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play with fireTo put oneself in a precarious situation with a high risk of getting harmed, particularly emotionally or financially.
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keep oneself to oneselfTo be introverted; to stay away from others.
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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.
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you can't run with the hare and hunt with the houndsYou can't have it both ways.
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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo oppose an action or behavior and yet engage in the same action or behavior; to be a hypocrite.
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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo remain neutral by attempting to placate two factions or both sides of a controversy.
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apply oneselfTo put forth a concerted effort; to try; to focus.
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beside oneselfOvercome; consumed by an emotion.
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by oneselfAlone; without assistance, accompaniment, or help from others.
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expose oneselfTo appear nude in public.
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help oneselfTake freely.
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kick oneselfTo reproach oneself for making a mistake or missing an opportunity.
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shit oneselfTo soil oneself.
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top oneselfTo commit suicide.
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top oneselfTo outdo oneself or do more than one's previous best.
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touch oneselfTo masturbate.
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pull oneself togetherTo become mentally focused after a period of being unfocused.
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all-over oneselfFeeling self-satisfied.
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fend for oneselfLook after and provide for oneself, without any help from others
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full of oneselfEgotistical, believing oneself to be superior to others; preoccupied with one's own work, interests, point of view, etc.
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give of oneselfTo devote oneself unselfishly to a task, especially to give time and energy.
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make oneself scarceTo leave or depart, or to avoid or stay away.
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put oneself acrossTo explain one's ideas and opinions clearly so that another person can understand them and get a picture of your personality.
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run oneself raggedTo work or exert oneself to the point of exhaustion.
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sort oneself outTo calm down emotionally.
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sort oneself outTo organize or solve one's personal problems.
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speak for oneselfExpressing disagreement with an opinion expressed by another.
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speak for oneselfTo provide an opinion only on one's own behalf.
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sure of oneselfSelf-confident.
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taking upon oneselfventuring
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have tickets on oneselfTo be conceited.
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make a fool of oneselfTo appear foolish to others.
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make a name for oneselfTo gain fame.
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paint oneself into a cornerTo create a predicament or problem for oneself; to do something that leaves one with no good alternatives or solutions.
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make an exhibition of oneselfShe had far too much to drink and made an exhibition of herself by flirting with everyone.
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make an exhibition of oneselfTo embarrass oneself or others in public.
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put oneself in someone's shoesTo try to look at a situation from a different point of view; as if one were the other person. To empathise.
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shoot oneself in the footTo act against one's own interests, e.g., by saying what one is really thinking.
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shoot oneself in the footTo deliberately sabotage an activity in order to avoid obligation, though it causes personal suffering. Origins in first world war trench warfare.
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pull oneself up by one's bootstrapsTo begin an enterprise or recover from a setback without any outside help; to succeed only on one's own effort or abilities.
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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.
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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.
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play upTo misbehave.
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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.
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play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.
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child's playSomething particularly simple or easy.
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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.
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play aroundTo work with in a non-serious manner.
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play ballAn expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball.
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play ballTo start anything tumultuous.
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