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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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set saildepartRate it:

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set the stageTo prepare; to establish the basis or required conditions.Rate it:

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all setReady; prepared.Rate it:

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dead set againstCompletely opposed, with no possibility of a change of mind.Rate it:

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game, set and matchAlternative form of game, set, matchRate it:

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game, set, and matchAlternative form of game, set, matchRate it:

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game, set, matchAn expression commonly used at the conclusion of a tennis match to indicate that a competitor has won.Rate it:

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game, set, matchAn expression indicating finality, announcing that a series of events—usually involving some form of rivalry—has reached a conclusion.Rate it:

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grow a setSynonym of grow a pairRate it:

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have one's heart set onTo want or desire deeply, regardless of practicality or rationality.Rate it:

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if you love somebody, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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if you love someone, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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jet setA set of wealthy people who travel for pleasure.Rate it:

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on your mark, get set, goA three-command start when racing:Rate it:

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ready, set, goon your mark, get set, goRate it:

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set a spellTo sit down for a period of time, especially in the company of other people and in order to relax or to engage in casual conversation.Rate it:

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set aboutTo initiate or begin some action.Rate it:

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set aboutTo attack.Rate it:

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set adriftTo send a ship, boat or raft out to sea without a crew or resources to steer it.Rate it:

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set apartTo select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.Rate it:

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set apartTo distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).Rate it:

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set apartUsed other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.Rate it:

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set asideTo declare something invalid or null and void.Rate it:

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set asideTo disagree with something and reject or overturn it.Rate it:

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set asideTo separate and reserve something for a specific purpose.Rate it:

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set backTo cost money, as.Rate it:

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set backTo delay or obstruct.Rate it:

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set backTo remove from or allow distance.Rate it:

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set byTo save or put asideRate it:

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set by the earsTo make (a person or persons) argue; to set quarrelling.Rate it:

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set downSimple sum of parts set + down, to place, especially on the ground or a surface; to cease carrying.Rate it:

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set downTo write.Rate it:

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set eyes onTo see; to observe.Rate it:

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