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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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ear splittingvery loudRate 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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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 of the dogAn alcoholic drink taken the morning after to cure a hangover or withdrawal symptoms.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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hackles risingAn emotional or mental reaction to an irritable situation or person which causes a physical response to ones patience and/or the hair on the back of the one's neck.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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bald as a billiard ballOne whom has lost much hair and prematurely bald.Rate it:

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bald as a coottotally bald; without any hair on one's head.Rate it:

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chrome domeA haircut in which the hair is clipped extremely close to the scalp.Rate it:

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divide and conquerA combination of political, military and economic strategies that aim to gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.(computing) Applied to various algorithms, such as quicksort, that solve a problem by splitting it recursively into smaller problems until all of the remaining problems are trivial.(as imperative, proverb) In order to rule securely, don't allow alliances of your enemies.Rate it:

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go halfsiesTo share something by splitting it in half.Rate it:

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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.Rate it:

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lady gardenA woman's pubic hair, and the area around it.Rate it:

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landing stripA cultivated pubic hair pattern in which much of the pubic hair is removed, leaving only a central vertical line or rectangle.Rate it:

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live it upIn the aftermath of successful ventures, many individuals often express a desire to celebrate or party, let down their hair and Live it up!Rate it:

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out of placeShe comes in out of the storm with not a hair out of place.Rate it:

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pelt of the dogAn immoderate, excessive quantity of alcohol drunk the morning after whilst suffering withdrawal symptoms or a hangover, which goes beyond alleviating the complaint to causing drunkenness; cf. hair of the dog.Rate it:

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short hairsPubic hair.Rate it:

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snow on the mountaintopGray or white hair on one's head, especially as an indication of aging.Rate it:

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snow on the rooftopGray or white hair on one's head, especially as an indication of aging.Rate it:

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there may be snow on the rooftop but there is fire in the furnaceEven if a person is in his or her senior years, with gray hair, he or she can still have ambition and energy, especially sexual energy.Rate it:

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wear downTo have one's long hair styled in a free, low-hanging, unencumbered style; i.e., not in an up-do or ponytail.Rate it:

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