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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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set saildepartRate it:

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set the stageTo prepare; to establish the basis or required conditions.Rate it:

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all setReady; prepared.Rate it:

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dead set againstCompletely opposed, with no possibility of a change of mind.Rate it:

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have one's heart set onTo want or desire deeply, regardless of practicality or rationality.Rate it:

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if you love somebody, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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if you love someone, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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jet setA set of wealthy people who travel for pleasure.Rate it:

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set a spellTo sit down for a period of time, especially in the company of other people and in order to relax or to engage in casual conversation.Rate it:

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set apartTo select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.Rate it:

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set apartTo distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).Rate it:

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set apartUsed other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.Rate it:

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set asideTo declare something invalid or null and void.Rate it:

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set asideTo disagree with something and reject or overturn it.Rate it:

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set asideTo separate and reserve something for a specific purpose.Rate it:

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set backTo cost money, as.Rate it:

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set backTo delay or obstruct.Rate it:

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set backTo remove from or allow distance.Rate it:

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set by the earsTo make (a person or persons) argue; to set quarrelling.Rate it:

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set downSimple sum of parts set + down, to place, especially on the ground or a surface; to cease carrying.Rate it:

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set downTo write.Rate it:

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set eyes onTo see; to observe.Rate it:

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set footTo go to a place , or to be there.Rate it:

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set for lifePossessing sufficient resources, especially financial, to last a lifetime.Rate it:

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set inbecome establishedRate it:

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set in motionto trigger movement, to get goingRate it:

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set in one's waysDriven by habit; inclined or determined to continue according to one's custom or established preferences.Rate it:

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set in stonePermanent; certain; firm.Rate it:

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set of pipesA wind instrument incorporating multiple pipes, such as a panpipe or bagpipe.Rate it:

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set of pipesVoice for singing.Rate it:

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set of wheelscarRate it:

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set offTo begin; to cause; to initiate.Rate it:

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set offTo cause to explode.Rate it:

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set offTo count an addition in one thing against a reduction in something else.Rate it:

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set offTo leave; to begin a journey or trip.Rate it:

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set oncause to attackRate it:

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