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those who can't use their head must use their backif you do not think, you will take the consequencesRate it:

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put to useto use; to utilise; to applyRate it:

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as much use as a chocolate fireguardUseless; pointless.Rate it:

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as much use as a chocolate teapotThoroughly useless.Rate it:

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ill usemaltreatRate it:

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there's no use crying over spilt milkAlternative form of don't cry over spilt milk.Rate it:

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use a sledgehammer to crack a nutTo use significantly excessive force to carry out an action; to do something overzealouslyRate it:

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use it or lose itSkills or knowledge that are seldom applied are likely to be lost with time.Rate it:

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use it or lose itProperty and privileges will be lost if they are not utilized.Rate it:

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use it or lose itHuman abilities require repetitive usage or practice lest one become, rusty. out of tune, uncoordinated:Rate it:

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use one's headTo think carefully, especially as an alternative to being guided by one's emotions.Rate it:

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use one's headTo headbutt.Rate it:

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use one's nogginTo think, especially in a careful or clever manner.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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put acrossTo perform a theatrical production.Rate it:

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put awayDivorce.Rate it:

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put backTo postpone an arranged event or appointment.Rate it:

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put byTo save money.Rate it:

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put byTo run a ship aground intentionally to avoid a collision.Rate it:

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put downTo pay an initial amount of money on a large purchase.Rate it:

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put forwardTo propose for consideration.Rate it:

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