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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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rob peter to pay paulTo solve a problem in a way that makes another problem worse.Rate it:

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royal bumpsA ritual of two or more persons holding another person by the arms and legs, face up, while bumping them repeatedly on the floor. In modern times it is a lighthearted affair, generally performed only on a young person's birthday with the number of bumps corresponding to the person's age in years. Historically it was a hazing.Rate it:

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rub it inTo add insult to injury; to emphasize one's strengths or another's weaknesses in a manner that degrades another.Rate it:

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rub up againstTo touch another person with one's body in a sexually stimulating manner.Rate it:

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run rings aroundTo demonstrate superiority, or greater skill than another person, team or group of people.Rate it:

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saddleA block of wood, usually fastened to one spar and shaped to receive the end of another.Rate it:

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scream loudestTo complain or speak up with more intensity than others, especially in relation to a trivial matter.Rate it:

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sea legsAbility to travel by ship without becoming seasick.Rate it:

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sea legsThe ability, when walking aboard ship, to anticipate the motion of the deck so as to walk steadily without losing balance.Rate it:

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shift gearsTo change the gear by which motion is transmitted from a powered shaft to another shaft, especially in a motor vehicle.Rate it:

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ships that pass in the nightTwo or more people who encounter one another in a transitory, incidental manner and whose relationship is without lasting significance; two or more people who almost encounter one another, but do not do so.Rate it:

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shoulder to cry onSomeone offering emotional support to another in distress.Rate it:

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skeleton crewThe minimum number of personnel needed to operate and maintain an item at its most simple operating requirements, such as a ship or business, during an emergency or shut down, and at the same time, to keep vital functions operating.Rate it:

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sleep togetherTo be intimate with another person in the same bed.Rate it:

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soft touchA person or group which is sympathetic, accommodating, easily overcome, or easily persuaded, especially one which loans or readily gives money to another.Rate it:

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spit it outTo overcome reluctance to say something particular or to speak in general.Rate it:

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spit nailsTo speak or sputter in a very angry manner.Rate it:

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stalking horseA candidate put forward to serve a hidden, ulterior purpose in a political campaign, such as testing the field for another potential candidate by gauging voter sentiment or covertly helping another candidate by attracting voters away from a third candidate.Rate it:

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stand in someone's shoesTo see from another's point of view; to feel what another feels.Rate it:

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standard fareThe usual price for travel by air, rail, or another means of transport.Rate it:

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stem the roseTo have anal sex; to insert one's penis (stem) into another's anus (rose).Rate it:

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stem to sternStem is the main upright timber at the bow of a ship (front) & stern is the rear part of a ship or boat (back) Means entirely or beginning to end.Rate it:

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stick one's neck outGamble or venture when odds for success are slim! Step-up, speak up, while still a novitiate, inexperienced and possessing no 'savvy' in a particular venture.Rate it:

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stick one's nose inTo be nosy; to meddle or interfere in the affairs of another.Rate it:

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sum of its partsA concept in holism. Related to the idea that the total effectiveness of a group of things each interacting with one another is different or greater than their effectiveness when acting in isolation from one another.Rate it:

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take a bulletTo purposely receive a gunshot that was intended for another.Rate it:

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take a leaf out of someone's bookTo adopt an idea or practice of another person.Rate it:

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take abackOf a ship: to catch it with the sails aback suddenly.Rate it:

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take the rapTo be blamed or punished for something, especially for the actions of another.Rate it:

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take up the cudgel forTo make a defense for in lieu of another person.Rate it:

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talk a mile a minuteTo speak quickly or excessively.Rate it:

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talk downTo speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.Rate it:

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talk downTo speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.Rate it:

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talk of the devilAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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talk out one's assTo speak authoritatively on a subject which one actually knows little about; to exaggerate.Rate it:

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talk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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talk the talkSpeak like an expert, claim to be knowledgeable about something.Rate it:

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talk through one's hatTo speak lacking expertise, authority, or knowledge; to invent or fabricate facts.Rate it:

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team up withTo associate with another in a joint enterprise.Rate it:

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telephone tagA situation in which a person unsuccessfully attempts to contact another person by telephone and leaves a message instead, and in which the second person then unsuccessfully attempts to return the initial call and leaves a message for the first person, and so on as if the two are playing a game of tag in which the most recent person to have been left with a message is now designated as "it" (i.e. as the player now obliged to chase the other and to attempt anew to make contact).Rate it:

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tell it like it isTo speak frankly, to convey all and only the truth of a situation.Rate it:

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tell offTo speak to someone rudely, disrespectfully or angrily; to berate; to unleash one's fury verbally towards someone.Rate it:

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tell the truthTo speak frankly.Rate it:

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the flying dutchmanlegendary ghost shipRate it:

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then againFrom another point of view; on the other hand; on second thought.Rate it:

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