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lower the boomTo suddenly overpower, with "on".Rate it:

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lower the boomTo use one's superior physical strength; clobber.Rate it:

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lower the boomAn expression probably originating in a nautical setting, where misdemeanors and mischief results in punishment.Rate it:

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lower the boom onTo punish someone.Rate it:

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lower the boom onTo terminate or abolish something.Rate it:

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boom or bust!In A Difficult Challenging Situation, Decide To Go For Broke, Go For Success Or Failure!Rate it:

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bring upTo bring from a lower position to a higher position.Rate it:

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beat downTo haggle someone to sell at a lower price.Rate it:

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filter downOf a liquid; to move slowly down to lower substrate levels.Rate it:

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go downTo descend; to move from a higher place to a lower one.Rate it:

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shushA nice way of saying shut up, be quiet, lower your voice, keep your mouth shut.Rate it:

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back offTo lower the setting of.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause something temperature to lower.Rate it:

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jew downTo bargain or haggle with a seller in order to obtain a lower price for a good or service.Rate it:

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jump downTo leave an elevated position to a lower position by one jump.Rate it:

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round downTo the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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stop upTo increase the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a higher number to an f/stop represented by a lower number and causing more light to pass into the camera.Rate it:

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take downTo lower an item of clothing without removing it.Rate it:

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talk downTo negotiate a lower price.Rate it:

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a cut belowInferior to; of a lower quality than.Rate it:

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bush leagueA professional sports association at the lower levels of minor league organization.Rate it:

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aide-de-camplower ranked military officerRate it:

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copper-bottomedHaving lower parts made of or covered by copper.Rate it:

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cover one's feetto lower one's garment, especially to urinate or defecate.Rate it:

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diminishing returnsA condition in which additional inputs into an organization, project or process produce progressively fewer or lower-quality additional outputs, and may, in extreme cases, cause the total quantity or quality of outputs to decrease.Rate it:

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draw downTo lower (curtains)Rate it:

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fall from graceTo fall from one's current social position to something lower, to lose one's prestige, status or power.Rate it:

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falling glassThe wall-hung mercury barometer utilized in the days of sail presented approximately thirty inches of height level of the mercury in it's glass tube in fair weather. When a vessel sailed into a barometric Low Pressure region, the mercury level became lower and tended to indicate the presence of oncoming thunderstorms, gales, or a possible hurricane.Rate it:

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filter downOf information, or resources; to move slowly down to lower levels of an organisation, or population.Rate it:

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let downlowerRate it:

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main sequence A major grouping of stars that creates a narrow band from the upper left to the lower right when plotted by luminosity and surface temperature on a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.Rate it:

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out of one's leagueIn a situation in which one is mismatched with one or more others, whose accomplishments, preparedness, or other characteristics are on a significantly higher or lower level than one's own.Rate it:

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pull someone down a pegTo lower someone's high self-opinion.Rate it:

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punch below one's weightTo achieve or perform at a level lower than should be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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put downTo make prices, or taxes, lower.Rate it:

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running targeta standard of performance set by the first place competitor that lower placed competitors try to exceedRate it:

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second stringNot as good; of a lower quality or condition.Rate it:

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take a back seatTo be second to someone or something; to be less important or have a lower priority.Rate it:

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third stringOf a decidedly lower quality or condition.Rate it:

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trailer park trashLower-class people who live in trailer parks.Rate it:

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wind downLower by winding something.Rate it:

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