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cut someone looseTo let someone go from something, such as a position, relationship, or obligation.Rate it:

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cut looseTo behave in an uncontrolled manner.Rate it:

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cut one looseto fartRate it:

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loose lipThe practice or characteristic of being overly talkative, especially with respect to inadvertently revealing information which is private or confidential.Rate it:

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all hell breaks looseVi A place or state of fury, turmoil, destruction, or chaos.Rate it:

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all hell broke looseA great disaster happened or chaos ensued.Rate it:

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at loose endsIn an uncertain position or situation.Rate it:

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have a screw looseA phrase meaning that the subject is insane or irrational.Rate it:

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let looseset freeRate it:

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loose cannonA cannon that breaks loose during battle or a storm and causes serious damage to the ship and its crew.Rate it:

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loose cannonAn uncontrolled or unpredictable person who causes damage to his own friends, faction, political party, etc.Rate it:

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loose changeCoins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.Rate it:

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loose changeA sum of money considered small or insignificant.Rate it:

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loose endA small job that needs to be done, or minor problem that needs to be resolved, before a task can be considered complete.Rate it:

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loose endThe end of a rope that has not been fastened.Rate it:

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loose endsunresolved detailsRate it:

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loose endsLeftover items that have not been addressed or attended to.Rate it:

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on the looseNot incarcerated or in captivity; not under control.Rate it:

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play fast and looseTo be recklessly inaccurate, inappropriate, or otherwise ignoring guidelines and conventions.Rate it:

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play fast and looseTo ignore proper behavior or social conventions, especially when it suits ones purpose.Rate it:

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tie up loose endsTo deal with the minor consequences of a previous action; to tidy up, finish, or complete.Rate it:

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turn looseTo roam freely or to act freely.Rate it:

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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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fish or cut baitTo choose between taking action now, or forgoing the opportunity and putting that energy into another endeavor; to decide.Rate it:

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to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someoneRate it:

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cut downTo bring down by cutting.Rate it:

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cut inTo intrude or interrupt.Rate it:

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cut inWhen painting, to paint edges, corners, or trim in preparation for rolling larger areas.Rate it:

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cut offTo isolate or remove from contact.Rate it:

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cut upTo cut into smaller pieces.Rate it:

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cut upTo aggressively move in front of another vehicle.Rate it:

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a cut aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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cut offTo end abruptly.Rate it:

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cut offTo interrupt.Rate it:

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cut upTo behave like a clown.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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cut downTo reduce the amount of something.Rate it:

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a cut belowInferior to; of a lower quality than.Rate it:

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cut a rugTo dance, especially in a vigorous manner and in one of the dance styles of the first half of the twentieth century.Rate it:

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mad as a cut snakeVery irate, crazy with rage.Rate it:

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clean cutclearly outlinedRate it:

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clear cutdefiniteRate it:

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clear cutHaving had all vegetation removed.Rate it:

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clear cutStraightforward, obvious, simple, or basic.Rate it:

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cut a cheese?To Break Wind:Rate it:

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cut a dashTo make a display of oneself; to give a conspicuous impression.Rate it:

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cut a dealA Special Arrangement, Contract, Agreement, Permission, Bargain Price, 'Good Deal'.Rate it:

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