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hang out to dryTo abandon someone who is in need or in danger.Rate it:

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hang out to dryTo attach washing to a clothesline to dry.Rate it:

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hang (hang with)Spend time in the company of someone.Rate it:

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dry outTo have excess water evaporate or be otherwise removed.Rate it:

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dry outTo sober up; to cease to be drunk.Rate it:

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dry runA practice; a rehearsal.Rate it:

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dry eyeKeratoconjunctivitis sicca , an eye disease caused by decreased tear production.Rate it:

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bone dryCompletely dry; without any trace of moisture.Rate it:

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bone-drytotally dry; without moisture.Rate it:

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dry as a bonecompletely dry; totally dryRate it:

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dry as a dead dingo's dongerVery dry, extremely dry.Rate it:

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dry as a dead dingo's dongerVery thirsty.Rate it:

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dry behind the earsSeasoned or experienced; mature, especially with respect to judgment.Rate it:

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dry eyeAn eye which is not crying, i.e. someone emotionally unmoved.Rate it:

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dry one's eyesTo cease crying.Rate it:

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dry powderA powder found in a fire extinguisher that is expelled to smother the fireRate it:

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dry powdercash (or cash-like securities) kept in reserve in case of need.Rate it:

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dry powderUsed other than as an idiom: see dry, powder.Rate it:

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dry rottimber decayRate it:

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high and drystrandedRate it:

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home and dryHaving safely reached one's target.Rate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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leave someone high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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you drained me dryYour incessant and extended discussion, queries and theories have been so exuberant that I am exhausted.Rate it:

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hang outTo spend time doing nothing in particular.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 out withTo spend time with friends, doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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let it all hang out!An expression of caring less. Withdrawing usual restraints relative to self control.Rate it:

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let it all hang-out!Withhold nothing, spit out all of the unsavory details!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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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 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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hang upTo terminate a phone call.Rate it:

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get the hang ofTo learn to handle something with some skill, through practice or diligence, which can lead to an almost unconscious performance thereof.Rate it:

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hang upring offRate it:

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go hangTo be cursed; to be unworthy of notice or bother.Rate it:

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hang a legHesitate; hang back.Rate it:

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hang a louieMake a left turn while driving a vehicle.Rate it:

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hang a ralphMake a right turn while driving a vehicle.Rate it:

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hang an arseTo hang back, to be afraid to advance.Rate it:

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hang by a threadTo be in danger, calling for precise caution. To be in a precarious situation.Rate it:

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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.Rate it:

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hang in the balanceTo be in a precarious situation, unsure of the future.Rate it:

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hang onwaitRate it:

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hang onTo keep; to store something for someone.Rate it:

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hang on every wordTo be completely attentive to what another person is saying.Rate it:

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