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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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turkey shootA situation in which numerous weapons are discharged against prey, opponents, or victims who have little ability to protect or defend themselves.Rate it:

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under lock and keyImprisoned with little or no chance of escape.Rate it:

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whistle in the darkTo speak of something despite having little knowledge of it.Rate it:

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whistle past the graveyardTo enter a situation with little or no understanding of the possible consequences.Rate it:

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wine tosserA person who talks a great deal about wine but actually knows very little.Rate it:

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wing itTo improvise; to make things up or figure things out as one goes; or to perform with little or no preparation.Rate it:

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winter ratAn old, unattractive automobile, purchased for little money, to be driven during brutal Great Lakes winters while the owner's "good" car remains garaged and protected from corrosive road salt for the season.Rate it:

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wolf in sheep's clothingGrammar school stories told of the Wily wolf wearing a sheepskin costume as he stealthily circles the grazing sheep seeking to snatch a helpless little lamb in his sharp-toothed and drooling vicious jaws!Rate it:

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you can't make a silk purse of a sow's earIt is not possible to produce something refined, admirable, or valuable from something which is unrefined, unpleasant, or of little or no value.Rate it:

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