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blind with scienceTo overwhelm someone with details in order to influence or mislead them.Rate it:

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blow off steamTo rant or shout in order to relieve stress; to vent.Rate it:

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BODMASBrackets, order, division, multiplication, addition, subtraction; a mnemonic for arithmetic order of precedence, with the highest precedence first.Rate it:

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BOMDASBrackets, then order, then multiplication and division, then addition and subtraction; a mnemonic for arithmetic order of operations, with B first and AS last.Rate it:

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brew upMake a fire in order to make teaRate it:

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brush-up!A 'brush-up' is a thorough review, rehearsal, self-examination prior to submitting to job interviews, probings, investigations of any category in order to be proficient in the future demands of the hoped-for position, challenge or opportunity:Rate it:

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budge upTo move or scoot over in order to make room for someone, especially when sitting.Rate it:

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build onTo add additional elements or components to in order to extend it.Rate it:

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bulk upTo train the body with a high-calorie diet and intense weightlifting in order to increase the overall mass of the body, especially the muscles.Rate it:

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burn some rubberAn expression of intent to drive ruthlessly, speedily, wildly, illegally: Express the intention to perform tasks, agendas in wild abandon, in order to impress, gain an advantage, recover lost time or missed opportunity:Rate it:

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buy timePurposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.Rate it:

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call forTo shout out in order to summon.Rate it:

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cart awayTo take something away in order to dispose of it; to remove a large volume of materials.Rate it:

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charm offensiveA campaign of deliberately using charm and flattery in order to achieve some goal, especially in a political or diplomatic field.Rate it:

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check and balanceProvide mutual oversight and limitation by independent organizations in order to prevent abuses of power.Rate it:

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check intoTo formally announce one's arrival at a location or event to a proprietor or employee of that location or event in order to secure admission, accommodations, or other services.Rate it:

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check up onTo examine or inspect something in order to determine its condition; to check outRate it:

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Chinese WallA barrier of silence and secrecy established within an organization in order to cope with confidentiality requirements.Rate it:

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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.Rate it:

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click throughTo click on a link in order to move to another page.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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close the faceTo turn the face of the bat inwards, in order to hit the ball to the leg side.Rate it:

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cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.Rate it:

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come forto search for something or someone, in order to catch them/it.Rate it:

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comfort zoneThe range of temperature, humidity, and other environmental factors that people or other organisms require in order to be physiologically unstressed.Rate it:

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command performanceA task, activity, or other assignment which one undertakes in order to satisfy someone in authority, such as an employer.Rate it:

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consider it doneUsed to indicate an intent to fulfil a request or order promptly.Rate it:

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cop-outAn excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty; a reason offered when someone cops out.Rate it:

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cowboy upTo put on a more heterosexual manner, in order to fit in.Rate it:

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crack a bookTo open up one's books, especially in order to study.Rate it:

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crash diveAn emergency maneuver by a submarine in which it suddenly descends, especially to considerable depth, usually in order to escape an attack or to avoid a collision.Rate it:

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cross the aisleTo vote, unite, or otherwise co-operate with members of another political party in order to achieve governmental or political action.Rate it:

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cry the bluesTo complain, especially in order to obtain sympathy for one's own purportedly sad situation.Rate it:

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cut baitTo give up on something in order to pursue something else.Rate it:

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deathbed conversionAn abrupt, last-minute change in one's professed beliefs, principles, or point of view in order to escape a serious threat or to increase one's chances of success.Rate it:

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deep golden spellTo laugh, to a gag.Rate it:

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dig up dirtTo examine in order to find negative information for public opinion, usually with the purpose of embarrassing or discrediting a person.Rate it:

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divide and conquerA combination of political, military and economic strategies that aim to gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.(computing) Applied to various algorithms, such as quicksort, that solve a problem by splitting it recursively into smaller problems until all of the remaining problems are trivial.(as imperative, proverb) In order to rule securely, don't allow alliances of your enemies.Rate it:

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doTo work for or on, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, etc.Rate it:

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don't zig when you should zag, once you find true love.Make the right steps and not the wrong ones when you have someone who loves you and/or you are in a relationship, in order to keep love and not lose it.Rate it:

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doodie upTo decorate or dress in a fancy way in order to make attractive.Rate it:

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economical with the truthNot telling the whole truth, especially in order to present a false image of a situation; untruthful; lying. Often used with sarcasm or satire.Rate it:

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every good boy deserves fudgeA mnemonic phrase to help remember the order of the five lines on a musical treble stave in order from the bottom to the top: E G B D F.Rate it:

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Faustian bargainAn agreement in which a person abandons his or her spiritual values or moral principles in order to obtain wealth or other benefits.Rate it:

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fawn overTo praise excessively in order to get a favor.Rate it:

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fiddle withTo adjust the position, as of an electronic device, in order to provide better reception or signal.Rate it:

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fiddle withTo manipulate in order to gain something for oneself.Rate it:

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fill the billIn order to fill the bill an individual must carry the ball, complete the task, fulfill the expectations.Rate it:

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find it in one's heartTo feel compassionate, especially in order to forgive someoneRate it:

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