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take apartTo criticise someone.Rate it:

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take apartTo move someone away from others to be able to talk to, or give them something in private.Rate it:

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take overTo relieve someone temporarily.Rate it:

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talk overTo persuade someone; to talk around.Rate it:

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tough loveThe compassionate use of stringent disciplinary measures, to attempt to improve someone's behavior.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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look toTo seek inspiration or advice from someone.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeyif you say someone is as agile as a monkey then you are saying that the person is able to move as fast and easy as a monkey; therefore, as agile as a monkey means being able to move as swift and easy as a monkeyRate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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keep a watchful eye!Expect someone or something or anything:Rate it:

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put downTo drop someone off, or let them out of a vehicle.Rate it:

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run offTo leave someone without prior advice.Rate it:

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take afterTo follow someone's example.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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traffSomeone with a great sense of humor.Rate it:

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cash cowSomeone or something which is a dependable source of appreciable amounts of money; a moneymaker.Rate it:

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daft as a brushDescribes someone who is known to do and say silly things.Rate it:

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dress down1) Wear casual or work clothing, informal clothes: 2) Speak To Someone In a Desultory Tone, A Commanding, Analytical, Superior, Critiquing Manner; . . . . . {Tell Someone 'OFF' }Rate it:

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fearA phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone.Rate it:

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hang (hang with)Spend time in the company of someone.Rate it:

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ride roughshod overTo act in a bullying or inconsiderate manner; to display disregard towards someone or something.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellentRate it:

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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.Rate it:

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army volunteerTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do.Rate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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bad eggSomeone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue.Rate it:

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bash inTo injure someone by hitting violently.Rate it:

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bash upTo assault someone with the intention of causing physical injury.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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be glad to see the back ofTo be glad to get rid of someone; to be glad someone has left.Rate it:

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be there or be squareUsed to encourage someone to go somewhere.Rate it:

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beat me to the punchSomeone Arrived Sooner, It Happened Too Fast:Rate it:

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beat the daylights out ofTo beat (someone) severelyRate it:

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beat the daylights out ofTo defeat (someone) thoroughly and decisively, especially in a physical fight.Rate it:

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beat the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:

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bed into settle, to make [someone] feel at homeRate it:

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bend over backwardsTo go all out for someone who fails to show appreciation.Rate it:

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big daddySomething or someone of importance.Rate it:

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big gunSomeone who is powerful or influential most often in plural form.Rate it:

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big mouthThe mouth of someone who talks too much, especially by making exaggerated claims or by inappropriately revealing information.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueAn admonishment to someone who has said something unfeeling or harsh.Rate it:

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black marksomething that negatively affects someone's reputationRate it:

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bless youSaid to someone who has just sneezed, as a polite remark.Rate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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blue-eyedSomeone's favorite, as in blue-eyed boyRate it:

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