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beg offTo avoid, or cancel some event that one has previously arranged with someone.Rate it:

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bring downTo make someone feel bad emotionally.Rate it:

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bug outTo abandon someone without warning.Rate it:

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chase downTo pursue and apprehend someone.Rate it:

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cry offTo cancel something that one has previously arranged with someone.Rate it:

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drive awayTo force someone or something to leave.Rate it:

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hand offTo pass or transfer something to someone.Rate it:

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hear outTo listen to someone until that person has finished.Rate it:

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hit onTo flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.Rate it:

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inquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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jump onTo attack someone verbally, or criticise them over strongly for small errors.Rate it:

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just another pretty faceSomeone who is attractive, but not too distinguished.Rate it:

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keep outTo restrain someone or something from entering a place or condition.Rate it:

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keep out ofTo restrain someone or something from entering a place or condition.Rate it:

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lift upTo lighten the mood of someone.Rate it:

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pain in the neckSomeone or something which is annoying, irritating or inconvenient.Rate it:

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run backTo take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.Rate it:

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run byTo inform someone briefly of the main points of an idea.Rate it:

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run downTo criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.Rate it:

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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.Rate it:

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run up againstBegin to encounter problems with someone or something.Rate it:

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stitch upTo maliciously or dishonestly incriminate someone.Rate it:

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suck intoTo cause someone to become slowly more and more involved in a business or situation that is often not to that person's liking.Rate it:

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take apartTo criticise someone.Rate it:

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take apartTo move someone away from others to be able to talk to, or give them something in private.Rate it:

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take overTo relieve someone temporarily.Rate it:

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talk overTo persuade someone; to talk around.Rate it:

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tough loveThe compassionate use of stringent disciplinary measures, to attempt to improve someone's behavior.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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look toTo seek inspiration or advice from someone.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeyif you say someone is as agile as a monkey then you are saying that the person is able to move as fast and easy as a monkey; therefore, as agile as a monkey means being able to move as swift and easy as a monkeyRate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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keep a watchful eye!Expect someone or something or anything:Rate it:

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put downTo drop someone off, or let them out of a vehicle.Rate it:

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run offTo leave someone without prior advice.Rate it:

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take afterTo follow someone's example.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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traffSomeone with a great sense of humor.Rate it:

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cash cowSomeone or something which is a dependable source of appreciable amounts of money; a moneymaker.Rate it:

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daft as a brushDescribes someone who is known to do and say silly things.Rate it:

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dress down1) Wear casual or work clothing, informal clothes: 2) Speak To Someone In a Desultory Tone, A Commanding, Analytical, Superior, Critiquing Manner; . . . . . {Tell Someone 'OFF' }Rate it:

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fearA phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone.Rate it:

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hang (hang with)Spend time in the company of someone.Rate it:

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ride roughshod overTo act in a bullying or inconsiderate manner; to display disregard towards someone or something.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellentRate it:

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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.Rate it:

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army volunteerTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do.Rate it:

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