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square cutcricket strokeRate 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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square upTo get ready for a fight.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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square awayTo finish, complete, tidy or put in order.Rate it:

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square offTo get ready for a fight.Rate it:

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square upTo pay back money that is owed.Rate it:

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back to square oneLocated back at the start, as after a dead-end or failure.Rate it:

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be there or be squareUsed to encourage someone to go somewhere.Rate it:

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fair and squareTotally fairly and undoubtedly.Rate it:

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fair and squareWithin the applicable rules.Rate it:

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on the squareon the squareRate it:

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on the squareA discrete, unassuming reference to freemasonry.Rate it:

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on the squareHonest and open.Rate it:

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square mealA satisfying meal, especially suitable for one performing physical labor.Rate it:

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square offTo get in the fighting position.Rate it:

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square oneThe place where one begins; a lack of progress.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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square roda unit of area used for measuring small quantities of land. Equal in size to a square with sides 1 rod in length. Equal to 30¼ square yards or 1/160 acre. Sometimes known, simply, as a rod.Rate it:

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square rodUsed other than as an idiom: see square, rod.Rate it:

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square shooterA person who is fair, trustworthy, or forthright; a person who bargains or transacts business in a fair, honest manner.Rate it:

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square upTo get in the fighting position.Rate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someoneRate it:

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cut downTo bring down by cutting.Rate it:

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cut inTo intrude or interrupt.Rate it:

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cut inWhen painting, to paint edges, corners, or trim in preparation for rolling larger areas.Rate it:

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cut offTo isolate or remove from contact.Rate it:

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cut upTo cut into smaller pieces.Rate it:

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cut upTo aggressively move in front of another vehicle.Rate it:

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a cut aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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cut offTo end abruptly.Rate it:

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cut offTo interrupt.Rate it:

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cut upTo behave like a clown.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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cut downTo reduce the amount of something.Rate it:

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a cut belowInferior to; of a lower quality than.Rate it:

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cut a rugTo dance, especially in a vigorous manner and in one of the dance styles of the first half of the twentieth century.Rate it:

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clean cutclearly outlinedRate it:

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clear cutdefiniteRate it:

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clear cutHaving had all vegetation removed.Rate it:

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clear cutStraightforward, obvious, simple, or basic.Rate it:

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cut a cheese?To Break Wind:Rate it:

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cut a dashTo make a display of oneself; to give a conspicuous impression.Rate it:

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cut a dealA Special Arrangement, Contract, Agreement, Permission, Bargain Price, 'Good Deal'.Rate it:

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cut a figureTo present an image; to make an impression.Rate it:

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cut a swathVariant form of cut a wide swath.Rate it:

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cut a wide swathTo behave in an expansive, flagrantly showy, or pushy manner, especially in public venues; to exert sweeping influence.Rate it:

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