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break your backDefinitionto work extremely hardRate it:

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back-to-back-to-backsequential or consecutive, in the case of exactly three events.Rate it:

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break out of your shellWhen someone is a little shy.Rate it:

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break backTo win a game having lost a service game, or during a tiebreak, to win a point against the serve having lost a point while serving.Rate it:

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break one's backUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see break,‎ back.Rate it:

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break one's backTo make a supreme effort.Rate it:

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break the back ofTo achieve the greater part of some project.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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keep your friends close, and your enemies closerOne should be on their toes and alert of their surroundings if malicious people are around, to ensure such people can't wreak havoc in one's life.Rate it:

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not your circus, not your monkeysIt's none of your business; an exhortation to stay out of a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isPractice what you preach.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isTalk is cheap. If the proponent of the venture is so confident, remind him: Better put your money where your mouth is!Rate it:

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the enemy of your enemy is your friendTwo parties who have an enemy in common should join forces against it.Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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wash my back, i'll wash your'sYou assist ME, Ill Assist YOURate it:

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back-to-backWith one's back facing somebody else's back.Rate it:

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back-to-backIdentical or similar and sequential.Rate it:

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break inTo enter by force or illicit means.Rate it:

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break rankTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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break ranksTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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break evenTo stay the same; to neither advance nor regress.Rate it:

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break upTo break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.Rate it:

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break awayTo leave suddenly.Rate it:

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break downTo fail.Rate it:

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break evenTo neither gain nor lose money.Rate it:

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break inNew function more naturally through use or wear.Rate it:

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break outTo escape, especially forcefully or defiantly.Rate it:

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break outTo separate from a bundle.Rate it:

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break upOf a telephone conversation, to cease to be understandable because of a bad connection.Rate it:

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lucky breakA stroke of luck; a fortunate event, particularly of the sort that propels one to success, fame, etc.Rate it:

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break downTo give more detail.Rate it:

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break offTo end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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break outTo begin suddenly; to emerge in a certain condition.Rate it:

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break upTo break or separate into pieces.Rate it:

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big breakA breakthrough, especially the first big hit of a previously unknown performer or performers in the entertainment industry.Rate it:

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break a lawTo violate a law.Rate it:

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break a leggood luckRate it:

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break a legA wish for a successful performance; primarily a valediction to an actor wishing him or her a successful theatrical stage performance.Rate it:

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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.Rate it:

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break a sweat , Karon Karter - The Complete Idiots Guide to the Pilates Method page 119.Rate it:

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break a sweatJanuary 2008, The Age - Walkovers blaze a trail for women's equal-pay theory.Rate it:

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break a sweatTo put effort into something.Rate it:

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break a sweatTo start sweating.Rate it:

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break coverUsed other than as an idiom. to come out of hiding; to become visible.Rate it:

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break coverto disclose one's real thoughts and intentions.Rate it:

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break downcease to functionRate it:

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break downTo become unstable, mentally or otherwise.Rate it:

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break downTo decay.Rate it:

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break groundTo begin digging in the earth at the start of a new construction, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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