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alza le manihands up!, stick 'em up!Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eyeAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a burnt stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a rusty nailAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickBetter than nothing; not unsatisfactory but also not a reason for enthusiastic excitement.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a shitty stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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carrot and stickSimultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior.Rate it:

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clue stickA metaphorical stick used to beat information or understanding into a slow learner.Rate it:

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get on the stickTo get started; to begin working; to become active.Rate it:

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holy crap on a stickEmphatic form of holy crap.Rate it:

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in a cleft stickUsed other than as an idiom: see in, cleft, stick.Rate it:

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in a cleft stickIn a difficult situation, unable to choose between unfavourable options; in a dilemma.Rate it:

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it is easy to find a stick to beat a dog(rare or obsolete, proverb) If a person is determined to punish someone, they will find a way to do so.1596 Rate it:

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jut outTo protrude; to extend outwards into space; to stick out.Rate it:

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me cago en el marfuck; fuck it; holy crap on a stick.Rate it:

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me cago en tus muertosfuck; fuck it; holy crap on a stickRate it:

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measuring the drapesMaking premature or unwarranted preparations for victory, especially election to public officeRate it:

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meat sticka man's penisRate it:

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moon on a stickEverything; all that one could desire (especially as an unreasonable demand).Rate it:

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more than you can shake a stick atAlternative form of more than one can shake a stick at.Rate it:

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old stickA man, chap, fellow, guy.Rate it:

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plumber's helperA plunger, consisting of a large suction cup attached to a stick and used to remove blockages from toilets, sinks, or drains.Rate it:

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politica del bastone e della carotacarrot and stick policyRate it:

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sex on a stickA person or persons considered to be very sexually attractive.Rate it:

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short end of the stickA situation, opportunity, or outcome which is less favorable than situations, opportunities, or outcomes experienced by or available to others.Rate it:

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speak softly and carry a big stickDo not boast or utter verbal threats, but do make others aware that you are prepared to use physical force if necessary.Rate it:

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square roda unit of area used for measuring small quantities of land. Equal in size to a square with sides 1 rod in length. Equal to 30¼ square yards or 1/160 acre. Sometimes known, simply, as a rod.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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stick 'em upPut your hands in the air !Rate it:

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stick a fork in somethingUsed to indicate that something or someone is finished, or, in a broader sense, defeated or ruined.Rate it:

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stick aroundTo stay; to linger; to remain.Rate it:

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stick atTo continue practising, even it is difficultRate it:

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stick byto follow or adhere to somebody or something, to remain loyal and unswerving in one's attitude towards somebody or somethingRate it:

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stick downTo cause to stick to a surface.Rate it:

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stick downto stick to a surface.Rate it:

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stick downTo write something casually.Rate it:

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stick in someone's crawTo cause lasting annoyance, irritation, or hard feelings.Rate it:

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stick in the mudA person unwilling to participate in activities, often because he or she believes the activity is not wholly kosher; a party pooper.Rate it:

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stick in the mudMore generally, one who is slow, old-fashioned, or unprogressive; an old fogey.Rate it:

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stick it outTo persist or continue.Rate it:

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stick it to the manTo take some action intended to defy a source of oppression such as globalization, commercialization, big business or government.Rate it:

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stick one's dick in crazyFor a man to have sex with another person deemed insane or otherwise undesirableRate it:

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stick one's head in the sandSynonym of bury one's head in the sandRate it:

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stick one's neck outTo take a risk, putting oneself in a vulnerable position.Rate it:

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stick one's neck outGamble or venture when odds for success are slim! Step-up, speak up, while still a novitiate, inexperienced and possessing no 'savvy' in a particular venture.Rate it:

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stick one's nose inTo be nosy; to meddle or interfere in the affairs of another.Rate it:

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stick one's oar inTo meddle; to stick one's nose into (something)Rate it:

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stick outTo protrude; to extend beyond.Rate it:

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stick outTo be prominent, noticeable, or obtrusive.Rate it:

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stick outTo persist. See stick it out.Rate it:

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