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double talkLying, especially in a formal political statement.Rate it:

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double talkSpeaking in a mixture of real English and English-sounding gibberish, for humorous effect.Rate it:

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talk the talkSpeak like an expert, claim to be knowledgeable about something.Rate it:

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HE-double-hockey-sticksHell.Rate it:

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double upTo double the quantity, amount or duration of something.Rate it:

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double vertical lineThe typographical character ‖; a symbol composed of two closely spaced line-height vertical lines.Rate it:

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double upAfter a fly ball has been caught.Rate it:

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double upTo have a secondary use.Rate it:

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double backTo retrace one's steps; to go back where one has already gone.Rate it:

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double bassmusical instrumentRate it:

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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.Rate it:

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double creamdairy productRate it:

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double decker busesVehiclesRate it:

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double downTo double one's wager.Rate it:

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double downTo double or significantly increase a risk, investment, or other commitment.Rate it:

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double dutchA date where both man and woman pay for their portion of the bill.Rate it:

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double dutchA game of jump rope with two ropes and frequently two jumpers.Rate it:

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double dutchA language game akin to pig Latin.Rate it:

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double dutchIncomprehensible language.Rate it:

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double dutchSex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.Rate it:

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double entendreA phrase that has two meanings, especially where one is innocent and literal, the other risqué, bawdy, or ironic; an innuendo..Rate it:

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double entendrePlural form of double entendre.Rate it:

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double overTo bend over at the waist.Rate it:

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double takerSomething causing someone to do a double takeRate it:

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double tapA tactical shooting technique of pulling the trigger of a weapon twice in quick succession to deliver two shots to the same target zone.Rate it:

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double vertical lineUsed other than as an idiom: see double, vertical, line.Rate it:

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double visiondiplopiaRate it:

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double whammya twofold blow or setback; a series of two events that cause adverse effectsRate it:

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double-edged swordA benefit that is also a liability, or that carries some significant but non-obvious cost or risk.Rate it:

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double-edged swordUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see double-edged,‎ sword.Rate it:

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double-edged swordA benefit that is also a liability, or that carries some significant but not-so-obvious cost or risk.Rate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.Rate it:

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double-upRequirement to sleep with another individual because of lack of sleeping accomodations.Rate it:

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HE-double-LHell.Rate it:

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HE-double-toothpicksHell.Rate it:

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on the doubleRapidly or immediately.Rate it:

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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.Rate it:

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walk the talkTo do what one said one could do, or would do, not just making empty promises. To walk one's talk is to be innocent of hypocrisy.Rate it:

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talk overTo discuss.Rate it:

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talk upIn such a way as to make the thing or person sound better than it actually is.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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talk downTo negotiate a lower price.Rate it:

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talk overTo persuade someone; to talk around.Rate it:

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talk upTo talk louder.Rate it:

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table talkConversation, especially of an informal or somewhat gossipy nature, among a group seated together for a meal or other social activity.Rate it:

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all talk and no ciderAll talk and no results.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/first rule of X: do not talk about XSaid of something that must be kept confidential.Rate it:

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big talkStatements which are boastful or exaggerated.Rate it:

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big talkMajor topic of conversation; current gossip.Rate it:

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coffee talkInformal conversation among friends or acquaintances, of the kind that occurs in a casual gathering where people sit together and drink coffee.Rate it:

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