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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.
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beat someone to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.
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beat someone's brains outTo beat someone very severely.
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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.
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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.
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behind someone's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.
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bend someone's earTo bore; to talk too long, especially to one particular person.
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bite someone in the arseTo punish or take retribution on.
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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.
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blow someone out of the waterTo trounce; to defeat someone thoroughly, at a game or in battle.
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blow someone's mindTo astonish someone, to flabbergast someone.
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blow up someone's phoneTo call or text someone constantly.
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break someone's heartTo cause a person to feel grief or sadness.
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breathe down someone's neckTo follow someone too closely, making it uncomfortable for them.
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broaden someone's horizonsTo increase someone's interests, skills, or experiences beyond their current range.
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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.
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bust a cap in someone's assAlternative form of pop a cap in someone's ass.
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call someone's bluffTo take action on the basis that another person is bluffing.
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carry someone's waterTo do someone's bidding; to serve someone's interests.
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cat got someone's tongueWhy are you not saying anything?.
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catch someone nappingTo take advantage of someone's inattention.
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catch someone's eyeTo capture someone's attention.
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change someone's mindTo convince someone to make a decision differing from what a previous one.
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clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.
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come to someone's rescueTo rescue (or save) someone from further harm
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cover someone's assTo make preparations or take precautions to ensure that a person is not blamed or punished for his or her conduct.
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cramp someone's styleTo restrict someone's free actions, or to give the impression of such.
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cross someone's palmTo give money to a person, especially as a bribe or as an inducement to perform a service.
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cross someone's pathTo meet by chance.
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cry someone a riverTo try to obtain the sympathy of another person by complaining or sniveling.
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cry someone a riverTo weep profusely or excessively in the presence of another person.
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curl someone's hairTo frighten, dismay, or excite someone thoroughly .
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cut someone looseTo let someone go from something, such as a position, relationship, or obligation.
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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.
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do someone dirtyTo deliberately treat someone in an unfair or harmful manner.
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do someone proudTo cause someone to feel pride, admiration, or satisfaction.
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do someone's head inTo frustrate, irritate or disturb someone.
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drive someone crazyto cause insanity onto someone
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drive someone crazyto annoy or irritate
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drive someone crazyto cause to be infatuated
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drive someone up the wallTo make a person very angry or bored; to infuriate.
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drop someone a lineWrite and send (someone) a note or telegram.
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eat out of someone's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.
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eat someone aliveTo overwhelm or consume.
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eat someone aliveTo criticize harshly or rebuke strongly.
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eat someone aliveTo bite repeatedly.
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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.
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eat someone out of house and homeTo consume such a portion of one's store of food that little is left for the owner.
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eat someone's dustTo be outrun.
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eat someone's dustTo get one to be on a losing end.
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