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all the world's a stagePeople have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre.Rate it:

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exit stage leftAn orderly and uneventful departure, timed so as not to detract or distract.Rate it:

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exit stage leftTo exit or disappear in a quiet, non-dramatic fashion, making way for more interesting events.Rate it:

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exit stage leftLeave the scene, and don't make a fuss.Rate it:

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set the stageTo prepare; to establish the basis or required conditions.Rate it:

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stage of the gameA point in the progress of an ongoing dispute or process.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.Rate 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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bring onTo make something appear, as on a stage or a place of competition.Rate it:

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come into one's ownTo reach a stage of development or maturity where one has achieved strength and confidence, economic security, or respect and social acceptance.Rate it:

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crack-upOne can 'crack-up' emotionally with laughter or tears as a result of an observation, a joke, a story, a scene, a sequence in a movie, opera, stage play or animal, baby or children;s antics:Rate it:

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die on the vineTo fail at an early stage or never come to fruition, typically due to neglect, infeasibility, or lack of resources.Rate it:

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fan danceA stage performance or striptease in which a female entertainer disrobes while dancing with large hand-held fans that are alternately used to conceal and provide glimpses of her erogenous body regions.Rate it:

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far goneAt an advanced stage of ruin.Rate it:

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fourth wallThe imaginary invisible wall at the front of the stage in a proscenium theatre, through which the audience sees the action in the world of the play.Rate it:

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fresh out ofOf someone who has recently left one stage of life to begin another.Rate it:

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in its infancyStill in an early stage.Rate it:

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iron curtainA barrier made of iron in the theatre, lowered between the stage and the auditorium for safety or to prevent communication.Rate it:

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knock overTo rob; to stage a heist.Rate it:

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nip in the budTo stop something at an early stage.Rate it:

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pitFormerly, that part of a theatre, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theatre.Rate it:

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walk outTo stage a walkout or strike.Rate it:

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