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throw to the wolvesTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as onto the streets, especially towards predators.Rate it:

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throw to the wolvesTo sacrifice someone, especially in an attempt to save oneself.Rate it:

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tin earInsensitivity to and inability to appreciate the elements of performed music or the rhythm, elegance, or nuances of language.Rate it:

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top of the morningA generic greeting said to someone in the morning.Rate it:

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touch upTo touch or to grope someone in flirtatious or sleazy way.Rate it:

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turkey slapThe act of hitting someone in the face with one's penis.Rate it:

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turn awayTo rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something.Rate it:

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turn awayTo refuse to admit someone.Rate it:

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turn backTo refuse to allow someone to pass a border or enter a place.Rate it:

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turn on one's heelTo suddenly turn away from someone or something in order to depart rapidly, especially as expressive of haughtiness, disapproval, or evasiveness.Rate it:

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turned to stoneThis mean someone died. A gravestone is a symbol of someone that died so they "turned to stone".Rate it:

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two-fisted drinkerEither someone who can handle their liquor well, or an alcoholic clutching a drink in each hand.Rate it:

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unwashed massesOf people who are considered by someone to be somehow uneducated, uninformed, godless, or in some other way unqualified for inclusion in the speaker's elite circles.Rate it:

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up to the tasksomeone who capable to doing a jobRate it:

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up-and-comerSomeone who is up-and-coming, who has begun to be successful in some field and is likely to become even more successful in the future.Rate it:

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walk awayTo defeat someone or achieve something.Rate it:

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walk on eggshellsTo be overly careful in dealing with a person or situation because they get angry or offended very easily; to try very hard not to upset someone or something.Rate it:

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walk out onTo abandon or desert someone, especially a spouse.Rate it:

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walk throughTo explain someone something, step by step.Rate it:

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watch like a hawkto observe (someone or something) closely and keenlyRate it:

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weigh againstTo be disadvantageous to someone.Rate it:

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weigh downTo be too much for someone to cope with.Rate it:

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were you born in a tentAn admonishment said to someone who has left a door open.Rate it:

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whale the tar outa him!Act of Beating Someone! 'Slap 'im-UP To A Fair Thee Well!"Rate it:

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what did your last slave die ofUsed to indicate that someone is being bossy and/or demanding, usually to an unreasonable extent.Rate it:

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what do you sayUsed to ask someone if they are willing to do something.Rate it:

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wheel aroundTo transport someone or something to various locations by pushing a wheeled transporter such as a wheelchair or a wheelbarrow or trolley.Rate it:

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whistling dixieRefers to a studied carelessness. But if you say someone ain't just whistling Dixie, it means they're not kidding around.Rate it:

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who's whoA celebrity or famous person, someone likely to be in such a publication.Rate it:

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whoop-assTo defeat or excel against (someone) in a competitive event.Rate it:

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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a hazard that affects mostly men or is specific for some trade, occupied mostly by men.Rate it:

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will onTo wish intensely that someone succeeds in what they are doing. Often implies a silent, or almost inaudible wish.Rate it:

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win backTo get (someone) to be one's partner, after having been apart.Rate it:

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win overTo persuade someone, gain someone's support, or make someone understand the truth or validity of something.Rate it:

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

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window dressingA means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only.Rate it:

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winkle outTo acquire something or someone with difficulty.Rate it:

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work 'im over!To give someone heavy criticism, 'dress him down', 'read him out', let him know 'who's the boss'!Rate it:

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work overTo physically attack someone to cause them injury.Rate it:

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work your magicTo make a situation improve a lot or to make someone feel happy.Rate it:

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world-beaterSomeone or something superior to all others of its sort.Rate it:

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wouldn't touch with yoursTo not find (someone) sexually attractive; to not have sex with someone.Rate it:

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wring outTo force someone to give something, usually truth, or money.Rate it:

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yellowbellySomeone from Lincolnshire.Rate it:

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yes to deathTo agree with someone, often sarcastically.Rate it:

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you made your bed, now sleep in itA moralizing rejection said to someone looking for an easy out, especially of a situation they put themselves into.Rate it:

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young at heartInclined to act in a way or enjoy things that one would expect from someone younger, especially children, teenagers or young adults.Rate it:

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