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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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hot on someone's heelsClose behind; pursuing or following closely.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 pocketReceiving money from, and under the influence of, a person or group of people, with the expectation that a favour or advantage will be proffered in return.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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keep someone companyTo remain with or accompany someone, especially to make them feel more comfortable with a certain situation.Rate it:

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keep someone in the loopTo furnish someone with sufficient relevant information and include them in the decision-making process.Rate it:

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keep someone on a leashSetting unreasonable time constraints, requiring excessive reporting of actions, projecting an expanded and ridiculously contrived schedule of tasks.Rate it:

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keep someone on iceto keep someone uninformed or uncontactedRate it:

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keep someone postedTo inform (someone) regularly of the latest developments.Rate it:

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kick someone when they are downTo make it worse for someone who is going through a difficult time.Rate it:

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kiss someone's assTo flatter someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinion to gain their favorRate it:

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kiss someone's ringTo give respect or reverence to someone; to express servitude to someone.Rate it:

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knock someone off his perchTo defeat or overcome someone who was in a dominant position.Rate it:

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knock someone's block offTo strike a person in the head, causing him to fall to the ground, especially in an unconscious condition; to beat up a person.Rate it:

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knock someone's socks offTo impress greatly; amaze; stun.Rate it:

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know someoneTo have personal or social connections.Rate it:

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know someone from a can of paintSynonym of know someone from AdamRate it:

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know someone from AdamTo know or recognise someone at all.Rate it:

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know someone in the biblical senseTo have sex with someone.Rate it:

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lead someone down the garden pathTo deceive, hoodwink.Rate it:

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leave someone high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the babyTo abandon someone and put them in a position where they must take the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving them holding the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the bagTo remove the value from an article or arrangement and leave somebody holding the empty (or valueless) container.Rate it:

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leave someone in the lurchTo abandon somebody; especially, to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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let someone down gentlyTo reject or refuse someone in a way that avoids causing hurt or disappointment.Rate it:

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let someone goTo dismiss someone from an employment position or a relationship.Rate it:

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let someone have itTo attack someone with great force.Rate it:

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let someone have itTo verbally assail someone.Rate it:

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let someone in onTo disclose information to someone; to tell somebody a secret or share privileged information.Rate it:

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lick someone's assTo flatter someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinionRate it:

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lick someone's assUsed other than as an idiom. to perform anilingus on someoneRate it:

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lick someone's ballsTo act in a subservient manner; to suck up to.Rate it:

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lift someone's spiritsto cause someone to be cheerful or euphoric.Rate it:

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lighten someone's purseto take money from someone.Rate it:

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make someone a happy pandato make someone happy and contentRate it:

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make someone's blood boilTo cause a person to feel angry or very annoyed, especially in situation in which one cannot fully display that feeling to others.Rate it:

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make someone's blood run coldTo cause a person to feel fear, horror, dread, or strong forboding.Rate it:

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