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or somethingOr something like that. Used to indicate the possibility that previously mentioned word may not be exactly correct in its applicability.Rate it:

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give something a tryTo try or attempt.Rate it:

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do something with mirrorsTo insinuate one has performed a magic or optical trick with the use of hidden mirrors, insinuating trickery and sham.Rate it:

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do something with mirrorsTo jokingly pretend that one did something using magic mirrors, that one is a magician; a joking explanation of the fantastic or the unexplained.Rate it:

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drag something outDelay a decision by dragging, stretching, extending the conversation by injecting incidentals or humdrum history/misinformation/disproved calculations and extrapolations:Rate it:

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get something off one's chestAlternative form of get off one's chest.Rate it:

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get something over withTo do something quickly and hastily; without procrastination, especially so as to have something unpleasant behind oneself.Rate it:

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get something straightTo understand; to clarify.Rate it:

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give rise to (something)To cause something to existRate it:

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give something a goTo try or attempt.Rate it:

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give something a missTo forego something.Rate it:

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have something to eatTo eat anything.Rate it:

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it's always somethinga sigh of hopelessness, resignation, regret, dismay, disillusionment, disappointment.Rate it:

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know something inside and outTo know something very thoroughly.Rate it:

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lay something at the feet ofTo assign responsibility for (something) to (someone).Rate it:

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make something of oneselfTo attempt to be successful on one's own initiative.Rate it:

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not touch something with a barge poleTo avoid something at all costs; to refuse to associate with something; (signifies a strong aversion).Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce , The Fiend's Delight In conclusion, his respect for letter-writing ladies is so great that he would not touch one of them with a ten-foot pole.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce, The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. 8.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleFrancis Lynde, The Quickening.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo approach something or someone.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo avoid something at all costs; to refuse to associate with something; signifies a strong aversion.Rate it:

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put something behind oneTo recover from an unpleasant or traumatic experience; to overcome a negative feeling, especially anger, resentment, or grief.Rate it:

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put something into perspectiveTo compare with something similar to give a clearer, more accurate idea.Rate it:

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run something byTo bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion.Rate it:

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run something pastTo bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion.Rate it:

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run something up the flagpoleTo float an idea that one suspects might be controversial.Rate it:

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see something throughTo fulfill a commitment.Rate it:

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shy away from somethingTo avoid certain locations, events, people, foods, etc.Rate it:

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slip into something a little more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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slip into something more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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something awfulIntensely or extremely; badly; in the worst way.Rate it:

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something likeapproximatelyRate it:

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something may fall in your lapUnexpectedly your desires may be fulfilled.Rate it:

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stick a fork in somethingUsed to indicate that something or someone is finished, or, in a broader sense, defeated or ruined.Rate it:

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sweep something under the rugTo conceal a problem expediently, rather than remedy it thoroughly.Rate it:

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take something as readto assume that everyone agrees that something is correctRate it:

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take something in one's strideNot to allow oneself to be set back, daunted, upset or embarrassed by unpleasant or undesirable circumstances.Rate it:

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take something in strideTo cope with something without much effort; to accept or manage something well.Rate it:

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up to somethingDoing something mischievous or scheming.Rate it:

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a fresh fucked fox in a forest fireSomething which is extremely hot, in any sense. Hot weather, sexual arousal, one who is wanted by the police, etc. are all described as "hotter than..." or "as hot as a fresh fucked fox in a forest fire",Rate it:

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a needle in a haystackIt means when something is extremely difficult (or impossible) to find.Rate it:

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a riddle wrapped up in an enigmaSomething very mysterious and hidden.Rate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.Rate it:

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all that jazzEverything else related to something; other similar things.Rate it:

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Barmacide feastSomething that appears highly desirable, but proves to be imaginary, illusory and ultimately very disappointing.Rate it:

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bet one's bottom dollarto be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough of something to wager everything.Rate it:

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bite one's lipTo forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute.Rate it:

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bleeding edgeSomething very current, or modern where there may actually be a hazard or risk in using it, such as with potentially unstable software. The term relates to a sword.Rate it:

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