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believe one's eyesTo believe that something which one directly sees is truly the case.Rate it:

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bend one's elbowTo drink alcoholic beverages, especially at a public house or bar.Rate it:

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bet one's bootsTo be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough to wager an essential possession.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don't knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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beyond one's kenBeyond one's knowledge or understanding.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's capability.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's level of authority.Rate it:

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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.Rate it:

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bird of one's own brainOne's own idea or conception.Rate it:

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bite off more than one can chewTo try to do too much; to take on or attempt more than one is capable of doing.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueAn admonishment to someone who has said something unfeeling or harsh.Rate it:

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bite the big oneTo die.Rate it:

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bite the big oneo break down; to be impossible to repair or not worth repairing.Rate it:

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bite the big oneTo perform poorly; to fail.Rate it:

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bite the big oneTo be unpleasant or undesirable.Rate it:

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bite the hand that feeds oneTo cause harm to a benefactor.Rate it:

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blot one's copy bookTo damage one's own reputation through bad behavior.Rate it:

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blow one's chancesTo forfeit opportunities to achieve some goal.Rate it:

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blow one's loadTo ejaculate; to cum.Rate it:

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blow one's stackTo become extremely upset or angry.Rate it:

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blow one's topTo be explosively angry. To lose one's temper.Rate it:

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blow one's wadTo spend all of one's money.Rate it:

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blow one's wadTo expend all of one's resources or efforts; to express all the arguments or ideas which one has.Rate it:

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blow one's wadto ejaculateRate it:

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blow up in one's faceTo fail disastrously.Rate it:

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bored out of one's brainsExtremely bored.Rate it:

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bored out of one's mindExtremely bored.Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthBorn rich or in a wealthy family.Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthNote. The original nautical expression is just born with a silver spoon and describes those young gentlemen who were able to enter the Royal Navy without examination and whose promotion was assured. the converse was born with a wooden ladle.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo do something for the first time.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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break one's lanceTo engage in an honorable fight.Rate it:

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brick in one's hatdrunkenness.Rate it:

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bring one's arse to an anchorTo sit down.Rate it:

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burn one's bridgesTo destroy one's path, connections, reputation, opportunities, etc.Rate it:

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burn one's candle at both endsTo work extremely or excessively hard; to work too hard for good health or peace of mind.Rate it:

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burn one's fingersTo harm oneself; to suffer consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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bury one's head in the sandTo deliberately ignore the reality of a situation; to pretend a problem does not exist.Rate it:

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bust one's assTo work very hard, to put in a lot of effort.Rate it:

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bust one's ballsto work very hard; to put in a lot of effort.Rate it:

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bust one's buttTo work exceptionally hard.Rate it:

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bust one's chopsTo exert oneself.Rate it:

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butter one's bread on both sidesTo profit from two things at the same time, especially when those things seem contradictory or incompatible.Rate it:

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by one's lightsAccording to one's understanding.Rate it:

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by one's own handAs a result of one's own actions, especially with reference to death by suicide.Rate it:

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by the skin of one's teethBarely; closely; by a narrow margin; with nothing to spare.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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carry one's own weightA variant of carry one's weight.Rate it:

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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.Rate it:

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