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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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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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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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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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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.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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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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at the end of one's tetherAt the limit of one’s patience; frustrated or annoyed..Rate it:

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at the top of one's lungsPossible.Rate it:

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back of one's handA display of disrespect or scorn.Rate it:

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back to square oneLocated back at the start, as after a dead-end or failure.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of disappointment and frustration.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of guilt, responsibility, or embarrassment as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling something is morally despicable as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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bare one's soulTo reveal one's innermost feelings and thoughts, especially concerning one's doubts, regrets, or flaws; to tell one's personal secrets to others.Rate it:

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bare one's teethOf an animal, to show one's teeth as a sign of aggression.Rate it:

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bare one's teethTo show one's aggression.Rate it:

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bat one's eyelashesTo signal or feign by fluttering one's eyelids, as romantic interest.Rate it:

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bat one's eyesTo signal or feign by fluttering one's eyelids, as romantic interest.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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be in one's altitudesTo be drunk.Rate it:

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be on the edge of one's seatTo be in suspense; to wait eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:

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beat one's brainTo struggle to think or remember somethingRate it:

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beat one's head against a stone wallTo waste effort on a futile project.Rate it:

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become one fleshTo join together in marriage; to develop a unifying bond as a result of marrying.Rate it:

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bee in one's bonnetSomething of particular interest or concern; an obsession.Rate it:

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