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stovepipe hatA type of top hat worn mainly in the 19th century, made of silk or other materials and having a very tall, cylindrical, flat-topped crown.Rate it:

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straight awayVery soon; quickly; immediately.Rate it:

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strong as an oxVery strong and powerfulRate it:

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stud muffinA very attractive man.Rate it:

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suck a big oneto be terrible; to be of a very low standard.Rate it:

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sweat bulletsTo sweat profusely; especially, to be very nervous or anxious.Rate it:

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swim like a fishTo be a very strong swimmer.Rate it:

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swing for the fencesTo act in a way that might generate a very good result, but which also has a large chance of failing.Rate it:

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take one's ball and go homeTo cease participating in an activity that has turned to one's disadvantage, especially out of spite, or in a way that prevents others from participating as well.Rate it:

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take something in strideTo cope with something without much effort; to accept or manage something well.Rate it:

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thankyousomuchEquivalent to, eg: "Thank you very much", self-evidently an expression of great thanks.Rate it:

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the apple doesn't fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents in the way they act and in their physical abilities.Rate it:

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the good die youngWell-regarded people who are morally upright, kind, and beneficent tend to die at a younger age than do most people.Rate it:

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the rest is historyUsed to indicate that one does not need to give extra details about a story as it is too complicated or already well-known.Rate it:

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there for everyone to seeVery obvious, easily discernedRate it:

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thick of thingsA central or major role in a situation; a position in which one is surrounded by or very involved in complex, changing events.Rate it:

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thorn in the fleshA persistent difficulty or something very annoying that will not go away.Rate it:

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thrill killAn act of murder motivated solely by the murderer's desire to have a very exciting experience.Rate it:

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thrill killerA murderer who is motivated by a strong personal desire to have a very exciting experience.Rate it:

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tight shipA well-organized and highly disciplined organization.Rate it:

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Tinker to Evers to ChanceA task accomplished quickly by well-executed teamwork; those involved in the teamworkRate it:

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tiptoe aroundTo act very cautiously about something; to avoid speaking about a painful or controversial issue.Rate it:

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to be named laterSomething of very uncertain value.Rate it:

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to be named laterSomething of very low value.Rate it:

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to beat the bandVery vigorously; at a frantic pace; to a high degree; in large quantities.Rate it:

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to die forVery good; exquisite; excellent; particularly desirable.Rate it:

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to the maxTo a great degree or extent; very.Rate it:

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to the moonTo a very distant or unreachable place.Rate it:

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toad-stranglerA very heavy downpour of rain.Rate it:

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toast of the townA person, male or female, who is admired and very popular in local society, and who is sought-after to attend parties, public events, etc.Rate it:

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today we are allAn expression indicating that the speaker empathizes with members of an identifiable group that was the subject of a disaster, and projects that others empathize as well.Rate it:

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tomorrow is another dayTomorrow will bring new opportunities and a fresh start for one's endeavors.1600, author unknown, "Phillidaes Love-call to her Coridon, and his replying" (song), in England's Helicon, printed at London by I.R. for John Flasket:Phil. Yonder comes my Mother, Coridon,whether shall I flie?Cor. Under yonder Beech my lovely one,while she passeth by.Say to her thy true-Love was not heere,remember, remember,to morrow is another day:1896, Amelia E. Barr, A Knight of the Nets, ch. 8:"Well, well, my dear lass, to-night we cannot work, but we may sleep. . . . Keep a still heart tonight, and tomorrow is another day."1936, Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind, ch. 63:"Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day."2005, Fran Schumer, "JERSEY: In Princeton, Taking On Harvard's Fuss About Women," New York Times, 19 June (retrieved 18 Aug. 2009):"Half of me is depressedRate it:

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top dollarThe maximum amount of money that an item, service, or worker is worth; a very high price.Rate it:

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top notchVery good; of the highest quality.Rate it:

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tough as old bootsVery tough (very strong)Rate it:

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trick of the tradeA shortcut or other quick, or very effective way of doing things, that professional workers learn from experience.Rate it:

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trick outTo trick out; to mod or customize an object, typically for the purpose of both personalization as well as enhancing the object's performance capabilities and more particularly for the purpose of performing stunts with that object.Rate it:

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tried and trueWell-established and tested; known to work or succeed based on extensive experience.Rate it:

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turn up for the bookA very unexpected, usually pleasant, surprise.Rate it:

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twenty to the dozenvery fast, fluently (i.e. "to say twenty words to another's dozen")Rate it:

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twenty winksa very short sleep, half as long as forty winks.Rate it:

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two a pennyVery common; cheap.Rate it:

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two-fisted drinkerEither someone who can handle their liquor well, or an alcoholic clutching a drink in each hand.Rate it:

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

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up against itIn a very difficult position.Rate it:

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up onWell-informed about.Rate it:

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up one's alleyMatching a person's interests or abilities well.Rate it:

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up someone's alleyMatching a person's interests or abilities well.Rate it:

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up the wallsVery busy, swamped.Rate it:

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victory at seaOcean conditions very windblown and messy, possibly to the point of being inimical to surfing and other water sports.Rate it:

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