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dead centerThe position of the crank of a piston when it is in line with the connecting rodRate it:

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doTo deal with for good and all; to finish up; to undo; to ruin; to do for.Rate it:

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doTo finish.Rate it:

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don't think twice!In general; A strongly worded. forcefully delivered non-military admonishment to another individual of equal or unequal rank for immediate unquestionable immediate physical action, acceptance of proposal, signature of instant acceptance, 'second the motion'! 'jump the gap', 'sever the line', 'jump overboard'!, "BAIL-OUT!",Rate it:

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dump onTo dump (finish a relationship with someone)Rate it:

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farmer's tanThe tan line left by clothing, especially, by a short-sleeved shirt.Rate it:

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file pastTo move by in a line or procession and with a serious, often spiritual or deeply emotional purpose.Rate it:

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fill in the blankA type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).Rate it:

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flying startThe start of a sports event in which the competitors are moving when they pass the starting line or initial jump point.Rate it:

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follow outTo finish; to complete, especially, of a commitment.Rate it:

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follow throughTo finish; to complete, especially, of a commitment.Rate it:

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get it over withTo do or finish, especially said of something unpleasant.Rate it:

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get throughTo complete; to finish.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.Rate it:

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have done withTo finish; to give up or stop working on.Rate it:

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home stretchThe final part of a distance or the final effort needed to finish.Rate it:

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hot stuffAn attractive person, often used as a come-on or pickup line.Rate it:

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I'm rubber, you're glueThe first line of a children's rhyme countering an attack of character.Rate it:

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landing stripA cultivated pubic hair pattern in which much of the pubic hair is removed, leaving only a central vertical line or rectangle.Rate it:

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lead outA race tactic, used to set up a rider for a sprint finish, in which one rider on a team will ride at a very high rate of speed with a teammate following directly behind in his slipstream thus enabling the following rider to gain speed without expending as much energy as he normally would. See drafting.Rate it:

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mark offTo separate by or as with a boundary line.Rate it:

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off messagedeviating from party lineRate it:

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off the chainFree from work or direct supervision. In reference to slave labor, where workers are chained, or to the figurative chain of workers of an assembly line.Rate it:

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peg outTo finish a game of croquet. [from 19th c.]Rate it:

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pull backTo pass (the ball) into a position further from the attacking goal line.Rate it:

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rag offTo finish by rolling a rag over a coat of paint or glaze.Rate it:

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rise over runA mnemonic for remembering that the slope of a non-vertical line is the ratio of the amount it rises over some interval, over the length of that interval.Rate it:

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score offTo delete or remove (especially from a list); to score out, strike out or strike off, cross out or cross off; to draw a line through.Rate it:

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shotgunA one-story dwelling with no hallways or corridors, with the rooms arranged in a straight line. Mostly heard in the southern United States.Rate it:

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so thereA defiant expression used to finish a poorly-made argument.Rate it:

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South TibetUsed other than as an idiom: see south, Tibet. (the southern part of Tibet)(in particular, in the People's Republic of China) Those areas located south of the McMahon Line, which are now administered by the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, and which were formerly part of the Tibetan cultural area.Rate it:

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South TibetThose areas located south of the McMahon Line, which are now administered by the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, and which were formerly part of the Tibetan cultural area.Rate it:

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strike outTo draw a line through some text such as a printed or written sentence, with the purpose of deleting that text from the rest of the document.Rate it:

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suck hind titTo be last in line.Rate it:

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tally onTo man a rope for hauling, the men standing in a line or tail.Rate it:

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tear alongTo break something into two pieces by separating at a line of perforations.Rate it:

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term outTo finish the term.Rate it:

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the show must go onOne must finish what one has started; things must continue no matter what.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAnd everything. Often used, like etc., to finish out a list.Rate it:

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tie up loose endsTo deal with the minor consequences of a previous action; to tidy up, finish, or complete.Rate it:

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tug of wara game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.Rate it:

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turn upTo belay or make fast a line on a cleat or pin.Rate it:

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under the wireAcross the finish line.Rate it:

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up forPlanned; next in line.Rate it:

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warm regardsUsed as a polite way to finish a letter.Rate it:

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whip inTo keep a party member in line.Rate it:

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wind up one's bottomsTo finish a job.Rate it:

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work around the clockTo work all day and all night without a break, because it is imperative to finish something.Rate it:

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wrap upTo finish off a task completely.Rate it:

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X factorThe proportionality constant which converts CO emission line brightness to molecular hydrogen mass.Rate it:

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