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hang on every wordTo be completely attentive to what another person is saying.Rate it:

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have a wordTo speak to someone in private, often with a negative implication.Rate it:

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have a word withTo talk or speak with.Rate it:

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have a word with oneselfTo think about one's attitudes or behaviour with a view to reform.Rate it:

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last wordA final decision, or the right to make such a decision.Rate it:

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last wordThe final statement uttered by a person before death.Rate it:

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last wordThe finest, highest, or ultimate representative of some class of objects.Rate it:

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loaded wordAny word, set phrase or idiom that has strong positive or negative connotations beyond their ordinary definition.Rate it:

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man of one's wordSomeone who sticks to their promisesRate it:

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mum's the wordThe accompanying facts are a secret, not to be divulged.Rate it:

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my word(dated, US, Canada) An expression of surprise.Rate it:

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my word(dated, US, Canada) Indeed.Rate it:

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not be able to get a word in edgewaysTo be unable to say a single word because of someone else's talkativeness.Rate it:

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one's word is lawRequests or orders of (a person) should definitely be fulfilled.Rate it:

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send wordTo give notification; to inform, especially through a message.Rate it:

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spoken wordAn oral art form, usually consisting of performance poetry, although sometimes overlapping with storytelling or rap.Rate it:

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spoken wordUsed other than as an idiom: see spoken, word.Rate it:

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take somebody's word for itTo believe what somebody tells one.Rate it:

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unspoken wordA great and viable factor, a venerable background, solid financial condition. Long and successful business history.Rate it:

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word of mouthVerbal means of passing of information.Rate it:

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word on the streetThe rumour or news going around on the street.Rate it:

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word on the wireThe rumour or news going around on the Internet, in business, on the street, or in social circles.Rate it:

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word playUsed other than as an idiom: see word, play.Rate it:

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word playA technique in which the nature of the words used become part of the subject of the work, such as puns, phonetic mix-ups such as spoonerisms, obscure words and meanings, clever rhetorical excursions, oddly formed sentences, and telling character names.Rate it:

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word to the wiseA piece of advice.Rate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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on boardEven when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too.Rate it:

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virgin territoryLand that has never been explored or developed.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueTo forcibly prevent oneself from uttering a word.Rate it:

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odd one outA visual puzzle where the guesser has to choose which word/picture/symbol etc. does not fit with the others.Rate it:

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or somethingOr something like that. Used to indicate the possibility that previously mentioned word may not be exactly correct in its applicability.Rate it:

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when two sundays come together"When two Sundays come together/ meet" is used to talk about a situation that never occurs as two Sundays can never meet.Rate it:

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a rolling stone gathers no mossA person who never settles in one place will never be successful.A person who does not keep active will grow mouldy.Rate it:

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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .Rate it:

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under no circumstancesnever ever, not for any reasonRate it:

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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.Rate it:

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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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at latter lammasNever.Rate it:

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barking dogs seldom bitePeople who make big threats never usually carry them out.Rate it:

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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.Rate it:

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blind dateA romantic meeting between two people who have never met before.Rate it:

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bush telegraphA system used by undeveloped societies in remote regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds, word-of-mouth relay, or smoke signals.Rate it:

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cargo-200the code word referring to casualties for transportation in the Soviet and modern Russian military. In its official meaning, Cargo 200 refers to bodies contained in zinc-lined coffins, but in military context this code word can be used for dead bodies as they are transported from the battlefield.Rate it:

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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.Rate it:

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die on the vineTo fail at an early stage or never come to fruition, typically due to neglect, infeasibility, or lack of resources.Rate it:

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drop the f-bombTo utter the word fuck.Rate it:

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