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all over but the shoutingThe substance of the contest is complete, leaving only the cheering.
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born in a barnEngaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.
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don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.
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drive-by mediaMedia professionals who "spray" a bunch of repetitive misstatements, mistaken and misinterpreted news reports to cause excitement and confusion. They then figuratively "drive off" leaving the cleanup of their mess and hysteria to others, to correct and properly explain and interpret.
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give noticeTo announce one's intent to leave a job; to inform an employer that one is leaving.
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l'esprit de l'escalierThe experience of thinking of a devastating rejoinder only after leaving the scene of the debate.
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landing stripA cultivated pubic hair pattern in which much of the pubic hair is removed, leaving only a central vertical line or rectangle.
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leave somebody holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving the responsibility or blame.
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leave someone holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving them holding the responsibility or blame.
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necker's knobA knob attached to the steering wheel of an automobile, especially before the widespread availability of power steering, helping the driver steer with one arm and leaving the other arm free to provide romantic attention to a companion.
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on the toss of a coinLeaving it to pure chance; relying upon a flippant metric.
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say goodbyeTo wish someone farewell upon their leaving.
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see a man about a dogUsed as an excuse for leaving without giving the real reason (especially if the reason is to go to the toilet, or to have a drink).
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