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gut feelingAn instinct or intuition; an immediate or basic feeling or reaction without a logical rationale.Rate 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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gut a buildingRemove, demolish, strip, rip-out. Tear-up, disconnect, eradicate.Rate it:

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gut factorFeelings about what feels right or wrong, good or bad. An inner persuasion that one may feel convinced is the appropriate decision.Rate it:

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gut reactionAn instantaneous reaction made without thought.Rate it:

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gut-wrenchedsickenedRate it:

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broken-heartedAlternative spelling of brokenhearted. Feeling depressed, despondent, or hopeless, especially over losing a love.Rate it:

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look forward toTo anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure.Rate it:

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lump in one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.Rate it:

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try to top that one!When one excels often and in a high degree, there is naturally a strong feeling of achievement. The proud winner may chide and challenge his associates and peers.Rate it:

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to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someoneRate it:

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smack ofTo seem like; to appear or give an impression or feeling of; to arouse suspicion of.Rate it:

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baby bluesPeriod and feeling of depressiveness after giving birth; a less severe form of postnatal depression.Rate it:

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all-over oneselfFeeling self-satisfied.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of disappointment and frustration.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of guilt, responsibility, or embarrassment as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling something is morally despicable as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).Rate it:

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come and goTo repeatedly appear and disappear (said especially of a feeling or pain)Rate it:

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do a slow burnTo experience a gradually increasing feeling of anger or frustration.Rate it:

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doom and gloomFeeling, or acting in a manner consistent with, pessimism and despair.Rate it:

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feel in one's bonesTo sense a fact or to have a strong conviction as a result of one's own practical experience, instinct, or gut feeling.Rate it:

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first loveOne's first experience of the feeling of romantic love.Rate it:

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from the bottom of one's heartIn earnest; sincerely; with one's full feeling.Rate it:

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give somebody the creepsTo give someone a feeling of uneasiness or mild fright.Rate it:

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give someone the creepsTo give someone a feeling of uneasiness or mild fright.Rate it:

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guilt tripA feeling of shame or embarrassment, especially if self-indulgent, unwarranted, exaggerated or felt over a significant period of time.Rate it:

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guilt tripRemarks intended to produce such a feeling.Rate it:

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heebie-jeebiesA general feeling of anxiety, fear, uneasiness, or nausea.Rate it:

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home is where you hang your hatRather than feeling nostalgic or sentimental, one should simply accept any place where one happens to reside as one's home.1948, Ruth L. Yorck, "D.P.Rate it:

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hope springs eternalThe feeling of hopefulness endlessly renews itself.Rate it:

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lay it on thickTo exaggerate or overstate a feeling or emotion.Rate it:

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like a cat in a strange garretHaving a feeling of uncertainty and misapprehension due to being in an unfamiliar situation.Rate it:

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liquid courageAlcohol drunk to induce a feeling of courage in the drinker.Rate it:

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lump to one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.Rate it:

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make someone's blood boilTo cause a person to feel angry or very annoyed, especially in situation in which one cannot fully display that feeling to others.Rate it:

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memory laneA set of recollections available to be reviewed, especially accompanied by a feeling of nostalgia.Rate it:

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off one's gamePerforming in any activity below one's usual level; behaving in an irregular, inept, or awkward manner; feeling unwell.Rate it:

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on pins and needlesFeeling sharp anticipation or anxiety; in a state of suspense.Rate it:

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one's blood runs coldOne experiences a visceral feeling of fear, horror, dread, or strong forboding.Rate it:

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out on the tilesI've had a pint of bitter and now I'm feeling better and I'm out on the tiles." Led Zeppelin in their song "Out on the tiles", 1970.Rate it:

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put something behind oneTo recover from an unpleasant or traumatic experience; to overcome a negative feeling, especially anger, resentment, or grief.Rate it:

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slow burnA gradually increasing feeling of anger or frustration.Rate it:

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spring feverA feeling of invigoration and restlessness associated with the arrival of the warm weather and renewal of nature in the spring season.Rate it:

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spring feverA feeling of laziness or listlessness associated with the arrival of the warm, comfortable weather of the spring season.Rate it:

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stuff yourself 'til you pop!One can overeat, binge, gorge, gulp, gobble-down chow-down and stuff your gut on food! ! ! ! !Rate it:

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warm fuzzyA good impression; a feeling of comfort or trust.Rate it:

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wrap someone around your little fingerA feeling, a sense, an awareness one realizes when another is deeply devoted, lovingly loyal and shares a mutuality in myriad areas in each other and their lives.Rate it:

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