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step in front of a moving trainTo sacrifice one's own life for a noble and loyal cause.Rate it:

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get movingTo start hurrying to undertake a task.Rate it:

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moving along at a snail's paceThe slow start of an agenda, the maintenance of a slothful effort, spending half a day to complete a two hour job.Rate it:

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front and centerA command to come to the center of attention of an assemblage, as of military personnel or students.Rate it:

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front footUsed other than as an idiom: see front, foot.Rate it:

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front footThe batsman's foot farthest from his wicket.Rate it:

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front loadUsed other than as an idiom: see front, load.Rate it:

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front loadSomething assigned to the early period of a project or a program, especially something burdensome.Rate it:

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front page newsFront page news is an expression of surprise or of such extraordinary consequence or concept so as to be considered worthy of a front page newspaper note.Rate it:

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front runnerThe most likely winners in a contest, election, etc.Rate it:

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front wallUsed other than as an idiom: see front, wall.Rate it:

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front wallThe main and largest wall in a racquetball or squash court, located at the front of the world; the wall which the ball must hit in a rally.Rate it:

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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.Rate it:

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on the front footIn a dominant position.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo walk, decomposed to stress the fundamentality of the task.Rate it:

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up frontOpen, honest; tending to disclose information; truthful.Rate it:

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the whistle doesn't pull the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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ghost trainfairground attractionRate it:

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gravy trainA gorging on luxuries, since someone else foots the bill.Rate it:

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gravy trainAn occupation or any lucrative endeavor that generates considerable income whilst requiring little effort and carrying little risk.Rate it:

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it ain't the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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it is not the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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it isn't the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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it's not the whistle that pulls the trainBoasting and loud talk should not be mistaken for the work that produces real achievements; bravado is no proof of action.1956, James Reston, "Washington: It's Not the Whistle that Pulls the Train," New York Times, 1 July, p. E8:Rate it:

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like a trainWith unstoppable momentum.Rate it:

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pull a trainTo have sex with several men one after the other.Rate it:

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pull a trainUsed other than as an idiom: see pull, train.Rate it:

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the whistle does not pull the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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train wreckAn inevitable disaster.Rate it:

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train wreckThe aftermath of a train crash.Rate it:

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whistle-stop train tourA tour in a political campaign that makes many brief stops in small communities.Rate it:

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whistle-stop train tourAny travel that's quick and with only brief pauses.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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step upTo increase speed or rate.Rate it:

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false stepA misstep; a stumble.Rate it:

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step downTo resign from office.Rate it:

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false stepAn erroneous action or decision.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindA cliché used to exaggerate an accomplishment or milestone..Rate it:

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one step aheadmaintaining a slight advantage; continuing to leadRate it:

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one step at a timeSlowly and carefully, ensuring that each action has been completed successfully before taking the next.Rate it:

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one step forward, two steps backA situation in which progress is more than offset by adverse developments.Rate it:

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spring in one's stepEnthusiasm, energy or a positive outlook or cheerful attitude.Rate it:

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step asideto move out of one's wayRate it:

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step asideto make room for others as replacements by withdrawing from a position or serviceRate it:

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step asideto deviate from the right or proper pathRate it:

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step asideto walk to a little distance; retire for the occasionRate it:

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step backUsed other than as an idiom: see step, back.Rate it:

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step backTo stop what one is doing and evaluate the current situation.Rate it:

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