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let slideTo allow the condition of something to deteriorate due to negligence or apathy.Rate it:

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let slipallow to escapeRate it:

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let slipTo divulge a secret, as by accident or mistake.Rate it:

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let somebody downTo fail somebody; to disappoint or to fail to uphold a commitment.Rate it:

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let somebody in onTo disclose; to tell somebody a secret or share privileged information.Rate it:

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let someone down gentlyTo reject or refuse someone in a way that avoids causing hurt or disappointment.Rate it:

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let someone have itTo attack someone with great force.Rate it:

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let someone have itTo verbally assail someone.Rate it:

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let someone in onTo disclose information to someone; to tell somebody a secret or share privileged information.Rate it:

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let the cat out of the bagA figure of speech relative to someone revealing an important event or secret to the world thereby spoiling the entire thrust of a surprise.Rate it:

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let the cat out of the bagTo disclose a secret; to let a secret be known, often inadvertently.Rate it:

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let the chips fall where they mayTo allow events to unfold naturally; to accept what occurs without prejudice, worry, or regret.Rate it:

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let the grass grow under one's feetTo be idle; to fail to make progress.Rate it:

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let the perfect be the enemy of the goodTo insist on the total realization of a goal and reject any compromise, thereby decreasing the chance of achieving even a part of that goal.Rate it:

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let there be lightUsed as a metaphor for the spread of wisdomRate it:

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let there be lightUsed other than as an idiom: see let, there, be, light.Rate it:

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let there be no reprisals, said the widow of the murdered manThe widow urged/begged that there should be no reprisals.Here the speaker could be ordering, advising, urging or begging (let there be) .Rate it:

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let upslackenRate it:

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let's not and say we didIndicates that the speaker does not agree with a proposed action of a group, and does not wish to participate.Rate it:

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let's rollUsed to suggest that an action should begin.Rate it:

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let-downA disappointment or anticlimax.Rate it:

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live and let liveTo be tolerant; to enjoy the pleasures and opportunities which life offers and to allow others to do the same.Rate it:

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spill the beans / let the cat out of the bagTo let out a secretRate it:

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take the cash and let the credit goExploit and enjoy the opportunities and pleasures available here and now and do not invest effort pursuing prospective future gratifications.Rate it:

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to not let any grass grow under one's feetto be always active and never delay in taking an actionRate it:

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best-kept secretA significant fact or characteristic that is not well-known.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

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come along!Join me, move forward, let's stay together.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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from a mile awayWell in advance.Rate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.Rate it:

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good as goldwell behavedRate it:

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hold this lUsed to make fun of someone when they say/do something stupid; they take a "L" or a "Loss"Rate it:

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in silicoalluding to the mass use of silicon for semiconductor computer chips, is an expression used to mean "performed on computer or via computer simulation."Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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on boardIt's a good idea, but let's see if we can get a few more of the management team on board.Rate it:

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power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutelyThe corrupting influence of power is total when one's power is total.Lord Acton see: WikiquoteRate it:

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razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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keep upTo ensure that one remains well-informed about something.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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kiss my gritsA nice way of saying "eff you." Its a spin on the phrase "kiss my a**", written into a TV show from the 80s called "Alice". The saying was usually preceded by the name "Mel" who was the owner of the diner where Flo, the waitress who made the saying famous, worked.Rate it:

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the road to hell is paved with good intentionswell-intended acts can lead to disasterRate it:

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with flying colorsExtremely well; in an exceptional, noteworthy, or extraordinary manner.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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went to the windsbecame well knownRate it:

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as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agileRate it:

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cast offTo let go a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc so that she may proceed.Rate it:

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