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keep one's eyes peeledTo watch closely; to look for.Rate it:

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keep one's fingers crossedto hope for the best, to show supportRate it:

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keep one's hair onTo stay calm; to be patient.Rate it:

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keep one's headTo remain calm, reasonable, level-headed, especially in a situation likely to cause distress.Rate it:

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keep one's head above waterTo survive or endure, especially in a situation in which one is struggling to avoid being overwhelmed by adverse financial circumstances.Rate it:

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keep one's head downUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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keep one's head downTo avoid trouble or attention.Rate it:

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keep one's lips sealedTo keep quiet; to keep a secret; to not tell.Rate it:

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keep one's mouth shutTo keep a secret; to refrain from speaking indiscreetly or carelessly.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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keep one's options openTo not commit to a decision, to keep various options available.Rate it:

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keep one's pecker upRemain cheerful; keep smiling.Rate it:

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keep one's shirt onTo be more patient or to calm down.Rate it:

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kick one's heelsUsed other than as an idiom: see kick, heels.Rate it:

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kick one's heelsTo wait; to wait impatiently or restlessly.Rate it:

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kick up one's heelsUsed other than as an idiom: see kick, up, one's, heels.Rate it:

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kick up one's heelsTo dance.Rate it:

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kick up one's heelsTo relax; to enjoy oneself; to do as one pleases.Rate it:

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kill two birds with one stoneTo solve two problems at once.Rate it:

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knit one's browsTo scowl, indicating anger, worry, or puzzlement.Rate it:

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knit one's eyebrowsAlternative form of knit one's brows..Rate it:

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know like the back of one's handTo be intimately knowledgeable about something, especially a place.Rate it:

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know one's ass from a hole in the groundTo have an adequate level of knowledge or skill; to understand what one is doing or talking about.Rate it:

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know one's own mindTo clearly understand one's own feelings, intentions, preferences, etc; to know precisely what one wants; to be decisive or determined.Rate it:

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know one's way aroundTo be experienced and knowledgeable.Rate it:

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know one's way aroundTo be very familiar with; to have a significant understanding of.Rate it:

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know where one standsTo be aware of one's position.Rate it:

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know which side one's bread is buttered onTo be aware of where one's interests lie in a situation.Rate it:

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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.Rate it:

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last thing one needsSomething not wanted by someone, who is already burdened.Rate it:

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laugh in one's sleeveTo laugh secretly or to oneself.Rate it:

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laugh one's head offTo laugh uproariouslyRate it:

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laugh up one's sleeveTo laugh secretly or to oneself.Rate it:

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leave to one's own devicesTo leave alone, unsupervised, without assistance.Rate it:

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legend in one's own lunchtimeOne whose fame is insignificant or fleeting.Rate it:

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let one's hair downTo relax and enjoy oneself.Rate it:

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let the grass grow under one's feetTo be idle; to fail to make progress.Rate it:

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letters after one's nameA list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person.Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo anticipate something eagerly.Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo look forward avidly to eating something.Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo use one's tongue to remove moistness from the sides of one's mouth, as when salivating or at the conclusion of a meal.Rate it:

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lick one's woundsHe's just off licking his wounds. He'll be back to try again.Rate it:

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lick one's woundsTo withdraw temporarily while recovering from a defeat.Rate it:

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lie ill in one's mouthTo sound artificial or contradictory.Rate it:

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lie through one's teethTo tell a gross or egregious untruth.Rate it:

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like one's life depended on itdesperatelyRate it:

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like the sound of one's own voiceTo talk a lot.Rate it:

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line one's pocketsTo accumulate personal wealth, especially in an illegal or morally objectionable manner.Rate it:

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live oneA person, thing, or situation which is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or urgent.Rate it:

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live oneSomeone who is easily fooled, victimized, or ridiculed.Rate it:

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