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wet one's whistleTo have a drink; to quench one's thirst.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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wet one's pantsto wet oneself, to urinate in one's clothes when they're being worn.Rate it:

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get one's feet wetTo begin gaining experience; To take a risk and try something new.Rate it:

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wet one's beakTo drink a beverage.Rate it:

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wet one's beakTo take one's share from the financial proceeds of illicit activity.Rate it:

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whistle-stopA small train station.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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all wetThoroughly soaked; drenched.Rate it:

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all wetUtterly incorrect; erroneous; uninformed.Rate it:

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blow the whistleTo disclose information to the public or to appropriate authorities concerning the illegal or socially harmful actions of a person or group, especially a corporation or government agency.Rate it:

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blow the whistleTo make a piercing sound which signals a referee's action or the end of a game.Rate it:

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clean as a whistleVery cleanRate it:

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clean as a whistleCompletely innocent; beyond moral reproach.Rate it:

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get wetTo come into contact with water or another liquid.Rate it:

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get wetOf a woman, to become sexually aroused, as indicated by the occurrence of the natural lubrication of the vagina.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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ridden hard and put away wetMistreated; not properly cared for.Rate it:

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soaking wetsaturatedRate 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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wet behind the earsInexperienced; not seasoned; new; just beginning.Rate it:

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wet blanketA person who takes the fun out of a situation or activity, as by pessimism, demands, dullness, etc.Rate it:

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wet boyA contractor assassin or hit man.Rate it:

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wet dreamAn ejaculation or orgasm while asleep, often accompanying an erotic dream.Rate it:

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wet dreamAn exciting fantasy; a very appealing, ideal thing, person, or state-of-affairs.Rate it:

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wet planketA wet planket is a person who daunt othersRate it:

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wet the bedTo urinate in one's bed (during sleep).Rate it:

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wet the bedTo go bad, to fail (said of machines; a euphemism for shit the bed).Rate it:

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whistle dixieTo engage in a pointless or unproductive activity; to do something without resolve, seriousness or commitment.Rate it:

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whistle in the darkTo speak of something despite having little knowledge of it.Rate it:

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whistle past the graveyardTo attempt to stay cheerful in a dire situation; To proceed with a task, ignoring an upcoming hazard, hoping for a good outcome.Rate it:

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whistle past the graveyardTo enter a situation with little or no understanding of the possible consequences.Rate it:

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whistle walkThe path slaves took to deliver food from the kitchen building of a plantation to the main dining room. Slaves were expected to whistle during this walk in order to assure their masters that they were not eating the food.Rate it:

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whistle-blowerOne who reports a problem or violation to the authorities; especially, an employee or former employee who reports a violation by an employer.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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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.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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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.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.Rate it:

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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.Rate it:

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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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it takes one to know oneThe person criticizing is as bad as the person being criticized.Rate it:

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keep one on one's toesTo keep one attentive, active, busy or alert.Rate it:

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