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the terrorists will have wonPhrase used following a description of an activity to indicate that if that activity is not continued or carried out, those who seek to disrupt normal activities through terror will have succeeded, an which is an unacceptable result.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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throw a wobblyTo burst out into a verbal uproar.Rate it:

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throw to the dogsTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as into the streets.Rate it:

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throw to the wolvesTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as onto the streets, especially towards predators.Rate it:

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thumbs upA gesture signifying approval or okay; a thumb pointing up out of a fist.Rate it:

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to piecesOut of control.Rate it:

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travel junkieWho are using their time and money to seek out adventure holidays and travel.Rate it:

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turn the other cheekTo accept a punishment or an injury and not act out revenge or retaliate.Rate it:

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two for twoIn baseball, meeting two out of two attempts at-bat. Specifically, it means the batter has reached base safely two out of two times.Rate it:

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up with the chickensAwake and out of bed early in the morning.Rate it:

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up with the larkAwake and out of bed early in the morning.Rate it:

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use a sledgehammer to crack a nutTo use significantly excessive force to carry out an action; to do something overzealouslyRate it:

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use it or lose itHuman abilities require repetitive usage or practice lest one become, rusty. out of tune, uncoordinated:Rate it:

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wanton kittens make sober catsPeople who are unruly and reckless in youth may nevertheless turn out to be responsible adults.Rate it:

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watch one's headTo look out for things one's head might bump into.Rate it:

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wet blanketA person who takes the fun out of a situation or activity, as by pessimism, demands, dullness, etc.Rate it:

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wing itTo improvise; to make things up or figure things out as one goes; or to perform with little or no preparation.Rate it:

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work 'im over!To give someone heavy criticism, 'dress him down', 'read him out', let him know 'who's the boss'!Rate it:

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worm in the applesomething you thought was a good thing turns out to be a bad thing; usually at the worst possible time.Rate it:

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yell silentlyTo think very strong thoughts, that one wishes to yell out loud but does not.Rate it:

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you lost meYou left me out in left field, You did not explain clearly. Your explanation was to me enigmatic, and requires another meeting of the minds.Rate it:

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you made your bed, now sleep in itA moralizing rejection said to someone looking for an easy out, especially of a situation they put themselves into.Rate it:

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