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controlled substanceExcept for very limited professional testing purposes.Rate it:

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adding machineA pocket calculator that has very few functions.Rate it:

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fruit machineone arm banditRate it:

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sex machineSomeone with considerable sexual prowess.Rate it:

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poop machineAn infant.Rate it:

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poop machineAn animal whose defecation inconveniences humans.Rate it:

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sex machineAny machine that is used for sexual pleasure.Rate it:

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in the worksIn a mechanism or machine.Rate it:

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crank outTo produce in large volumes mechanically or as if by machine.Rate it:

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take upThat which takes up or tightens; specifically, a device in a sewing machine for drawing up the slack thread as the needle rises, in completing a stitch.Rate it:

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under one's thumbCompletely controlled by someone; at someone’s command..Rate it:

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bring upTo turn on power or start, as of a machine.Rate it:

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hop upto make something, especially a machine, better (faster, bigger etc.)Rate it:

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bolt bucketA machine, especially an automobile. Implies that the machine is clunky or unreliable.Rate it:

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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.Rate it:

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have someone by the short hairsTo have someone in a difficult situation in which he or she is without alternatives and can be controlled.Rate it:

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in controlWhen one is controlling a machine, or a situation, or an activity. Similar to in charge, but one person can be officially in charge, while another person is, in fact, in control.Rate it:

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kick the bucketOf a machine, to break down such that it cannot be repaired.Rate it:

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oil burnerA machine that uses oil as its fuel.Rate it:

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over a barrelIn a disadvantageous or helpless situation, in which one may be controlled or victimized.Rate it:

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put one through one's pacesTo test several or all functions or training of a person, animal, machine, etc.Rate it:

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putty in someone's handsOne who is readily manipulated or controlled by another person.Rate it:

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random numberA number allotted randomly using suitable generator (electronic machine or as simple "generator" as die).Rate it:

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real jobA job that can't be replaced advantageously by a machine or a procedure.Rate it:

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robber baronIn Europe, an aristocrat who charged exorbitant fees or otherwise exacted money from people who journeyed across land or waterways which he controlled.Rate it:

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run downTo lose power slowly. Used for a machine, battery, or other powered device.Rate it:

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simple EnglishControlled language originally developed for aerospace industry maintenance manualsRate it:

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slow marchA manner of walking in which a person or group proceeds at a controlled pace in a deliberate, steady, rhythmic manner.Rate it:

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water under the bridgeSomething in the past that cannot be controlled or undone, but must be accepted, forgiven, or forgotten.Rate it:

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