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beat one's meatTo masturbate.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.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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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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laugh one's head offTo laugh uproariouslyRate 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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sell one's bodyTo work as a prostitute.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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flea in one's earA stinging rebuke or rebuff.Rate it:

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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.Rate it:

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go out of one's wayTo make an extra effort.Rate it:

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have bats in one's belfryTo be crazy or eccentric.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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

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one anotherUsed of a reciprocal relationship among a group of more than two people or things; compare each other.Rate it:

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show one's true stripesTo reveal one's real beliefs, sentiments, or character, especially through one's behavior.Rate it:

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under one's breathSoftly, so as not to be heard.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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at the top of one's voiceVery loudlyRate it:

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back of one's handA slap.Rate it:

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call 'em as one sees 'emTo candidly and honestly express an opinion or viewpoint.Rate it:

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get into one's strideTo become familiar with something recently learnt.Rate it:

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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.Rate it:

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off one's titsHeavily intoxicated; under the influence of alcohol or drugs.Rate it:

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one who hesitates is lostA person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity.Rate it:

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pull one's weightTo do the work that one is obligated to.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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under one's wingUnder one's protection, sponsorship, or tutelage.Rate it:

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above one's bendOut of one's control or power.Rate it:

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ace up one's sleeveA surprise advantage of which others are not aware.Rate it:

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act one's ageTo be mature and not childish.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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albatross around one's neckSomething that one is associated with that keeps one from succeeding in what they want to achieve.Rate it:

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albatross round one's neckAlternative form of albatross around one's neck.Rate it:

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all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.Rate it:

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an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with terms so attractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:

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an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with the results of failing to accept so unattractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:

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another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:

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ants in one's pantsTo be agitated and constantly fidgeting.Rate it:

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ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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any way one slices itFrom any perspective; in every case.Rate it:

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as best one canIn the best possible way, given the circumstances.Rate it:

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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.Rate it:

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

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at one withUnited with; in tune with.Rate it:

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at one's fingertipsReadily available.Rate it:

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