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vim and vigorenergetic spirit, zeal, vitalityadded by anonymous
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up-to-dateInformed about the latest news or developments; abreast.added by anonymous
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up-and-comingemerging; aspiring; beginning to attract attention or critical acclaimadded by anonymous
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up-and-comersomeone who is up-and-coming, who has begun to be successful in some field and is likely to become even more successful in the futureadded by anonymous
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up to one's earsup to hereadded by anonymous
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up poo creekAlternative form of up shit creekadded by anonymous
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up on one's earAnnoyed, angry.added by anonymous
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unto the ages of agesFor all time, forever.added by anonymous
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until the last dog is hunguntil the last moment.added by anonymous
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Citations:until the cows come homeFor a very long period of time.added by anonymous
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unknown quantityA person or thing whose nature or value is a mystery.added by anonymous
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under the sayaHenpeckedadded by anonymous
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under the roseIn secret.added by anonymous
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under one's very eyesin plain sight; while someone is watchingadded by anonymous
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under controlBeing taken care of or being addressed.added by anonymous
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ugly ducklingA young person who is ugly, but who is expected to become beautiful as they mature.added by anonymous
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ugly AmericanAn American government representative, tourist, or businessperson who, in dealing with people of other nations, is haughty, rude, meddlesome, or jingoistic.added by anonymous
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two-way streetAny interaction in which both parties give and take equally.added by anonymous
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two-way streetA street in which traffic is allowed to proceed in two directions.added by anonymous
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two-fisted drinkerA person clutching a drink in each hand.added by anonymous
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two-fisted drinkerSomeone who can handle their liquor welladded by anonymous
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two-bitinsignificant or worthlessadded by anonymous
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two-bitcosting 25 centsadded by anonymous
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two steps aheadJust barely escaping.added by anonymous
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two steps aheadHaving cleverly anticipated what others will do or think.added by anonymous
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two pennies to rub togetherA minimal amount of money to live on; any money at all.added by anonymous
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two lamps burning and no ship at seaSaid of an unwisely or overly extravagant person.added by anonymous
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two ha'pennies for a pennyAny money whatsoever.added by anonymous
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two dogs fight for a bone, but a third runs away with itWhen two sides contend, it's always the third party that benefits.added by anonymous
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twenty-twenty hindsightPerfect understanding of events only after they have happenedadded by anonymous
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twenty-five cent wordAn uncommon word, often used in place of a more common one with the intent to appear sophisticated.added by anonymous
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turn twoTo complete a double play.added by anonymous
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turn twoTo reach the age of two years.added by anonymous
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turn the boatTo make a major change in behavior, strategy, topic under discussion, etc.added by anonymous
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turn back the clockTo return to a previous state.added by anonymous
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true to formAccording to one's nature; as expected.added by anonymous
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trouble at millProblems outside the household, especially in the workplace.added by anonymous
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tried and testedSynonym of tried and trueadded by anonymous
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trial by mediaThe process by which media coverage affects a person's reputation by creating a widespread perception of guilt or innocence, often before, or after, a verdict in a court of law.added by anonymous
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treat like dirtto treat someone badly, especially with disrespect or contemptadded by anonymous
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trash pandaA raccoon, especially one that forages in garbage cans.added by anonymous
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transform and roll outLet's go, get a move on.added by anonymous
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tough goingA difficult situationadded by anonymous
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touchy-feelyAppealing to emotion, sympathy, or romance.added by anonymous
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top catSynonym of top dogadded by anonymous
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too good for this worldOut of this world; of exceptionally high quality; wonderful; marvelous.added by anonymous
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tongue-tiedSuffering from tongue-tie or ankyloglossia.added by anonymous
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tongue-tiedUnable to express oneself clearly or fluently; at a loss for words.added by anonymous
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toe-to-toeAgainst, in direct opposition.added by anonymous
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toe-to-toePositioned facing another, with the toes touching.added by anonymous
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