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into thin airImmediately and inexplicably out of sight.Rate it:

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out of thin airFrom non-existent resources.Rate it:

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thin airAn unknown location.Rate it:

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no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloneyRegardless of how many clever points or fine distinctions one makes, what one is saying is still false or is still nonsense.Rate it:

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thin outTo make or become sparse.Rate it:

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thin as a rakeIncredibly thin, at an unhealthy-looking level of thinness.Rate it:

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on thin iceIn a dangerous, hazardous, or delicate situation; at risk.Rate it:

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skate on thin iceIn a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation.Rate it:

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thick and thinBoth good and bad times.Rate it:

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thin edge of the wedgeBeginning; opening; precedent.Rate it:

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thin end of the wedgeSomething that if allowed or accepted to a small degree would lead to systematic encroachment.Rate it:

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thin-skinnedHaving a thin skin.Rate it:

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thin-skinnedOverly sensitive to criticism; quick to take offence; touchy.Rate it:

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wear thinTo lessen or weaken over time, as from overuse.Rate it:

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air outTo expose to air; to leave open or spread out, as to allow odor or moisture to dissipate.Rate it:

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air outTo discuss in the open.Rate it:

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walking on airvery happyRate it:

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air bagcar's safety deviceRate it:

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air bedinflatable mattressRate it:

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air commodoreRAF officerRate it:

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air rageDisruptive behaviour on an aircraft.Rate it:

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breath of fresh airSomething relieving, refreshing, or new.Rate it:

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build castles in the airTo imagine visionary projects or schemes; to daydream; to have an idle fancy, a pipe dream or any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be realized.Rate it:

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castle in the airA visionary project or scheme; a day-dream; an idle fancy; a pipe dream; any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be ever realized; a near impossibility.Rate it:

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catch airTo make a jump.Rate it:

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catch big airSuperlative of catch air; make a big jump high off the ground.Rate it:

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dead airAn unintended interruption in a radio broadcast during which there is no sound; a similar interruption of a television broadcast in which there is neither sound nor a video signal.Rate it:

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full of hot airTalking a lot, especially without saying anything of value or meaning.Rate it:

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get some airTo invigorate oneself by breathing refreshing outdoor air, especially after departing from a building or other enclosed space for this purpose.Rate it:

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hot airboastful talkRate it:

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hot airempty talkRate it:

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lighter than airReference; Aircraft which maintain 'lift' because of 'gasses', 'hot vapors', 'heated air'; e.g. Blimps, Dirigibles, 'Hot-Air' Balloons: Able to lift objects, beings with weight greater than the Aircraft itself:Rate it:

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nose in the airThe body language most of us have experienced when a friend passes you in public and with head tilted back and nose in the air gives you a first class snub!Rate it:

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on airbroadcastRate it:

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too many balls in the airAttempting to accomplish many projects in one time period.Rate it:

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too many balls in the airToo many tasks, responsibilities, or details to cope with or manage successfully.Rate it:

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turn the air blueTo speak a stream of bad language; to curse and swear.Rate it:

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up in the airLiteral: up in or into the sky or air.Rate it:

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Up in the Air!Reference to situation, outlook, results as being; Uncertain, Questionable, Doubtful, Yet to be Determined, Resolved, Decided, Stated, Planned, Known, Ruled/ 'Go or No Go'!Rate it:

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blow upTo inflate or fill with air.Rate it:

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puff upTo inflate with air.Rate it:

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fly like a rockto travel through the air with little or no benefit from aerodynamic liftRate it:

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al-frescoin the open airRate it:

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boots on the groundThe ground forces actually fighting in a war or conflict, rather than troops not engaged or other military action such as air strikes.Rate it:

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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.Rate it:

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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.Rate it:

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debris fieldAny area, non-dependent of locale, space, or contour, that contains the debris of wreckage, impact, sinking, or other material that once constituted a complete object. Debris fields can be found at the site of air crashes, water vessel sinking, explosions of buildings, collapses, and other events that render a whole entity into components, pieces, or other non-whole items.Rate it:

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gold platea thin layer of gold applied to the surface of an object, often by an electrolytic methodRate it:

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heads or tailsThe practice of flipping a coin in the air, to choose between two alternatives based on which side lands face up.Rate it:

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hospital passA throw that stays in the air long enough that it allows too many people to get underneath it, increasing the risk of injury and a trip to the hospital. Thus, a hospital pass.Rate it:

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