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one candle short of a boxnot bright; stupidRate it:

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burn one's candle at both endsTo work extremely or excessively hard; to work too hard for good health or peace of mind.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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candle in the windA fragile or vulnerable thing, likely to be put in jeopardy.Rate it:

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hold a candleTo compare; to be even remotely of the same quality, skill, etc. as another.Rate it:

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roman candlefireworkRate it:

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off one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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off one's boxStoned or intoxicated.Rate it:

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out of one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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out of one's boxStoned or intoxicated.Rate it:

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outside the boxBeyond the bounds of convention.Rate it:

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box cleverTo act wisely.Rate it:

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box on the earAdministered on the victim's ear, usually by an educator, to enforce attention.Rate it:

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box oneself into a cornerTo create a predicament or problem for oneself; to do something that leaves one with no good alternatives. or solutions.Rate it:

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box seatA seat among a group of seats in an enclosure, as at a theater or stadium.Rate it:

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box seatA favorable vantage point.Rate it:

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box the compassTo know, and be able to recite the 32 points and quarter points of the magnetic compass from North, both clockwise and anticlockwise.Rate it:

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box the compassTo make a complete reversal in stance or opinion.Rate it:

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box your earsA Threat of Violence To { child or youth ] because of a minor infraction.Rate it:

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box-office bombA motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office, especially that which is less than the budget for the motion picture.Rate it:

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dumb as a box of rocksVery stupidRate it:

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idiot boxTelevision.Rate it:

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knock out of the boxTo cause a pitcher to be replaced by heavy hitting.Rate it:

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knock out of the boxTo cause something to be replaced by something else.Rate it:

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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:

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out of the boxImmediately, without intervention from the customer.Rate it:

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out of the boxSee outside the box.Rate it:

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penalty boxThat is assessed after an infraction.Rate it:

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penalty boxThe penalty area.Rate it:

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stuff the ballot boxTo commit fraud in an election by depositing extra or otherwise illegitimate ballots into the container holding voters' ballots, in an attempt to predetermine the outcome.Rate it:

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voice boxlarynxRate it:

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one brick short of a full loadNot mentally sound; insane.Rate it:

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one brick short of a full loadStupid.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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come shortFail to meet (expectations or standards)Rate it:

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a few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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cut shortInterrupt and curtail before the planned end time.Rate it:

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cut shortMake shorter by cutting.Rate it:

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down to the short strokesIn the final steps or decisive phase of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious.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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fall shortTo be less satisfactory than expected; to be inadequate or insufficient.Rate it:

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have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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have someone by the short hairsTo have someone in a difficult situation in which he or she is without alternatives and can be controlled.Rate it:

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in shortbrieflyRate it:

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in the short runLasting only a short time, shortsightedly.Rate it:

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long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:

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make short work ofTo make a task quicker or easier.Rate it:

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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.Rate it:

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ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.Rate it:

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