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

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run wildto go unchecked, to be out of controlRate it:

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saddleA part, such as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.Rate it:

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save by the bellIn a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, to ring the bell which concludes the round and thereby to prevent a competitor who has been knocked down from being counted out by the referee.Rate it:

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saved by the bellIn a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, spared from being counted out by the referee by the ringing of the bell which concludes the round.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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scream one's head offTo scream out to one's full capacityRate it:

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

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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sell-by dateUsed to indicate that something, or someone, is old and out of date.Rate it:

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send somebody packingTo expel or eject somebody; to chase off or force out.Rate it:

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send someone packingTo expel, eject, or dismiss someone; to send away, chase off, or force out.Rate it:

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

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shot across the bowA warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.Rate it:

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show a legTo wake up and get out of bed. (Used mostly in the imperative).Rate it:

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skirt chaserA man with amorous intentions who habitually seeks out female companionship.Rate it:

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skoffedDo sartastically whistle air out of your mouth and look awayRate it:

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slip onshoe type; to try outRate it:

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slow-walkTo delay a request or command, to drag one's feet, to stall, to obstruct, to drag out a process.Rate it:

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small talkIdle conversation, typically on innocuous or unimportant subjects, usually engaged in at social gatherings out of politeness.Rate it:

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

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step asideto move out of one's wayRate it:

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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.Rate it:

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swap spitto kiss, to make outRate it:

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take for a spinTo test or try out something, especially an automobile.Rate it:

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take offTo leave unexpectedly, blow the joint, leave in a huff, run out, evacuate, disband, abandon, rush away, fly the coop, jump the rails, jump the gun.Rate it:

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take one's ball and go homeTo cease participating in an activity that has turned to one's disadvantage, especially out of spite, or in a way that prevents others from participating as well.Rate it:

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take the fieldTo go out onto the playing field.Rate it:

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take the pissEveryone takes the piss out of the bankers these days.Rate it:

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the jig is upAn expression used to mean "We have been caught out and have no defence", or if spoken to a person who's just been found out as the perpetrator of an offense, it means "You've been discovered.".Rate it:

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the rabbit diedA statement spoken to indicate one's own pregnancy, or that someone has found out they are pregnant.Rate it:

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the terrorists will have wonPhrase used following a description of an activity to indicate that if that activity is not continued or carried out, those who seek to disrupt normal activities through terror will have succeeded, an which is an unacceptable result.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAnd everything. Often used, like etc., to finish out a list.Rate it:

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throw a wobblyTo burst out into a verbal uproar.Rate it:

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throw to the dogsTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as into the streets.Rate it:

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throw to the wolvesTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as onto the streets, especially towards predators.Rate it:

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thumbs upA gesture signifying approval or okay; a thumb pointing up out of a fist.Rate it:

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to piecesOut of control.Rate it:

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travel junkieWho are using their time and money to seek out adventure holidays and travel.Rate it:

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turn the other cheekTo accept a punishment or an injury and not act out revenge or retaliate.Rate it:

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two for twoIn baseball, meeting two out of two attempts at-bat. Specifically, it means the batter has reached base safely two out of two times.Rate it:

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up with the chickensAwake and out of bed early in the morning.Rate it:

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up with the larkAwake and out of bed early in the morning.Rate it:

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use a sledgehammer to crack a nutTo use significantly excessive force to carry out an action; to do something overzealouslyRate it:

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use it or lose itHuman abilities require repetitive usage or practice lest one become, rusty. out of tune, uncoordinated:Rate it:

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wanton kittens make sober catsPeople who are unruly and reckless in youth may nevertheless turn out to be responsible adults.Rate it:

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watch one's headTo look out for things one's head might bump into.Rate it:

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wet blanketA person who takes the fun out of a situation or activity, as by pessimism, demands, dullness, etc.Rate it:

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