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every which wayAll over; in every direction.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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facts on the groundA euphemism, similar to fait accompli, used as an oblique way of saying that discussions over the possession of a given piece of territory has been rendered moot by the presence of military forces.Rate it:

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far and wideOver a great distance, or large area; nearly everywhere.Rate it:

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federal caseAny over-exaggerated ordeal.Rate it:

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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the pollsRate it:

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from here to sundayEverywhere; all over the place.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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get a bit worked up!To become excited, alarmed, frightened over a situation, conversation, scenario.Rate it:

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get by the ballsTo have complete control over someone, especially of a woman abusing a man's infatuation with her.Rate it:

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get one's claws intoHave a controlling influence over.Rate it:

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get one's knickers in a twistTo become overwrought or unnecessarily upset over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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get one's panties in a bunchTo become overwrought or unnecessarily upset over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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get the drop onTo point one's firearm at another person, thereby gaining dominance over a situation.Rate it:

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get the drop onTo obtain an advantage over another person, by acting before that person.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo fall or to go overboard; to be cast over the side of a ship.Rate it:

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gold plateto incorporate costly or otherwise excessive features or refinements unnecessarily, to over engineerRate it:

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grab by the lapelsTo exert control (over something)Rate it:

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grind downTo weaken someone's morale over a long period.Rate it:

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guilt tripA feeling of shame or embarrassment, especially if self-indulgent, unwarranted, exaggerated or felt over a significant period of time.Rate it:

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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.Rate it:

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have someone by the ballsTo exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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having a hissy-fitDisplaying disappointment over trivial matters, moaning, groaning over imagined or contrived insignificant slights.Rate it:

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head to toeEntirely; completely; over one's full body.Rate it:

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here you areSaid when you hand something over to someone or do a favour to them, usually to draw the recipient's attention to the exchange; Equivalent to “thank you” when receiving something..Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.Rate it:

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hold courtTo preside in a formal manner over an official assembly of courtiers and others in which entertainment is presented or affairs of state are considered.Rate it:

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hold courtTo convene or preside over a trial or other legal proceeding in a court of law.Rate it:

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hold the cardsTo be in a strong position, possessing significant advantages over someone else; to be in control of a situation involving multiple parties.Rate it:

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hold your head highStand erect, shoulders back, head high for actions taken over, up and beyond the ordinary response to the challenge.Rate it:

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in the long runAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the long termAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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jumpTo employ a move in certain board games where one game piece is moved from one legal position to another passing over the position of another piece.Rate it:

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jump ropeThe activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.Rate it:

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jungle telegraphA system used by primitive cultures in remote tropical regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds or a relay of runners.Rate it:

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keep watchTo guard; to watch over someone or something.Rate it:

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keep your feet on the groundmaintain a sense of composure, refuse to get all up in the air over any reversal.Rate it:

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kick into touchTo kick a ball over the touchline in a game of rugby to avoid pressure from the opponent team in a difficult situationRate it:

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kiss the gunner's daughterTo be flogged or beaten while restrained over a cannon.Rate it:

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left and rightAll over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.Rate it:

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left, right and centerAll over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.Rate it:

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let slideTo let go, allow, release, pass over without action.Rate 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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lord of the fliesA ruler over a worthless kingdom; leader of a meaningless microcosm.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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muffin topThe roll of flesh that bulges over the top of excessively tight trousers.Rate it:

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nugget of truthJanuary 2008, Chicago Tribune - Clinton's Hispanic edge over Obama.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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