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bright shiny objectUsed other than as an idiom: see bright, shiny, object.Rate it:

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bright shiny objectAn item that attracts a great deal of attention because of its superficial characteristics.Rate it:

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object lessonA lesson taught using a familiar or unusual object as a focus.Rate it:

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object lessonA punishment intended as a deterrent to others.Rate it:

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object lessonAn example that typifies a principle.Rate it:

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object lessonAnything used an example or lesson which serves to warn others as to the outcomes that result from a particular action or behavior, as exemplified by the fates of those who followed that course.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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glass ceilingAn unwritten, uncodified barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for a member of a specific demographic group.Rate it:

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glass-half-emptypessimisticRate it:

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glass-half-fulloptimisticRate it:

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heart of glassA very fragile romantic state.Rate it:

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looking glassmirrorRate it:

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people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stonesDo not criticize others if you have weaknesses yourself.Rate it:

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under glassIn a greenhouse, a cold frame, or a similar structure; said of the propagation and growth of plants.Rate it:

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under glassIn a glass case, like an item in a museum.Rate it:

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under glassIn jail.Rate it:

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bat awayTo knock an object, usually a ball.Rate it:

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go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.Rate it:

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sight unseenNot having seen the object beforehand.Rate it:

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bung upTo close an opening with a cork, cork like object or other improvised obstruction.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.Rate it:

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round offTo change the shape of an object to make it more circular.Rate it:

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apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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kick inTo kick or strike so as to cause the object struck to collapse or fall inwards.Rate it:

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on steroidsTo a greater degree, exaggerating the characteristics of the previously named object.Rate it:

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pour outTo serve a drink into a cup or glass.Rate it:

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abstract ideaAn idea separated from a complex object, or from other ideas which naturally accompany it; as the solidity of marble when contemplated apart from its color or figure.Rate it:

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add-onsomething that has been or can be added to an existing object or arrangement.Rate it:

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and allIncluding every object, attribute, or process associated with preceding item or series of items.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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beam upTo teleport another person or object in the same manner.Rate it:

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big boyA large object or person.Rate it:

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bloom is off the roseThe person, object, or situation identified in the context has lost its novelty, freshness, appeal, or acceptability.Rate it:

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body EnglishA body motion made to coax an object already propelled go in a desired direction. For example, a nervous leaning or twisting movement while playing sports such as golf or bowling, to "persuade" the ball to go in a desired direction.Rate it:

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boiling hotextremely hot (having a high temperature: of an object, the weather, a living creature)Rate it:

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calling cardAn attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.Rate it:

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chopped liverA person or object which is not worthy of being noticed; someone or something insignificant.Rate it:

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conversation pieceinteresting objectRate it:

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debris fieldAny area, non-dependent of locale, space, or contour, that contains the debris of wreckage, impact, sinking, or other material that once constituted a complete object. Debris fields can be found at the site of air crashes, water vessel sinking, explosions of buildings, collapses, and other events that render a whole entity into components, pieces, or other non-whole items.Rate it:

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draw the short strawTo select the shortest straw or other object while drawing straws.Rate it:

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eye candyAny object or sight with considerable visual appeal.Rate it:

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fair gameAn goal or object that may legitimately be sought.Rate it:

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feed offto get stimulus from (an external object)Rate it:

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first loveThe first person to be the object of one's romantic affection.Rate it:

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fishtailThe tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.Rate it:

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freezing coldextremely and unpleasantly cold (of the weather, the temperature in a place, a person, or an object)Rate it:

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gold platea thin layer of gold applied to the surface of an object, often by an electrolytic methodRate it:

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gold plateto apply gold plate to an object, to plate with goldRate it:

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haul offTo alter course so as to get farther away from an object.Rate it:

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heavy hitterA person of considerable importance who is a major decision maker or capable achiever; an especially significant organization or an especially functional object.Rate it:

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