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narrow boatcanal bargeRate it:

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narrow downMake more specific.Rate it:

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on the straight and narrowHonest; proceeding according to rules and plans.Rate it:

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straight and narrowA path of honesty; procedure according to rules and plans.Rate it:

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boy in the boatClitoris.Rate it:

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float someone's boatTo interest or appeal to someone; to make someone happy.Rate it:

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fresh off the boatNewly arrived from a foreign place, especially as an immigrant who is still unfamiliar with the customs and language of his or her new environment.Rate it:

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gravy boatcrockery itemRate it:

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in the same boatIn the same situation or predicament; having the same problems.Rate it:

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miss the boatTo fail to take advantage of an opportunity; to overlook or be too late to pursue an option or course of action.Rate it:

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miss the boatTo miss out (on something); to be ignorant (of something).Rate it:

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push the boat outTo do something, especially spend money, more extravagantly than usual, particularly for a celebration.Rate it:

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rock the boatTo disturb the status quo or go against rules or conventions, as in an effort to get attention.Rate it:

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whatever floats your boatWhat makes you happy; what stimulates you.Rate it:

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home in onTo focus or narrow down to something; to find or draw closer, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.Rate it:

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bail outTo remove water from a boat by scooping it out.Rate it:

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beat outTo win by a narrow margin.Rate it:

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zero in onTo successfully narrow down a search.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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edge outTo win in a contest or a game by a narrow margin of victory.Rate it:

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albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.Rate it:

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apron stringOne of the pair of strings or narrow sewn cloth strips used to fasten an apron around the wearer's waist.Rate it:

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ark ruffianRogues who, in conjunction with watermen, robbed, and sometimes murdered, on the water, by picking a quarrel with the passengers in a boat, boarding it, plundering, stripping, and throwing them overboard, etc. A species of badger.Rate it:

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backwaterA rowing stroke in which the oar is pushed forward to stop the boat; see back waterRate it:

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blindA covering for a window to keep out light. The covering may be made of cloth or of narrow slats that can block light or allow it to pass.Rate it:

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by a hair's breadthBy a narrow marginRate it:

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by the skin of one's teethBarely; closely; by a narrow margin; with nothing to spare.Rate it:

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dodge a bulletTo have a narrow escape; to avoid injury or disaster.Rate it:

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even keelA situation in which the boat is level and balanced for a smooth ride.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.Rate it:

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main sequence A major grouping of stars that creates a narrow band from the upper left to the lower right when plotted by luminosity and surface temperature on a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideAn obsolete and dangerous method of whale hunting in which a small boat manned by rowers and a harpooner, or a series of small boats tied together, would be attached to a whale by means of a harpoon and would then be towed by the creature at high speed across the water's surface, until the whale eventually became exhausted.Rate it:

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pin tucknarrow ornamental foldRate it:

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punch bowl waterfallA plunging waterfall descending from a narrow stream into a pool.Rate it:

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stem to sternStem is the main upright timber at the bow of a ship (front) & stern is the rear part of a ship or boat (back) Means entirely or beginning to end.Rate it:

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straight out of the chuteSomething done immediately, or "from the beginning". Taken from rodeo routine: the bucking bronco, or bull, or the calf for the calf-roping contest is kept in a narrow pen, a chute, until it is released and dashes out to its fate.Rate it:

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win by a noseTo win narrowly; to have a narrow victory.Rate it:

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