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rabbitCaught like a rabbit in the headlights.
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rabbit holeUsed other than as an idiom: see rabbit, hole. (The entrance to) a rabbit warren or burrow.
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rabbit holeA way into a bizarre world.
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kill the rabbitTo get a positive test result from an old-fashioned pregnancy test.
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the rabbit diedA statement spoken to indicate one's own pregnancy, or that someone has found out they are pregnant.
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horse and rabbit stewA mixture of the crude and the delicate in grossly unequal quantities, with the crude overwhelmingly dominant.
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pull a rabbit out of a hatTo do something surprising or beneficial.
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pull a rabbit out-of a hatSurprise everyone, 'obtain an almost impossible result
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front footUsed other than as an idiom: see front, foot.
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front footThe batsman's foot farthest from his wicket.
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my footIndicates disapproval, disregard, disdain, disgust or disbelief.
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set footTo go to a place , or to be there.
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foot and mouthdisease of farm animals
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foot-in-mouth diseaseA tendency to make remarks that are embarrassingly wrong or inappropriate.
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on the front footIn a dominant position.
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put a foot wrongTo make a mistake.
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ten foot poleSee not touch something with a ten foot pole.
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off the back footFrom a defensive position.
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on the back footIn a defensive posture; off-balance.
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put one's foot downTo insist, demand, or refuse.
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put one's foot downTo make a car go faster, accelerate.
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kick with the other footTo belong to a different religion.
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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.
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put one's foot in itTo make a mistake in public, or a social blunder, that is embarrassing, or offensive.
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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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wait on hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.
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wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.
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get one's foot in the doorTo initiate contact or a relationship; to gain access, especially to an entry-level job.
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start off on the wrong footTo begin badly; especially, to begin a relationship badly.
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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.
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wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce , The Fiend's Delight In conclusion, his respect for letter-writing ladies is so great that he would not touch one of them with a ten-foot pole.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce, The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. 8.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleFrancis Lynde, The Quickening.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo approach something or someone.
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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo avoid something at all costs; to refuse to associate with something; signifies a strong aversion.
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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.
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put one foot in front of the otherTo walk, decomposed to stress the fundamentality of the task.
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the shoe is on the other footThe roles of people in a situation have been reversed, such the advantage has shifted to a party which was previously disadvantaged.
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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.
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bunny girlA club hostess or other female entertainer wearing a sexually provocative outfit suggestive of a rabbit.
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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.
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hit the bricksTo travel about, especially on foot.
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pound the pavementTo travel on foot; to walk or run.
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shank-nagTo travel on foot.
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shanks' nagTransportation by foot. To "take a shanks' nag" means using one's own legs to walk.
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shanks' ponyTransportation by foot.
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shuffleA rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
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step outTo exit a place on foot, often for a short time.
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