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stare someone in the faceTo be extremely visible and obvious.Rate it:

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straight faceA face that is expressionless, especially not laughing.Rate it:

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stuff one's faceTo eat excessively.Rate it:

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suck faceTo kiss, especially deeply and for a prolonged time.Rate it:

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until one is blue in the faceForever; for a hopelessly long time.Rate it:

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written all over someone's faceVery obvious, from someone's facial expression.Rate it:

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate it:

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wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.Rate it:

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moral compassThe full range of virtues, vices, or actions which may affect others and which are available as choices (like the directions on the face of a compass) to a person, to a group, or to people in general.Rate it:

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put onTo play recorded music.Rate it:

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strike upTo start something, usually playing live music.Rate it:

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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.Rate it:

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back officeThe IT and infrastructure support services for a company, separate from the public face of the business.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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bacon-facedHaving a fat, sleek face.Rate it:

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be on the horns of a dilemmaTo face a choice between two equally undesirable alternatives.Rate it:

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beat a retreatTo leave hastily in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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below parHaving a price below its face value.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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brazen outTo face up to or confront without shameRate it:

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bulgerA driver or a brassy with a convex face.Rate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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cakewalkThe style of music associated with such a contest.Rate it:

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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.Rate it:

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center fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and straight ahead left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.Rate it:

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close ranksto regroup forces, especially when this involves overlooking differences in order to face a challenge or adverse situation. Often implies making a show of unity, especially to the public.Rate it:

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cry the bluesTo sing in the style of blues music.Rate it:

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dig in one's heelsTo act in a determined manner by firmly maintaining one's beliefs, demands, situation, etc. in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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eat shitTo fall and land on one's face.Rate it:

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faceplantThe act of landing face first, often associated with bailing during extreme sports.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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heads or tailsA game to bet upon a which side of a coin lays face up after it is thrown.Rate it:

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heads or tailsThe practice of flipping a coin in the air, to choose between two alternatives based on which side lands face up.Rate it:

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jack o'lanternA vegetable, usually a pumpkin, but alternatively a turnip, carved into the form of a face and lighted within by a candle. Associated chiefly with the holiday Halloween.Rate it:

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knuckle sandwichA punch to the face, especially to the mouth.Rate it:

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left fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to your left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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liven things upAppropriate actions, music, decorations, singing, props, verbal directing, recitations can assist to liven things up at a party or celebration.Rate it:

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make facesAlternative form of make a face.Rate it:

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man uprise to the occasion , admit to it , face it...Rate it:

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man upStand up and take the consequences, Get it together and take immediate action, face the music and dance!Rate it:

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man upTo "be a man about it"; to do the things a good man is traditionally expected to do, such as: taking responsibility for the consequences of one's actions; displaying bravery or toughness in the face of adversity; providing for one's family, etc.Rate it:

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middle of the roadOf a type of melodic popular music that has wide appeal.Rate it:

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my facmy faceRate it:

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opera housemusic venueRate it:

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pay the fiddlerTo face the consequences of one’s actions..Rate it:

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pickin' and grinninVigorously playing folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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pickin' and grinnin'Vigorous playing of folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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pickin' and grinnin'Vigorous playing of folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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