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wheel within a wheelA complication of circumstances, motives, etc.Rate it:

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within ames aceNearly, very near (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue).Rate it:

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within an ace ofVery near; on the point of.Rate it:

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within reachAt a distance close enough to touch by reaching.Rate it:

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within reachNear (to); close (to); at a close distance (to).Rate it:

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asleep at the wheelto not pay attentionRate it:

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at the wheelDriving; in control of a vehicle.Rate it:

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at the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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big wheelA person with a great deal of power or influence, especially a high-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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big wheelFerris wheel.Rate it:

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butterfly upon a wheelAn innocent person crushed by life's adversities.Rate it:

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ferris wheelfairgroung rideRate it:

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fifth wheelA type of trailer hitch, which consists of a horseshoe-shaped plate on a multi-directional pivot, with a locking pin to couple with the kingpin of a truck trailer.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA very large trailer that is towed with a pickup truck.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA very large truck trailer; an 18-wheeler.Rate it:

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fifth wheelAnything superfluous or unnecessary.Rate it:

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German wheelUsed other than as an idiom: see German, wheel.Rate it:

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German wheelAn apparatus made up of two large, usually steel rings joined together by a set of parallel steel bars.Rate it:

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put one's shoulder to the wheelTo work or exert oneself heavily or with full effort.Rate it:

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reinvent the wheelTo redo work unnecessarily when it has already been done satisfactorily; to rethink an already working system, technique, etc. in a pointless attempt to improve it.Rate it:

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set one's shoulder to the wheelTo start hard work; to begin to toil.Rate it:

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squeaky wheel gets the greaseThe person who complains or speaks up most loudly receives the redress or attention which he or she seeks.Rate it:

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take the wheelTo assume control of a situation.Rate it:

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take the wheelTo be in control of the steering wheel of a vehicle or a vessel.Rate it:

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the wheel turnsTime moves forward; circumstances change; life continues.Rate it:

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third wheelA person or thing that serves no useful purpose.Rate it:

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wheel aroundTo transport someone or something to various locations by pushing a wheeled transporter such as a wheelchair or a wheelbarrow or trolley.Rate it:

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wheel awayTo run around in celebrationRate it:

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big yearan informal competition among birdwatchers to see who can see or hear the largest number of species of birds within a single calendar year and within a specific geographical area.Rate it:

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Man On The Roof!Depression Daze "Warning" in a Social Gathering or 'Knot of Male Conversationalists' of proximity of A Lady Within Earshot, So "Watch Your Filthy Language!"Rate it:

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look outTo look from within to the outside.Rate it:

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mill aroundTo move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.Rate it:

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pierce the veilTo see through an illusion or find a hidden meaning, to see the truth within a lie.Rate it:

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fox in the henhouseA relationships wherein a predator is granted free reign within the prey's home confinement, often used in the political sense.Rate it:

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out of characterNot acting; not "on"; behaving within one's natural personality rather than that of a character in a performance piece.Rate it:

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a lot of malarkeyStatements, results, appearances which are unproven, present myriad shortfalls, do not appear within plausible parameters.Rate it:

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arm's lengthBarely within reach.Rate it:

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at handReadily available; within easy reach; nearby.Rate it:

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ballpark figureAn educated guess or estimation within acceptable bounds.Rate it:

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bargain basementAn area within a retail store, especially an area located below ground level, where the least costly merchandise can be found.Rate it:

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beat the clockTo perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.Rate it:

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beat the clockPerform a task quickly or within a fixed time limit.Rate it:

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best of the bunchThe best or most preferred person or item within a group.Rate it:

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breed in the boneTo establish or ingrain firmly within someone's nature.Rate it:

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bridgeA song contained within another song, often demarcated by meter, key, or melody.Rate it:

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Catholic twinssiblings born within twelve months of each other.Rate it:

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Chinese WallA barrier of silence and secrecy established within an organization in order to cope with confidentiality requirements.Rate it:

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close to homeAffecting people close to, or within, ones family circle.Rate it:

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corporate ladderThe hierarchy or ranking system of employment positions within a business organization.Rate it:

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fair and squareWithin the applicable rules.Rate it:

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