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blue chamberA forbidden room.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clearly defined rule or standard, comprised of objective factors, which leaves little or no room for varying interpretation.Rate it:

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brighten upBrighten up a room.Rate it:

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budge upTo move or scoot over in order to make room for someone, especially when sitting.Rate it:

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burn rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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burn some rubberAn expression of intent to drive ruthlessly, speedily, wildly, illegally: Express the intention to perform tasks, agendas in wild abandon, in order to impress, gain an advantage, recover lost time or missed opportunity:Rate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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chicken filletA piece of rubber or silicone placed in a woman's bra under the breast to increase apparent size and/or create more cleavage.Rate it:

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do upTo redecorate a room etc.Rate it:

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elbow roomFreedom or leeway.Rate it:

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elbow roomRoom or space in which to move or maneuver.Rate it:

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elephant in the roomA problem or difficult issue that is very obvious, but is ignored for the convenience or comfort of those involved.Rate it:

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engine roomA compartment on a ship in which the engine machinery is located.Rate it:

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engine roomThe source of power in a team or other group.Rate it:

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get a roomA jocular or sarcastic expression commanding a couple to stop displaying affection in public, and to rent a hotel or motel room to continue amorous activities in private.Rate it:

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in shapeI guess I'd better get my room in shape if I have guests.Rate it:

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ladies' loungeA room in a pub or hotel, separate from the main drinking area, in which drinks are served; originally a place for women to drink in when not welcome or not comfortable in the traditionally male-oriented public bar, and latterly a more genteel area than the public bar. Rate it:

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lay rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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locker room humorA type of humor involving jokes about crude and sexual topics.Rate it:

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love nestA room, especially a bedroom or boudoir, used for sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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mercuryA silvery-colored metallic chemical element, liquid at room temperature, with atomic number 80 and symbol Hg.Rate it:

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mix paki chat roomMix Paki Chat Room is a chat room website where people can talk to each other.Rate it:

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nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairsExtremely nervous.Rate it:

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not enough room to swing a catVery little space (available) (of a very small room).Rate it:

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offer affordancesTo give elbow room or leeway for something to happen.Rate it:

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on the cutting room floorNot included in the finalized version of something; deliberately rejected or unintentionally overlooked.Rate it:

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or elseClean up your room, or else!.Rate it:

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pop outTo leave a room or building with the expectation of returning soon.Rate it:

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room-temperature IQA below-average IQ; by extension, a dull or unintelligent mind.Rate it:

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rubber johnnycondomRate it:

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rubber jungleIn a commercial passenger airliner, the dense, forest-like profusion of suspended tubes, straps, bags, and masks which results when large numbers of oxygen masks are deployed.Rate it:

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rubber roomA cell used for confinement of a mentally disturbed person.Rate it:

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rubber roomEspecially in New York City, a temporary workplace assigned to a teacher who is not permitted to teach in a classroom because he or she is under disciplinary review.Rate it:

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rubber-chicken dinnerA formal dinner or event thrown by politicians to raise funds.Rate it:

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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

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smoke-filled roomUsed other than as an idiom: see smoke, filled, room.Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomA place where powerful people meet to decide a matter in secret, often of a political nature.Rate it:

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step asideto make room for others as replacements by withdrawing from a position or serviceRate it:

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the rubber meets the roadUsed other than as an idiom: see rubber, meet, road.Rate it:

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the rubber meets the roadA place or circumstance at which the implementation of a plan or intent is to be achieved.Rate it:

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whistle walkThe path slaves took to deliver food from the kitchen building of a plantation to the main dining room. Slaves were expected to whistle during this walk in order to assure their masters that they were not eating the food.Rate it:

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wiggle roomThe opportunity to make alternative decisions or to pursue other courses of action, especially any involving only minor changes to one's present situation or course.Rate it:

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work the crowdTo work the room.Rate it:

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work the roomTo interact enthusiastically with the attendees at an event, by moving among them, greeting them, and engaging them in conversation.Rate it:

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work the roomTo interact with one's audience, taking queues from its reactions and adapting one's performance or words to elicit the audience's attention and enthusiasm.Rate it:

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