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wage warA figurative allusion to pay discrepancies.
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stake a claimTo take an action that asserts a property right in something.
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claim to fameThat for which one has bragging rights; one's reason for being well-known or famous.
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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.
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ask for the moonTo claim or desire something that one cannot have.
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backpedalTo distance oneself from an earlier claim or statement; back off from an idea.
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fight a losing battleTo continue to wage war when it is clear that one is not going to win.
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horse pillA fact, proposal, claim, etc. that is difficult to accept or believe.
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kernel of truthA core accuracy at the heart of a claim or narrative which also contains dubious or fictitious elements.
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pray tellExpressing incredulity, please explain (some claim or position the speaker doubts).
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pull out of one's assTo fabricate (a factual-sounding claim) from no factual basis or evidence
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put words in somebody's mouthTo attribute to somebody something he or she did not say; to claim inaccurately that somebody said or intended something.
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real jobA job which requires the employee to, work regular hours for a consistent wage that often exceeds the provisions of applicable minimum wage legislation. A job that produces a living wage.
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run a red lightTo claim a position that one does not rightfully earn.
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speak forTo claim, reserve, or occupy.
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talk the talkSpeak like an expert, claim to be knowledgeable about something.
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up for grabsAvailable for anyone to obtain, claim or win.
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wrap in the flagTo claim one's cause deserves support for patriotic reasons or that one's own motives are patriotic.
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