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go out on the townTo party all night long.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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

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have legsTo have endurance; to have prospects to exist or go on for a long time.Rate it:

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

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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.Rate it:

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historical figureA person who lived long ago, usually of some historical note or importance.Rate it:

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hit one's strideTo reach a full level of efficiency, competence, comfort, etc.; to get going.Rate it:

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hit one's strideWhen walking or running, to reach a full or comfortable pace.Rate it:

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hit the ground runningTo begin an activity immediately and with full commitment.Rate it:

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hospital passA throw that stays in the air long enough that it allows too many people to get underneath it, increasing the risk of injury and a trip to the hospital. Thus, a hospital pass.Rate it:

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hum and hawProcrastinate and take a long time before doing something or taking a decision.Rate it:

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in shapeI guess I'd better get my room in shape if I have guests.Rate it:

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in the sticksA long distance away from anywhere of importance.Rate it:

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it's about timeUsed to express impatience at the eventual occurrence of something that the speaker or writer considered to be long overdue.Rate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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jump aboutTo move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous.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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kill the fatted calfTo begin a festive celebration and rejoicing for someone's long-awaited return.Rate it:

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kill the goose that lays the golden eggsTo seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit.Rate it:

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ladies' loungeA room in a pub or hotel, separate from the main drinking area, in which drinks are served; originally a place for women to drink in when not welcome or not comfortable in the traditionally male-oriented public bar, and latterly a more genteel area than the public bar. Rate it:

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laundry listHence, a long list of items, especially an exhaustive one.Rate it:

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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:

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light at the end of the tunnelA better situation after long hardship.Rate it:

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lionA large cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.Rate it:

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love nestA room, especially a bedroom or boudoir, used for sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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make historyTo do something that will be remembered widely for a long time.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea British-flagged Nova Scotian brigantine that crossed the Atlantic Ocean, gone through the Straits of Gibraltar, and into the Mediterranean Sea under full sail, without a crew or any occupants.Rate it:

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month of sundaysA very long time; too long.Rate it:

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muck aboutTo be playful; full of fun and high spirits.Rate it:

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offer affordancesTo give elbow room or leeway for something to happen.Rate it:

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old hatSomething uninteresting, hackneyed, or passé due to overuse or long-standing familiarity..Rate it:

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old hatSomething widely or long practiced, known, or accepted; something conventional.Rate it:

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on endRemarkably long; continuously.Rate it:

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on itIn full control and having full grasp of the situation.Rate it:

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on the back burnerNot immediate; inactive; receiving less than full or regular attention.Rate it:

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or elseClean up your room, or else!.Rate it:

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outsiderA competitor or contestant who has little chance of winning; a long shot; a dark horse.Rate it:

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packed to the raftersCompletely full; packedRate it:

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pick outto send a long pass or cross to.Rate it:

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pickupA short or long bed automotive powered vehicle with enclosed two or three person cab. Utilized in light -weight or modest cargo, short haul, pick-up and delivery agendas.Rate it:

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pitched battleA hostile engagement involving sustained, full-scale fighting between opposing forces in close combat.Rate it:

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put one's shoulder to the wheelTo work or exert oneself heavily or with full effort.Rate it:

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put through its pacesTo test completely; to exercise the full range of abilities or functions.Rate it:

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rakeA garden tool with a row of pointed teeth fixed to a long handle, used for collecting grass or debris, or for loosening soil.Rate it:

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rise from the ashesTo make a comeback after a long hiatus. To come back into common use or practice. To come back into popularity. To come back to being a thing of today.Rate it:

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rome wasn't built in a dayIt takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive.Rate it:

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run the gamutTo encompass the full range or variety possible.Rate it:

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saran (fiber) (us) a term used to describe manufactured fibersSaran (fibre) (US) A Term Used To Describe Manufactured Fibers In Which The Fibre-forming Substance Is Any Long-chain Synthetic Polymer Composed Of At Least 80% By Weight Of 1,1-dichloroethene (vinylidene Chloride) Units. The Iso Generic Name Is ChlorofibreRate it:

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scream one's head offTo scream out to one's full capacityRate it:

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