performanceA task, activity, or other assignment which one undertakes in order to satisfy someone in authority, such as an employer.Rate it:

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cop-outAn excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty; a reason offered when someone cops out.Rate it:

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crack a bookTo open up one's books, especially in order to study.Rate it:

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cross the aisleTo vote, unite, or otherwise co-operate with members of another political party in order to achieve governmental or political action.Rate it:

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