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gym bunnyA person who spends a large amount of time working out at a gym and who may be obsessed with improving his or her physique. Often said of a gay man, but also said of women and heterosexual men.Rate it:

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hard nut to crackAn amount that is difficult to finance.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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head of steamAmount of energy.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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hold one's liquorTo be resistant to intoxication or to show few signs of intoxication, even after consuming a significant amount of alcohol.Rate it:

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huckleberryA small amount, as in the phrase huckleberry above a persimmon.Rate it:

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hustle and bustleA large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding.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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justice delayed is justice deniedIf a wrong is not corrected within a reasonable amount of time, it is as though the wrong were not corrected at all.Rate it:

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killTo force a company out of business.Rate it:

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

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lady's manA man who attracts women and enjoys their company.Rate it:

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lead timeThe amount of time between the initiation of some process and its completion, e.g. the time required to manufacture or procure a product; the time required before something can be provided or delivered.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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lightning in a bottleEphemeral state or atmosphere, as at startup company or artistic group.Rate it:

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lubrication paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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mad moneyA sum of money, often relatively small in amount, kept in reserve to use for impulsive, frivolous purposes.Rate it:

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make a killingTo win or earn a large amount of money.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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many a mickle makes a muckle(UK) a lot of small amounts together, become a large amount.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 a zackNo amount of money; no money at all.Rate it:

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not invented hereInvented outside one's own company (referring to the knee-jerk dismissal of products, technologies, etc. that come from third parties).Rate it:

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nothing flatAmount of time; no time at all.Rate it:

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nugget of truthA small amount of truth in a generally untrue statement.Rate it:

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on the pullSeeking the intimate company of a member of the opposite sex.Rate it:

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one's socks offWith a large amount of effort or intensity.Rate it:

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pack into include (especially of a large amount)Rate it:

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patience of jobAn great amount of patience.Rate it:

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pay packetthe amount a person earns from employment.Rate it:

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

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pay through the noseTo pay a high price, especially an exorbitant or excessive amount, either in money or in some other manner.Rate it:

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pin moneyA relatively small sum of cash kept in one's personal possession, for routine expenses or incidental purchases; an amount of money which is not particularly significant. [from 18th c.]Rate it:

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pink slipAn automobile roadworthiness inspection certificate.Rate it:

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pretty pennyA considerable amount of money; a high price or a high income.Rate it:

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quite a bitA considerable amount.Rate it:

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rat run/runningA small, usually minor road used by a significant amount of traffic as a short cut or to avoid congestion on more major routes.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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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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set a spellTo sit down for a period of time, especially in the company of other people and in order to relax or to engage in casual conversation.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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sit outTo escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.Rate it:

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