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all hell breaks looseVi A place or state of fury, turmoil, destruction, or chaos.Rate it:

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all outThe state of a side having no more men to bat, thus ending its innings.Rate it:

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as isIn its present state or condition, especially as a contractual condition of sale.Rate it:

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at a standIn a state of confusion or uncertainty; undecided what to do next.Rate it:

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at death's doorAbout to die; in a life-threatening state of health.Rate it:

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at sixes and sevensIn a state of dispute or disagreement.Rate it:

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at sixes and sevensIn a state of confusion.Rate it:

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at the readyReady; in a state of preparation or waiting; in position or anticipation.Rate it:

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back burnerA state of low urgency; a state of low current importance.Rate it:

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bang to rightsCaught red-handed; in a guilty state.Rate it:

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bar sinisterThe state or characteristic of having been born out of wedlock; illegitimacy; bastardy.Rate it:

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bar sinisterA state or characteristic which is dishonorable or shameful; a stigma.Rate it:

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barnburnerLiberal faction of the New York state United States Democratic Party in the mid 19th century.Rate it:

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be preparedTo always be in a state of readiness in mind and body to do your duty (motto of the Boy Scouts and pioneers).Rate it:

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blue stateA state of the United States voting Democratic in a given election, or tending to vote Democratic in general.Rate it:

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boiling pointThe state of being heated, with high aggression.Rate it:

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caught on the hopTo be in a situation of change, especially from a known to an unknown stateRate it:

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circle the drainTo be in rapid decline or a state of downfall, especially as leading to inevitable utter failure or destruction.Rate it:

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cloud nineA state of happiness, elation or bliss; often used in the phrase on cloud nine.Rate it:

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collect one's thoughtsTo become mentally composed, especially after being distressed, surprised, or disoriented; to become calm or organized in one's emotional state or thinking, as in preparation for a conversation, speech, decision, etc.Rate it:

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command performanceA dramatic, musical, or similar entertainment performed before a monarch or other head of state, especially in a circumstance where that ruler has requested or ordered the performance.Rate it:

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coon eyesThe state of the orbits of the eyes (especially the undereyes) having a blueish-purplish colorationRate it:

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cut to the chaseTo get to the point; to get on with it; to state something directly.Rate it:

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deer in the headlightsA mental state of high arousal caused by anxiety fear, panic, surpriseand/or confusion, or substance abuse. The behavioral signs are like a deer subjected to a car's headlights, such as widely opened eyes and a lack of motor reactions.Rate it:

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dirt napA state of permanent rest; the state of death.Rate it:

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down in the dumpsdown in the dumps is an emotional state of depression, immobilization, an act of vegetating, regressing.Rate it:

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down the tubesInto a state of collapse or failure.Rate it:

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ear to the groundThe practice or characteristic of carefully gathering information; a state or mindset of attentiveness.Rate it:

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Elysian FieldsA place or state of ideal happiness; paradise.Rate it:

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end stateThe specified situation at the successful completion of the final phase of a military operation.Rate it:

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end stateUsed other than as an idiom: Any ending state..Rate it:

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eternal sleep(mythology, fiction, fantasy) A magical state of suspended animation, where-in the recipient is placed in a state of ageless, deathless, everlasting sleep. Well-known examples are Endymion, (the lover of the Greek moon goddess, Selene), and the princess from Sleeping Beauty.Rate it:

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even keelA state of having one's emotions under control and balanced.Rate it:

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fall apartTo break into pieces through being in a dilapidated state.Rate it:

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feel oneselfTo feel comfortable or normal; to be in one's usual mood or state of health.Rate it:

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find oneselfTo be in a particular state of mind.Rate it:

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flowerOf plants, a state of bearing blooms.Rate it:

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flowerThe best state of things; the prime.Rate it:

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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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frog in your throatA state of Hoarseness, Congestion, Possibly Affecting Clarity Of SpeechRate it:

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get the memoTo be aware of the current state of affairs.Rate it:

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get to the pointTo state (something) directly; as opposed to in a long-winded way.Rate it:

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go through the millTo experience the suffering or discipline necessary to bring one to a certain degree of knowledge or skill, or to a certain mental state.Rate it:

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go underTo enter a state of hypnosis.Rate it:

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going to the dogsIn such a poor state that it should be left to the dogs.Rate it:

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green lightA traffic light in its green state .Rate it:

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green stateA state that is, or is perceived as, environmentally friendly.Rate it:

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gum upTo make non-functional; to interfere with or put into a state of disorder; to ruin.Rate it:

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harsh one's mellowDisturbing someone otherwise in a state of calm.Rate it:

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head tripA state of mind in which one is distracted, disturbed, or unnerved, whether self-induced or resulting from ill-treatment by others.Rate it:

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