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wage warA figurative allusion to pay discrepancies.
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4-on-the-floorAlternative spelling of four-on-the-floor.
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cross the floorOf a member of a parliament, to resign from one's political party and join another party, resulting in moving from one's currently assigned desk or seat in the legislative chamber to a new desk or seat physically located with the other members of one's new party.
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cross the floorTo vote against one's own political party in parliament.
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floor itTo depress the accelerator to the maximum extent.
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floor itto move (run, ride etc.) at full speed
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four-on-the-floorCharacterised by a steady, uniformly accented beat with a 4/4 time signature.
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four-on-the-floorRelating to a vehicle with a four-speed manual transmission mounted beside the driver on the floor of the vehicle.
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have the floorTo have permission or time to speak, especially in a formal situation.
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mop the floor with somebodyTo trounce or defeat thoroughly or in a humiliating manner.
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mop the floor with someoneTo trounce or defeat thoroughly or in a humiliating manner.
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on the cutting room floorNot included in the finalized version of something; deliberately rejected or unintentionally overlooked.
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pull up a floorSit down on a floor.
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pull up a floorUsed other than as an idiom: see pull up, a, floor.
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buzz upTo allow entrance into a building from a higher floor by triggering an electronic lock.
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doss downTo sleep on someone's sofa or floor because there is no bed spare.
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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.
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China syndromeA hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.
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Christmas tree billA bill consisting of many riders that attracts many, often unrelated, floor amendments, which may provide special benefits to various groups or interests.
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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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go downFall to the floor.
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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.
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propose a toastAn introductory phrase, preceding a brief accolade to someone or something, after which all present ceremonially sip their champagne (or dump their beverage on the floor to express disagreement.)
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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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royal bumpsA ritual of two or more persons holding another person by the arms and legs, face up, while bumping them repeatedly on the floor. In modern times it is a lighthearted affair, generally performed only on a young person's birthday with the number of bumps corresponding to the person's age in years. Historically it was a hazing.
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wall to wall carpetsfloor coverings
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