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double entendreA phrase that has two meanings, especially where one is innocent and literal, the other risqué, bawdy, or ironic; an innuendo..Rate it:

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double tapA tactical shooting technique of pulling the trigger of a weapon twice in quick succession to deliver two shots to the same target zone.Rate it:

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double whammya twofold blow or setback; a series of two events that cause adverse effectsRate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).Rate it:

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drinking ageA two and an ace as a starting hand in Texas hold 'emRate it:

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dyed-in-the-woolFirmly established in a person's beliefs or habits; deeply ingrained in the nature of a person or thing.Rate it:

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embarrassment of richesAn abundance or overabundance of something; too much of a good thing.Rate it:

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eternal triangleA relationship involving three persons (usually two women and one man or two men and one woman) among whom there are conflicting and competing attachments of a romantic or emotional nature.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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eye catchingTwo words which may have evolved from the marketing and advertising entities, The phrase says and sees it all, appeals only to the sighted.Rate it:

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eye sexA lustful or sexually-charged glance exchanged between two people.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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first loveThe thing, place, or activity of which one is fondest; one's most fundamental interest or attachment.Rate it:

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fit outTo provide a thing, a group, a person or oneself with requisites; to kit out.Rate it:

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for a startfor one thing; as one rebutting factor among manyRate it:

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fork offto diverge into two or more separate paths.Rate it:

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full-blownThe Whole Enchilada, 'Whole Thing', 'Fully Explained', 'Whole StoryRate it:

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German virginThe name of a poker hand in the game of Texas hold 'em, when a player is dealt two nine cards.Rate it:

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German wheelAn apparatus made up of two large, usually steel rings joined together by a set of parallel steel bars.Rate it:

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give backTo return, restore (a thing to its original owner or location etc.).Rate it:

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go for brokeTo try everything possible or do last thing possible in a final attempt.Rate it:

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go halvesTo divide equally between two parties.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two things, to be closely related or to go together well; see hand in hand.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two people, to hold hands.Rate it:

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go round in circlesTo repeatedly do the same thing; without making any progress.Rate it:

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go the way of the dodoTo go extinct or become obsolete; to fall out of common use or practice; to go out of the firsthand market; to become a thing of the past.Rate it:

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go togetherOf two people, to be in a relationshipRate it:

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go togetherOf two people, to accompany each other (e.g. to an event).Rate it:

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go togetherOf two or more things, to correspond or fit wellRate it:

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gold coinA one-dollar or two-dollar coin.Rate it:

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golden ticketA qualification, person or thing that can provide lucrative opportunities.Rate it:

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gong showAn event that was a disaster, often in a way that is fun or memorable. (e.g. "Last night, we all went drinking, and the whole thing turned into a total gong show.") Or, an initially serious event that went completely out of control (e.g. "That biology class was a gong show")Rate it:

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great minds think alikeUsed to emphasize a coincidence, or two people reaching the same conclusion in any manner at the same time.Rate it:

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grey areaA topic that is not clearly one thing or the other.Rate it:

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grey areaAn area intermediate between two mutually exclusive states or categories where the border between the two is fuzzy.Rate it:

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happy mediumA balanced position between two opposite extremes.Rate it:

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hardenTo become or make a thing resistant or less sensitive.Rate it:

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have it both waysTo have two things which are mutually incompatible.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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heads or tailsThe practice of flipping a coin in the air, to choose between two alternatives based on which side lands face up.Rate it:

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heart and soulThe core of a thing; the most essential or important part.Rate it:

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here be dragonsA place/thing that has not yet been ventured; unfamiliar territoryRate it:

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high impactThe striking of one thing against another at a high altitude.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo remain neutral by attempting to placate two factions or both sides of a controversy.Rate it:

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horse's assA thing or person which is visually unappealing.Rate it:

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hot messRefers to a person, thing, or situation in such a state of disarray or disapproval by peers, often in reference to physical appearance, perceived to be disastrously embarrassing, pitiful, or beyond repair.Rate it:

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hot shitAn exceptionally impressive person or thingRate it:

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if the shoe fitsIf it has all of the characteristics of a thing, it probably is that thing.Rate it:

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in the crosshairsTargeted at the point of intersection of the two perpendicular lines in a gunsight or scope.Rate it:

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