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lean and meanEfficient because of having nothing in excess of what is needed, and single-minded in one's objective.Rate it:

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mean businessTo be serious, especially where achieving a specific end against opposition is concerned.Rate it:

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mean the world toTo be loved or cared about a great deal by.Rate it:

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no mean featA laudable triumph of great difficulty.Rate it:

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treat them mean, keep them keenA woman will be more interested in a man if he is not kind to her.Rate it:

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stand forTo mean; to symbolize; to represent.Rate it:

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aw14Autumn/Winter 2014 - used in the fashion industry to mean the designer's autumn/winder collection.Rate it:

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be on aboutTalk about; mean, intend.Rate it:

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get atmean, intendRate it:

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hold your fireDo not discharge your weapon. Used originally for weapons needing a spark or lighting of a fuse to ignite gunpowder, now sometimes used to mean any weapon launching a projectile.Rate it:

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jerkoffA mean, nasty or obnoxious person.Rate it:

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peachy keenExtremely good, exactly right; all right. Often used in the negative or with an ironic or sarcastic connotation to mean the opposite.Rate it:

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RSNReal soon now; describing something that will be available in the near future, but often skeptically. Frequently used to mean "Whenever", "Soon, possibly never" or "don't hold your breath".Rate it:

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stand downFor me this means stop being mean a bullyRate it:

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the jig is upAn expression used to mean "We have been caught out and have no defence", or if spoken to a person who's just been found out as the perpetrator of an offense, it means "You've been discovered.".Rate it:

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tight as a duck's arseExtremely tight, mean, excessively thriftyRate it:

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