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lick his bootsTo try too hard to please someone important.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo anticipate something eagerly.Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo look forward avidly to eating something.Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo use one's tongue to remove moistness from the sides of one's mouth, as when salivating or at the conclusion of a meal.Rate it:

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lick one's woundsHe's just off licking his wounds. He'll be back to try again.Rate it:

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lick one's woundsTo withdraw temporarily while recovering from a defeat.Rate it:

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lick outTo perform cunnilingus on.Rate it:

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lick someone's assTo flatter someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinionRate it:

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lick someone's assUsed other than as an idiom. to perform anilingus on someoneRate it:

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lick the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:

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quake in one's bootsTo be frightened, scared, or nervous.Rate it:

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bet one's bootsTo be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough to wager an essential possession.Rate it:

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boots and allUsed other than as an idiom: see boots, and all.Rate it:

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boots and allWithout reserve, with no holds barred; totally, completely.Rate it:

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boots on the groundThe ground forces actually fighting in a war or conflict, rather than troops not engaged or other military action such as air strikes.Rate it:

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boots on the groundThis smacks of a military jargon. Troops deployed to confront enemy. Modern warfare can be conducted from helicopters, drones, bombers with remote directed missiles, rockets and missiles from ships.Rate it:

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hang up one's bootsRetire, call it a day.Rate it:

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kicking bootsAbility to kick well.Rate it:

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shoot the bootsTo kick swiftly and violently, especially in the groin.Rate it:

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too big for one's bootsFar less capable than one's claims to be.Rate it:

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tough as old bootsVery tough (very strong)Rate it:

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a bad carpenter blames his toolsAlternative form of a bad workman always blames his tools.Rate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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beard the lion in his denTo confront an adversary in his or her own environmentRate it:

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rest his soulUsed parenthetically to mark the referent as being deceased.Rate it:

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sent him home to his mamaGot a divorce.Rate it:

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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down with his apple-cartKnock or throw him down.Rate it:

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each to his ownEveryone is entitled to their own opinion or tastes.My housemate is a strict vegan. I personally could never not eat meat, but each to his own.Rate it:

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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their lifeRate it:

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everybody and his cousinEverybody; a huge crowd; too many people.Rate it:

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everybody and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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everyone and his brotherA large number of people; most people.Rate it:

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everyone and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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give someone his headTo allow (someone) to act without constraint: to give (someone) free rein.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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haul his ashesA euphemism for sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.Rate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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knock some sense into his headDepression Expression: During the Depression, there was little empathy for the unemployed. Pundits identified the loafer, the hobo, the bum, the specified lazy-boy, the uninspired, those lacking ambition as needing a wakeup Call.Rate it:

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knock someone off his perchTo defeat or overcome someone who was in a dominant position.Rate it:

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one of his majesty's bad bargainsA worthless soldier, a malingeror.Rate it:

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Out of His SkullCrazy, Demented, Nuts, 'Gone Bananas!Rate it:

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put somebody in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or insult.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeRemind someone of his or her position.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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