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black rideranother name for "Famine", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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black-on-blackInteractions that occur between black people, notably crime that is perpetrated by one black person against another.Rate it:

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blow meAn expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.Rate it:

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blow smokeTo speak with a lack of credibility, sense, purpose, or truth; to speak nonsense.Rate it:

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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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breaking and enteringThe crime of gaining unauthorized entry into another's property by force.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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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.Rate it:

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brush byTo walk past another person, touching them slightly, normally by accident, and ignoring them.Rate it:

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but who's countingUsed as a retort or comeback, often to deprecate oneself or another for excessive concern or attention to.Rate it:

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by hook or by crookBy any means possible; one way or another.Rate it:

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bystander effectThat someone is less likely to help another if other potential helpers are present than otherwise.Rate it:

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call someone's bluffTo take action on the basis that another person is bluffing.Rate it:

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carry a torchMaintain a quiet emotional interest in another.Rate it:

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cast the first stoneTo act self-righteously in accusing another person, believing that one is blameless.Rate it:

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cat and mouseA relationship in which two parties closely monitor and challenge one another in a suspicious or self-protective manner, often because each party is attempting to gain an advantage over the other.Rate it:

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change overto convert to, to make a transition from one system to anotherRate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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chrome hornThe front bumper of a car when used to bump another vehicle, usually to inform the driver of the other vehicle, that the first car would like to pass.Rate it:

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cite chapter and verseTo speak authoritatively, providing detailed factual information.Rate it:

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clean codeSoftware code that is formatted correctly and in an organized manner so that another coder can easily read or modify it.Rate it:

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companyThe entire crew of a ship.Rate it:

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cross the aisleOf a member of a parliament, to resign from one's political party and join another party, resulting in moving from one's currently assigned desk or seat in the legislative chamber to a new desk or seat physically located with the other members of one's new party.Rate it:

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cross the aisleTo vote, unite, or otherwise co-operate with members of another political party in order to achieve governmental or political action.Rate it:

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cross the floorOf a member of a parliament, to resign from one's political party and join another party, resulting in moving from one's currently assigned desk or seat in the legislative chamber to a new desk or seat physically located with the other members of one's new party.Rate it:

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crown jewelsA part of a company sought by another in a hostile takeover.Rate it:

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cry someone a riverTo try to obtain the sympathy of another person by complaining or sniveling.Rate it:

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cry someone a riverTo weep profusely or excessively in the presence of another person.Rate it:

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culpable homicideCriminal negligence causing the unlawful death of a human being.(Can we verify this sense?) (Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.(Can we verify this sense?) (Scotland, law) Manslaughter.(Can we verify this sense?) (South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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culpable homicide(South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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culpable homicide(South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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dead ringerSomeone or something that very closely resembles another; someone or something easily mistaken for another.Rate it:

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deadweightThe largest weight of cargo a ship is able to carry; i.e, the weight of a ship when fully loaded minus its weight when empty.Rate it:

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deep-sixTo throw something overboard from a ship.Rate it:

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does macy's tell gimbel's(US, dated, colloquial, rhetorical question) A rhetorical question with the implied answer being that competitors do not share business secrets with one another.Rate it:

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don't be chicken!An exhortation to another; Don't be cowardly, afraid to venture forth, gutless, afraid of the strange or unknown!Rate it:

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don't think twice!In general; A strongly worded. forcefully delivered non-military admonishment to another individual of equal or unequal rank for immediate unquestionable immediate physical action, acceptance of proposal, signature of instant acceptance, 'second the motion'! 'jump the gap', 'sever the line', 'jump overboard'!, "BAIL-OUT!",Rate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.Rate it:

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double-upRequirement to sleep with another individual because of lack of sleeping accomodations.Rate it:

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ears are burningBeing the topic of discussion in another place; or sensing that this is happening.Rate it:

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eat shitAn expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.Rate it:

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engine roomA compartment on a ship in which the engine machinery is located.Rate it:

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extra pair of handsThe assistance of another person.Rate it:

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factor spaceA space obtained from another by identification of points that are equivalent to one another in some equivalence relation.Rate it:

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feed intoTo be a tributary of another river or waterway.Rate it:

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fish or cut baitTo choose between taking action now, or forgoing the opportunity and putting that energy into another endeavor; to decide.Rate it:

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flap one's gumsTo speak idly; to talk without effect.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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