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have one's wicked wayTo have sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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have seen one's dayTo be at the point in a life cycle or career of no longer being useful or effective; to be worn-out.Rate it:

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have someone's blood on one's headTo be responsible for someone's death, pain, or misfortune.Rate it:

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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself immensely.Rate it:

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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself more than ever before.Rate it:

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hedge one's betsTo place bets with a third party in order to offset potential losses.Rate it:

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hedge one's betsTo reduce the risk of making a mistake, by keeping one's options open.Rate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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hit above one's weightAlternative form of punch above one's weight.Rate it:

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hit below one's weightAlternative form of punch below one's weight.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.Rate it:

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hit one's strideTo reach a full level of efficiency, competence, comfort, etc.; to get going.Rate it:

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hit one's strideWhen walking or running, to reach a full or comfortable pace.Rate it:

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hoist by one's own petardTo be hurt, or destroyed by one's own plot or device, of one's own doing which one intended for another; to be "blown up by one's own bomb".Rate it:

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hold one's breathTo inhale and then intentionally close the epiglottis so that one's breath is not exhaled.Rate it:

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hold one's breathTo wait, as if breathlessly.Rate it:

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hold one's head highto act with pride; to be proud in a positive wayRate it:

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hold one's horsesTo be patient; to wait.Rate it:

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hold one's liquorTo be resistant to intoxication or to show few signs of intoxication, even after consuming a significant amount of alcohol.Rate it:

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hold one's nerveTo stay calm facing nervousness.Rate it:

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hold one's ownTo stand up to; to give a respectable performance; to provide worthy competition.Rate it:

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hold one's peaceTo refrain from speaking; to be silent.Rate it:

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hold one's tongueTo keep quiet; especially, to leave something unsaid.Rate it:

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hold one's waterTo be patient; to control one's impulses.Rate it:

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hold one's waterTo hold one's urine.Rate it:

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hold up one's endI'm holding up my end and you had better hold up yours.Rate it:

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hold up one's endTo hold up one's end of the bargain; to fulfill one's promise or obligation.Rate it:

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hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.Rate it:

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hole in oneAny rare, wonderful, or remarkable accomplishment.Rate it:

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in a league of one's ownFar excelling even the closest contender; not having any worthy competition.Rate it:

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in all one's gloryCompletely naked.Rate it:

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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.Rate it:

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in one hell of a hurryIn a very great hurry; very fast or hastily.Rate it:

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in one's armourHaving the courage of drunkenness; pot-valiant.Rate it:

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in one's bookIn one's opinion.Rate it:

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in one's bookUsed other than as an idiom: see in, one's, book.Rate it:

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in one's cupsDrunk.Rate it:

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in one's dreamsUsed to express the speaker's belief that a preceding statement expressed a desired rather than an actual state of affairs.Rate it:

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in one's elementIn a situation which is entirely appropriate or familiar.Rate it:

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in one's faceOnto or into someone's face.Rate it:

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in one's faceIn front of someone's face; before someone's eyes.Rate it:

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in one's right mindSane, sensible, reasonable; thinking clearly.Rate it:

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in one's stockinged feetWearing socks, stockings or other hosiery on one's feet but no shoes.Rate it:

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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows no one any goodAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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it's one's funeralOne's decisions or actions will bring undesirable consequences only on oneself.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteAn opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects which is frequently expressed by a person or organization.Rate it:

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jump in one's skinTo start with fright.Rate it:

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keep one's coolTo remain composed, calm, and even-tempered, especially in a provocative situation.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballTo maintain one's concentration fixed on one important theme.Rate it:

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