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give someone his headTo allow (someone) to act without constraint: to give (someone) free rein.Rate it:

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give someone pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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give someone the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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give someone the brush-offTo rebuff, snub or curtly reject someone.Rate it:

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give someone the businessTo treat someone harshly or in a wrongful manner, such as by abusing, deceiving, or manipulating.Rate it:

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give someone the businessTo harangue, criticize vigorously, berate, or ridicule someone.Rate it:

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give someone the chairTo execute a person by means of the electric chair.Rate it:

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give someone the cold shoulderTo snub, resist or reject somebody; to regard somebody distantly.Rate it:

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give someone the creepsTo give someone a feeling of uneasiness or mild fright.Rate it:

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give someone the eyeTo show flirtatious signs with the eye.Rate it:

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give someone the heave-hoto fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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give someone the old heave-hoAlternative form of give somebody the heave-ho.Rate it:

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give someone the runaroundTo delay, dodge, or frustrate (someone), especially by providing useless information or directions .Rate it:

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give someone the slipTo evade, escape, or get away from somebody.Rate it:

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give someone what forTo punish; to rebuke.Rate it:

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give someone what-forTo admonish or berate; to speak angrily at somebody.Rate it:

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gnaw someone's vitalsto deeply trouble (someone)Rate it:

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go over someone's headTo take up an issue with another person's boss or other superior rather than beginning or continuing to deal with the original person.Rate it:

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go over someone's headTo escape someone's comprehension.Rate it:

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go to someone's headTo strongly affect a person, especially to the detriment of their senses or mental faculties.Rate it:

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grease someone's palmTo bribe a person.Rate it:

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hand it to someoneTo give somebody credit or praise.Rate it:

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harden someone's heartTo make someone more resistant to something.Rate it:

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hate someone's gutsTo despise; to hate intensely or passionately.Rate it:

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haul someone over the coalsTo express anger with someone in no uncertain terms when they do something wrong.Rate it:

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have someone by the ballsTo exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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have someone by the short hairsTo have someone in a difficult situation in which he or she is without alternatives and can be controlled.Rate it:

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have someone goingUsed other than as an idiom: See have, go.Rate it:

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have someone goingTo temporarily convince someone of a falsehood.Rate it:

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have someone goingTo cause someone to be excited, aroused, or upset.Rate it:

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have someone's backTo be prepared and willing to support or defend (someone).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 someone's guts for gartersTo reprimand severely.Rate it:

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have someone's hideTo punish or subdue someone.Rate it:

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have someone's numberTo understand a person's character, capabilities, or situation.Rate it:

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hit someone for sixTo hit another person very hard.Rate it:

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hold over someone's headTo harp on; to remind continuously (especially of a misstep or defeat)Rate it:

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hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.Rate it:

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hold someone's handTo grasp or hold a person's hand.Rate it:

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hold someone's handTo guide somebody through the basics or assist with excessively small details.Rate it:

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hook someone upTo supply someone with goods or services.Rate it:

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hurt someone's feelingsTo offend or hurt someone.Rate it:

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if you love someone, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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in someone's shoesin someone's situation.Rate it:

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in someone's wheelhouseMatching a person's interests or abilities well.Rate it:

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it is all fun and games until someone loses an eyeRough play results in injury.Rate it:

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jolly someone alongTo make someone happy or compliant, as by encouragement or flattery.Rate it:

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jump down someone's throatTo criticise with excessive and unexpected harshness.Rate it:

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jump someone's bonesTo have sex.Rate it:

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