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think backTo think about a time or experience; to recall.Rate it:

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those who can't use their head must use their backif you do not think, you will take the consequencesRate it:

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throw backto throw something backRate it:

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throw backto hinder the development of somethingRate it:

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throw backto revert to an earlier stage of developmentRate it:

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tie backTo tie or fasten behind.Rate it:

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tip backTo drink a beverage, especially alcoholic and in large amounts.Rate it:

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tip backTo open such a beverage.Rate it:

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to hell and backTo live through an extremely unpleasant, difficult, or painful experience.Rate it:

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to the moon and backImmensely.Rate it:

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turn backTo backtrack.Rate it:

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turn backTo fold something back; to fold down.Rate it:

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turn backNo turn a dial anticlockwise or adjust a clock or other meter to an earlier time or reading.Rate it:

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turn backTo refuse to allow someone to pass a border or enter a place.Rate it:

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turn back the clockTo return to a previous state.Rate it:

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turn one's backTo forsake, to abandon; to ignore.Rate it:

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walk backUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, back.Rate it:

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walk backTo withdraw or back-pedal on a statement or promise; retract.Rate it:

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wash my back, i'll wash your'sYou assist ME, Ill Assist YOURate it:

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way back whenA time in the distant past.Rate it:

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welcome backSaid to someone coming back to somewhere they have been before.Rate it:

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win backto win money that has been lost.Rate it:

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win backTo regain favour (with)Rate it:

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win backTo get (someone) to be one's partner, after having been apart.Rate it:

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wind at one's backForward momentum; a boost in one's prospects for success due to favorable events or circumstances.Rate it:

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wind backTo wind a tape, cassette, or film, etc towards the beginning; to rewind.Rate it:

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wind back the clockFiguratively to return in time to an earlier period of history.Rate it:

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woo backTo gain somebody back by wooing him or her.Rate it:

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you scratch my back and i'll scratch yoursIf you do me a favor then I will do you a favor; quid pro quo.Rate it:

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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:

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year dotA very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.Rate it:

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dummy outFrom a video game in the process of localizing that game from a foreign country.Rate it:

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e pluribus unumA national motto of the United States of America, meaning "From many, one", or "out of many, one", referring to the integration of 13 independent colonies into one country, and that has taken an additional meaning, giving the pluralistic nature of American society from immigration.Rate it:

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hackles risingAn emotional or mental reaction to an irritable situation or person which causes a physical response to ones patience and/or the hair on the back of the one's neck.Rate it:

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to and froTo go back and forth; to alternate.Rate it:

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knock upTo gently hit the ball back and forth before a tennis match, as practice or warm-up, and to gauge the state of the playing surface, lighting, etc. See knock-up.Rate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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pack upTo put back together.Rate it:

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square upTo pay back money that is owed.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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come out swingingTo display spunk and strength of character, especially when rising above or when fighting back against trouble or adversity.Rate it:

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native soilThe country or geographical region where one was born or which one considers to be one's true homeland.Rate it:

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tooth and nailViciously; with all one’s strength or power; without holding back..Rate it:

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adopt outTo send a son or daughter away to live in another country..Rate it:

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AFFORDABLE UTILITY VEHICLEHatch back (two box) vehicle with 'utility vehicle' appearance/some features; 'donut tires', e.g. Ford Ecosport. Who Sez?Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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as I was sayingUsed to refer back to a previous statement in a discourseRate it:

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