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caucus raceA political competition; the game of campaigning and one-upmanship to get votes and be elected.
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caucus raceThe competitive process in which a political party selects their candidate, esp. presidential; a primary election via caucus.
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one-horse raceA horse race in which a single horse takes such a considerable lead that the other horses are no longer contenders to win.
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one-horse raceAn election campaign or other competitive situation in which only one competitor is entered or in which only one competitor has a realistic chance of winning.
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pissin like a race horseTo urinate profusely.
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play the race cardDonald A. Carson, Love in Hard Places p.94.
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play the race cardMark Fuhrman, Murder in Brentwood p.153.
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play the race cardTo assert that race or racism is responsible for a course of events, especially when race is not of particular significance to the issue in question; to attempt to inspire a particular reaction by raising the issue of race.
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race against timeA situation in which something must be done hurriedly, by a deadline.
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race out of the trapsTo start something very quickly.
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race queenA glamorous model, part of the pit crew in Japanese motor racing.
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rat raceAn activity or situation which is congested with participants and which is hectic or tedious, especially in the context of a busy, modern urban lifestyle.
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dead heatA close race or contest in which no winner is apparent.
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drop outPrematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).
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head startFor example, prior to the beginning of a race.
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jump the gunTo begin a race too soon, before the starting gun goes off.
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junk-cicanA person of any race, color, or nationality who drives a big truck and buys stuff to resell for profit in flea markets and other venues.
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neck and neckVery close in progress, as in a race or contest.
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non-starterSomeone or something who was listed to start in a race, but did not start in the race.
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once you go black, you never go backAn expression assuming that once a person of another race gets in a sexual relationship with a black person they won't return to their own race.
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pitAn area at a motor racetrack used for refueling and repairing the vehicles during a race.
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pitTo return to the pits during a race for refuelling, tyre changes, repairs etc.
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politically correctAvoiding offense based on demographics especially race, sex, religion, ideology, sexuality, disability, or social grouping
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pull aheadto start being in a winning position (e.g. in a race or competition).
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romp homeo win easily, especially in a race.
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run for the rosesNickname for the Kentucky Derby horse race.
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slam dunkTacking on top of the wind of the following yacht in close quarters.
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starting priceThe final odds on a horse when the race starts; also used to designate a system of fixed-odds betting using such prices. Abbreviation: SP.
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