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in one's pocketSubject to one's whims because of bribery.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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in someone's pocketReceiving money from, and under the influence of, a person or group of people, with the expectation that a favour or advantage will be proffered in return.Rate it:

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is that a gun in your pocket or are you just pleased to see meIndicates the speaker has noticed an erection underneath the interlocutor's clothes.Rate it:

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out of pocketLacking funds, or suffering a loss.Rate it:

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out of pocketOf or pertaining to the spending of cash rather than using credit.Rate it:

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out of pocketunreachableRate it:

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pill in the pocketA pill carried in a pocket of one's clothing such as pants or a coat.Rate it:

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pill in the pocketA medication, usually prescribed by a physician, which the patient is to carry with him or her, and which is to be used only under certain conditions.Rate it:

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pocket dialRate it:

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pocket dialA situation in which one's cellphone makes a call from one's back pocket when its buttons are inadvertently pressed.Rate it:

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pocket dialA portable sundial of small size.Rate it:

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pocket moneychild's allowanceRate it:

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pocket-sizedsmall enough to fit into a pocketRate it:

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pocket-sizedsmall-scale, downsizedRate 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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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.Rate it:

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all of one's taste is in one's mouthAlternative form of all one's taste is in one's mouthRate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.Rate it:

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all one's taste is in one's mouthOne lacks good taste in aesthetic or cultural matters.Rate it:

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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.Rate it:

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have one's head up one's assTo be oblivious to the real state of things, from either stupidity or stubbornness.Rate it:

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have one's mind about oneTo be composed or lucid.Rate it:

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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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it takes one to know oneThe person criticizing is as bad as the person being criticized.Rate it:

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keep one on one's toesTo keep one attentive, active, busy or alert.Rate it:

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keep one's cards close to one's chestTo avoid revealing one's thoughts, circumstances, or plans.Rate it:

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one by oneIndividually in succession; one at a time.Rate it:

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one can run but one can't hideThere is nothing someone can do to evade something.You can run but you can't hide.Rate it:

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one can't hold two watermelons in one handdo not attempt to take on more than you can handleRate it:

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one could do it in one's sleepSaid of something that can be done very easily.Rate it:

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one for all, all for oneEach individual should act for the benefit of the group, and the group should act for the benefit of each individual.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindA cliché used to exaggerate an accomplishment or milestone..Rate it:

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one's bark is worse than one's biteThe individual acts threatening but is relatively harmless.Rate it:

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one's got to do what one's got to doA person must do what he or she feels obliged to do.Rate it:

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one's heart in one's mouthvery scaredRate it:

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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.Rate it:

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put one through one's pacesTo direct a horse to walk, canter, trot, etc.Rate it:

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put one through one's pacesTo test several or all functions or training of a person, animal, machine, etc.Rate it:

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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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takes one to know oneA childish retort to a negative accusation, implying the accuser shares the faultRate it:

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wear one's heart on one's sleeveTo be extremely transparent, open, or forthright about one's emotions.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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