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up one's alleyMatching a person's interests or abilities well.Rate it:

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up someone's alleyMatching a person's interests or abilities well.Rate it:

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walk all overTo dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.Rate it:

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walk on eggshellsTo be overly careful in dealing with a person or situation because they get angry or offended very easily; to try very hard not to upset someone or something.Rate it:

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walked out onTo abandoned; to desertRate it:

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walked out onTo abandoned; to desertRate it:

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walked out onTo abandoned; to desertRate it:

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warts and allOf or pertaining to a description or other depiction which reveals the full range of characteristics of a person or thing, including the shortcomings and imperfections.Rate it:

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weak sisterA person or thing which is the least robust or least dependable member of a group.Rate it:

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weak sisterA person who is cowardly or indecisive.Rate it:

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weekend warriorA person who indulges in a sport or pastime on an infrequent basis, usually on weekends when work commitments are not present.Rate it:

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weigh upTo assess a person or situation.Rate it:

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welfare CadillacThe case of a person or group receiving public benefits, although the benefits are not actually needed by the recipient or are obtained by fraud.Rate it:

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well metGreeted by a person of high respect or social status.Rate it:

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wet blanketA person who takes the fun out of a situation or activity, as by pessimism, demands, dullness, etc.Rate it:

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wet dreamAn exciting fantasy; a very appealing, ideal thing, person, or state-of-affairs.Rate it:

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wet planketA wet planket is a person who daunt othersRate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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what's newThe latest developments in a particular situation or a person's life.Rate it:

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what's newAn informal greeting asking the other person what has recently happened in their lives. A typical response might be, "Not much, you?". At times the greeting may not be literal and might just be used as a synonym for hello or what's up.Rate it:

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what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the ganderIf something is acceptable for one person, it is acceptable for another.Rate it:

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whisk awayTo take (a person) on a surprise romantic journey.Rate it:

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whisk offTo take (a person) on a surprise romantic journey.Rate it:

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whisper campaignA method of persuasion in which damaging rumors or innuendo are deliberately spread concerning a person or other target, while the source of the rumors tries to avoid detection.Rate it:

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white sheepa conformist; an unusual or conventional personRate it:

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white sheepa disliked person; one who is disfavoredRate it:

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white trashA poorly educated white person with low moral and social standards and low social status.Rate it:

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who's 'she', the cat's mother%3fA rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to their mother, or any other woman in the third person, instead of using a properly respectful title or their name when appropriate.Rate it:

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who's 'she', the cat's mother?A rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to their mother, or any other woman in the third person, instead of using a properly respectful title or their name when appropriate.Rate it:

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who's whoA person appearing in a Who's Who publication.Rate it:

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who's whoA celebrity or famous person, someone likely to be in such a publication.Rate it:

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wide berthA considerable or comfortable distance from a person or object, especially for safety or deliberate avoidance.Rate it:

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willful ignoranceA bad faith decision to avoid becoming informed about something so as to avoid having to make undesirable decisions that such information might prompt. It may also be shown as for a person to have no clue in a decision but still goes ahead in their decision.Rate it:

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wine tosserA person who buys wine, but does not drink it.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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withused as a connective, to indicate that your with another person, or can be used to connect two wordsRate it:

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wouldn't say boo to a gooseDescribing a quiet, exceptionally shy person.Rate it:

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yellow dogAn item or person of low value.Rate it:

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yes-manA person of unquestioning obedience.Rate it:

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you knowExpression used to imply meaning, rather than say it, such as when a person is embarrassed.Rate it:

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you make the bed you lie inA person's circumstances are normally the result of his or her own actions.Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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young fogeyYoung and over-conservative person.Rate it:

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young TurkA young person who agitates for political or other reform; a young person with a rebellious disposition.Rate it:

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