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gather dustto remain unused for a long period of timeRate it:

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gather rosebudsTo enjoy life's immediate pleasures; to behave in a relaxed, carefree manner.Rate it:

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gather upto gather, assemble or collect, usually into a groupRate it:

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gather wayTo begin to move; to move with increasing speed.Rate it:

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dust bunnyA small clump of dust, fluff, hair, particles of skin, etc. that tends to accumulate indoors in areas that are not regularly dusted, such as under heavy furniture.Rate it:

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dust offTo use something after a long time without it.Rate it:

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bite the dustTo die.Rate it:

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bite the dustTo quit, or fail.Rate it:

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bust the dustTo clean dust off something, such as with a vacuum cleaner.Rate it:

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catch dustTo be rarely used.Rate it:

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collect dustTo remain untouched and unused for a long period of time.Rate it:

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dust mouseA dust bunny.Rate it:

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dust offTo remove dust from something.Rate it:

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dust off a batterfor a pitcher to throw a pitch at or near the batter, typically to frighten the batter or to have him stand farther away from home plate.Rate it:

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dust settleIndicates a wait for a heated, angry atmosphere to calm down.Rate it:

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dust upTo dust; to clean by dusting.Rate it:

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dust upTo attack or renounce.Rate it:

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eat someone's dustTo be outrun.Rate it:

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eat someone's dustTo get one to be on a losing end.Rate it:

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kick the dustTo dieRate it:

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like gold dustIf things or people are like gold dust, they are difficult to get because a lot of people want them.Rate it:

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not see someone for dustNot to see someone at all; implies hasty departure.Rate it:

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turn to dustto dieRate it:

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when the dust settlesafter an active or heated period.Rate it:

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take a leap of faithjump into the fray, gather all one's wits and plunge, take courage and step into the unknown:Rate it:

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scrape togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts , from various sources, with some difficulty.Rate it:

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bite i gressetTo bite the dust, to die.Rate it:

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blue moonThe moon tinted towards blue as it appears in the sky, caused by dust or smoke in the atmosphere.Rate it:

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bunch upTo come or gather together.Rate it:

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call togetherTo request that assemble; to gather for a meeting.Rate it:

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dusty millerA formulaic phrase for a miller, related to the dust generated in the milling process.Rate it:

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get togetherto meet, to gather together, to congregateRate it:

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get togetherto accumulate, to gatherRate it:

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making a mountain out of a molehillIn the process of making a judgement call relative to a situation or incident one can easily gather unconfirmed reports, unsubstantiated evidence which can lead to making a mountain out of a molehill.Rate it:

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marshal togetherTo gather together in an organized manner.Rate it:

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nut-cutting timeTime to gather nuts before they are taken by other animals or buried in snow.Rate it:

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private eyeA private personal detective, employed to gather information about someone.Rate it:

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rack upto acquire, to gather together.Rate it:

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rake togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts (especially of money), from various sources, with some difficultyRate it:

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scrape upto gather together something neededRate it:

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scratch togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts (especially of money), from various sources, with some difficultyRate it:

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shake outTo agitate a piece of cloth or other flexible material in order to remove dust, or to try to make it smooth and flat.Rate it:

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slut's woolAccumulated dust, fluff, hair, etc., that tends to occur indoors in areas not regularly dusted, such as under heavy furniture.Rate it:

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whistle upTo gather together, calling them by whistling.Rate it:

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