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jack of all tradesOne competent in many endeavors, especially one who excels in none of them.
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jack of all trades, master of noneA person who has a competent grasp of many skills but who is not outstanding in any one.
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jack of all trades, master of noneA master of integration, who knows enough from many learned trades and skills to be able to bring their disciplines together in a practical manner; a polymath; a renaissance man.
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jill of all tradesA woman competent in many endeavors, especially one who excels in none of them.
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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.
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jack upTo ruin; wreck; mess up; screw up; sometimes as a bowdlerized substitution for f** up.
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jack upTo raise, hoist, or lift a thing using a jack, or similar means.
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jack inTo stop doing a regular activity. Often a job or studies.
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jack inTo insert an electronic coupling into a receptacle; to connect to something, whether involving a physical medium or not.
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jack aroundto misbehave, fool around
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jack aroundto dawdle, to waste time
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jack o'lanternwill o' the wisp, a strange light that attracts travellers
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jack o'lanternA vegetable, usually a pumpkin, but alternatively a turnip, carved into the form of a face and lighted within by a candle. Associated chiefly with the holiday Halloween.
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jack offAn annoying person or one who has committed a transgression with no or insufficient apology; a jerk, an asshole.
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jack offTo masturbate.
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jack offTo manually stimulate someone sexually, generally a male.
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Jack TarAlternative spelling of jacktar.
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jack upTo raise, increase, or accelerate; often said of prices, fees, or rates. See also jack up the price.
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jack-tarAlternative spelling of jacktar.
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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.
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jack it inAn imperative to stop doing something that the speaker finds annoying.
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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their life
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before you can say jack robinsonVery quickly. Quicker than you expect.
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be-all and end-allSomething considered to be of the utmost importance; something essential or ultimate.
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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.
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grasp all, lose allone who wants everything, may lose it all
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all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.
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all in alleverything considered
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all y'allPlural form of you.
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all y'all'sPossessive of all y'all (standing in for all your).
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f** allNothing at all or very little.
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after allIn the end; anyway; referring to something that was believed to be the case, but has now been shown not to be.
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after allin spite of everything
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all alongThe entire time; always.
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all butnearly; except that
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all butnearly
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all clearpermission to proceed
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all dressedused in reference to (ordering) or eating a pizza with "everything", meaning all toppings (mushrooms, peppers, etc.) on it
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all earsAwaiting an explanation.
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all earsListening intently; fully focused.
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all eyesGazing at devotedly.
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all eyesHaving prominent eyes.
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all eyesWatching alertly or attentively.
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all holidayA saying signifying that it is all over with the business or person spoken of or alluded to/.
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all hollowAs a foregone conclusion.
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all hollowCommon misspelling of all hallow.
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all importantvital
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all intired out
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all inexhausted
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all nationsA composition of all the different spirits sold in a dram-shop, collected in a vessel into which the drainings of the bottles and quartern pots are emptied.
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