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spin outto prolong, make longer (in time)Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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stakes are highEstimated costs, investment, time, reputation, competition, government interest, patent rights of others, existing regulations and licensing factors.Rate it:

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step backto depart driving the train following the train they arrived into the station driving, so as to decrease service turnaround time.Rate it:

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step downTo gradually reduce something, a little at a time, as an electronic step down transformer.Rate it:

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step outTo exit a place on foot, often for a short time.Rate it:

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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.Rate it:

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store upTo build up a supply of something, usually for use at a particular time in the future, when the time is right.Rate it:

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stretch one's legsTo walk about, especially after prolonged time sitting or lying down.Rate it:

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suck faceTo kiss, especially deeply and for a prolonged time.Rate it:

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summer and winterTo spend extended periods of time with; to test.Rate it:

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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, Rate it:

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talk a blue streakTo talk for a long time, at great length, or to the point of tedium.Rate it:

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the enemy of my enemy is my friendAlthough I dislike and/or disagree with you, for the time being we should work together against a common threat.Rate it:

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the wheel turnsTime moves forward; circumstances change; life continues.Rate it:

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then and thereRight at that moment in time.Rate it:

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tickle the ivoriesI don't have as much time as I'd like, but I still enjoy tickling the ivories from time to time.Rate it:

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timeserverA device, node or program that distributes the correct time to clients in a network.Rate it:

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to be named laterUsed other than as an idiom. In an exchange, a unspecified example of a thing (in sports, usually a player), either not yet chosen or named publicly, at the time of a trade.Rate it:

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to dateUntil now; until the present time.Rate it:

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too many balls in the airAttempting to accomplish many projects in one time period.Rate it:

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tool aroundTo spend one's time idly.Rate it:

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touch onTo come or go to for a short time.Rate it:

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travel junkieWho are using their time and money to seek out adventure holidays and travel.Rate it:

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tuitsVirtual tokens for an amount of time or attention that a particular issue would need to resolve.Rate it:

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turn backNo turn a dial anticlockwise or adjust a clock or other meter to an earlier time or reading.Rate it:

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turn into a pumpkinUsed to indicate a curfew, or the time by which one must depart.Rate it:

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Tweedledum and TweedledeeA pair of people who spend a lot of time together, and look and act similarly.Rate it:

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twinkle in one's father's eyeA notional look of anticipation or hope (either for sex or a child) in one's father's eyes at or around the time of one's conception.Rate it:

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twist in the windTo wait for an uncomfortably long period of time.Rate it:

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two birds with one stoneAny two things that were performed or completed at the same time by one action.Rate it:

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under the wireAt the last minute; before the deadline; barely on time; nearly late.Rate it:

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until one is blue in the faceForever; for a hopelessly long time.Rate it:

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until the cows come homeFor a very long time.Rate it:

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use it or lose itSkills or knowledge that are seldom applied are likely to be lost with time.Rate it:

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way back whenA time in the distant past.Rate it:

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wear thinTo lessen or weaken over time, as from overuse.Rate it:

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weekend warriorA part-time soldier, or reservist.Rate it:

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WendeDie Wende; the process or time of unification between the BRD and GDR to modern Germany.Rate it:

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when push comes to shoveWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is critical or urgent; when the time has come for action, even if it is difficult.Rate it:

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whoop it upTo have a great time; to party or revel excessively or noisily.Rate it:

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wind back the clockFiguratively to return in time to an earlier period of history.Rate it:

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work against the clockTo work very quickly because you know you only have a very limited period of time to do something.Rate it:

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worm in the applesomething you thought was a good thing turns out to be a bad thing; usually at the worst possible time.Rate it:

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worth one's whileGood and important enough for one to spend time, effort, or money on.Rate it:

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