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music hallvaudevilleRate it:

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face the musicTo accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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music to one's earSome unexpected good news; a favorable outcome after some initial confusion or delay.Rate it:

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music to someone's earsSome good news; a spoken expression or a sound which is pleasing; a welcome remark or information.Rate it:

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hall porterhotel employeeRate it:

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how do i get to carnegie hallA set phrase, spoken as a rhetorical question, which is answered "Practice, practice, practice!" or sometimes with the humorous literal directions to Seventh Avenue between 56th and 57th.Rate it:

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one can't fight city halltaking on any government entity in a contest is difficult and easier said than done.Rate it:

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you can't fight city hall(chiefly US) Nothing can be done to change the situation, because it is a governmental decision.I see they're going to build the airport after all. I suppose you can't fight city hall.Rate it:

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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put onTo play recorded music.Rate it:

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strike upTo start something, usually playing live music.Rate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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cakewalkThe style of music associated with such a contest.Rate it:

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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.Rate it:

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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.Rate it:

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cry the bluesTo sing in the style of blues music.Rate it:

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liven things upAppropriate actions, music, decorations, singing, props, verbal directing, recitations can assist to liven things up at a party or celebration.Rate it:

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man upStand up and take the consequences, Get it together and take immediate action, face the music and dance!Rate it:

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middle of the roadOf a type of melodic popular music that has wide appeal.Rate it:

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opera housemusic venueRate it:

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pickin' and grinninVigorously playing folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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pickin' and grinnin'Vigorous playing of folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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pickin' and grinnin'Vigorous playing of folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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power chordA chord or combination of notes used in rock music and typically selected to sound good at high volume and high levels of distortion. Power chords make extensive use of intervals such as open fourths and fifths.Rate it:

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rock onTo party to rock music.Rate it:

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screamA form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.Rate it:

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shuffleA rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.Rate it:

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sing sopranoTo perform vocal music in a higher pitch than alto.Rate it:

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tin earInsensitivity to and inability to appreciate the elements of performed music or the rhythm, elegance, or nuances of language.Rate it:

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