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an axe to grindA grievance, with implications of confrontation.Rate it:

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get the axeTo be fired, axed, terminated.Rate it:

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have an axe to grindTo have a dispute, resentment, or grudge, sometimes with a disposition to act on that resentment covertly; to have a bias; to take issue with something.Rate it:

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witha flint and a meat axeA Depression Expression: A violent verbal assertion and call for action as a result of a dirty trick or mischevious misdemeanor.Rate it:

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ice overTo become covered in ice, usually of a body of water.Rate it:

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ice upTo become clogged with ice, usually of a mechanical device.Rate it:

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sell ice to eskimosTo persuade people to go against their best interests or to accept something unnecessary or preposterous.Rate it:

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break the iceTo start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness.Rate it:

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cold as iceVery cold.Rate it:

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cut no iceTo have no influence (on).Rate it:

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ice coolcalm and composed in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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ice creamcold dessertRate it:

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ice creamdessert itemRate it:

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ice cubeUsed other than as an idiom: see ice, cube.Rate it:

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ice cubeAny small piece of ice used for cooling drinks, larger than crushed ice, regardless of their shape.Rate it:

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ice cubessmall frozen blocksRate it:

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ice queenA beautiful but heartless woman.Rate it:

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ice queenA female ice-skating champion.Rate it:

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ice-calmExtremely calmRate it:

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ice-calmExtreme calm, utter calmnessRate it:

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keep someone on iceto keep someone uninformed or uncontactedRate it:

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on icein abeyance, pendingRate it:

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on iceNot being used, or not to be used e.g.Rate it:

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on icePerformed by ice skaters as an ice show.Rate it:

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on thin iceIn a dangerous, hazardous, or delicate situation; at risk.Rate it:

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skate on thin iceIn a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation.Rate it:

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stink on iceTo be of very poor quality, even repulsive.Rate it:

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you can't walk on iceOne cannot except to go onto the battlefield, without all of your equipmentRate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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long drinkAny drink containing more than 5 ounces of liquid and less than 9 ounces. Typically, a long drink will have lots of ice and mixer.Rate it:

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mint chocolate chipIce cream made with a spearmint or peppermint base and chocolate chips.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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tickle the twineTo score a goal in ice hockeyRate it:

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tutti fruttiice cream flavourRate it:

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