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Midas touchThe ability to gain success or financial reward from one's actions.Rate it:

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nothing ventured, nothing gainedIf one takes no risks, one will not gain any benefits.Rate it:

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pack on the poundsTo gain weight, especially as a result of vigorous or excessive eating.Rate it:

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pile onto gain (weight) quickly.Rate it:

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pile on the poundsto gain weight quickly.Rate it:

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play dumbTo pretend to be slow-witted or lacking in specific knowledge, usually in order to avoid responsibility or to gain some advantage.Rate it:

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put the moves onTo make an effort to gain someone's romantic or sexual interest; to try to woo or seduce.Rate it:

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rack upto gain (points etc.; in a game or sport)Rate it:

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score offTo defeat (especially in an argument), get the better of, achieve a success over, gain an advantage or win points over, make a point to the detriment or at the expense of, make appear foolish. Sometimes with particle on (someone).Rate it:

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see the lightTo gain an understanding of something previously not understood, especially in a sudden insight.Rate it:

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sell upTo sell all, in order to reduce its debts or gain liquid money.Rate it:

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shit out of luckWhen one has attempted to gain something, either tangible or not, and the attempt failed, either through denial, missed opportunity, etc.Rate it:

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show ankleTo provide a hint or to reveal partial information in order to gain attention or arouse interest.Rate it:

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sweep the boardTo get enough votes in an election to gain all the seats.Rate it:

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tag onTo hover an RFID device such as a smartcard over a receiver, often with a graphical user interface, in order to make a payment or gain access to the vehicle.Rate it:

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take by stormTo rapidly gain great popularity in (a place).Rate it:

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trade upTo gain value on the stock exchange.Rate it:

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turn a profitTo gain money or to gain materially.Rate it:

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von nichts kommt nichtsno pain no gainRate it:

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walk overTo gain an easy victory.Rate it:

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win overTo persuade someone, gain someone's support, or make someone understand the truth or validity of something.Rate it:

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win the dayto gain complete victory or success over something or someoneRate it:

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woo backTo gain somebody back by wooing him or her.Rate it:

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