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a needle in a haystackIt means when something is extremely difficult (or impossible) to find.Rate it:

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

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camel through the eye of a needleHyperbole to illustrate that something is almost impossible to do or to happen.Rate it:

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cast offTo finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.Rate it:

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cast onTo start the first row of knitting by putting stitches on a needle.Rate it:

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cold as iceVery cold.Rate it:

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

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darning needleUsed other than as an idiom: A needle used for darning.Rate it:

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darning needleA large needle used for darning.Rate it:

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darning needleA damselfly, or a dragonfly that resembles one.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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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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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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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.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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moral compassAn inner sense which distinguishes what is right from what is wrong, functioning as a guide (like the needle of a compass) for morally appropriate behavior.Rate it:

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needle in a haystackConsider the frustration in a fantasy attempt to locate, or find a needle embedded somewhere in a stack of hay!Rate it:

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needle in a haystackSomething that is difficult or impossible to locate; something impossibly complex or intractable.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 thin iceIn a dangerous, hazardous, or delicate situation; at risk.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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pick up stitchesStitches to the knitting needle that were previously bound off, or that belong to the selvage, during the process of knitting or entrelac.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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take upThat which takes up or tightens; specifically, a device in a sewing machine for drawing up the slack thread as the needle rises, in completing a stitch.Rate it:

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thread the needleTo find harmony or strike a balance between conflicting forces, interests, etc. Normally used to indicate the difficulty of doing so; also, sarcastically, for a failed attempt.Rate it:

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thread the needleA game in which children stand in a row, joining hands, and in which the outer one, still holding his neighbour, runs between the others.Rate it:

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tickle the twineTo score a goal in ice hockeyRate it:

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tutti fruttiice cream flavourRate it:

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you can't walk on iceOne cannot except to go onto the battlefield, without all of your equipmentRate it:

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