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blind leading the blindSituation where an unqualified person is attempting to train others in a task.Rate it:

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boys will be boysIt is hard, often fruitless, to attempt to curb the natural playfulness and tendency to mischief of most growing boys.1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception to this golden rule.Even grown men usually remain somewhat boyish in heart"Boys will be boys", grinned grandpa while he joined his adult son playing with the fancy train-set he gave his grandson for Christmas while the kid was in school.Rate it:

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circle the wagonsTo draw a wagon train into a circle to allow the wagons to provide cover when under attack.Rate it:

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excess baggageLuggage which exceeds the allowable size or weight (as for an airline flight or train trip), and for which an extra fee must therefore be paid.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ghost ship.Rate it:

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get offTo disembark from mass transportation, such as a bus or train.Rate it:

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ghost at the feastA presence that mars one's enjoyment by causing guilt or reviving unwelcome memories.Rate it:

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ghost of a chanceusually negative meaning is will not happen.Rate it:

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ghost trainfairground attractionRate it:

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give up the ghostTo cease clinging to life; to die.Rate it:

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give up the ghostTo quit; to cease functioning.Rate it:

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give up the ghostTo cede a commitment to or identification with.Rate it:

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gravy trainA gorging on luxuries, since someone else foots the bill.Rate it:

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gravy trainAn occupation or any lucrative endeavor that generates considerable income whilst requiring little effort and carrying little risk.Rate it:

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it ain't the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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it is not the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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it isn't the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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it's not the whistle that pulls the trainBoasting and loud talk should not be mistaken for the work that produces real achievements; bravado is no proof of action.1956, James Reston, "Washington: It's Not the Whistle that Pulls the Train," New York Times, 1 July, p. E8:Rate it:

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like a trainWith unstoppable momentum.Rate it:

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lose trackTo forget one's train of thought or temporarily misplace an item or its place in a sequence.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea ghost shipRate it:

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pull a trainTo have sex with several men one after the other.Rate it:

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pull a trainUsed other than as an idiom: see pull, train.Rate it:

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ride the railsTo travel by railway train, trolley, etc.Rate it:

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runaboutA Small Or Easily Handled Automobile For Motoring Short Distances, Package Delivery, Passenger Retrieval/Airport/Train-Bus Depot.Rate it:

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step backto depart driving the train following the train they arrived into the station driving, so as to decrease service turnaround time.Rate it:

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step in front of a moving trainTo sacrifice one's own life for a noble and loyal cause.Rate it:

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talent managementHuman capital management of the entire employee lifecycle. Companies that are engaged in talent management are strategic and deliberate in how they source, attract, select, train, develop, promote, and move employees through the organization. This term also incorporates how companies drive performance at the individual level (performance management).Rate it:

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the ;WYEWYE, SPECIAL RAILROAD TRACK LAYOUT DESIGNED SO AS TO Be Able To Reverse Direction Of An Entire Freight Train. Subject to Constraints Relavent to Consist, Train Length, Engine Power, Terrain, Weather, Traffic Condx., Company Rules, Govt Regs, Crews et al:Rate it:

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the flying dutchmanlegendary ghost shipRate it:

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the whistle does not pull the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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the whistle doesn't pull the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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train wreckAn inevitable disaster.Rate it:

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train wreckThe aftermath of a train crash.Rate it:

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whistle-stopA small train station.Rate it:

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whistle-stop train tourA tour in a political campaign that makes many brief stops in small communities.Rate it:

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whistle-stop train tourAny travel that's quick and with only brief pauses.Rate it:

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yield the ghostTo give up the ghost.Rate it:

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