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wide of the markInaccurate.Rate it:

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wide of the markMissing the target.Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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all wool and a yard wideOf high quality.Rate it:

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cut a wide swathTo behave in an expansive, flagrantly showy, or pushy manner, especially in public venues; to exert sweeping influence.Rate it:

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cut a wide swathTo clear a broad track through a grassland, woodland, geographical region, or other area, either by natural means or by human action.Rate it:

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far and wideOver a great distance, or large area; nearly everywhere.Rate it:

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open wideTo open one's mouth wideRate it:

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wide awakeAwake and very alert.Rate it:

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wide berthAdequate distance from sea vessels or other objects to ensure safety and maneuverability.Rate it:

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wide berthA considerable or comfortable distance from a person or object, especially for safety or deliberate avoidance.Rate it:

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wide rangingextensiveRate it:

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mark downTo write a memorandum about.Rate it:

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mark upTo increase the price of something between its wholesale and retail phase.Rate it:

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off the markInaccurate; not correct or appropriate.Rate it:

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beauty markOr artificially using cosmetics.Rate it:

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black marksomething that negatively affects someone's reputationRate it:

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make one's markTo make, or leave, a lasting impression, especially to achieve apparent success.Rate it:

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make one's markTo sign (a document) by making a cross or other mark.Rate it:

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mark asTo provide sufficient reason to come to a conclusion about something.Rate it:

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mark downTo reduce the price of.Rate it:

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mark down asTo come to a conclusion about someone or something; to make a note of one's conclusion about someone or something.Rate it:

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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.Rate it:

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mark offTo separate by or as with a boundary line.Rate it:

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mark offTo indicate as dealt with, as on a list.Rate it:

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mark outto set the boundaries of an areaRate it:

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mark outto classifyRate it:

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mark outto obliterate or cancel with a markRate it:

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mark timeMarching in place; not going anywhere.Rate it:

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Mark Time!Stay With IT!, Us, the Action, The Group, The Program, the Thrust, 'What's Going-On'!Rate it:

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mark upTo add coding to text so that it will display properly on a computer.Rate it:

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miss the markTo fail to hit the target.Rate it:

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miss the markTo fail to reach the result that was intended.Rate it:

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on the markPrecisely accurate; correct or appropriate.Rate it:

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on your mark, get set, goA three-command start when racing:Rate it:

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question markDoubt or uncertainty.Rate it:

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question markThe punctuation mark “?”, used at the end of a sentence to indicate a question..Rate it:

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quick off the markfast to act or react.Rate it:

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toe the markYou Better 'Mind Your Business', Stick To The Essentials, Follow The Rules, Work With The Program, Pay Attention:Rate it:

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catch fliesAn ostensible product of awkwardly having one's mouth open wide.Rate it:

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draw onTo sketch or mark with pencil, crayon, etc., on a given surface.Rate it:

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google itUse the Google search engine to obtain information on something or somebody on the World Wide WebRate it:

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razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

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rest his soulUsed parenthetically to mark the referent as being deceased.Rate it:

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burn rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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take aimTo position oneself and/or one's weapon so as to be aimed specifically at a chosen mark or target (which is indicated after 'at')Rate it:

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BroadwayThe wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.Rate it:

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play the race cardMark Fuhrman, Murder in Brentwood p.153.Rate it:

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all over the boardShowing a wide range of values with no particular pattern.Rate it:

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as soon asUsed in contrast, sometimes to mark a denial.Rate it:

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