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with one's hand in the cookie jarWhile committing a theft, especially while embezzling money.added by anonymous
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with one's dick in one's handIn a state of being unprepared, powerless, or idle.added by anonymous
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with bells onWith eager anticipation and enthusiasm.added by anonymous
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with all due respectA phrase used before disagreeing with someone, usually considered polite.added by anonymous
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with a willWith willingness and zeal; with all one's heart or strength; earnestly; heartily.added by anonymous
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with a quicknessQuickly, speedily; in a hurry.added by anonymous
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wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of old head on young shouldersadded by anonymous
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winged wordA well-known and attributable quotation.added by anonymous
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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
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wind at one's backForward momentum; a boost in one's prospects for success due to favorable events or circumstances.added by anonymous
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win the battle, but lose the warTo achieve a portion of a goal, but fail to achieve the entire goal.added by anonymous
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win one for the GipperTo do something in memory of another person.added by anonymous
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widow's miteThe lepton coin.added by anonymous
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widow's miteA very small gift or donation which, however, represents a great sacrifice on the part of the giver.added by anonymous
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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a lethal hazard that affects mostly men or is specific to a primarily male trade.added by anonymous
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whoop-assAlternative form of whoop assadded by anonymous
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whoop assTo defeat or excel against in a competitive event.added by anonymous
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whoop assTo defeat in a fight.added by anonymous
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whoop assTo beat or strike.added by anonymous
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whistle-stopA brief stop on a campaign tour to make a speech or perform some other type of public electioneeringadded by anonymous
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whip into shapeTo exert considerable effort to change something or someone into a desired state.added by anonymous
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while we're youngsoon, without much delayadded by anonymous
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which way the wind is blowingThe prevailing opinion or current view of most people, especially people with influence.added by anonymous
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when two Sundays meetneveradded by anonymous
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when one's ship comes inWhen one makes a significant amount of money.added by anonymous
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wheel outTo employ or bring out.added by anonymous
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wheel outUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see wheel,‎ out.added by anonymous
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wet firecrackerA person, event, or thing lacking liveliness or failing to generate excitement, especially when there was a prior expectation of liveliness or excitement.added by anonymous
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well-oiledDrunk.added by anonymous
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well-oiledEfficient; efficiently run.added by anonymous
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well hungHaving male genitalia of pleasing proportions.added by anonymous
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well hungHaving been left for a time, normally hanging, to encourage tenderness.added by anonymous
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watery graveDeath via drowning in a body of water.added by anonymous
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watered-downweakened or simplifiedadded by anonymous
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watered-downdiluted; containing extra wateradded by anonymous
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wash one's dirty linen in publicSynonym of air one's dirty laundry in publicadded by anonymous
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warm-bloodedpassionateadded by anonymous
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warm-bloodedmaintaining a relatively constant and warm body temperature, regardless of the ambient temperatureadded by anonymous
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warm bodyUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see warm,‎ body.added by anonymous
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warm bodyAny person who is present.added by anonymous
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war of wordsA heated exchange of threatening or inflammatory statements.added by anonymous
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walking dictionaryA person familiar with a wide range of specialized terms.added by anonymous
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walk the floorTo pace back and forth restlessly, because of worry, excitement, distress, etc.added by anonymous
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walk on sunshineTo be extremely happy.added by anonymous
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walk freeTo go unpunished; to win, or avoid, a criminal court case, particularly when actually guilty.added by anonymous
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wait on hand and footTo attend to every need, to the point of excess.added by anonymous
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wait in the wingsto be about to become important or centraladded by anonymous
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wag the dogTo divert negative political attention by use of a military operation.added by anonymous
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voice in the wildernessAn influential religious personage, especially one who makes prophetic utterances.added by anonymous
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voice in the wildernessA person, publication, or other source of assertions that expresses an opinion, doctrine, or point of view which is ignored or rejected by almost all others; the actual utterance of an unpopular opinion, doctrine, or point of view.added by anonymous
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