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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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white holeA theoretically possible but physically highly unlikely singularity which would emit matter and energy; the antithesis of a black hole.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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in the holeHaving suffered net losses; in debt.Rate it:

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ace in the holeA hidden or secret strength, or unrevealed advantage.Rate it:

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dig out of a holeTo save someone or something from trouble.Rate it:

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hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.Rate it:

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hole in oneAny rare, wonderful, or remarkable accomplishment.Rate it:

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honey holeSweet spot. An abundance in one specific area.Rate it:

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know one's ass from a hole in the groundTo have an adequate level of knowledge or skill; to understand what one is doing or talking about.Rate it:

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rabbit holeUsed other than as an idiom: see rabbit, hole. (The entrance to) a rabbit warren or burrow.Rate it:

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rabbit holeA way into a bizarre world.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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watering holeA depression in which water collects and where animals come to drink.Rate it:

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watering holeA bar or other local drinking establishment.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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on the nail(of payment) without delayRate it:

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nail downFirm or certain.Rate it:

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nail biterA nervous or uncomfortable situation.Rate it:

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nail biterAn engaging or exciting cliffhanger.Rate it:

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final nail in the coffinSomething that is ultimately responsible for a previously prospective demise or failure.Rate it:

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another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the head!To do something perfectly, to give a textbook answer to a question that shows you grasp the concept at hand.Rate it:

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nail biterOne who bites or chews his or her fingernails.Rate it:

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nail downTo attach with nails.Rate it:

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tooth and nailViciously; with all one’s strength or power; without holding back..Rate it:

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tee offTo hit the first shot of the hole.Rate it:

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yank outTo remove something like a nail, or a tooth with one quick strong pull.Rate it:

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albatrossA double eagle, or three under par on any one hole.Rate it:

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below parLess than par for the hole or course.Rate it:

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chip inTo put a chip shot in the hole.Rate it:

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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.Rate it:

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ear tunnelA piece of jewelry that fits into a stretched earlobe hole and makes it seem like a peephole and makes it see-through.Rate it:

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emery boardnail fileRate it:

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go to groundTo escape into a burrow, hole, etc. when being hunted.Rate it:

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pitA hole in the ground.Rate it:

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pitA hole or trench in the ground, excavated according to grid coordinates, so that the provenance of any feature observed and any specimen or artifact revealed may be established by precise measurement.Rate it:

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pitA small surface hole or depression, a fossa.Rate it:

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stop upTo fill a hole or cavity, or block an opening or passage, as with a plug.Rate it:

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up and downVertical; perpendicular; said of the cable when the anchor is under, or nearly under, the hawse hole, and the cable is taut.Rate it:

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