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get one's wires crossedTo get confused or mixed up; to make a mistake.Rate it:

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to get one's wires crossedOne can get their wires crossed by asking the wrong question or making a confusing statement or by interpreting the answer incorrectly, or by receiving confusing answers to confusing statements.Rate it:

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keep one's fingers crossedto hope for the best, to show supportRate 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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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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get one's freak onTo party.Rate it:

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get one's end awayTo have sex.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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get back on the horse that bucked oneto return to something that previously caused harm.Rate it:

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get into one's strideTo become familiar with something recently learnt.Rate it:

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get it into one's headimagineRate it:

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get off one's chestto relieve oneself by talking to someoneRate it:

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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.Rate it:

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get one's act togetherTo become serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.Rate it:

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get one's ass in gearTo exert effective effort; to get going; to get moving; to start producing.Rate it:

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get one's back upTo become angry, defensive, or irritable.Rate it:

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get one's butt somewhereGo somewhere, especially quickly.Rate it:

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get one's claws intoHave a controlling influence over.Rate it:

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get one's claws outTo prepare to attack or retaliateRate it:

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get one's claws outTo prepare to attack or retaliateRate it:

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get one's feet wetTo begin gaining experience; To take a risk and try something new.Rate it:

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get one's fillto be satisfied, to have enough of something.Rate it:

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get one's finger outTo free one's finger.Rate it:

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get one's finger outTo proceed with the matter in hand.Rate it:

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get one's foot in the doorTo initiate contact or a relationship; to gain access, especially to an entry-level job.Rate it:

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get one's freak onTo have sex.Rate it:

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get one's freak onTo dance.Rate it:

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get one's freak onTo go crazy; to freak out.Rate it:

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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.Rate it:

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get one's hands onTo get; to obtain; to secure.Rate it:

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get one's head aroundTo understand; fathom; solve.Rate it:

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get one's hopes upTo become enthusiastic about something that is going to happen.Rate it:

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get one's juices flowingto inspire creativity and thought.Rate it:

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get one's juices flowingto sexually excite, to tantalize.Rate it:

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get one's knickers in a twistTo become overwrought or unnecessarily upset over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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get one's marching ordersTo be dismissed disgracefully.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthTo derive satisfaction from an experience or occurrence; to have one's expectations or hopes fulfilled.Rate it:

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get one's panties in a bunchTo become overwrought or unnecessarily upset over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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get one's shorts in a knotAlternative form of get one's knickers in a twist.Rate it:

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get one's skates onTo start doing something quickly; to stop procrastinating; to hurry up.Rate it:

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get one's tits in a wringerTo get into troubleRate it:

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get something off one's chestAlternative form of get off one's chest.Rate it:

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get what's coming to oneTo experience the consequences of one's action.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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