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glass ceilingAn unwritten, uncodified barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for a member of a specific demographic group.Rate it:

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bamboo ceilingEspecially in America, a social barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for a person of East Asian ethnicity.Rate it:

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bamboo ceilingIn East Asia, a social barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for women.Rate it:

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hit the ceilingTo be explosively angry. To lose one's temper.Rate it:

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falling glassThe wall-hung mercury barometer utilized in the days of sail presented approximately thirty inches of height level of the mercury in it's glass tube in fair weather. When a vessel sailed into a barometric Low Pressure region, the mercury level became lower and tended to indicate the presence of oncoming thunderstorms, gales, or a possible hurricane.Rate it:

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glass-half-emptypessimisticRate it:

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glass-half-fulloptimisticRate it:

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heart of glassA very fragile romantic state.Rate it:

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looking glassmirrorRate it:

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people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stonesDo not criticize others if you have weaknesses yourself.Rate it:

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under glassIn a greenhouse, a cold frame, or a similar structure; said of the propagation and growth of plants.Rate it:

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under glassIn a glass case, like an item in a museum.Rate it:

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under glassIn jail.Rate it:

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pour outTo serve a drink into a cup or glass.Rate it:

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Mexican breakfastA breakfast consisting of a cigarette and a glass of water, supposedly because that is all Mexicans can afford.Rate it:

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wiped out!The expression can be visualized as one would erase the blackboard, eliminate the moisture on the window glass.Rate it:

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