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abide byTo remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.Rate it:

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abide withTo remain or live with someone.Rate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.Rate it:

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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellentRate it:

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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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army volunteerTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agileRate it:

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as agile as a monkeyif you say someone is as agile as a monkey then you are saying that the person is able to move as fast and easy as a monkey; therefore, as agile as a monkey means being able to move as swift and easy as a monkeyRate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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ask inTo invite someone to enter one's house.Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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bad eggSomeone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue.Rate it:

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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.Rate it:

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bash aboutTo physically damage something or assault someone.Rate it:

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bash inTo injure someone by hitting violently.Rate it:

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bash upTo assault someone with the intention of causing physical injury.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 glad to see the back ofTo be glad to get rid of someone; to be glad someone has left.Rate it:

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be there forTo be available to provide comfort and support for someone, especially in a period of difficulty.Rate it:

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be there or be squareUsed to encourage someone to go somewhere.Rate it:

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be up againstTo be challenged by someone or something stronger than oneself.Rate it:

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bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:

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bear downWhen giving birth, to push.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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beat downTo haggle someone to sell at a lower price.Rate it:

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beat downTo severely beat someone up.Rate it:

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beat me to the punchSomeone Arrived Sooner, It Happened Too Fast:Rate it:

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beat someone to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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beat someone's brains outTo beat someone very severely.Rate it:

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beat the daylights out ofTo beat (someone) severelyRate it:

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beat the daylights out ofTo defeat (someone) thoroughly and decisively, especially in a physical fight.Rate it:

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beat the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:

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bed into settle, to make [someone] feel at homeRate it:

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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.Rate it:

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beg offTo avoid, or cancel some event that one has previously arranged with someone.Rate it:

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behind someone's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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bend over backwardsTo go all out for someone who fails to show appreciation.Rate it:

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bend someone's earTo bore; to talk too long, especially to one particular person.Rate it:

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big daddySomething or someone of importance.Rate it:

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big gunSomeone who is powerful or influential most often in plural form.Rate it:

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big mouthThe mouth of someone who talks too much, especially by making exaggerated claims or by inappropriately revealing information.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 someone in the arseTo punish or take retribution on.Rate it:

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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.Rate it:

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