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put up one's dukesPrepare to fight; literally, to raise your fists.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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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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put one's ass on the lineTo take a big risk.Rate it:

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put one's back intoTo make a strenuous effort to do something.Rate it:

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put one's best foot forwardTo show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression.Rate it:

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put one's cards on the tableTo reveal one's true intentions, beliefs, feelings, or other previously concealed facts about one's situation; to speak frankly.Rate it:

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put one's finger onTo identify, specify, name or pick out (usually negative)Rate it:

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put one's foot downTo insist, demand, or refuse.Rate it:

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put one's foot downTo make a car go faster, accelerate.Rate it:

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put one's foot in itTo make a mistake in public, or a social blunder, that is embarrassing, or offensive.Rate it:

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put one's hands togetherTo clap; to applaud.Rate it:

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put one's house in orderTo clean and arrange in an orderly manner the furnishings and other contents of one's house.Rate it:

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put one's house in orderTo organize one's financial and other affairs, especially in preparation for a life-changing event.Rate it:

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put one's mind to itTo apply oneself; to exert a directed effort.Rate it:

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put one's name in the hatTo run in an election or to nominate oneself for consideration in some other selection process; to nominate someone other than oneself for such consideration.Rate it:

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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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put out of one's miseryTo submit (a person or animal) to euthanasia.Rate it:

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put out of one's miseryTo end or destroy something for the good of the individuals involved in it.Rate it:

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put something behind oneTo recover from an unpleasant or traumatic experience; to overcome a negative feeling, especially anger, resentment, or grief.Rate it:

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put this one to bedWorking unceasingly on a challenge or problem. Spending oodles of time and money on a particular project.Rate it:

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put wool over one's eyesdeceive someoneRate 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 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 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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