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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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on the nail(of payment) without delayRate it:

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nail biterA nervous or uncomfortable situation.Rate it:

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nail downFirm or certain.Rate it:

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nail biterAn engaging or exciting cliffhanger.Rate it:

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final nail in the coffinSomething that is ultimately responsible for a previously prospective demise or failure.Rate it:

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tooth and nailViciously; with all one’s strength or power; without holding back..Rate it:

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another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a rusty nailAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the head!To do something perfectly, to give a textbook answer to a question that shows you grasp the concept at hand.Rate it:

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last nail in the coffinAlternative form of final nail in the coffinRate it:

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nail biterOne who bites or chews his or her fingernails.Rate it:

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nail downTo attach with nails.Rate it:

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nail the hammer on the headTo solve a problem of any sort; to get the right answer to something; to be on target, spot on.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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white holeA theoretically possible but physically highly unlikely singularity which would emit matter and energy; the antithesis of a black hole.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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in the holeHaving suffered net losses; in debt.Rate it:

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ace in the holeA hidden or secret strength, or unrevealed advantage.Rate it:

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dig oneself in a holeTo put oneself in even more trouble.Rate it:

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dig out of a holeTo save someone or something from trouble.Rate it:

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drinking holeA bar or other local drinking establishment.Rate it:

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holeA hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a perforation; a rent; a fissure.Rate it:

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holeIn games.Rate it:

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holeAn excavation pit or trench.Rate it:

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holeA weakness, a flawRate it:

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holeA container or receptacle.Rate it:

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holeIn semiconductors, a lack of an electron in an occupied band behaving like a positively charged particle.Rate it:

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holeA security vulnerability in software which can be taken advantage of by an exploit.Rate it:

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holeAn orifice, in particular the anus. When used with shut it always refers to the mouth.Rate it:

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holeSex, or a sex partner.Rate it:

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holeSolitary confinement, a high-security prison cell often used as punishment.Rate it:

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holeAn undesirable place to live or visit; a hovel.Rate it:

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holeDifficulty, in particular, debt.Rate it:

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holeA chordless cycle in a graph.Rate it:

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hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.Rate it:

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hole in oneAny rare, wonderful, or remarkable accomplishment.Rate it:

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hole outTo complete a hole by sinking the ball.Rate it:

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hole upTo hide.Rate it:

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honey holeSweet spot. An abundance in one specific area.Rate it:

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know one's ass from a hole in the groundTo have an adequate level of knowledge or skill; to understand what one is doing or talking about.Rate it:

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rabbit holeUsed other than as an idiom: see rabbit, hole. (The entrance to) a rabbit warren or burrow.Rate it:

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rabbit holeA way into a bizarre world.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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watering holeA depression in which water collects and where animals come to drink.Rate it:

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watering holeA bar or other local drinking establishment.Rate it:

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tee offTo hit the first shot of the hole.Rate it:

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