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grass rootsPeople and society at the local level rather than at the national centre of political activity.
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grass rootsThe essential foundation or source of something.
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grass skirtpolynesian garment
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grass snakereptile
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grass tops(idiomatic) Of, related to, or involving local influential figures.
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grass topsplural form of grass top
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grass topsPeople in a position of power or influence at a local level.
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grass widowA divorcée..
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grass widowA married woman whose husband is away.
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grass widowA mother out of wedlock.
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grass widowerA divorcé..
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grass widowerA married man whose wife is away.
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marsh grassUsed other than as an idiom: see marsh, grass.
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marsh grassA genus (Spartina) of coarse grasses growing in marshes.
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hear the grass growTo be very aware or discerning; to pay attention to every small detail.
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hear the grass growTo have an extremely sensitive sense of hearing.
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hear the grass growTo hear very well due to being in an exceptionally quiet environment.
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snake in the grassA treacherous person.
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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.
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let the grass grow under one's feetTo be idle; to fail to make progress.
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to not let any grass grow under one's feetto be always active and never delay in taking an action
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the grass is always greener on the other sideOther circumstances seem more desirable than one's own but in reality are often not
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blazing starAny of various plants including:Chamaelirium luteum of the lily family.Aletris farinosa, also called colicroot and star grass.Mentzelia laevicaulis
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blazing starAletris farinosa, also called colicroot and star grass.
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blazing starAletris farinosa, also called colicroot and star grass.
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escape fireA fuel-free safe spot, consisting of burning grass as a method of defense against a forest fire.
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make hayTo cut grass to turn into hay for animal feed.
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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasn
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rakeA garden tool with a row of pointed teeth fixed to a long handle, used for collecting grass or debris, or for loosening soil.
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small reedA reed-like grass of the genus Calamagrostis.
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