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kangaroo pissBeer, especially of inferior quality.Rate it:

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kangaroo courtA judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding, or a group which conducts such proceedings, which is without proper authority, abusive, or otherwise unjust.Rate it:

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kangaroo pissUsed other than as an idiom: see kangaroo, piss.Rate it:

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plant a seedTo do something that will produce results or change in the future.Rate it:

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plant outTo put into the ground outside, from a greenhouse or a plant pot.Rate it:

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plant the seedsTo start something in motion; to begin an idea; to catalyze an action.Rate it:

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plant your feet firmly on the ground!Assume a firm stand, become resolute, reject intimidation.Rate it:

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soap plantUsed other than as an idiom: see soap, plant.Rate it:

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soap plantAny plant of the genus Chlorogalum, endemic to western North America, especially Chlorogalum pomeridianum, the most widespread species.Rate it:

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put a foot wrongTo make a mistake.Rate it:

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on the back footIn a defensive posture; off-balance.Rate it:

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foot and mouthdisease of farm animalsRate it:

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foot votingExpressing one's preferences through one's actions, by voluntarily participating in or withdrawing from an activity, group, or process; especially, physical migration to leave a situation one does not like, or to move to a situation one regards as more beneficial.Rate it:

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foot-in-mouth diseaseA tendency to make remarks that are embarrassingly wrong or inappropriate.Rate it:

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front footUsed other than as an idiom: see front, foot.Rate it:

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front footThe batsman's foot farthest from his wicket.Rate it:

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get one's foot in the doorTo initiate contact or a relationship; to gain access, especially to an entry-level job.Rate it:

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have one foot on a banana peelTo be at risk of sudden change; to be in an unstable state.Rate it:

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I'll go to the foot of our stairsExpressing astonishment.Rate it:

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kick with the other footTo belong to a different religion.Rate it:

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my footIndicates disapproval, disregard, disdain, disgust or disbelief.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce , The Fiend's Delight In conclusion, his respect for letter-writing ladies is so great that he would not touch one of them with a ten-foot pole.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce, The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. 8.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleFrancis Lynde, The Quickening.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo approach something or someone.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo avoid something at all costs; to refuse to associate with something; signifies a strong aversion.Rate it:

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off the back footFrom a defensive position.Rate it:

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on the front footIn a dominant position.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo walk, decomposed to stress the fundamentality of the task.Rate it:

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put one's best foot forwardTo show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression.Rate it:

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put one's foot downTo insist, demand, or refuse.Rate it:

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put one's foot downTo make a car go faster, accelerate.Rate it:

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put one's foot down onTo put a stop to, suppress; to reject.Rate it:

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put one's foot down uponTo put a stop to, suppress; to reject.Rate it:

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put one's foot in itTo make a mistake in public, or a social blunder, that is embarrassing, or offensive.Rate it:

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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.Rate it:

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put the same shoe on every footTo attempt to apply a single solution to different problems.Rate it:

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set footTo go to a place , or to be there.Rate it:

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shoot oneself in the footTo act against one's own interests, e.g., by saying what one is really thinking.Rate it:

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shoot oneself in the footTo deliberately sabotage an activity in order to avoid obligation, though it causes personal suffering. Origins in first world war trench warfare.Rate it:

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start off on the right footTo begin well, especially to begin a relationship well.Rate it:

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start off on the wrong footTo begin badly; especially, to begin a relationship badly.Rate it:

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ten foot poleSee not touch something with a ten foot pole.Rate it:

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the boot is on the other footAlternative form of the shoe is on the other footRate it:

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the shoe is on the other footThe roles of people in a situation have been reversed, such the advantage has shifted to a party which was previously disadvantaged.Rate it:

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wait on hand and footTo attend to every need, to the point of excess.Rate it:

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wait on hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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