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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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suck my cockAn expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.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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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.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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third personA form of narrative writing using verbs in the third person in order to give the impression that the action is happening to another person.Rate it:

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timing is everythingConsideration of other events can greatly influence some desired outcome (such as an audience laughing to a comedian's joke).Telling the old joke about a butt-crack was not a good idea, just as the plumber arrived, Bob.You know what they say: "timing is everything." I'm sure we can find another plumber before the house floods.Rate it:

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to say nothing ofused by the speaker to mention another important, usually related, point; an apophasisRate it:

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