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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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it's better to ask forgiveness than permissionThe value of acting promptly and making a mistake requiring forgiveness is greater than value of delaying to get permission.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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killTo cause to assume the value zero.Rate it:

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

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leave someone holding the bagTo remove the value from an article or arrangement and leave somebody holding the empty (or valueless) container.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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loose changeCoins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.Rate it:

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low-downOf no value.Rate it:

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make a silk purse of a sow's earTo produce something refined, admirable, or valuable from something which is unrefined, unpleasant, or of little or no value.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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mess of pottageSomething of trivial value, especially of immediate value.Rate it:

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money for old ropeMoney exchanged for goods of low value.Rate it:

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money's worthA good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended for it.Rate it:

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my facmy faceRate it:

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not worth a dimeWorthless, lacking in value.Rate it:

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not worth a plug nickelHaving no or almost no value; worthless.Rate it:

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

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pig in a pokeSomething whose true value is concealed or unknown, especially something offered for sale.Rate it:

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price is rightThe cost of a thing is reasonable and of good value.Rate it:

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red as a beetrootAn expression used when someone's face turns a bright red colour, often through embarrassment. Also used in the comparative form: "Your face was redder than a beetroot".Rate it:

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red-facedUsed other than as an idiom. Having a face that is the color red.Rate it:

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royal bumpsA ritual of two or more persons holding another person by the arms and legs, face up, while bumping them repeatedly on the floor. In modern times it is a lighthearted affair, generally performed only on a young person's birthday with the number of bumps corresponding to the person's age in years. Historically it was a hazing.Rate it:

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separate the wheat from the chaffTo select only that which is of value.Rate it:

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she came in from the cold with her bold, brazen, out-spoken, take on the world positive attitude.Speaking her mind, daring to take on/face challenges, speaking up and speaking out, not staying shut to anyone, ready/willing to face whatever life/anyone dishes out to her.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo attain great heights, a high value, or a numerically high measurement.Rate it:

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silence is goldenPeace and quiet have immense value.Often the best choice is to say nothing.Rate it:

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sit outTo escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.Rate it:

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slap him up!A Threat to Inflict Violence, 'hand to face' or 'hand to head' or 'fists to body' of the victim of the threatened violence.Rate it:

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sleeves from one's vestSomething non-existent; something of no value or cost.Rate it:

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small fryOne or more persons or things of relatively little consequence, importance, or value.Rate it:

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small potatoesOne or more persons or things of relatively little consequence, importance, or value.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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step on a rakeTo step on the tines of a garden rake, causing the handle of the rake to rise from the ground rapidly, invariably striking the person walking in the face.Rate it:

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sweat equityAn investment of labour, typically by the owner and often his or her family, usually in a small business or personal residence that increases the value of the business or residence.Rate it:

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sweat of one's browThe effort extended in labor, and the value created thereby.Rate it:

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take a tumbleTo fall in price or value.Rate it:

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take for grantedTo give little attention to or to underestimate the value of, to fail to appreciate.Rate it:

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take up a collectionTo request and receive money or goods of value from members of a group, especially for a charitable purpose.Rate it:

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tits uplying down, face up.Rate it:

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tits-upLying down face up.Rate it:

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to be named laterSomething of very uncertain value.Rate it:

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to be named laterSomething of very low value.Rate it:

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turkey slapThe act of hitting someone in the face with one's penis.Rate it:

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turn awayTo rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something.Rate it:

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two bobA small amount of value.Rate it:

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wash upTo wash one's hands and/or face, often around mealtimes.Rate it:

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