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in vino veritasdrunken folks speak truth, one tells the truth under the influence of alcoholRate it:

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in your dreamsUsed to express the speaker's skepticism about another's preceding statement about a desired or assumed state of affairs.Rate it:

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it figuresUsed to indicate that a preceding event or statement by another is an unsurprising accompaniment of known facts and circumstances.Rate it:

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jet settingThe actions of the jet set; travelling from one fashionable location to another by jet.Rate it:

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jet-settingThe actions of the jet set; travelling from one fashionable location to another by jet.Rate it:

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jumpTo employ a move in certain board games where one game piece is moved from one legal position to another passing over the position of another piece.Rate it:

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jump to my tunejump to my tune', means 'Go Along With Another's Ideas, Program, Schedule, Agenda, 'Cooperate Fully With My Methodology, My Way Of Doing Things:Rate it:

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keep paceTo progress at the same rate as another; to keep upRate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.Rate it:

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lay an eggThe act or performance which is substandard in one's capability. An act or performance which is substandard or below the typical level of one's usual production or output: An act, production or presentation of a noxious, negative, repulsive, boorish nature:Rate it:

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let bygones be bygonesTo ignore or disregard a past offense (when dealing with another individual).Rate it:

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libel chillUneasiness or unwillingness to speak publicly or to write about a matter, as a result of the threat or suggestion of legal action should one do so.Rate it:

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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:

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look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:

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loose cannonA cannon that breaks loose during battle or a storm and causes serious damage to the ship and its crew.Rate it:

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lose groundto become closer to another traveling the same course.Rate it:

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lying through your teethA repulsive, indictment and accusation as to someone's statements or assertions. It smacks of a strong objection to the veracity of verbiage of another. Usage will enhance degradation and destroy any amicability.Rate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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man the fortTo take care of a place or situation in another's absence.Rate it:

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man upHis station, prepared for departure of an aircraft, ship, etc.Rate it:

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manoeuvre the apostlesTo rob Peter to pay Paul; that is, to borrow money of one man to pay another.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea ship found empty of all people, in good condition, seemingly abandoned on the high seasRate it:

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Mary Celestea ghost shipRate it:

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mother lodeA large or rich vein of gold or of another precious mineral from which other branches extend.Rate it:

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mutual admiration societyA group of two or more people, in a workplace or other social environment, who routinely express considerable esteem and support for one another, sometimes to the point of exaggeration or pretense.Rate it:

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not to mentionUsed by the speaker to mention another important point; an apophasis.Rate it:

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on the flySpontaneously or extemporaneously; done as one goes, or during another activity.Rate it:

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on the other handAnother viewpoint, another ReasonRate it:

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on the other handFrom another point of view.Rate it:

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open one's big mouthTo speak about things, when it would be better to stay silent.Rate it:

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opposite numberA person who holds a position in an organization that corresponds to that held by another person in an other organization; a counterpart.Rate it:

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outshoutTo shout louder or for longer than another.Rate it:

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pale rider"The Pale Rider"; another name for Death, "The Grim Reaper", "the angel of death"; and one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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pass the buckTo transfer responsibility or blame from oneself onto another; to absolve oneself of concern for a given matter by claiming to lack authority or jurisdiction.Rate it:

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penny for your thoughtsUsed to inquire into the thoughts and feelings of another, especially when the person appears pensive or conflicted.Rate it:

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pinch-hitTo bat in place of another player.Rate it:

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pinch-hitTo do something in the place of another person who is not able to perform or is less skilled; to substitute or stand in for somebody.Rate it:

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plead the fifthTo refuse to answer a question, or refuse to speak, especially when the response would reflect badly on the speaker.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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pull a fast onePlay a trick upon another. Tell a joke about another, surprise another with swiftness, delude another, lead another astray.Rate it:

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pull the other legIn imperative/precative form, used to imply that the speaker does not accept or believe what another has just said.Rate it:

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put downTo express deprecating, demeaning, critical, insulting remarks to another; expressions; 'put downs'.Rate it:

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put one's cards on the tableTo reveal one's true intentions, beliefs, feelings, or other previously concealed facts about one's situation; to speak frankly.Rate it:

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put oneself acrossTo explain one's ideas and opinions clearly so that another person can understand them and get a picture of your personality.Rate it:

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put out a fireTo address a problem, especially an unexpected one caused by the incompetence, negligence, or misconduct of another person.Rate it:

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putty in someone's handsOne who is readily manipulated or controlled by another person.Rate it:

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quick-fireHaving one thing coming rapidly after another.Rate it:

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rain checkIn social interactions, a polite way to turn down an invitation, with the implication one is simply postponing it and that another time would be acceptable.Rate it:

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red rideranother name for "War", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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road to damascusThat was my Road to Damascus moment. They played one hit after another and this is the song I remember most clearly.Rate it:

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