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hair of the dogAn alcoholic drink taken the morning after to cure a hangover or withdrawal symptoms.Rate it:

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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.Rate it:

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dog-eat-dogHarsh and ruthless.Rate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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a hair's breadthA very small distance or amountRate it:

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finer than frog hairExtremely fine.Rate it:

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hair-splittingThe act of finding exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.Rate it:

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a pull of the hair for being unfairThe general response to "A kick and a flick for being so quick", which is in turn a response in itself to "A pinch and a punch for the first day of the month".Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when one's hair seems unmanageable.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when several things seems to be unmanageable or go wrong.Rate it:

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by a hair's breadthBy a narrow marginRate it:

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curl someone's hairTo frighten, dismay, or excite someone thoroughly .Rate it:

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fine as frog hairExtremely fine.Rate it:

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get in someone's hairTo annoy someone.Rate it:

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get in someone's hairTo hinder someone or interfere with their actions.Rate it:

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hair-splittinglyWith exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.Rate it:

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hide nor hairA trace, indication, or evidence, especially of a person.Rate it:

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keep one's hair onTo stay calm; to be patient.Rate it:

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keep your hair onAn admonition to stay calm.Rate it:

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let her hair downRelax and enjoyRate it:

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let one's hair downTo relax and enjoy oneself.Rate it:

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not a hair out of placeThe appearance, condition, presence of a subject which is ideal, almost perfectRate it:

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put hair on somebody's chestTo make a person stronger or more masculine.Rate it:

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put hair on someone's chestTo make a person (especially a male) stronger or more masculine or mature.Rate it:

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tear one's hair outTo react with extreme agitation.Rate it:

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turn a hairTo become afraid or visibly upset.Rate it:

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wash out of my hairget the memory out of my head - forgetRate it:

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chocolate hot doga piece of faecesRate 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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on the internet nobody knows you're a dogIt is easy to conceal one's identity on the internet.Rate it:

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fit as a butcher's dogVery fit; in good shape.Rate it:

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what dogWhen thy try to arceth upRate it:

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yellow dogA Carolina dog.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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Bottle of DogNewcastle Brown AleRate it:

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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.Rate it:

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dog and catA team comprised of one male and one female, who are either working as associates or where one is the second in command to the other.Rate it:

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dog and pony showAny presentation or display that is overly contrived or intricate.Rate it:

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dog and pony showOriginally, a small, traveling circus featuring animals as entertainment.Rate it:

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dog aroundTo follow diligently.Rate it:

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dog daysHot weatherRate it:

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dog days of summerhot summer day when you just want to sit under a tree and do nothingRate it:

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dog in a mangerone who denies others what he cannot consume himself: hay in a manger (cattle feeder) cannot be eaten by cows if a (barking) dog is in it - though dogs don't eat hayRate it:

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dog in the huntLiterally, ownership of one of several canines participating in the group pursuit of game or fowl.Rate it:

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dog in the huntSomething to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer..Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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dog itTo underperform; to lag behind; to fail to exert effort.Rate it:

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dog my catsUsed as a mild oath, or as an expression of astonishment.Rate it:

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dog racismPaying large sum of money for "pedigree dogs", attaching great importance to the breed of a pet.Rate it:

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