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shit a brickTo react strongly or excessively, especially in anger or fear.
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brick by brickTo create or build something in a steady, step-by-step fashion.
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brick upTo block by masonry, particularly using bricks.
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brick wallAn obstacle.
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built like a brick shithouseExceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.
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built like a brick shithouseOf a person, with an exceptionally well-developed chest.
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one brick short of a full loadNot mentally sound; insane.
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one brick short of a full loadStupid.
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shit yourself!Admonition; "Don't Shit Yourself' . . . 'Don't! . . . . kid/deceive/fail/fool/disappoint. . . . . YOURSELF!,
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and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".
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give a shitTo care, often used in the negative.
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shit happensBad things happen, and there is nothing we can do about it.
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shit oneselfTo soil oneself.
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take a shitTo defecate.
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full of shitCharacterized by speaking nonsense or falsehoods.
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lose one's shitTo lose one's temper.
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rocking horse shitA metaphor for something exceedingly rare or, more likely, nonexistent.
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rocking-horse shitAlternative form of rocking horse shit.
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shit one's pantsTo be extremely frightened.
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shit one's pantsTo involuntarily defecate into one's pants or other clothing.
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shit-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.
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shoot the shitTo chat casually; to gossip.
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up shit creekAlternative form of up the creek.
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beat the shit out ofTo beat really badly.
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don't get your shit hot!A Stern, Serious, Unequivocal Warning; . . . . . . . "Don't Get 'Short', 'Testy', 'HOT', 'Angry', 'Impatient, 'Demanding' with ME!
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don't shit where you eat(idiomatic, vulgar) One should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.1998 April 14, Nelson Navarro, "Ever faithful, ever true," Manila Standard (Philippines) (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):The guiding principle is Don't shit where you eat. Office romances are always destructive of morale and objectivity.2003 Oct. 8, Jonathan Valania, "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Pussy," Philadelphia Weekly (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Limbaugh was scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the NAB convention in, of all places, Philadelphia, thus violating the cardinal law of the animal kingdom: Don't shit where you eat.2006 Sept. 19, Michael Musto, "NY Mirror," Village Voice (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Mitchell refused to indulge in on-set romances with either gender. "You don't shit where you eat," he told me, plainly.
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think one's shit doesn't stinkTo be arrogant or snobbish; to feel superior to others.
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up shit creek without a paddleAlternative form of up the creek without a paddle.
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does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.
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shit or get off the potTo choose between taking action now, or foregoing the opportunity until a later date.
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when the shit hits the fanA reference to the messy consequences of a secret or private situation becoming public.
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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."
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barrow manA man under sentence of transportation; alluding to the convicts at Woolwich, who are principally employed in wheeling barrows full of brick or dirt.
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brickbatA piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.
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exhuastipatedToo tired to give a shit
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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).
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that's the way life isThat is the way things happenCertain things cannot be changed, helped or improved; struggle and objection are pointless.1935, Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything [1], page 279:That's the way life is, and there's no use trying to go against it.1979, Jay Edward Abrams, A Theology of Christian Counseling: More Than Redemption [2], ISBN 0310511011, page 45:There are no standards, no values; that's the way life is. Learn to accept it and slide with it. Stop fighting it.2002, B. Eugene Ellison, Rings of the Templars, ISBN 059524050X, page 337:Shit happens; that's the way life is. In fact, I want you to take an additional thousand for your efforts.
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that's the way the cookie crumblesThe Unexpected Outcome, the disappointing results: 'Shit Happens
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