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hang one's hatLiteral meaning.Rate it:

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hang one's hatTo call a place home.Rate it:

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hang up one's hatLiteral meaning.Rate it:

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hang up one's hatTo end one's career.Rate it:

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hang your hat on that oneA startling result, an accomplishment, a hard won contest, an acclaimed development, something very stable, dependable, worthy of note, salutary.Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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hang your hat on thatAssume or take credit for an idea, suggestion, phrase, development, creation, invention, proclamation, prediction, accomplishment, result, acceptance at large for your creation, art.performance et al: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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hang (hang with)Spend time in the company of someone.Rate 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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brick in one's hatdrunkenness.Rate it:

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eat one's hatUsed in a result clause to express disbelief in the conditional clause proposition.Rate it:

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have a brick in one's hatto be drunkRate it:

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put one's name in the hatTo run in an election or to nominate oneself for consideration in some other selection process; to nominate someone other than oneself for such consideration.Rate it:

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take one's hat off toTo publicly praise or thank.Rate it:

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talk through one's hatTo assert something as true or valid; to bluff.Rate it:

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talk through one's hatTo speak lacking expertise, authority, or knowledge; to invent or fabricate facts.Rate it:

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throw one's hat in the ringTo announce one's candidacy in a contest.Rate it:

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tip one's hatTo acknowledge or show respect; to honor.Rate it:

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tip one's hatTo briefly remove or tap one's hat as a gesture of greeting, deference, or respect.Rate it:

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under one's hatConcealed; confidential; secret.Rate it:

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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.Rate it:

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hang one on!Ejaculation by imbiber/drinker/Alcoholic: 'Get Drunk'; 'Get Smashed', {Drink to excess}Rate it:

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hang up one's bootsRetire, call it a day.Rate it:

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one may as well hang for a sheep as a lambIf one is going to commit a sin, it may as well be a major one as a minor one.Rate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all hat, no cattleDresses like a cowboy, but isn't really a cowboy; a "drugstore cowboy"Rate it:

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at the drop of a hatWithout any hesitation; instantly.Rate it:

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hat in handWith humility; in an apologetic or self-effacing fashion.Rate it:

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knocked into a cocked hatAn expression of such nature and composition so as to capture rapt attention, create an air of suspense, curiosity or mystery.Rate it:

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old hatSomething uninteresting, hackneyed, or passé due to overuse or long-standing familiarity..Rate it:

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old hatSomething widely or long practiced, known, or accepted; something conventional.Rate it:

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old hatSomething with which one is very familiar, or in which one is experienced or skilled.Rate it:

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pass the hatTo ask for money, especially from a group of people; to solicit donations or contributions.Rate it:

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pick out of a hatTo determine by chance.Rate it:

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pick out of a hatTo substitute a guess for unavailable data.Rate it:

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pull a rabbit out of a hatTo do something surprising or beneficial.Rate it:

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pull a rabbit out-of a hatSurprise everyone, 'obtain an almost impossible resultRate it:

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pull out of the hatTo select at random, or seemingly at random.Rate it:

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stovepipe hatA type of top hat worn mainly in the 19th century, made of silk or other materials and having a very tall, cylindrical, flat-topped crown.Rate it:

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tip of the hatA gesture of acknowledgement; often, an expression of gratitude.Rate it:

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top hatA man's formal hat, with a tall cylindrical crown (often of silk).Rate it:

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white hatA white hat hacker.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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hang outTo spend time doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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hang onTo hold, grasp, or grip.Rate it:

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hang aroundTo stay, linger or loiter.Rate it:

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hang aboutTo stay, linger or loiter.Rate it:

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hang onTo pay close attention.Rate it:

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hang upTo put up to hang.Rate it:

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