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out of the woodsOut of peril; likely to recover or prevail over trouble; finished with the worst or most threatening part of a problem or illness.Rate it:

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overleapTo leap over, to jump over, to cross by jumping.Rate it:

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pip to the postto overcome a strong competitor in a sporting event, especially by gaining a small advantage over him at the last decisive moment.Rate it:

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prawn cocktail offensiveA strategy of the Labour Party in winning over important people in the world of finance.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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pull rankTo assert one's authority over a subordinate who disagrees.Rate it:

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qwerty syndromeThe condition of favoring entrenched and inferior technologies or practices over superior technologies or practices.Rate it:

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run offTo pour or spill off or over.Rate it:

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sawdust trailThe path to spiritual redemption or salvation, especially as involving attendance at Christian revival meetings presided over by itinerant preachers in the United States.Rate it:

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score offTo defeat (especially in an argument), get the better of, achieve a success over, gain an advantage or win points over, make a point to the detriment or at the expense of, make appear foolish. Sometimes with particle on (someone).Rate it:

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seller's marketAn excess of demand over supply, leading to abnormally high prices; a market condition favoring the seller.Rate it:

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senior noteA bond that takes priority over other debt securities sold by the issuer. In the event the issuer goes bankrupt, senior debt must be repaid before other creditors receive any payment.Rate it:

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settle uponTo decide something over other options.Rate it:

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sisters before mistersA woman should prioritize her female friends over her boyfriend or husband.Rate it:

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skip ropeTo jump over a rope, both of whose ends are held by the jumper or by two others, while the rope is moved under the jumper's feet in a continual rhythm; to play the game of jump rope or exercise by jumping rope.Rate it:

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smell bloodTo sense that one has an advantage over an adversary or rival.Rate it:

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squeeze outTo force a competitor out of one of a limited number of winning positions by taking over that position or a higher oneRate it:

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stand the test of timeTo remain useful or valued over a long period of time; to last a long time.Rate it:

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take againstHe took against me when I was promoted over him.Rate it:

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take the leadTo assume leadership over a group.Rate it:

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take the reinsTo assume charge over.Rate it:

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tempest in a teapotA major fuss over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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there you aresaid when handing something over; here you are.Rate it:

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tickle the twineTo score a goal in ice hockeyRate it:

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tin godAn individual that abuses or exceeds his authority over others, frequently in petty ways; for example a low-level manager in situational comedies and other entertainment.Rate it:

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to spareleft overRate it:

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tug of wara game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.Rate it:

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turf warA dispute over territory between rival gangs.Rate it:

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turn upside downTo flip over; to rotate top to bottom.Rate it:

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tutti fruttiice cream flavourRate it:

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uno ab alto"One over all"Rate it:

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wear offTo disappear because of being abraded, over-polished, or abused.Rate it:

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wear thinTo lessen or weaken over time, as from overuse.Rate it:

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whip handAn advantage over another; the dominant position.Rate it:

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win the dayto gain complete victory or success over something or someoneRate it:

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wipe outTo crash, fall over.Rate it:

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young fogeyYoung and over-conservative person.Rate it:

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