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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.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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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo walk, decomposed to stress the fundamentality of the task.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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step in front of a moving trainTo sacrifice one's own life for a noble and loyal cause.Rate it:

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front and centerA command to come to the center of attention of an assemblage, as of military personnel or students.Rate it:

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front footUsed other than as an idiom: see front, foot.Rate it:

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front footThe batsman's foot farthest from his wicket.Rate it:

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front loadUsed other than as an idiom: see front, load.Rate it:

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front loadSomething assigned to the early period of a project or a program, especially something burdensome.Rate it:

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front page newsFront page news is an expression of surprise or of such extraordinary consequence or concept so as to be considered worthy of a front page newspaper note.Rate it:

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front runnerThe most likely winners in a contest, election, etc.Rate it:

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front wallUsed other than as an idiom: see front, wall.Rate it:

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front wallThe main and largest wall in a racquetball or squash court, located at the front of the world; the wall which the ball must hit in a rally.Rate it:

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on the front footIn a dominant position.Rate it:

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up frontOpen, honest; tending to disclose information; truthful.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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look down one's noseTo regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt.Rate it:

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no skin off one's noseNo harm to one.Rate it:

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pick one's noseThe act of picking one's nose, insertion of a finger or other object into one's nostril.Rate it:

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plain as the nose on one's faceExtremely clear and plain to see.Rate it:

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stick one's nose inTo be nosy; to meddle or interfere in the affairs of another.Rate it:

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thumb one's noseTo act disrespectfully, especially by flouting the object of disrespect.Rate it:

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thumb one's noseTo place a thumb upon the tip of the nose, usually while simultaneous wiggling one's fingers, in a gesture of disrespect.Rate it:

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turn one's nose upAlternative form of turn up one's nose.Rate it:

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turn up one's noseTo refuse, especially as due to pride or status.Rate it:

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turn up one's noseTo sneer.Rate it:

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under one's noseDirectly in front of one; clearly visible.Rate it:

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button noseA nose with a small size and a relatively flat, round shape, usually considered to be dainty or cute in appearance.Rate it:

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button noseA person having such a nose.Rate it:

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camel's noseA metaphor for a situation where the permitting of some small act will lead consequently to a larger undesirable act or circumstance.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo become angry; to take offense or take exception.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo make someone angry.Rate it:

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get up someone's noseTo annoy someone; to get on somebody's nerves.Rate it:

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give someone a bloody noseto defeat or frustrate someone, but not doing any permanent damage in the processRate it:

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nose candyCocaine.Rate it:

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nose in the airThe body language most of us have experienced when a friend passes you in public and with head tilted back and nose in the air gives you a first class snub!Rate it:

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nose out of jointAn emotional state where someone is in a bad mood because he/she has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action.Rate it:

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nose testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of the nasal passages or a trial of their function, as for breathing difficulties.Rate it:

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nose to the grindstoneHard at work.Rate it:

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nose-pickTo pick boogers from the nose.Rate it:

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nose-pickerOne who picks their nose.Rate it:

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nose-pickingTo insert a finger into one's nostril, especially to remove mucus.Rate it:

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on the noseExactly; precisely.Rate it:

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on the noseSmelly, malodorous.Rate it:

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pay through the noseTo pay a high price, especially an exorbitant or excessive amount, either in money or in some other manner.Rate it:

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