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level bestThe very best that one can do.Rate it:

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level offto get to a stable level, to cease oscillatingRate it:

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level upTo progress to the next level of player character stats and abilities. Often used in role-playing games when the character has aquired enough experience points.Rate it:

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level-headedSensible; rational; possessing sound judgment.Rate it:

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on the levelA discreet reference to freemasonry.Rate it:

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on the levelHonest, sincere, straightforward.Rate it:

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on the levelgenuineRate it:

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significance levelUsed other than as an idiom: see significance, level.Rate it:

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significance levelA measure of how likely it is to draw a false conclusion in a statistical test, when the results are really just random variations.Rate it:

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significance levelThe probability, usually expressed as a percentage, of making a decision to reject the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is actually true; the probability of making a type 1 error).Rate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.Rate it:

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way out of a paper bagA minimal level of competence or effectiveness, as used in phrases where one is unable to perform such.Rate it:

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drill downTo examine information at another level or in greater detail; especially in a database, to navigate to a more detailed level or record.Rate it:

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quantum mechanicsThe branch of physics which studies matter and energy at the level of atoms and other elementary particles, and substitutes probabilistic mechanisms for classical Newtonian ones.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.Rate it:

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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:

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bargain basementAn area within a retail store, especially an area located below ground level, where the least costly merchandise can be found.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's level of authority.Rate it:

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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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bush leagueA low-ranking or inferior level among groups, professions, organizations, etc.Rate it:

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catch upget level withRate it:

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culpable homicideHomicide which is culpable but does not rise to the level of murder; unlawful killing of a human being which does not constitute murder.Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness of an automobile, as seen from street level.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo indicate the threshold or level above which something will become unacceptable or will provoke a response; to create a boundary and imply or declare that its crossing will provoke a (negative) response.Rate it:

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draw evenTo attain the same level as a competitor.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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even upTo make even; to make levelRate it:

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failure to thrivePoor physical growth or level of weight, relative to one's age peers.Rate it:

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falling glassThe wall-hung mercury barometer utilized in the days of sail presented approximately thirty inches of height level of the mercury in it's glass tube in fair weather. When a vessel sailed into a barometric Low Pressure region, the mercury level became lower and tended to indicate the presence of oncoming thunderstorms, gales, or a possible hurricane.Rate it:

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full tilt boogieAt the most extreme level.Rate it:

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get byTo subsist; to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimum level.Rate it:

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get one's foot in the doorTo initiate contact or a relationship; to gain access, especially to an entry-level job.Rate it:

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get the driftTo understand, at least at some basic or general level.Rate it:

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grass rootsPeople and society at the local level rather than at the national centre of political activity.Rate it:

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grass topsPeople in a position of power or influence at a local level.Rate it:

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grasstopsPeople in a position of power or influence at a local level.Rate it:

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grease paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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hit one's strideTo reach a full level of efficiency, competence, comfort, etc.; to get going.Rate it:

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in for a dime, in for a dollarAmericanised form of in for a penny, in for a pound.1983, Allen Drury, Decision, p. 356:In for a dime, in for a dollar, he thought crazily, and said what he had to say in a voice he forced to stay level and calm.1998, Ellen Miller, Like Being Killed, p. 47:In for a dime, in for a dollar. I whispered to Gerry, Rate it:

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jack of all trades, master of none!An individual capable of repairing, correcting, restoring many deficiencies, however is incapable of rendering a high level of expertness in these instances.Rate it:

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joe jobAn uninteresting, low-level, low-paying job.Rate it:

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keep one's headTo remain calm, reasonable, level-headed, especially in a situation likely to cause distress.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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lubrication paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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nuts and boltsThe basic, inner workings of something; the fundamentals or basics; that which makes something operate, on a basic level.Rate it:

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off one's gamePerforming in any activity below one's usual level; behaving in an irregular, inept, or awkward manner; feeling unwell.Rate it:

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off one's gamePlaying or competing below one's usual level of performance.Rate it:

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on the lineOn a level with the eye of the spectator; said of a picture, as hung in an exhibition of pictures.Rate it:

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one-banana problemA problem with a low level of difficulty.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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