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a sense of belongingMany organizations promote a sense of kinship with loyal, dedicated employees.Rate it:

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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.Rate it:

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in the biblical senseUsed other than as an idiom: see biblical, sense.Rate it:

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in the biblical senseCarnally; sexually.Rate it:

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knock some sense intoto reprimand or reform someone vigorouslyRate it:

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knock some sense into his headDepression Expression: During the Depression, there was little empathy for the unemployed. Pundits identified the loafer, the hobo, the bum, the specified lazy-boy, the uninspired, those lacking ambition as needing a wakeup Call.Rate it:

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know someone in the biblical senseTo have sex with someone.Rate it:

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make senseTo be coherent or reasonable.Rate it:

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make senseTo decipher or understand.Rate it:

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my spider sense is tinglingMy intuition tells me that something wrong or dangerous is happening or about to happen.Rate it:

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sense of craftaptitude for craftsmanship.Rate it:

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a fresh fucked fox in a forest fireSomething which is extremely hot, in any sense. Hot weather, sexual arousal, one who is wanted by the police, etc. are all described as "hotter than..." or "as hot as a fresh fucked fox in a forest fire",Rate it:

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born in a barnLacking a sense of etiquette; ill-mannered.Rate it:

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate it:

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na-na na-na boo-boo[c. mid 20th century?] A taunt or putdown, typically used to indicate that the speaker believes he or she has beaten the listener in a competition or is better in some other way or in a general sense; or an expression of satisfaction that the listener has received some supposedly deserved minor punishment or misfortune (a schadenfreude).Rate it:

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sniff outTo find something using the sense of smell.Rate it:

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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.Rate it:

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baggageIn a metaphorical sense, factors that restrict a person's freedom, often in an intellectual or psychological way: emotional baggage.Rate it:

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roll back the yearsTo produce a sense of nostalgiaRate it:

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johned upTo write or say something that doesn't make much sense to other people; inside joke.Rate it:

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fox in the henhouseA relationships wherein a predator is granted free reign within the prey's home confinement, often used in the political sense.Rate it:

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traffSomeone with a great sense of humor.Rate it:

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fearA phobia, a sense of fear induced by something or someone.Rate it:

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for all intents and purposesFor every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking.Rate it:

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add upTo make sense; to be reasonable or consistent.Rate it:

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as inIn the sense of.Rate it:

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bargain awayTo dispose of in a bargain, usually with a sense of loss or disadvantage.Rate it:

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blind as a batNearly totally blind, having a very poor sense of vision.Rate it:

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blow smokeTo speak with a lack of credibility, sense, purpose, or truth; to speak nonsense.Rate it:

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by any stretch of the imaginationby any means; in any sense; regardless of how one puts or considers itRate it:

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by no stretch of the imaginationNot by any means; in no sense.Rate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA habitually combative attitude, usually because of a harboured grievance, sense of inferiority, or having something to prove.Rate it:

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coals to newcastleA pointless venture, in the sense of sending something to a place where it's made, or where they already have an abundance.Rate it:

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computer says noA popular phrase for an attitude in customer service in which the default response is to check with information stored or generated electronically and then make decisions based on that, apparently without using common sense, and showing a level of unhelpfulness whereby more could be done to reach a mutually satisfactory outcome, but is not.Rate it:

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culpable homicideCriminal negligence causing the unlawful death of a human being.(Can we verify this sense?) (Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.(Can we verify this sense?) (Scotland, law) Manslaughter.(Can we verify this sense?) (South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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cum grano salisWith a grain of salt; with a bit of common sense and skepticism.Rate it:

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do oneTo depart from a place, often with a sense of urgency.Rate it:

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does not computeThat does not make sense.Rate it:

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drool bucketA person with low intelligence or no common sense; an idiot.Rate it:

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duck testfor application of common sense and/or intuition regardless of technical parameters.Rate it:

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feel in one's bonesTo sense a fact or to have a strong conviction as a result of one's own practical experience, instinct, or gut feeling.Rate it:

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feminine intuitionwomen's sixth senseRate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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funny boneOne's sense of humor.Rate it:

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get withthis sense?) To get off with.Rate it:

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give one's head a shakeTo reassess the common sense of one's behaviour, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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God only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.Rate it:

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good head on one's shouldersintelligent or shrewd; have good sense or judgementRate it:

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grain of saltA bit of common sense and skepticism. Generally used in some form of to take with a grain of salt.Rate it:

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gravitationally challengedOf a person, having a poor sense of balance; subject to intervals of dizziness.Rate it:

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