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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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no-countOf no value.Rate it:

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ramp upTo increase rapidly to a new value.Rate it:

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run toTo reach a particular maximum amount, size, value, etc.Rate it:

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round upTo the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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

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fall offTo diminish in size or value.Rate it:

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hiding to nothingA situation in which victory has little or no value, but defeat has a huge cost.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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round downTo the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.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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ad valoremproportionate to the estimated valueRate 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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bang for the buckEfficiency; cost-effectiveness; value.Rate it:

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bargain basementOf poor quality; of little or no value; low-end, shoddy.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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big enchiladaSome item of high value, especially a top prize or reward.Rate it:

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brass farthingSomething worthless or of small value.Rate it:

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brazen outTo face up to or confront without shameRate it:

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break the buckFall below the value of one dollar per share.[1].Rate it:

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bucket of boltsA piece of machinery that is not worth more than its scrap value, often of old cars.Rate it:

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

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cast pearls before swineTo give things of value to those who will not understand or appreciate it.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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chump-changeOf or pertaining to something of little monetary value.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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cotton-pickingAn intensifier, like "darn", used for emphasis or to signify that something is of little value.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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drug dealAn illegal business transaction where cash or something else of value is exchanged for illegal drugs, usually conducted in a clandestine manner.Rate it:

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

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.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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full of hot airTalking a lot, especially without saying anything of value or meaning.Rate it:

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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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go downTo decrease; to change from a greater value to a lesser one.Rate it:

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gold standardA monetary system where the value of circulating money is linked to the value of gold.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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