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pelar el cableHablar tonterĂ­as, decir cosas que no se pueden tomar en serio.Rate it:

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Delivered Ex ShipThe seller pays for all transportation and insurance until the transporting ship has arrived at the port of destination.Rate it:

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jump shipTo depart a project without warning.Rate it:

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jump shipTo part from a ship.Rate it:

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like rats from a sinking shipQuickly but in futility, away from a failing projectRate it:

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shape up or ship outTo either improve one's behavior or else be required to leave; to either improve one's performance in an activity or else withdraw from that activity completely.Rate it:

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ship itUsed to indicate that a product is ready for general release.Rate it:

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ship outTo depart, especially for a sea voyage or military assignment.Rate it:

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ship outTo leave, get out, or resign.Rate it:

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ship outTo send, especially by means of a transport vehicle.Rate it:

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ship outTo get rid of, expel, or discard.Rate it:

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sinking shipSomething which is doomed; a lost cause; an impending debacle; an ongoing disaster.Rate it:

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spoil the ship for a hap'orth of tarTo have something important fail for want of a small amount of money or effort.Rate it:

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steady the shipTo bring under controlRate it:

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that ship has already sailedAlternative form of that ship has sailedRate it:

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that ship has sailedThat opportunity has already passed.Rate it:

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tight shipA well-organized and highly disciplined organization.Rate it:

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two lamps burning and no ship at seaSaid of an unwisely or overly extravagant person.Rate it:

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when one's ship comes inWhen one makes a significant amount of money.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ghost ship.Rate it:

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strip offTo remove anything by stripping, e.g. items of clothing or paint from the side of a ship.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.Rate it:

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cast offTo let go a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc so that she may proceed.Rate it:

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put byTo run a ship aground intentionally to avoid a collision.Rate it:

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a fila andathat ship has sailedRate it:

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a la guacarescaUna de las maneras de adujar un cable, calabrote u otro cabo.Rate it:

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at seaOn the ocean or sea, typically of a ship or person aboard a ship.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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b.s.'Bull ship', abbreviated.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn modern usage it refers to a picnic or cookout for the ship's crew.Rate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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brace abackto bring the wind onto the forward side of the sails to slow the shipRate it:

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brace aboutto brace the ship's yards on the opposite tack when going aboutRate it:

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brace aboxTo bring the foreyards flat aback to stop the ship.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.Rate it:

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cast adriftTo abandon a ship at seaRate it:

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cast adriftTo place a person in a ship's boat or raft and leave themRate it:

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companyThe entire crew of a ship.Rate it:

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deadweightThe largest weight of cargo a ship is able to carry; i.e, the weight of a ship when fully loaded minus its weight when empty.Rate it:

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deep-sixTo throw something overboard from a ship.Rate it:

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drop anchorTo release the anchor of a ship or boat, allowing it to fall to the bed of a body of water and thereby securing the vessel in place.Rate it:

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engine roomA compartment on a ship in which the engine machinery is located.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA ship of similar qualities to the Flying Dutchman.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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go belowTo go below deck on a ship; to leave the top deck of a ship.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo fall or to go overboard; to be cast over the side of a ship.Rate it:

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