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ski-jump noseA long nose with an inwardly curving ridge and a tip that curves somewhat upward, resembling the shape of a downhill ramp used in the sport of ski jumping.added by anonymous
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skeleton in the cupboardA shameful secret.added by anonymous
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skeleton in the closetA shameful secret.added by anonymous
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skeleton at the feastA reminder of death, a memento mori.added by anonymous
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skeleton at the feastOne whose presence brings gloom to a joyous occasion.added by anonymous
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skate one's laneTo mind one's own business; focus on one's own goals and tasks and not worry about what others are doing.added by anonymous
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skate one's laneTo play in one's assigned position rather than straying to where the current action is.added by anonymous
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simple as kiss your handVery easy.added by anonymous
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silver-tonguedEloquent, articulate, charming.added by anonymous
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silent as the graveSaying absolutely nothing.added by anonymous
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sift outTo isolate or identify one particular thing from a collection that includes less relevant things.added by anonymous
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shut one's trapTo stop talking; to be quiet.added by anonymous
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show who's bossTo demonstrate that one is dominant over or superior to someone; to establish that one has control of some device or intractable object.added by anonymous
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show who's bossTo demonstrate oneself to be dominant; to show that one has the upper hand.added by anonymous
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show what one is made ofTo demonstrate one's courage, stamina, etc.added by anonymous
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shots firedUsed as an indication of or response to an insult, often to the point of starting a fight or argument.added by anonymous
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short-sheetTo play a prank by folding someone's bed sheets to make the space for lying in the bed unusably short.added by anonymous
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shoot from the lipTo speak confidently and unhesitantly but without careful forethought or a reliable knowledge of important facts pertaining to the subject matter.added by anonymous
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shoo-inThe winner of a fixed race, a fixed race.added by anonymous
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shitting matchA pointless competition, dispute or conflict, often over some trivial matter.added by anonymous
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shit or get off the canAlternative form of shit or get off the pot.added by anonymous
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shit in someone's CheeriosTo ruin one's day.added by anonymous
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shed findSynonym of barn findadded by anonymous
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sharp-elbowedPushy; having a boldly assertive manner intended to establish an advantage.added by anonymous
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sharp-elbowedPossessing narrow, bony, rather pointed elbows.added by anonymous
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shake like a leafTo tremble, as with fear, cold, etc.; shiveradded by anonymous
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sex pactan agreement about having sex with particular frequency, or in a particular way regardless of circumstancesadded by anonymous
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set the tableTo make a future outcome possible.added by anonymous
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set the tableTo arrange plates, dishes, cups and utensils in preparation for a meal.added by anonymous
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set the paceTo establish a common goal by example.added by anonymous
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set the paceTo establish the speed for a group to move at, for example in a race.added by anonymous
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set one's sights onTo give one's close attention to, especially as a goal, objective, or other object of special interest.added by anonymous
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set one's hair on fireTo become wildly impassioned; to behave crazily.added by anonymous
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serve two mastersto take orders from two superiors or two conflicting partiesadded by anonymous
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serve noticeTo fire; to terminate one's employment or formal association.added by anonymous
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serve noticeTo warn or announce.added by anonymous
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serve noticeTo officially give a legal notice to.added by anonymous
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sell oneselfTo work as a prostitute.added by anonymous
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seismic shiftA fundamental reorientation of a state of affairs.added by anonymous
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see the light of dayTo appear; to be realised.added by anonymous
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see past the end of one's noseTo have insight into underlying facts or consequences; to possess common sense or a vision for the future.added by anonymous
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see one's way clear toTo commit oneself to.added by anonymous
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second-guessto vet or evaluate; to criticize or correct, often by hindsight, by presuming to have a better idea, method, etc.added by anonymous
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second Tuesday of the weekA time that will never come.added by anonymous
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sea loadUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see sea,‎ load.added by anonymous
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sea loadThe weight of the payload on a vessel.added by anonymous
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screw youA less offensive version of fuck you.added by anonymous
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scratch byTo get by; make ends meetadded by anonymous
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scratch beneath the surfaceTo look or see beyond what is obvious.added by anonymous
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scratch an itchTo satisfy a need or desire.added by anonymous
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