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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.Rate it:

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chestnut(Often "old chestnut") A worn-out meme; a phrase, etc. so often repeated as to have grown tiresome.Rate it:

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Christmas graduateA freshman who drops out of college at the end of the first semester.Rate it:

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clean upTo become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.Rate it:

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clear the deckMove out of the area of congestion, evacuate an area for safety's sake. Make way for emergency crews, Listen to the Boss.Rate it:

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companyIt took six companies to put out the fire.Rate it:

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conch don't grow on treesmeat that comes out of sea shellsRate it:

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cool itCalm down, relax, take a time out.Rate it:

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crossing the barPoetic Expression for passing out of this world:Rate it:

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cry for helpActing out as a means of displaying a subconscious desire for attention or help.Rate it:

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cut swathesThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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dead as a dodoThat has become out of date.Rate it:

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divvy upTo divide or parcel out.Rate it:

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don't cross your bridge until you arrive at the river!Your reminder George, was very wise: You advised that I not count my money regarding sale of wheelbarrows until we were down to ten count out of the one hundred previously in the stockroomLRate it:

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don't think twice!In general; A strongly worded. forcefully delivered non-military admonishment to another individual of equal or unequal rank for immediate unquestionable immediate physical action, acceptance of proposal, signature of instant acceptance, 'second the motion'! 'jump the gap', 'sever the line', 'jump overboard'!, "BAIL-OUT!",Rate it:

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down at heelIn poor condition, especially due to having worn heels; worn-out, shabby.Rate it:

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down-and-outerSomeone who is down and out.Rate it:

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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.Rate it:

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eat one's youngTo betray a constituent or charge out of self-serving interests or desperation; savaging.Rate it:

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empty promiseA promise that is either not going to be carried out, worthless or meaningless.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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ex vivoMeans "out of the living," that what takes place outside the organismRate it:

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flip your lidTo verbally lash-out, explode, emotionally blow-up, lose control of one's self.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get more out of something that cannot give more.Rate it:

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fold upTo go out of business.Rate it:

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foul-upfoul-up, has myriad meanings: goof-up, mess-up, turn out high percentage rejects, commit or cause damage, fail to follow safety regulations, fail to supervise, or orient workers properly etc.Rate it:

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full tilt boogieOut of control.Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo speak or write in a manner in which one makes points out of logical or chronological sequence.Rate it:

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get one's freak onTo go crazy; to freak out.Rate it:

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get outta hereEye dialect spelling of get out of here.Rate it:

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get ready to roll!Prepare to Move Out!, Get it in Gear and Fast!Rate it:

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get your butt in gearPrepare To Move-Out, 'Shake A LegRate it:

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go against the grainTo defy convention; to do something in a manner that is unusual or out of the ordinary.Rate it:

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go belly-upTo fail or fold; especially, to close or shut down a business; to go out of business.Rate it:

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go dutchTo pay for one's own food and bills, or split the cost, when eating at a restaurant or going out for entertainment.Rate it:

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go madUsed to indicate that the second verb represents an action that is out of character.Rate it:

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go overboardFall out of a vessel.Rate it:

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go the way of the dodoTo go extinct or become obsolete; to fall out of common use or practice; to go out of the firsthand market; to become a thing of the past.Rate it:

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go to the wallTo make an all-out effort.Rate it:

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golden duckThe score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced.Rate it:

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gong showAn event that was a disaster, often in a way that is fun or memorable. (e.g. "Last night, we all went drinking, and the whole thing turned into a total gong show.") Or, an initially serious event that went completely out of control (e.g. "That biology class was a gong show")Rate it:

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grass widowA mother out of wedlock.Rate it:

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grow coldTo wane; to lose interest or enthusiasm for something or someone; to become disenchanted or to fall out of love with someone.Rate it:

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gut a buildingRemove, demolish, strip, rip-out. Tear-up, disconnect, eradicate.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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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.Rate it:

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hatchet manSomeone who carries out brutal and unpleasant duties on behalf of another, such as firing dead wood employees.Rate it:

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have seen one's dayTo be at the point in a life cycle or career of no longer being useful or effective; to be worn-out.Rate it:

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