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act one's ageTo be mature and not childish.Rate it:

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age before beautyA phrase said to allow older people to go before younger ones.Rate it:

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break a sweatJanuary 2008, The Age - Walkovers blaze a trail for women's equal-pay theory.Rate it:

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break the iceTo start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness.Rate it:

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cold as iceVery cold.Rate it:

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come of ageTo mature, or become fully developed.Rate it:

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come of ageTo reach a specific age where one is legally considered to be an adult.Rate it:

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coon's ageA very long time.Rate it:

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cradle robberA person who marries or becomes romantically involved with someone who is much younger or who employs or otherwise engages a young person for a purpose inappropriate for his or her age.Rate it:

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cut no iceTo have no influence (on).Rate it:

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day and ageA time period of years or more.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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drinking ageUsed other than as an idiom: The least age at which one is permitted by law to drink alcoholic beverages.Rate it:

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drinking ageA two and an ace as a starting hand in Texas hold 'emRate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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failure to thrivePoor physical growth or level of weight, relative to one's age peers.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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golden yearsOld age, especially the years after one has retired from employment.Rate it:

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ice coolcalm and composed in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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ice creamcold dessertRate it:

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ice creamdessert itemRate it:

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ice cubeUsed other than as an idiom: see ice, cube.Rate it:

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ice cubeAny small piece of ice used for cooling drinks, larger than crushed ice, regardless of their shape.Rate it:

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ice cubessmall frozen blocksRate it:

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ice overTo become covered in ice, usually of a body of water.Rate it:

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ice queenA beautiful but heartless woman.Rate it:

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ice queenA female ice-skating champion.Rate it:

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ice upTo become clogged with ice, usually of a mechanical device.Rate it:

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ice-calmExtremely calmRate it:

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ice-calmExtreme calm, utter calmnessRate it:

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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.Rate it:

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keep someone on iceto keep someone uninformed or uncontactedRate it:

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long drinkAny drink containing more than 5 ounces of liquid and less than 9 ounces. Typically, a long drink will have lots of ice and mixer.Rate it:

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mint chocolate chipIce cream made with a spearmint or peppermint base and chocolate chips.Rate it:

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old womanA person (irrespective of age or sex) who is always complaining about his or her situation.Rate it:

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on icein abeyance, pendingRate it:

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on iceNot being used, or not to be used e.g.Rate it:

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on icePerformed by ice skaters as an ice show.Rate it:

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on in yearsOld; advanced in age.Rate it:

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on thin iceIn a dangerous, hazardous, or delicate situation; at risk.Rate it:

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one age withthe same age as, (followed by a name).Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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put out to pastureTo make someone retire, especially due to advancing age.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo be sentenced to death before the age of 18.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo die young. To die before the age of 80.Rate it:

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rob the cradleTo use a young person for a purpose inappropriate to his or her age.Rate it:

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royal bumpsA ritual of two or more persons holding another person by the arms and legs, face up, while bumping them repeatedly on the floor. In modern times it is a lighthearted affair, generally performed only on a young person's birthday with the number of bumps corresponding to the person's age in years. Historically it was a hazing.Rate it:

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sell ice to eskimosTo persuade people to go against their best interests or to accept something unnecessary or preposterous.Rate it:

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skate on thin iceIn a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation.Rate it:

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stink on iceTo be of very poor quality, even repulsive.Rate it:

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