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Portuguese man-of-warUsed other than as an idiom: see Portuguese, man-of-war.Rate it:

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Portuguese man-of-warA floating colony of hydrozoans (Physalia physalis) attached to a float; it superficially resembles a jellyfish.Rate it:

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red manUsed other than as an idiom: see red, man.Rate it:

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red manAn American Indian, a Native American.Rate it:

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see a manA bland euphemism to conceal one's true purpose.Rate it:

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see a manTo go have a drink or to meet one's bootlegger.Rate it:

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see a manTo take one's leave for some urgent purpose, especially to go to the bathroom.Rate it:

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see a man about a dogUsed as an excuse for leaving without giving the real reason (especially if the reason is to go to the toilet, or to have a drink).Rate it:

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see a man about a horseA message signaling one needs to go missing for a short while, for any reason, without giving a real explanation.Rate it:

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sick manA weak member of a peer group, especially the weakest.Rate it:

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stick it to the manTo take some action intended to defy a source of oppression such as globalization, commercialization, big business or government.Rate it:

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straight manA member of a team of comic performers who plays a supporting role by helping to set up jokes and punch lines through engaging in preparatory dialog with the principal comedian; a foil who plays such a role in theatrical comedy.Rate it:

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take it like a manTo respond to pain, hardship, adversity, or emotional distress in a collected, aggressive, and typical or stereotypical masculine manner, especially without question, crying, complaining, or becoming emotionalRate it:

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the manThe best man for a job.Rate it:

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the manThe man gets you down.Rate it:

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the manThe oppressive powers that be, including the government and corporations; the system, as coordinated outside of one’s control..Rate it:

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the manYou’re the man!.Rate it:

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the man in the streetaverage personRate it:

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the man in the streettypical personRate it:

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the way to a man's heart is through his stomachCooking for a man is a good way to win his affections.Rate it:

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time and tide tarry for no manAlternative form of time and tide wait for no man.Rate it:

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time and tide wait for no manaction is necessary without delayRate it:

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to a manunanimouslyRate it:

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twelfth manreserve in cricketRate it:

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white manUsed other than as an idiom: see white, man.Rate it:

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white manA Caucasian man; a European.Rate it:

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white manWhite people collectively; White culture.Rate it:

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Whos Youre Old Man?Common Question Addressed to Children Instead of; "Whom is Your Father, Daddy, or DAD"Rate it:

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yes-manA person of unquestioning obedience.Rate it:

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young manUsed other than as an idiom: young man.Rate it:

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young manA term of endearment or address for a boy.Rate it:

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young manA male lover; a sweetheart.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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as the next guyTo a reasonable degree; as much as a typical person or man.Rate it:

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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:

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wobei die mächtigen auch von nichts anderem getrieben sind als von der angstAnderem groß geschrieben, man kRate it:

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suck offTo fellate a man until he ejaculates.Rate it:

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there but for the grace of god go iA recognition that others' misfortune could be one's own, if it weren't for the blessing/kindness/luck bestowed by fate or the Divine.Man's fate is in God's hands.More generally, our fate is not entirely in our own hands.Rate it:

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to thine own self be trueThe easiest person to deceive is oneself."This above all:to thine own self be true,and it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man." -William ShakespeareRate it:

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good old boyA friendly, unambitious, relatively uneducated, sometimes racially biased white man who embodies the stereotype of the folksy culture of the rural southern USA.Rate it:

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that's the way life isThat is the way things happenCertain things cannot be changed, helped or improved; struggle and objection are pointless.1935, Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything [1], page 279:That's the way life is, and there's no use trying to go against it.1979, Jay Edward Abrams, A Theology of Christian Counseling: More Than Redemption [2], ISBN 0310511011, page 45:There are no standards, no values; that's the way life is. Learn to accept it and slide with it. Stop fighting it.2002, B. Eugene Ellison, Rings of the Templars, ISBN 059524050X, page 337:Shit happens; that's the way life is. In fact, I want you to take an additional thousand for your efforts.Rate it:

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war brideA woman who marries a man who is on active duty military in wartime.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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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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apron string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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apron-string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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attaboyUsed to show encouragement or approval to a boy or man.Rate it:

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aunt sallya figure drawing criticism or ridicule; a straw man.Rate it:

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babe magnetA person, especially a man, to whom women are attracted.Rate it:

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bad boyA man whose rebellious nature makes him attractive to women.Rate it:

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