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work one's butt offTo work very hard or to excess.Rate it:

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work one's tail offWork excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:

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work someone's arse offAlternative form of work someone's ass off.Rate it:

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work someone's ass offTo work excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:

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write him offDismiss, Pay No Attention, Ignore, Bypass, "Relegate To Recycle Bin",Rate it:

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write offTo reduce an asset's book value to zero.Rate it:

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write offTo record an expenditure as an expense.Rate it:

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write offTo record an notional expense such as amortization or depreciation.Rate it:

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write offFiguratively, to assign a low value to something.Rate it:

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write offunrepairable carRate it:

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yank offTo remove something, like a piece of cloth or bread, by tearing it with one quick strong pull.Rate it:

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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:

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drugstore cowboyDresses like a cowboy to show off at the drugstore; looks like a cowboy, but ain't.Rate it:

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FortnightOilA Specially Refined Lantern-oil for the Switchman's Signal Lanterns used on the Grand Trunk Railroad. 'Topped-Off' Lanterns generally required refilling after a 'fortnight' of duty time. (Conjecture)Rate it:

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let her ripTo set off or allow to begin.Rate it:

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fend awayTo turn something away; to ward off.Rate it:

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go the way of the dinosaursTo go extinct or become obsolete; to fall out of common use or practice; to go off the firsthand market; to become a thing of the past.Rate it:

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knock outTo complete, especially in haste; knock off.Rate it:

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on the back footIn a defensive posture; off-balance.Rate it:

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

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a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.Rate it:

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a party animalAn individual whom lives, thinks, reflects, promotes, enjoys, raucous, wild, off the deep end, exotic; parties, gatherings, happenings and blasts.Rate it:

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amber gamblerA driver of a road vehicle who accelerates when the traffic lights change from green to amber (instead of stopping, as required by law), gambling that no vehicle will cross his or her path; a driver who starts off when the traffic lights show red and amber together, but not yet green.Rate it:

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an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.Rate it:

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apr├Ęs-skiA place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people.Rate it:

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at the coal faceTo be directly engaged in the operations of a business, rather than in a hands-off, managerial position.Rate it:

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at the end of the roadNo longer in the competition. Voted off. Eliminated.Rate it:

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avoir du pois layStealing brass weights off the counters of shops.Rate it:

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backfootTo put on the defensive; to put off balance.Rate it:

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backpedalTo distance oneself from an earlier claim or statement; back off from an idea.Rate it:

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bottom edgeA deflection of a ball off of the bottom edge of a bat, onto the ground and potentially into the wicket.Rate it:

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bottom feederA fish or other aquatic creature that feeds off the bottom of its habitat; a flatfish.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luckRate it:

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bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a treeRate it:

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break groundTo lift off the sea bottom when being weighed.Rate it:

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catch big airSuperlative of catch air; make a big jump high off the ground.Rate it:

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caught with one's pants downCaught off guard, unprepared, or in an embarrassing situation.Rate it:

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check is in the mailA common excuse used by debtors to put off creditors.Rate it:

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come unstuckTo get into trouble, to have an accident or mishap, to go off the rails.Rate it:

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cracked the whipMy former boss demanded much in the manner of results, production. In addition he worked us long hours without advance notice, without overtime, rather promised US time-off in the future.Rate it:

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cut downPut down, deprecate, put someone in their place, tell 'em off, demean, cut someone down to size.Rate it:

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damp squibA firework that fails to go off, due to wetting.Rate it:

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Downing Streeta street leading off Whitehall in Westminster, London containing the residences of the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the ExchequerRate it:

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drag one's feetTo procrastinate, put off; to dawdle, avoid, or make progress slowly and reluctantly.Rate it:

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drive-by mediaMedia professionals who "spray" a bunch of repetitive misstatements, mistaken and misinterpreted news reports to cause excitement and confusion. They then figuratively "drive off" leaving the cleanup of their mess and hysteria to others, to correct and properly explain and interpret.Rate it:

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dummy upTo make a mock-up or prototype version of something, without some or all off its intended functionality.Rate it:

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get the bootTo be voted off a competition in a reality television show.Rate it:

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get to fuckGo away!; Fuck off!Rate it:

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