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first come, first servedPeople will be dealt with in the order they arrive.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightOne who departs or flees at night in order to avoid creditors, law enforcement etc..Rate it:

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fly-by-nightOne who departs or flees at night in order to avoid creditors, law enforcement etc. .Rate it:

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for kicksIn order to obtain pleasure or excitement; for fun.Rate it:

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freshen upto wash or groom oneself in order to be more attractiveRate it:

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fuel upTo eat hurriedly in order to do something more interesting.Rate it:

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get on toTo contact in order to raise or discuss a certain matter.Rate it:

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get-rich-quickClaiming to provide large profits quickly, with no realistic chance of success, in order to lure gullible investment victims.Rate it:

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go along to get alongTo conform in order to have acceptance and security.Rate it:

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go forTo go somewhere in order to get something.Rate it:

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golf widowA woman who is deprived of her husband's time and attention due to his regular absence in order to play golf.Rate it:

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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.Rate it:

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grease 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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hark backOf hounds, to retrace a course in order to pick up a lost scent.Rate it:

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haul offTo draw back the arm in order to punch.Rate it:

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have it outTo argue in order to air or resolve a conflict.Rate it:

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have one's ducks in a rowTo be organized; to have one's affairs in order; specifically, to have a multi-person effort coordinated towards the exact same goal.Rate it:

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hedge one's betsTo place bets with a third party in order to offset potential losses.Rate it:

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hell weekThe week during which new members are required to undergo undignified rites of initiation or gruelling discipline in order to be accepted into a fraternity, sorority, secret society, military group, etc.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed as an armed guard, enforcer, or mercenary and who is prepared to use gunplay or similar violent methods in order to assert the interests of his or her employer.Rate it:

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hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.Rate it:

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hot buttonThe principal desire that a salesman needs to "hit" in order to make a sale.Rate it:

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how do I get to the airportUsed to ask for directions in order to go to an airport.Rate it:

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how do I get to the bus stationUsed to ask for directions in order to go to a bus station.Rate it:

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how do I get to the train stationUsed to ask for directions in order to go to a train station.Rate it:

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hutch upto move slightly, in order to make room for someone; for example to move in a bed to make room for someone else to lie, or to move sideways on on a seat so as to allow someone room to sit and share that same seat.Rate it:

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hutch upto put on a more heterosexual manner, in order to be integrated or accepted; compare ‘butch’Rate it:

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if it's yellow let it mellowIn order to save water, do not flush the toilet every time you urinate.Rate it:

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if it's yellow let it mellow, if it's brown flush it downIn order to save water, only flush the toilet after defecation, not after urination.Rate it:

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in the interest of timeIn order to save time; in order to use time more efficiently; so that time can be used more efficiently.Rate it:

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keep houseTo seclude oneself in one's house in order to evade the demands of creditors.Rate it:

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keep the peaceTo maintain order in a volatile situation.Rate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.Rate it:

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kneel beforeTo kneel in front of someone or something, especially in order to worship or supplicate.Rate it:

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lead offThe first batter in the batting order.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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map out my dayAn action to formulate, plan, schedule one's energies, or attention to various agendas in order of importance:Rate it:

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mind the storeTo remain present in a retail business, in order to maintain the security of the premises and to serve customers.Rate it:

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money doesn't grow on treesYou must work in order to have money.Rate it:

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move mountainsTo make every possible effort in order to achieve something.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us nine pumpkinsA mnemonic used to remember the order and names of the nine planets of the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.Rate it:

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neat and tidyIn a state of good order; tidy.Rate it:

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nice as ninepenceNeat, tidy, in orderRate it:

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no pain, no gainOne must be willing to endure some inconvenience or discomfort in order to achieve worthwhile goals.Rate it:

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on the makeActively seeking an opportunity for self-advancement; eager to ingratiate oneself to others in order to secure some advantage.Rate it:

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OTOOInitialism of on the order of.Rate it:

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out of kilterDisturbed; out of order; not working or adjusted properly.Rate it:

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partial outTo remove one variable in order to identify any correlation between othersRate it:

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pawn off asTo make a person or thing appear to be different than their true nature in order to fool someone else.Rate it:

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