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nose in the airThe body language most of us have experienced when a friend passes you in public and with head tilted back and nose in the air gives you a first class snub!Rate it:

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air outTo expose to air; to leave open or spread out, as to allow odor or moisture to dissipate.Rate it:

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air outTo discuss in the open.Rate it:

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walking on airvery happyRate it:

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air bagcar's safety deviceRate it:

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air bedinflatable mattressRate it:

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air commodoreRAF officerRate it:

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air rageDisruptive behaviour on an aircraft.Rate it:

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breath of fresh airSomething relieving, refreshing, or new.Rate it:

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build castles in the airTo imagine visionary projects or schemes; to daydream; to have an idle fancy, a pipe dream or any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be realized.Rate it:

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castle in the airA visionary project or scheme; a day-dream; an idle fancy; a pipe dream; any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be ever realized; a near impossibility.Rate it:

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catch airTo make a jump.Rate it:

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catch big airSuperlative of catch air; make a big jump high off the ground.Rate it:

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dead airAn unintended interruption in a radio broadcast during which there is no sound; a similar interruption of a television broadcast in which there is neither sound nor a video signal.Rate it:

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full of hot airTalking a lot, especially without saying anything of value or meaning.Rate it:

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get some airTo invigorate oneself by breathing refreshing outdoor air, especially after departing from a building or other enclosed space for this purpose.Rate it:

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hot airboastful talkRate it:

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hot airempty talkRate it:

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into thin airImmediately and inexplicably out of sight.Rate it:

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lighter than airReference; Aircraft which maintain 'lift' because of 'gasses', 'hot vapors', 'heated air'; e.g. Blimps, Dirigibles, 'Hot-Air' Balloons: Able to lift objects, beings with weight greater than the Aircraft itself:Rate it:

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on airbroadcastRate it:

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out of thin airFrom non-existent resources.Rate it:

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thin airAn unknown location.Rate it:

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too many balls in the airAttempting to accomplish many projects in one time period.Rate it:

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too many balls in the airToo many tasks, responsibilities, or details to cope with or manage successfully.Rate it:

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turn the air blueTo speak a stream of bad language; to curse and swear.Rate it:

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up in the airLiteral: up in or into the sky or air.Rate it:

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Up in the Air!Reference to situation, outlook, results as being; Uncertain, Questionable, Doubtful, Yet to be Determined, Resolved, Decided, Stated, Planned, Known, Ruled/ 'Go or No Go'!Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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button noseA nose with a small size and a relatively flat, round shape, usually considered to be dainty or cute in appearance.Rate it:

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button noseA person having such a nose.Rate it:

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camel's noseA metaphor for a situation where the permitting of some small act will lead consequently to a larger undesirable act or circumstance.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo become angry; to take offense or take exception.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo make someone angry.Rate it:

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get up someone's noseTo annoy someone; to get on somebody's nerves.Rate it:

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give someone a bloody noseto defeat or frustrate someone, but not doing any permanent damage in the processRate it:

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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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look down one's noseTo regard as inferior or distasteful; to hold in contempt.Rate it:

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no skin off one's noseNo harm to one.Rate it:

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nose candyCocaine.Rate it:

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nose out of jointAn emotional state where someone is in a bad mood because he/she has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action.Rate it:

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nose testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of the nasal passages or a trial of their function, as for breathing difficulties.Rate it:

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nose to the grindstoneHard at work.Rate it:

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nose-pickTo pick boogers from the nose.Rate it:

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nose-pickerOne who picks their nose.Rate it:

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nose-pickingTo insert a finger into one's nostril, especially to remove mucus.Rate it:

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