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run out onTo leave a partner suddenly and without prior warning.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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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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skip outTo shirk; to avoid attending or to leave early, especially without permission.Rate it:

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skip townTo leave one's place of residence suddenly, without warning.Rate it:

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socialized medicineAn umbrella term for any system of government-run health care.Rate it:

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starting priceThe final odds on a horse when the race starts; also used to designate a system of fixed-odds betting using such prices. Abbreviation: SP.Rate it:

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state of disrepairSomething in need of repair. Typically referring to a mechanical object or system (like a car or home) that has broken down or doesn't work anymore.Rate it:

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steal a marchTo start early.Rate it:

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

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teething troublesSmall problems such as are to be expected with some any new and untried system or product.Rate it:

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the law is an assThe law, as created by legislators or as administered by the justice system, cannot be relied upon to be sensible or fair.Rate it:

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the manThe oppressive powers that be, including the government and corporations; the system, as coordinated outside of one’s control..Rate it:

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thief in the nightSomething stealthy or that occurs without warning.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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up with the larksTo wake up early, to be an early bird.Rate it:

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watch one's mouthIn the imperative form, used as a warning to avoid or stop using inappropriate language, especially profanity, or disrespectful utterances.Rate it:

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wee small hoursThe very early morning, just after midnight, when most people are asleep.Rate it:

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