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go nativeOf a contractor or consultant, to begin working directly as an employee for a company and cease to work through a contracting firm or agency.Rate it:

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grateA horizontal metal grille through which water, ash, or small objects can fall, while larger objects cannot.Rate it:

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hang paperTo write a bad check.Rate it:

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hash outTo work through the details of something; especially to work through difficulties.Rate it:

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haunted houseA Halloween amusement attraction in which a building or series of rooms is decorated to frighten the people who pass through the attraction.Rate it:

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hear on the grapevineTo hear rumors; to learn through friends of friends.Rate it:

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hold somebody's handTo guide somebody through the basics or assist with excessively small details.Rate it:

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hold someone's handTo guide somebody through the basics or assist with excessively small details.Rate it:

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idiot mittensMittens connected by yarn or string running through one sleeve, along the back and out the other sleeve of a coat, to prevent the mittens becoming lost. Generally worn by small children.Rate it:

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it's not for us to wonder why, it's for us to do or die!Ask no questions, ponder nothing, hold no reservations, withhold no loyalty; Simply fall-in, join forces, obey my orders, follow through and prepare to make the supreme sacrifice in this horrific challenge!Rate it:

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kick someone when they are downTo make it worse for someone who is going through a difficult time.Rate it:

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kick the tiresTo inspect a vehicle's tires by kicking them to check for defects or poor quality.Rate it:

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leave nothing to the imaginationHe stripped down to a pair of see-through briefs that left nothing to the imagination.Rate it:

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live wireAn electrical wire through which there is a flow of electrical current.Rate it:

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long tailSales made for less usual goods within a very large choice, which can return a profit through reduced marketing and distribution costs.Rate it:

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main dragThe main street of a town or suburb, or the principal highway passing through a rural area.Rate it:

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make ends meetTo have enough money to cover expenses; to get by financially; to get through the pay period (sufficient to meet the next payday).Rate it:

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make itTo survive, to live through something.Rate it:

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make wayTo progress through the water .Rate it:

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Mary Celestea British-flagged Nova Scotian brigantine that crossed the Atlantic Ocean, gone through the Straits of Gibraltar, and into the Mediterranean Sea under full sail, without a crew or any occupants.Rate it:

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mess upTo make unwanted mistakes in a given task, usually through distraction or obnoxious behavior.Rate it:

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mouth breatherA person who routinely inhales and exhales through the mouth, instead of through the nose.Rate it:

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not your father'sRecently changed, made unconventional through modernisation.Rate it:

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one sideYou should move to one side and allow me to go through the passageway you are blocking.Rate it:

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ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny(biology, social sciences, art, philosophy) The physical, cultural, moral, or intellectual development of each individual passes through stages similar to the developmental stages of that individual's species, society, or civilization.1905, J. A. Harris, "The Importance of Investigations of Seedling Stages," Science, New Series, vol. 22, no. 554, p. 186:With reference to seedling stages the statement that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny must be made with great reserve.1961, M. E. Wolfgang, "Pioneers in Criminology: Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)," The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, vol. 52, no. 4, p. 367:Haeckel maintained that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, and this idea was incorporated by Lombroso into his parallelism between the criminal and the child.2002, B. S. Jackson, "Models in Legal History: The Case of Biblical Law," Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 11:For even if we accept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," those responsible for the drafting of ancient legal documents were not children, and are hardly to be endowed with some form of infantile mentality.Rate it:

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open bookA person who through naivete responds candidly to questions or openly displays their emotions or intentions.Rate it:

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pay one's duesTo acquire status or to earn the right to enjoy certain benefits, especially through lengthy experience, hardship, or service to an organization.Rate it:

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peashooterA toy gun, consisting of a tube through which peas or small objects are blown.Rate it:

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piss money up the wallTo waste money, normally through ineptness in business.Rate it:

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pitch a tentTo have an erection that shows through the trousers.Rate it:

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point manIn combat, the soldier who takes point; the soldier who assumes the first and most exposed position in a combat military formation; the lead soldier/unit advancing through hostile or unsecured territory.Rate it:

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publicity houndA person who constantly seeks public attention, especially through coverage in the broadcast media or news media.Rate it:

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rat run/runningTo drive through residential streets to avoid congestion on the main roads.Rate it:

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ray of lighta path a photon or a group of photons takes through space, visible as a column of lightRate it:

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red as a beetrootAn expression used when someone's face turns a bright red colour, often through embarrassment. Also used in the comparative form: "Your face was redder than a beetroot".Rate it:

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right to lifeThe moral or legal entitlement of an unborn child to be born, and not have its birth prevented through an abortion or other medical procedure.Rate it:

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run a red lightTo pass through the traffic light when the red light is on.Rate it:

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run into the groundTo wear out, especially through excessive use.Rate it:

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run withTo follow something through to completion or realization.Rate it:

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score offTo delete or remove (especially from a list); to score out, strike out or strike off, cross out or cross off; to draw a line through.Rate it:

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second natureA mindset, skill, or type of behavior so ingrained through habit or practice that it seems natural, automatic, or without a basis in conscious thought.Rate it:

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send wordTo give notification; to inform, especially through a message.Rate it:

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shit out of luckWhen one has attempted to gain something, either tangible or not, and the attempt failed, either through denial, missed opportunity, etc.Rate it:

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show one's true stripesTo reveal one's real beliefs, sentiments, or character, especially through one's behavior.Rate it:

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sigh of reliefA release of stress through breathing motions.Rate it:

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slam dunkA high-jump approach to the basket and a one-hand slam of the ball through the hoop!Rate it:

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snatch defeat from the jaws of victoryTo suddenly lose a contest one seemed very likely to win, especially through mistakes or bad judgment.Rate it:

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snatch victory from the jaws of defeatTo suddenly win a contest when it appears that loss is a foregone conclusion, to succeed in an endeavor through reversal of fortune, skill, effort, or good judgment.Rate it:

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sniff testAn informal reality check of an idea or proposal, using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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snuggle bunnyA romantic partner, child, pet, stuffed animal, etc. which is an object of affection and which provides comfort through physical contact.Rate it:

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