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gapers' blockA traffic jam resulting from motorists slowing to look at a motor vehicle collision or other roadside distraction.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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block outto prevent from entering or penetratingRate it:

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block outto prevent (a thought) from entering one's mind.Rate it:

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block outto cover something, so as to make it impossible to see.Rate it:

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block outto begin to reduce to shape; to mark out roughly; to lay out.Rate it:

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chip off the old blockSomeone who takes after their parent.Rate it:

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do one's blockTo become enraged.Rate it:

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knock someone's block offTo strike a person in the head, causing him to fall to the ground, especially in an unconscious condition; to beat up a person.Rate it:

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stumbing-blockA hindrance, obstacle or impediment.Rate it:

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stumbling blockA hindrance, obstacle or impediment.Rate it:

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stumbling-blockAlternative spelling of stumbling block.Rate it:

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tower blockhigh-rise buildingRate it:

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board upTo block doors or windows with boards, either to prevent access or as protection from storms, etc.Rate it:

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brick upTo block by masonry, particularly using bricks.Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate 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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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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close offTo seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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blindA covering for a window to keep out light. The covering may be made of cloth or of narrow slats that can block light or allow it to pass.Rate it:

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clog upto completely physically blockRate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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getA difficult return or block of a shot.Rate it:

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lay an eggThe act or performance which is substandard in one's capability. An act or performance which is substandard or below the typical level of one's usual production or output: An act, production or presentation of a noxious, negative, repulsive, boorish nature:Rate it:

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look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:

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saddleA block of wood, usually fastened to one spar and shaped to receive the end of another.Rate it:

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sit onTo block, suppress, restrain.Rate it:

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stop upTo fill a hole or cavity, or block an opening or passage, as with a plug.Rate it:

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