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peter outTo dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing.Rate it:

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Peter Pan syndromeThe supposed psychological phenomenon of immaturity among some men and women, who, like the fictional character, remain childish and fail to assume appropriate adult social roles and responsibilities.Rate it:

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rob peter to pay paulTo solve a problem in a way that makes another problem worse.Rate it:

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out of sight, out of mindWhen something is not nearby, it is forgotten about.Rate it:

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out-and-outComplete, utter.Rate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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bail outTo exit an aircraft while in flight.Rate it:

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beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:

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blurt outTo say suddenly, without thinking.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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chicken outlack nerves to actRate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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dish outOn to a dish ready for eating.Rate it:

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go out with a bangTo depart from a place or situation in a grand or dramatic fashion.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.Rate it:

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hold outTo hold something out; to extend forward.Rate it:

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keep an eye outTo watch for, look for, or search for.Rate it:

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lay outTo arrange in a certain way.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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lose outTo be at a disadvantage.Rate it:

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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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opt outTo choose not to participate in something.Rate it:

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out to lunchAway eating lunch or for a midday break; especially, away from work or a job.Rate it:

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pay outTo distribute money; to disburse.Rate it:

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pig outTo eat voraciously or ravenously; to gorge oneself.Rate it:

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put outextinguishRate it:

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take outAlternative spelling of takeout.Rate it:

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to 'put out''put out'; To engage in 'heavy petting' or 'sexual congress'. a Depression expression, may be archaic:Rate it:

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turn outTo result; end up.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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zone outTo stop paying attention and think about something else, or to think about nothing.Rate it:

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zone outTo relax, to chill-out.Rate it:

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zonk outTo fall suddenly into a very deep sleep.Rate it:

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come out withTo say something unexpected.Rate it:

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fish outTo deplete the supply of fish in a given body of water.Rate it:

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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.Rate it:

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rub outTo kill.Rate it:

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bail outTo rescue, especially financially.Rate it:

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stamp outTo get rid of, eradicate.Rate it:

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bawl outTo deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture; to reprimand.Rate it:

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call outTo yell out; to vocalize audibly; announce.Rate it:

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cancel outTo neutralize the effect of something.Rate it:

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hang outTo spend time doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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lash outTo make a fierce verbal attack.Rate it:

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round outTo make more complete by adding details.Rate it:

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sniff outTo find something using the sense of smell.Rate it:

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speak outTo assert or promote one's opinion; to make one's thoughts known.Rate it:

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spell outFrom its component letters.Rate it:

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