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start a familyTo conceive one's first childadded by anonymous
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star vehicleUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see star,‎ vehicle.added by anonymous
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star vehicleA movie, play, TV series, or other production that enhances an actor's career.added by anonymous
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star turnAn acting performance which causes the performer to become renowned.added by anonymous
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stand up and be countedTo take significant individual action to help a group effort.added by anonymous
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stand up and be countedTo publicly make known one's views, contributions, or vote, especially in a contentious situation where fortitude is required.added by anonymous
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stand trialTo sustain the trial or examination of a cause; not to give up without trial.added by anonymous
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stand trialTo be put on trial in a court of law.added by anonymous
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stand treatTo pay the cost of treating someone to somethingadded by anonymous
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stall for timeTo intentionally cause a delay; to stop; to wait.added by anonymous
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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object of his affection.added by anonymous
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stage rightThe area to the right of the stage when looking towards the audienceadded by anonymous
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spot of botherA slight problem; a small predicament.added by anonymous
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spoil somebody rottenTo overindulge someone, especially when it results in making them selfish and demanding.added by anonymous
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split the differenceTo choose an option or take a position roughly midway between two opposed alternatives; to compromise.added by anonymous
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split the differenceIn a financial transaction, to settle on an amount midway between the offer and the asking price.added by anonymous
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spit in the windAlternative form of piss in the windadded by anonymous
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spit feathersTo feel very angry; to sputter angrily.added by anonymous
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spit feathersTo feel very thirsty.added by anonymous
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spine-tinglingScary, exciting or exhilarating.added by anonymous
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spill the teaTo disclose information, especially of a sensitive nature.added by anonymous
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speed merchantSomeone who runs, drives or moves in a given way very fast.added by anonymous
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speak in circlesSynonym of talk in circlesadded by anonymous
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spare no effortTo do everything within one's powers to achieve something.added by anonymous
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southpawOne who is left-handed, especially in sports.added by anonymous
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sour stomachIndigestion.added by anonymous
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sore-thumbishDistinct in a way that draws negative attention; out of place; conspicuous.added by anonymous
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son of AdamAny man or boy; any male human.added by anonymous
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solo runAction taken without consultation of colleagues or approval of superiorsadded by anonymous
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solo runA run made while soloing the football.added by anonymous
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soften the groundTo prepare or create favorable conditions, especially with the intent of improving public acceptance of the forthcoming occurrence.added by anonymous
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soft underbellyA weak spot; a soft spot.added by anonymous
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snowmanAn attractive but heartless man.added by anonymous
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snowmanA score of eight on a single hole.added by anonymous
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snowmanA playing card with the rank of eight.added by anonymous
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snowmanA humanoid figure made with large snowballs stacked on each other. Human traits like a face and arms may be fashioned with sticks, a carrot, and stones or coal.added by anonymous
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smoke-filled roomUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see smoke,‎ filled,‎ room.added by anonymous
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smile from ear to earA large smile.added by anonymous
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slut's woolAccumulated dust, fluff, hair, etc., that tends to occur indoors in areas not regularly dusted, such as under heavy furniture.added by anonymous
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slow on the uptakeSlow to comprehend.added by anonymous
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slice of the pieA portion of some desirable resource or reward.added by anonymous
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slice of the pieUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see slice,‎ pie.added by anonymous
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slender reedA person, fact, or resource on which one can rely only to a limited extent.added by anonymous
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sleep camelA person who habitually does with little to no sleep during the week and then makes up by sleeping a lot during the weekend.added by anonymous
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sleep a winkTo sleep at all.added by anonymous
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slap leatherTo make a quick motion to draw one's handgun from its holster, especially in a duel in the Old West.added by anonymous
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slap and tickleMild or playful kissing, cuddling, and other amorous play.added by anonymous
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slam one's clam on crazyFor a woman to have sex with another person deemed insane or otherwise undesirableadded by anonymous
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skunk at a garden partyWithin a group, someone who is unwelcome and actively avoided.added by anonymous
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skittles partythe party where teenagers or young adults bring with them a lot of random pills, take them, and see what happensadded by anonymous
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