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shake a legTo get busy; to get going; to be productive.Rate it:

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shake a leggat a move onRate it:

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give one's head a shakeTo reassess the common sense of one's behaviour, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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more than you can shake a stick atAlternative form of more than one can shake a stick at.Rate it:

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shake hands with the unemployedTo urinate.Rate it:

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shake hands with the unemployedTo masturbate.Rate it:

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shake on itTo agree; to close a deal.Rate it:

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shake the pagoda treeTo find a source of easy enrichment; to become absurdly rich in a short time.Rate it:

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pull someone's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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arm and a legA relatively high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price.Rate it:

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break a leggood luckRate it:

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break a legA wish for a successful performance; primarily a valediction to an actor wishing him or her a successful theatrical stage performance.Rate it:

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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.Rate it:

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get a leg upTo gain some advantage; to get a head start.Rate it:

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get a leg upTo get a boost or a lift.Rate it:

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get a leg-upFigure of speech. To gain control, manage, acquire, dominate, infinitely analyze.Rate it:

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hang a legHesitate; hang back.Rate it:

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leg manAlternative spelling of legman.Rate it:

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leg manUsed other than as an idiom: see leg, man.Rate it:

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leg pullTo jokeRate it:

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make a legTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back.Rate it:

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not have a leg to stand onTo lack support, as in an argument, debate, or negotiation.Rate it:

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pull somebody's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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pull the other legIn imperative/precative form, used to imply that the speaker does not accept or believe what another has just said.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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show a legTo wake up and get out of bed. (Used mostly in the imperative).Rate it:

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talk the leg off a wooden indianExcessive talk.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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plump upTo shake or arrange so as to be fatter or more evenly distributed.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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charley horseA muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg.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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close the faceTo turn the face of the bat inwards, in order to hit the ball to the leg side.Rate it:

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get your butt in gearPrepare To Move-Out, 'Shake A LegRate it:

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Kwitcherbelliakin!Anyone Whom Duzent No This Is Pulling My Leg!Rate it:

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peg itTo run away; to leg it; to scarper.Rate it:

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press the fleshTo shake hands and socialize, especially in a political gathering.Rate it:

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pull the other one, it's got bells onThe implication is that one leg has been pulled, and the joker will have more fun with the other one due to the bells.Rate it:

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put it thereafter a discussion of barter etc the 'seller' offers his hand to shake on the deal (particularly in the US)Rate it:

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