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run with the hare and hunt with the houndsTo support both sides of an argument.Rate it:

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you can't run with the hare and hunt with the houndsYou can't have it both ways.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo oppose an action or behavior and yet engage in the same action or behavior; to be a hypocrite.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo remain neutral by attempting to placate two factions or both sides of a controversy.Rate it:

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mad as a march hareCrazy, demented.Rate it:

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proverbs hunt in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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dog in the huntLiterally, ownership of one of several canines participating in the group pursuit of game or fowl.Rate it:

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dog in the huntSomething to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer..Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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hunt where the ducks areTo seek opportunities or results in situations or places where they are most likely to be found.Rate it:

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snipe huntA prank in which a gullible victim is sent off on a fruitless search for a nonexistent item.Rate it:

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run hot and coldTo alternate between two opposite extremes, such as enthusiasm and disinterest or success and failure.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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hit a home runAccomplish a difficult task, design a spectacular approach, display an outstanding solution.Rate it:

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run aboutTo be very busy doing many different things.Rate it:

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run awayTo flee by running.Rate it:

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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.Rate it:

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run forTo try to obtain political position through the democratic voting process.Rate it:

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the course of true love never did run smoothThere will always be problems in a relationship.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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run toTo reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.Rate it:

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dry runA practice; a rehearsal.Rate it:

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run acrossTo cross by running.Rate it:

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run afterTo chase.Rate it:

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run aroundTo be very busy doing many different things.Rate it:

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run away withTo leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.Rate it:

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run away withTo be misled by imagining that one's desires can come true.Rate it:

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run byTo repeat some information.Rate it:

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run inAlternative spelling of run-in.Rate it:

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run offTo flee or depart quickly.Rate it:

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run off withTo leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.Rate it:

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run off withTo steal or abscond.Rate it:

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run overTo drive over, causing injury or death.Rate it:

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run overTo briefly describe.Rate it:

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run throughTo go through by running.Rate it:

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run throughTo pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.Rate it:

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run toTo reach the limit of one's abilities or tastes.Rate it:

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run upOf a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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run intoTo enter by running.Rate it:

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run acrossTo find or discover by chance.Rate it:

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run awayTo leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.Rate it:

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run backTo take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.Rate it:

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run byTo inform someone briefly of the main points of an idea.Rate it:

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run downTo criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.Rate it:

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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.Rate it:

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run downTo read quickly a list or other short text.Rate it:

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run intoTo cause to collide with.Rate it:

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run into the groundTo mismanage to the point of ruin.Rate it:

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