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family jewelsTesticles.
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run away withTo leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.
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bring inTo earn money for a company or for the family.
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albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.
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blood is thicker than waterFamily relations and loyalties are stronger than relationships with people who are not family members.1866, Anthony Trollope, The Belton Estate, ch. 30,Blood is thicker than water, is it not? If cousins are not friends, who can be?circa 1915, Lucy Fitch Perkins, The Scotch Twins, ch. 5,The old clans are scattered now, but blood is thicker than water still, and you're welcome to the fireside of your kinsman!
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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthBorn rich or in a wealthy family.
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close to homeAffecting people close to, or within, ones family circle.
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kingA male monarch; member of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation.
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long goodbyeNickname for Alzheimer's disease, especially for the final phase of the disease, during which the patient suffers a progressive decline of cognitive and motor skills and gradually loses the ability to recognize and to communicate with family and friends.[1]; nickname for the relationship between a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease and that person's family or friends.
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make a livingTo earn enough income to support oneself and, if applicable, one's family.
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man upTo "be a man about it"; to do the things a good man is traditionally expected to do, such as: taking responsibility for the consequences of one's actions; displaying bravery or toughness in the face of adversity; providing for one's family, etc.
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send awayTo send to a particular place for a long time, as a family member, an employee, etc.
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tone downTo make a television program, piece of writing, etc. less offensive and so more suitable for a family audience.
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