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drag something outDelay a decision by dragging, stretching, extending the conversation by injecting incidentals or humdrum history/misinformation/disproved calculations and extrapolations: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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draw outTo make something last for more time than is necessary; prolong; extend.Rate it:

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draw outTo extract, bring out, as concealed information; elicit; educe.Rate it:

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draw outTo use means to entice or force to be more open or talkative.Rate it:

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draw outTo improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.Rate it:

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draw outTo physically extract, as blood from a vein.Rate it:

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drive outOut of somewhere.Rate it:

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drop outUsed other than as an idiom: see drop, out.Rate it:

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drop outPrematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).Rate it:

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drop out of warpDis-engage the cruise control on the carRate it:

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drown outTo cover, obscure, or hide by being louder than.Rate it:

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dry outTo have excess water evaporate or be otherwise removed.Rate it:

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dry outTo sober up; to cease to be drunk.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly by way of, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo move or act so as to achieve avoidance, escape, or evasion.Rate it:

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duke it outTo argue heavily or at length.Rate it:

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duke it outTo fight, especially with the fists.Rate it:

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dummy outFrom a video game in the process of localizing that game from a foreign country.Rate it:

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e pluribus unumA national motto of the United States of America, meaning "From many, one", or "out of many, one", referring to the integration of 13 independent colonies into one country, and that has taken an additional meaning, giving the pluralistic nature of American society from immigration.Rate it:

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eat one's heart outTo feel overwhelming sorrow, jealousy or longing, to grieve.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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eat outTo dine at a restaurant or such public place.Rate it:

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eat outTo perform cunnilingus.Rate it:

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eat out of somebody's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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eat out of someone's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.Rate it:

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eat someone out of house and homeTo consume such a portion of one's store of food that little is left for the owner.Rate it:

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edge outTo win in a contest or a game by a narrow margin of victory.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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end upTo conclude, turn out, sometimes unexpectedly.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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fade outdecrease graduallyRate it:

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fade outA type of transition used in movies usually at the end of a scene, in which the transition fades to black from the cut.Rate it:

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fall by the waysideTo fail to be completed, particularly for lack of interest; to be left out.Rate it:

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fall outTo come out of something by falling.Rate it:

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falling outA disagreement; a major difference of opinion.Rate it:

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far outNew, radical and extreme.Rate it:

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farm outTo subcontract some task to another; to outsource.Rate it:

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feed out ofTo feed from.Rate it:

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figure outTo come to understand; to discover or find a solution; to deduce.Rate it:

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film outTo transfer images or animation from videotape or digital files to a traditional celluloid film print.Rate it:

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find outTo discover, as by asking or exploring.Rate it:

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find outlearnRate it:

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fink outTo avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner.Rate it:

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fish outTo deplete the supply of fish in a given body of water.Rate it:

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fit outTo provide a thing, a group, a person or oneself with requisites; to kit out.Rate it:

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flat outAt top speed.Rate it:

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