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put one through one's pacesTo test several or all functions or training of a person, animal, machine, etc.Rate it:

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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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wear one's heart on one's sleeveTo be extremely transparent, open, or forthright about one's emotions.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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after one's own heartOf a person: having the same ideas, opinions or behaviour as oneself.Rate it:

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bet one's bottom dollarto be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough of something to wager everything.Rate it:

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bite one's lipTo forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute.Rate it:

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button one's lipTo remain silent, especially in order to keep a secret or to avoid saying something inappropriate.Rate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA tendency to take offence quickly.Rate it:

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flip one's lidTo be explosively angry.Rate it:

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flip one's wigTo be very angry.Rate it:

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get one's freak onTo party.Rate it:

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good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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have butterflies in one's stomachTo be nervous, uncertain, or anxious.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.Rate it:

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in one's pocketSubject to one's whims because of bribery.Rate it:

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lump in one's throatA feeling of emotional sadness. On the point of crying.Rate it:

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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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on one's billAlone, on one's own.Rate it:

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put one's feet upTo relax.Rate it:

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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo attempt to hold a position in battle.Rate it:

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try to top that one!When one excels often and in a high degree, there is naturally a strong feeling of achievement. The proud winner may chide and challenge his associates and peers.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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zip one's lipTo stop talking; to be quiet.Rate it:

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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.Rate it:

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

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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Johnny-one-noteA person (or organization) who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.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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off one's dotOff one's rocker; bananas; mad.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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under one's thumbCompletely controlled by someone; at someone’s command..Rate it:

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up one's sleeveHidden, in reserve.Rate it:

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wet one's pantsto wet oneself, to urinate in one's clothes when they're being worn.Rate it:

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zig when one should zagTo misstep or err.Rate it:

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beat one's meatTo masturbate.Rate it:

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eat one's WheatiesTo prepare or fortify oneself for an activity requiring exertion.Rate it:

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get one's end awayTo have sex.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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one fell swoopOne stroke; one action or event with many results.Rate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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quake in one's bootsTo be frightened, scared, or nervous.Rate it:

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rest on one's laurelsTo rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further.Rate it:

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