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give headTo perform oral sex on another person.Rate it:

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give outto utter, publish; to announce, proclaim, report. to give (it) out: to profess, give it to be believed that. also, to give (a person) out to be (so and so)(transtive) To announce (a hymn) to be sung; to read out (the words) for the congregation to singRate it:

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give someone a piece of one's mindTo express one's opinion strongly; to voice one's disagreement or dissatisfaction, especially with another person; to scold or rebuke someone.Rate it:

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give someone the chairTo execute a person by means of the electric chair.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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go jump in the lakeUsed to tell a person that to go away, or that their request will not be met.Rate it:

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go off at scoreOf a horse, to break suddenly into a gallop; of a person, suddenly to say or do something impetuous.Rate it:

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go over someone's headTo take up an issue with another person's boss or other superior rather than beginning or continuing to deal with the original person.Rate it:

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go snakeTo approach, attack or accost a person, situation or environment in an extremely violent and unrestrained manner, often with no thought about consequences.Rate it:

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go straightTo discontinue engaging in criminal acts; to become a law-abiding person.Rate it:

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go to someone's headTo strongly affect a person, especially to the detriment of their senses or mental faculties.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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going at itthird-person singular simple present indicative form of go at itRate it:

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golden showerThe act of a person urinating on another, usually for sexual stimulation of one or both persons.Rate it:

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

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good drunkA person who is cheerful and companionable when intoxicated, retaining reasonable control of his or her mental and emotional faculties.Rate it:

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good eggA good person, someone to be trusted; a friend.Rate it:

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grammar NaziA person who habitually corrects or criticizes the language usage of others.Rate it:

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grand poobahA person who is important or high-ranking.Rate it:

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gravitationally challengedOf a person, fat.Rate it:

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gravitationally challengedOf a person, having a poor sense of balance; subject to intervals of dizziness.Rate it:

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grease paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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grease someone's palmTo bribe a person.Rate it:

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green thumbA person with this skill.Rate it:

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grey matterBrains; a person's ability to think.Rate it:

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gym bunnyA person who spends a large amount of time working out at a gym and who may be obsessed with improving his or her physique. Often said of a gay man, but also said of women and heterosexual men.Rate it:

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hammer homeUntil or so that a person or group of people understands it.Rate it:

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handsome is as handsome doesA person's good actions, rather than his outward appeal, define his handsomeness in the eyes of others.Rate it:

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hang on every wordTo be completely attentive to what another person is saying.Rate it:

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hard nut to crackA situation, person, group, etc. which is difficult to overcome or deal with.Rate it:

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has-beenA formerly popular or influential person whose popularity or effectiveness has peaked and is now in decline. Typically said of professionals or celebrities whose primary success is behind them.Rate it:

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have a green thumbA person with a green thumb, a natural skill for gardening.Rate it:

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have one's ducks in a rowTo be organized; to have one's affairs in order; specifically, to have a multi-person effort coordinated towards the exact same goal.Rate it:

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have someone's numberTo understand a person's character, capabilities, or situation.Rate it:

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he who smelt it dealt it(colloquial, originally) A person who calls attention to or complains about a fart is likely trying to pretend it wasn't his or her own.(colloquial, by extension) Used to suggest that a person calling attention to or complaining about a given problem may in fact be the source of the problem.Rate it:

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head honchoThe person in charge; the highest-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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head-the-balla stupid person; a nutcaseRate it:

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heavy hitterA person of considerable importance who is a major decision maker or capable achiever; an especially significant organization or an especially functional object.Rate it:

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hide nor hairA trace, indication, or evidence, especially of a person.Rate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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high as a kiteA person's internal condition of jubilation, enthusiasm, expectation, apprehension, obvious to others from the person's body language, verbal expressions, demeanor.Rate it:

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highflierA person who or a type of aircraft that flies at high elevations.Rate it:

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highflierAn ambitious person, especially one who takes risks or has an extravagant lifestyle.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed as an armed guard, enforcer, or mercenary and who is prepared to use gunplay or similar violent methods in order to assert the interests of his or her employer.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed to advance the interests of his or her employer, especially in a vigorous manner using such methods as political lobbying, legal advocacy, or persuasion.Rate it:

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historical figureA fictional or fabricated person who was was given historical importance in legends and myth.Rate it:

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historical figureA person who lived long ago, usually of some historical note or importance.Rate it:

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hit someone for sixTo hit another person very hard.Rate it:

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hit the rockTo make a gesture to show celebration, friendship, or to be part of a secret handshake by one person raising their fist so the fist is pointing at the person and the other person lightly punches the fist.Rate it:

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hold somebody's handTo grasp or hold a person's hand.Rate it:

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