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put one's shoulder to the wheelTo work or exert oneself heavily or with full effort.Rate it:

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set one's shoulder to the wheelTo start hard work; to begin to toil.Rate it:

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wheel within a wheelA complication of circumstances, motives, etc.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA tendency to take offence quickly.Rate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA form of challenge in the same spirit as a medieval knight throwing down his gauntlet.Rate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA habitually combative attitude, usually because of a harboured grievance, sense of inferiority, or having something to prove.Rate it:

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cold shoulderA deliberate act of disrespect; a slight or snub.Rate it:

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give somebody the cold shoulderTo snub, resist or reject somebody; to regard somebody distantly.Rate it:

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give someone the cold shoulderTo snub, resist or reject somebody; to regard somebody distantly.Rate it:

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hard shouldermortorway shopping areaRate it:

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shoulder the burdento help with a task or difficulty; be sb's responsibilityRate it:

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shoulder to cry onSomeone offering emotional support to another in distress.Rate it:

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straight from the shoulderDone in a direct manner; blunt.Rate it:

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asleep at the wheelto not pay attentionRate it:

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at the wheelDriving; in control of a vehicle.Rate it:

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at the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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big wheelA person with a great deal of power or influence, especially a high-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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big wheelFerris wheel.Rate it:

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butterfly upon a wheelAn innocent person crushed by life's adversities.Rate it:

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ferris wheelfairgroung rideRate it:

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fifth wheelA type of trailer hitch, which consists of a horseshoe-shaped plate on a multi-directional pivot, with a locking pin to couple with the kingpin of a truck trailer.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA very large trailer that is towed with a pickup truck.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA very large truck trailer; an 18-wheeler.Rate it:

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fifth wheelAnything superfluous or unnecessary.Rate it:

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German wheelUsed other than as an idiom: see German, wheel.Rate it:

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German wheelAn apparatus made up of two large, usually steel rings joined together by a set of parallel steel bars.Rate it:

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reinvent the wheelTo redo work unnecessarily when it has already been done satisfactorily; to rethink an already working system, technique, etc. in a pointless attempt to improve it.Rate it:

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squeaky wheel gets the greaseThe person who complains or speaks up most loudly receives the redress or attention which he or she seeks.Rate it:

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take the wheelTo assume control of a situation.Rate it:

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take the wheelTo be in control of the steering wheel of a vehicle or a vessel.Rate it:

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the wheel turnsTime moves forward; circumstances change; life continues.Rate it:

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third wheelA person or thing that serves no useful purpose.Rate it:

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wheel aroundTo transport someone or something to various locations by pushing a wheeled transporter such as a wheelchair or a wheelbarrow or trolley.Rate it:

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wheel awayTo run around in celebrationRate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.Rate it:

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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.Rate it:

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put one through one's pacesTo direct a horse to walk, canter, trot, etc.Rate it:

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put one through one's pacesTo test several or all functions or training of a person, animal, machine, etc.Rate it:

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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put one's feet upTo relax.Rate it:

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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.Rate it:

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don't put all your eggs in one basketDon't dedicate all your resources into one thing.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo walk, decomposed to stress the fundamentality of the task.Rate it:

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put one past somebodyTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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put one past someoneTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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