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talk downTo speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.Rate it:

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talk downTo speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.Rate it:

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throttle downreduce the pace or speedRate it:

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throw downAdmirably or forcefully.Rate it:

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throw down the gauntletTo issue a challenge.Rate it:

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tipping it downRaining heavily.Rate it:

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tone downTo make a television program, piece of writing, etc. less offensive and so more suitable for a family audience.Rate it:

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turn downTo refuse, decline, or deny.Rate it:

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turn downTo reduce the amount of something by means of a control, such as the volume, heat, or light.Rate it:

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turn downTo reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.Rate it:

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turn upside downTo flip over; to rotate top to bottom.Rate it:

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turn upside downTo thoroughly examine.Rate it:

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up and downupward and downward, alternatelyRate it:

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up and downalternately forwards and backwards along a pathRate it:

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up and downVertical; perpendicular; said of the cable when the anchor is under, or nearly under, the hawse hole, and the cable is taut.Rate it:

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up hill and down daleHere and there; everywhere.Rate it:

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vote downBy a majority vote.Rate it:

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walk down the aisleto get marriedRate it:

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warm downGentle excercise at the end of a training session before cooling off.Rate it:

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wash downTo help to swallow by drinking a liquid, after eating something, or taking a pill.Rate it:

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wash downTo wash something completely from top to bottom.Rate it:

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water downTo dilute; to add water.Rate it:

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water downTo make weaker.Rate it:

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water downTo simplify or oversimplify; to make easier; to make less difficult.Rate it:

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watered-downDiluted; containing extra water.Rate it:

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watered-downWeakened or simplified.Rate it:

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wear downTo cause physical or mental fatigue.Rate it:

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wear downTo have one's long hair styled in a free, low-hanging, unencumbered style; i.e., not in an up-do or ponytail.Rate it:

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weigh downTo act as a ballast for.Rate it:

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weigh downTo be too much for someone to cope with.Rate it:

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when the chips are downA difficult situation in which you are forced to decide what is important to you.Rate it:

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when the chips are downWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is urgent or critical.Rate it:

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wind downLower by winding something.Rate it:

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wind downTo slow; to become calmer or less busy.Rate it:

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wind downRelax; get rid of stress.Rate it:

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write downDown in writing; to record something.Rate it:

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write downIn a simple or condescending style.Rate it:

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write downTo make a downward adjustment in the value of an asset.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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at heartIn spirit; according to one's beliefs, views or feelings; deep down, really, fundamentally.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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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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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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home in onTo focus or narrow down to something; to find or draw closer, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.Rate it:

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take a pewTo take a seat; to sit down.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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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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blow overTo pass naturally; to go away; to settle or calm down.Rate it:

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easy does itRelax; do something gently, lightly or carefully; slow down; calm down.Rate it:

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