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Elvis has left the buildingA phrase used to announce the end of a show, usually one performed by an Elvis impersonator.Rate it:

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gut a buildingRemove, demolish, strip, rip-out. Tear-up, disconnect, eradicate.Rate it:

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at peaceDead.Rate it:

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at peaceFree of worries; peaceful.Rate it:

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at peace withNot disturbed or upset by.Rate it:

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at peace withNot menacing or hostile toward.Rate it:

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hold one's peaceTo refrain from speaking; to be silent.Rate it:

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keep the peaceTo maintain order in a volatile situation.Rate it:

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make peaceTo end hostilities; to reach a peace agreement.Rate it:

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make peaceTo settle a dispute or disagreement.Rate it:

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make peaceTo initiate or resume a cordial relationship after a period of animosity.Rate it:

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make peaceTo accept something, especially if it is considered unfavourable.Rate it:

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peace and quietTranquility; freedom from stress or interruptions.Rate it:

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speak now or forever hold your peaceSay something now or don't say anything at all.Rate it:

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buzz upTo allow entrance into a building from a higher floor by triggering an electronic lock.Rate it:

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close offTo seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.Rate it:

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close upTo shut a building or a business for a period of time.Rate it:

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go outTo leave, especially a building.Rate it:

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pop outTo leave a room or building with the expectation of returning soon.Rate it:

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a house is not a homeA home is not merely a building but requires inhabitants and a friendly atmosphere.Rate it:

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break new groundTo begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]Rate 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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calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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developmentsA group of building complexes or apartments. Often used for low income housing.Rate it:

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dwarf standing on the shoulders of giantsA person who discovers by building on previous discoveries.Rate it:

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fire drillAn organised practice to prepare occupants of an office, school or other public building for evacuation in the event of a fire.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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haunted houseA Halloween amusement attraction in which a building or series of rooms is decorated to frighten the people who pass through the attraction.Rate it:

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Holy of HoliesThe most sacred place within a sacred building.Rate it:

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olive branchpeace offeringRate it:

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semi detached housetype of buildingRate it:

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silence is goldenPeace and quiet have immense value.Often the best choice is to say nothing.Rate it:

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the calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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tower blockhigh-rise buildingRate it:

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urban fabricThe physical aspect of urbanism, emphasizing building types, thoroughfares, open space, frontages, and streetscapes; while excluding without prejudice to this useful term, environmental, functional, economic and sociocultural aspects.Rate it:

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whistle walkThe path slaves took to deliver food from the kitchen building of a plantation to the main dining room. Slaves were expected to whistle during this walk in order to assure their masters that they were not eating the food.Rate it:

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whole shebangA building or house and everything in it.Rate it:

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