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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ship of similar qualities to the Flying Dutchman.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ghost ship.Rate it:

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forbidden fruitIllicit pleasure; something that one should not take or get involved with, such as an another person's spouse.Rate it:

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freedom of speechThe right of citizens to speak, or otherwise communicate, without fear of harm or prosecution.Rate it:

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fresh out ofOf someone who has recently left one stage of life to begin another.Rate it:

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from pillar to postTo another; hither and thither, to and fro.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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gain groundto become farther from another traveling the same course.Rate it:

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gender benderA person who dresses in the clothes of another sex, or in clothes which make their gender identity ambiguous.Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo speak or write in a manner in which one makes points out of logical or chronological sequence.Rate it:

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get the drop onTo point one's firearm at another person, thereby gaining dominance over a situation.Rate it:

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get the drop onTo obtain an advantage over another person, by acting before that person.Rate it:

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get wetTo come into contact with water or another liquid.Rate it:

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give headTo perform oral sex on another person.Rate it:

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give overTo entrust something to another.Rate it:

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give somebody what-forTo admonish or berate; to speak angrily at somebody.Rate it:

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give someone a piece of one's mindTo express one's opinion strongly; to voice one's disagreement or dissatisfaction, especially with another person; to scold or rebuke someone.Rate it:

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give someone what-forTo admonish or berate; to speak angrily at somebody.Rate it:

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go aboutTo change from one tack to another.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo fall or to go overboard; to be cast over the side of a ship.Rate it:

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go over someone's headTo take up an issue with another person's boss or other superior rather than beginning or continuing to deal with the original person.Rate it:

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golden showerThe act of a person urinating on another, usually for sexual stimulation of one or both persons.Rate it:

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good old boyA male friend or chum, especially a schoolmate; a man with an established network of friends who assist one another in social and business situations; a decent, dependable fellow.Rate it:

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hang on every wordTo be completely attentive to what another person is saying.Rate it:

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hang togetherTo remain united; to stand by one another.Rate it:

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hatchet manSomeone who carries out brutal and unpleasant duties on behalf of another, such as firing dead wood employees.Rate it:

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have a wordTo speak to someone in private, often with a negative implication.Rate it:

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have a word withTo talk or speak with.Rate it:

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have the floorTo have permission or time to speak, especially in a formal situation.Rate it:

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have wordsTo speak sternly, angrily, or in an argumentative manner to.Rate it:

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he is always going off at a tangentHe always changes from a topic to another irrelevant oneRate it:

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here and thereIn one place and another.Rate it:

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high impactThe striking of one thing against another at a high altitude.Rate it:

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hit someone for sixTo hit another person very hard.Rate it:

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hit the deckAnnouncement to ship's personnel via P.A. system to arise and leave sleeping quarters.Rate it:

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hoist by one's own petardTo be hurt, or destroyed by one's own plot or device, of one's own doing which one intended for another; to be "blown up by one's own bomb".Rate it:

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hold a candleTo compare; to be even remotely of the same quality, skill, etc. as another.Rate it:

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hold the fortTo assume responsibility, especially in another’s absence..Rate it:

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hop to it!A welcome to someone's verve and their confidence. Suggest to another to go after it.Rate it:

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horses for coursesA person suited for one job may not be suited for another job, regardless of their expertise in the former job.Rate it:

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I see what you did thereAn expression used to point out that another person's joke has been understood, either to praise its cleverness or to clearly communicate a lack of amusement at it.Rate it:

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I take itUsed to indicate one's rendering of another's action.Rate it:

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I wouldUsed to denote that a speaker finds another sexually attractive.Rate it:

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if pigs had wings they would fly(colloquial) Expresses speakers skepticism toward a hypothetical argument by another.Rate it:

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imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.Actually doing what another does is the greatest compliment.Rate it:

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in controlWhen one is controlling a machine, or a situation, or an activity. Similar to in charge, but one person can be officially in charge, while another person is, in fact, in control.Rate it:

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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.Rate it:

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