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mechanically inclinedTo understand/predict how various objects react or behave with one another. Physics is a huge aspect of this.added by anonymous
2 days ago
meek as a lambto be exceptionally patient, humble, and mild in manneradded by anonymous
3 days ago
he looked like a dying calf in a hail storm.When someone looks ill.added by anonymous
16 days ago
beat the rushto get somewhere first, or before a lot of other people -- such as going somewhere early in the morning.added by acronimous
18 days ago
that's hotSomething said when passing by something that catches your attention.added by anonymous
19 days ago
nigger richGet paid and spend all your money leaving you broke till next payday where you will do the same exact thingadded by anonymous
20 days ago
ser pan comidoTo be a piece of cakeadded by davidb
1 month ago
tomar el peloTo pull someone’s legadded by davidb
1 month ago
zero-dayUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see zero,‎ day.added by anonymous
1 month ago
zero-daybenefiting from newly found and yet unpatched or unmitigated flaw in software or hardware; using zero-day vulnerabilityadded by anonymous
1 month ago
zero-daynewly discovered, and therefore still not fixed and possibly exploited by hackers or other criminalsadded by anonymous
1 month ago
yours trulieswe, us, or ourselvesadded by anonymous
1 month ago
you can't keep a good man downA person who has talent, resolve, or moral strength will eventually succeed despite having been overlooked, injured, or defeated.added by anonymous
1 month ago
you can't be half pregnantSaid of an either-or situation; there are only two available choices.added by anonymous
1 month ago
yellow journalistA journalist who writes material which is sensationalistic and of questionable accuracy and taste.added by anonymous
1 month ago
yank someone's chainUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see yank,‎ chain.added by anonymous
1 month ago
yank someone's chainTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wrong numberAn incorrect notion or understanding concerning a person or situation.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wrong numberA telephone call received from an unfamiliar caller, due to a mistake in the number dialled.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wrong crowdA group of people thought to have a negative influence on a person's behaviour.added by anonymous
1 month ago
writing on the wallAn ominous warning; a prediction of bad luck.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wrack and ruinComplete destruction.added by anonymous
1 month ago
worship the porcelain goddessto vomitadded by anonymous
1 month ago
worm's-eye viewa view of an object from below, from the groundadded by anonymous
1 month ago
worm foodOne or more corpses, especially in a state of decay; remains.added by anonymous
1 month ago
work like a dreamTo function very efficiently and effectively, with few or no problems.added by anonymous
1 month ago
words fail someoneOf a person: to be incapable of describing something with words, especially due to fear, shock, or surprise.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wooden-topA uniformed police officer.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wooden spoonistThe person or team who comes last in a contest.added by anonymous
1 month ago
woman on the streetAn ordinary woman from the general public.added by anonymous
1 month ago
woman of the peopleA woman who shows understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinaries, and who has a rapport with and acceptance by them.added by anonymous
1 month ago
woman of the hourA woman who has recently caught the attention of, or is being admired or honoured by, a large number of people.added by anonymous
1 month ago
woman of few wordsA woman who either does not speak much or speaks only for a brief period of time.added by anonymous
1 month ago
woman among womenA remarkable or superior woman who stands out from others; a leader or exemplar for others.added by anonymous
1 month ago
woman among womenA woman who is accepted on the same terms, and as having the same worth, as other others in society.added by anonymous
1 month ago
within living memoryIn living memory.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wither on the vineTo be unsuccessful due to neglect or inaction.added by anonymous
1 month ago
with the mannerin the very act; red-handed.added by anonymous
1 month ago
with one's jaw in one's lapastonished, amazedadded by anonymous
1 month ago
with one's hand in the cookie jarWhile committing a theft, especially while embezzling money.added by anonymous
1 month ago
with one's dick in one's handIn a state of being unprepared, powerless, or idle.added by anonymous
1 month ago
with bells onWith eager anticipation and enthusiasm.added by anonymous
1 month ago
with all due respectA phrase used before disagreeing with someone, usually considered polite.added by anonymous
1 month ago
with a willWith willingness and zeal; with all one's heart or strength; earnestly; heartily.added by anonymous
1 month ago
with a quicknessQuickly, speedily; in a hurry.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of old head on young shouldersadded by anonymous
1 month ago
winged wordA well-known and attributable quotation.added by anonymous
1 month ago
window on the worldSomething which provides information about or interaction with a variety of people, places, events, or things outside of one's immediate sphere of experience.added by anonymous
1 month ago
wind at one's backForward momentum; a boost in one's prospects for success due to favorable events or circumstances.added by anonymous
1 month ago
win the battle, but lose the warTo achieve a portion of a goal, but fail to achieve the entire goal.added by anonymous
1 month ago

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