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put to the testTo test something or someone; to evaluate, scrutinize or explore by testing or experimentation.Rate it:

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acid testTo test for the truth.Rate it:

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red face testA hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.Rate it:

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acid testA rigorous test or appraisal of the quality or worth of something.Rate it:

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babysitter testAn informal method for assessing the maturity, reliability, or probity of a person, inviting one to judge whether one would entrust this person with the care of one's own children.Rate it:

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babysitter testA test for the ease of use of household appliances.Rate it:

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duck testfor application of common sense and/or intuition regardless of technical parameters.Rate it:

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nose testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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nose testAn inspection of the nasal passages or a trial of their function, as for breathing difficulties.Rate it:

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screen testmovie auditionRate it:

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smell testAn assessment of a subject's ability to detect and distinguish odors.Rate it:

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smell testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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smell testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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sniff testAn informal reality check of an idea or proposal, using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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stand the test of timeTo remain useful or valued over a long period of time; to last a long time.Rate it:

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test bedAny venue, setup, etc. used for experimentation, testing, proving a concept, etc.Rate it:

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test matchcricket internationalRate it:

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test of timeThe correlation of longevity with validity of an idea or trend.Rate it:

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test the watersTo explore or probe, as before making a commitment.Rate it:

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put a foot wrongTo make a mistake.Rate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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put inTo place inside.Rate it:

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put lipstick on a pigMaking superficial or cosmetic changes in a futile attempt to hide the ugly truth of something.Rate it:

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put offpostponeRate it:

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put offTo procrastinate.Rate it:

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put onTo place upon or atop.Rate it:

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put one's feet upTo relax.Rate 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 outextinguishRate it:

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put the cart before the horseTo put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities.Rate it:

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put up withTo tolerate, suffer through, or allow, esp. something annoying.Rate it:

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

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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put upTo cajole or dare to do something.Rate it:

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put asideTo save money.Rate it:

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put aboutTo change direction.Rate it:

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put acrossTo explain or state something clearly and understandably.Rate it:

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put awayTo store away, place out of the way, clean up, or organize.Rate it:

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put awayTo strike out a batter.Rate it:

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put backTo drink fast; to knock down alcohol.Rate it:

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put byTo preserve food by canning, freezing, drying, etc.Rate it:

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put downTo halt, eliminate, stop, or squelch, often by force.Rate it:

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put downTo place a baby somewhere to sleep.Rate it:

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put downTo land an aircraft.Rate it:

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put offTo offend, repulse, or frighten.Rate it:

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put outThe statistic of the number of outs a defensive player directly caused.Rate it:

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put upTo present, especially in "put up a fight".Rate it:

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put down toTo state the cause of a situation.Rate it:

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