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hang up one's bootsRetire, call it a day.Rate it:

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head-onOf a collision, from the front or in the direction of motion.Rate it:

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high noonExactly noon; midday; the middle of the day.Rate it:

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in its infancyStill in an early stage.Rate it:

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kitchen table softwareEspecially in the early years of personal computers, a set of computer programs developed by an entrepreneurial advanced amateur or self-employed professional computer programmer in his or her own home; software developed by a small business using the services of such programmers.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.Rate it:

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last thinglate in the dayRate it:

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let a thousand flowers bloomDon't interfere with promising developments in their early stages.Rate it:

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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:

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miner's canaryAny thing, especially an organism, whose demise or distress provides an early warning of danger.Rate it:

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miners' canaryAny thing, especially an organism, whose demise or distress provides an early warning of danger.Rate it:

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morning personA person whose who wakes up without difficulty early each morning and who is alert and active during the first part of the day.Rate it:

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moving along at a snail's paceThe slow start of an agenda, the maintenance of a slothful effort, spending half a day to complete a two hour job.Rate it:

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night outGoing away from one's usual residence for an entire night, and returning the next day.Rate it:

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night personA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours, and who usually sleeps during part of the daytime.Rate it:

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nighthawkA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours.Rate it:

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nip in the budTo stop something at an early stage.Rate it:

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of anIndicates a more or less habitual activity during the given part of the day.Rate it:

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oh dark hundredSome unspecified hour in the early morning.Rate it:

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oh dark thirtySome unspecified hour in the early morning.Rate it:

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one of these daysOne day, some day (especially in warning of a negative consequence).Rate it:

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one of those daysA bad day.Rate it:

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out and aboutTraveling; out; moving; engaged in regular day to day activities.Rate it:

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pinch and a punch for the first of the monthSaid the first day of a new month, accompanied by a pinch and a punch to the victim.Rate it:

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plant the seedsTo start something in motion; to begin an idea; to catalyze an action.Rate it:

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popcorn movieA motion picture without serious dramatic content, a weighty message, or intellectual depth, which serves simply as enjoyable entertainment.Rate it:

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pull up stumpsTo cease doing something, at least for the day.Rate it:

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rake offTo remove (something from something) in a sweeping motion.Rate it:

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ride shotgunProbably arose in early-20th-century Western fiction and movies to describe an employee armed with a rifle or shotgun riding next to a stagecoach driver for protection.Rate it:

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robber baronEspecially in the 19th-century and early 20th-century, a business tycoon who had great wealth and influence but whose methods were morally questionable.Rate it:

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roll down the windowsTo flail one's arms in a circular motion when off-balance, as to mimic the act of rolling down a car window.Rate it:

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round the clockNonstop, 24 hours per day.Rate it:

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rush hourThe times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work.Rate it:

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sea legsThe ability, when walking aboard ship, to anticipate the motion of the deck so as to walk steadily without losing balance.Rate it:

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see the elephantTo witness something unexpected and awe-filling. [early 19th c. to Civil War]Rate it:

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shift gearsTo change the gear by which motion is transmitted from a powered shaft to another shaft, especially in a motor vehicle.Rate it:

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sign onThe time of day when a radio or television station begins broadcasting, usually after being off the air for several hours.Rate it:

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skip outTo shirk; to avoid attending or to leave early, especially without permission.Rate it:

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sleep onTo consider after a period of sleep, implying a decision will be made the next day.Rate it:

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sleep on itTo postpone a decision until the following day to avoid making a hasty choice.Rate it:

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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.Rate it:

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spaghetti westernNickname for a motion picture produced by an Italian-based company and filmed in Europe, depicting a tale of cowboys and desperadoes set in the American Old West.Rate it:

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steal a marchTo start early.Rate it:

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sticks and stonesEvocative of the saying "sticks and stones may (or will) break my bones, but words (or names) will never hurt (or harm) me".1957, Brendan Gill, The Day the Money StoppedRate it:

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stir upset in motionRate it:

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swaddling clothesAn early period in development, infancy, the beginnings of something; inception.Rate it:

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talking headA pundit who discusses issues of the day, especially one on TV.Rate it:

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tentpole movieA major motion picture which is expensive to produce and which is expected to generate significant revenue for its producing studio and investors.Rate it:

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throw a sickieTo take a day off from work, supposedly because of ill health. The illness could be either real or feigned.Rate it:

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touch and goTo touch bottom lightly and without damage, as a vessel in motion.Rate it:

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