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3-on-the-treeOn an automobile (especially those produced from 1939 through the mid-1970s), a three-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted on the steering column.Rate it:

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acquired tasteA taste which is not natural or innate, but which has developed through habit or learning.Rate it:

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act outTo express one's feelings through disruptive actions.Rate it:

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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.Rate it:

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attention whoreTo seek attention through inappropriate means or to an excessive degree.Rate it:

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attention whoreAn individual that routinely solicits attention through inappropriate tactics and provocationRate it:

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baptism by fireA change in initial attitude or ideals through a traumatic situation.Rate it:

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baptism by fireA rite of passage through the survival or success of a crisis.Rate it:

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big upTo increase one's muscle mass through exercise.Rate it:

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bite of the reality sandwichA wake-up call, a reality check.Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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blot one's copy bookTo damage one's own reputation through bad behavior.Rate it:

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break inNew function more naturally through use or wear.Rate it:

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break throughUsed other than as an idiom: see break, through.Rate it:

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break throughTo gain popularity.Rate it:

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break throughTo penetrate the defence of the opposition.Rate it:

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break windTo flatulate; fart; to expel gases generated during digestion through the anus.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.Rate it:

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by the grace of the almightyThrough the kindness of the AlmightyRate it:

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camel through the eye of a needleHyperbole to illustrate that something is almost impossible to do or to happen.Rate it:

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carry onTo take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it.Rate it:

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carry throughTo manage to execute; to perform successfully, all the way to the end.Rate it:

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cat and mouse gameTwo individuals and/or groups repeatedly keeping check on each other in a suspicious or self-protective way, often with the goal of one or both parties trying to gain a malicious advantage over the other.Rate it:

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check inTo announce or record one's arrival at a hotel, airport etc.Rate it:

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check is in the mailA common excuse used by debtors to put off creditors.Rate it:

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check offto remove something from a list, by crossing it or otherwiseRate it:

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check outTo pay the bill, and record one's departure, as from a hotel.Rate it:

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check outTo die.Rate it:

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check outTo have one's purchases recorded and bagged at a supermarket, and pay for it.Rate it:

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check outTo examine or inspect; to espy.Rate it:

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check outTo obtain computer source code from a repository.Rate it:

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check outTo leave in a hurry.Rate it:

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check outTo withdraw an item, as from a library, and have the withdrawal recorded.Rate it:

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check outUsed to draw attention to something and stimulate excitement about it.Rate it:

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check throughTo permit someone to continue onward, e.g. through a security checkpoint, after verifying their identity, tickets, etc.Rate it:

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check throughTo inspect something, often to try to find errors, problems, etc.Rate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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China syndromeA hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.Rate it:

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clogs to clogs in three generations(UK) Wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts through the third (grandchildRate it:

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come throughTo survive.Rate it:

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come throughTo succeed.Rate it:

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come throughNot to let somebody down, keep one's promise.Rate it:

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common lawLaw developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals (also called case law), as distinguished from legislative statutes or regulations promulgated by the executive branch.Rate it:

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cookedCorrupted by conversion through a text format, requiring uncooking to be properly listenable.Rate it:

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coug itTo suddenly lose a contest through reversal of fortune, mistakes, or bad judgment. The phrase is analogous to "blow it", or "snatch defeat from the jaws of victory".Rate it:

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crack throughTo penetrateRate it:

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crack throughTo overcome, get byRate it:

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cross offTo strike out; to cross out; to draw a line through.Rate it:

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cross outTo strike out; to draw a line through.Rate it:

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cut a wide swathTo clear a broad track through a grassland, woodland, geographical region, or other area, either by natural means or by human action.Rate it:

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