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put someone down asTo assume someone has a particular character from very little information.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeRemind someone of his or her position.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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put someone in mind ofTo remind someone of; to inspire a mental image or awareness of; to cause thoughts concerning.Rate it:

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put someone's back upTo annoy someone deliberately.Rate it:

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putty in someone's handsOne who is readily manipulated or controlled by another person.Rate it:

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rain on someone's paradeTo disappoint or discourage someone.Rate it:

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raise someone's hacklesTo anger someone.Rate it:

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rattle someone's cageTo demand attention; to nag, nudge, or remind.Rate it:

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read someone the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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read someone's lipsTo discern what someone is saying by watching the shape of the mouth rather than by hearing the sounds of the words.Rate it:

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read someone's lipsTo pay close attention (often imperative).Rate it:

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read someone's mindTo guess or deduce what someone is thinking.Rate it:

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ride someone's assto find fault with someone, to constantly criticiseRate it:

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ring someone's bellTo physically traumatize someone with a strong blow, especially a concussive blow to the head.Rate it:

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rub salt in someone's woundsTo make a painful situation even worse (even with the best of intentions).Rate it:

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rub someone the wrong wayTo bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.Rate it:

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ruffle someone's feathersTo unease, cause discomfort to someoneRate it:

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save someone's baconTo save someone's life.Rate it:

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save someone's skinTo save someone's life.Rate it:

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save someone's skinto prevent an undesirable occurrenceRate it:

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see someone throughTo constitute ample supply for one for.Rate it:

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see someone throughTo suffice for a time.Rate it:

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see someone's pointTo comprehend the meaning that someone is trying to convey.Rate it:

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sell someone a bill of goodsTo deceive or cheat someone.Rate it:

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send shivers down someone's spineTo terrify; to make someone feel extremely nervous.Rate it:

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send someone packingTo expel, eject, or dismiss someone; to send away, chase off, or force out.Rate it:

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send someone to the showersTo remove a player from a particular team competition before the conclusion of the event, especially because that player's contribution on this occasion has been below his or her expected level of performance.Rate it:

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send someone to the showersTo remove or expel someone from a job, position, or activity, especially because of poor behavior or performance.Rate it:

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serve someone rightUsed other than as an idiom: see serve, right.Rate it:

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serve someone rightTo happen to someone who is thought to deserve it.Rate it:

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settle someone's hashTo physically or verbally subdue someone.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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slip someone's mindTo be forgotten; to escape one's memory.Rate it:

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snap someone's head offTo suddenly and sharply rebuke or insult a person, especially in response to a harmless remark.Rate it:

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spare someone's blushesTo save someone from embarrassmentRate it:

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speak someone's languageTo talk about concerns, feelings, ideas, etc. which someone understands well and can relate to intimately.Rate it:

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stand in someone's shoesTo see from another's point of view; to feel what another feels.Rate it:

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stand someone in good steadto come in handy for someone in the futureRate it:

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stare someone in the faceTo be extremely visible and obvious.Rate it:

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steal someone's thunderTo detract from somebody's accomplishments or glory; to undermine someone.Rate it:

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step on someone's toesTo cause someone offense, especially by trying to control something that is under their authority, or interfering in their private affairs.Rate it:

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stick in someone's crawTo cause lasting annoyance, irritation, or hard feelings.Rate it:

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stop someone in his tracksTo prevent someone from continuing along a path or way, literal or figurative, he has begun going along.Rate it:

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suck someone's cockTo perform fellatio on someone.Rate it:

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suck someone's cockTo brownnose, to curry favor to someone.Rate it:

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sweep someone off their feetTo seduce someone romantically.Rate it:

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take a leaf out of someone's bookTo adopt an idea or practice of another person.Rate it:

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take a shine to someonetake a shine to someoneRate it:

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