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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 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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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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before you can say jack robinsonVery quickly. Quicker than you expect.
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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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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.
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jack aroundto misbehave, fool around
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jack aroundto dawdle, to waste time
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jack it inAn imperative to stop doing something that the speaker finds annoying.
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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 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 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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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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don't shit where you eat(idiomatic, vulgar) One should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.1998 April 14, Nelson Navarro, "Ever faithful, ever true," Manila Standard (Philippines) (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):The guiding principle is Don't shit where you eat. Office romances are always destructive of morale and objectivity.2003 Oct. 8, Jonathan Valania, "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Pussy," Philadelphia Weekly (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Limbaugh was scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the NAB convention in, of all places, Philadelphia, thus violating the cardinal law of the animal kingdom: Don't shit where you eat.2006 Sept. 19, Michael Musto, "NY Mirror," Village Voice (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Mitchell refused to indulge in on-set romances with either gender. "You don't shit where you eat," he told me, plainly.
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shit yourself!Admonition; "Don't Shit Yourself' . . . 'Don't! . . . . kid/deceive/fail/fool/disappoint. . . . . YOURSELF!,
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and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".
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beat the shit out ofTo beat really badly.
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does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.
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does the Pope shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.
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don't get your shit hot!A Stern, Serious, Unequivocal Warning; . . . . . . . "Don't Get 'Short', 'Testy', 'HOT', 'Angry', 'Impatient, 'Demanding' with ME!
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don't shit in your own nestAlternative term for don't shit where you eat
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dumb shitAlternative spelling of dumbshit.
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dumb shitAlternative spelling of dumbshit.
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eat shitUsed other than as an idiom: see eat, shit.
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eat shitTo fall and land on one's face.
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eat shitAn expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.
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full of shitCharacterized by speaking nonsense or falsehoods.
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give a shitTo care, often used in the negative.
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happy as a pig in shitExtremely happy; obviously satisfied and carefree.
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holy shitExpression of terror, awe, surprise, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.
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hot shitAn exceptionally impressive person or thing
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King Shit of Turd IslandA person with pretensions of great importance.
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lose one's shitTo lose one's temper.
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piece of shitUsed other than as an idiom: A chunk of excrement.
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piece of shitA bad thing; an object of poor quality.
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piece of shitA despicable person.
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rocking horse shitA metaphor for something exceedingly rare or, more likely, nonexistent.
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rocking-horse shitAlternative form of rocking horse shit.
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shit a brickTo react strongly or excessively, especially in anger or fear.
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shit factoryAn infant, especially one who defecates a lot.
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shit happensBad things happen, and there is nothing we can do about it.
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