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round the bendCrazy, mad or insane.Rate it:

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above one's bendOut of one's control or power.Rate it:

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around the bendCrazy, insane.Rate it:

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bend one's elbowTo drink alcoholic beverages, especially at a public house or bar.Rate it:

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bend over backwardsTo make a great effort; to take extraordinary care; to go to great lengths.Rate it:

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bend over backwardsTo go all out for someone who fails to show appreciation.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earTo bore; to talk too long.Rate it:

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bend someone's earTo bore; to talk too long, especially to one particular person.Rate it:

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bend the truthTo change or leave out certain facts of a story or situation, generally in order to elicit a specific response in the audience.Rate it:

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come roundTo make a regular circuit.Rate it:

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round of applauseAn outburst of clapping among a group or audience. Often asked for by the Master of Ceremonies at a concert or other performance.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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round outTo make more complete by adding details.Rate it:

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ask roundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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bring roundTo resuscitate; to cause to regain consciousness.Rate it:

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ring roundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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round offTo change the shape of an object to make it more circular.Rate it:

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round upTo the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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bring roundTo bring something when coming.Rate it:

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come roundTo recover consciousness.Rate it:

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round downTo the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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round offTo complete or finish something.Rate it:

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round upTogether.Rate it:

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albatross round one's neckAlternative form of albatross around one's neck.Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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come roundTo change one's opinion.Rate it:

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come roundTo cease anger or hostility.Rate it:

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go round in circlesTo repeatedly do the same thing; without making any progress.Rate it:

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make the world go roundto have a crucial role in keeping things working as they shouldRate it:

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rally roundTo unite in order to support a fellow group member.Rate it:

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round offTo change a number into an approximation having fewer significant digits.Rate it:

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round tableA conference at which participants of similar status discuss and exchange viewsRate it:

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round tableA television show segment in which pundits or reporters discuss current events.Rate it:

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round tableUsed other than as an idiom: see round, table.Rate it:

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round the clockNonstop, 24 hours per day.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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Santa's workshopThe mythical structure, usually envisioned as located at the North Pole, where Santa Claus and a large number of capable elves work tirelessly and gladly year-round to produce all of the toys and other gifts to be delivered throughout the world on Christmas Day.Rate it:

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and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.Rate it:

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arse aboutTo turn round.Rate it:

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arse aboutThe wrong way round; exactly opposite to that which is desirable; contrary; conceptually inverted; wrong.Rate it:

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bar sinisterA bend sinister or baton sinister in a coat of arms.Rate it:

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barrelA round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.Rate it:

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bow downto bow, to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deferenceRate it:

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button noseA nose with a small size and a relatively flat, round shape, usually considered to be dainty or cute in appearance.Rate it:

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chestnutA round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.Rate it:

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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.Rate it:

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double overTo bend over at the waist.Rate it:

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hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.Rate it:

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