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one candle short of a boxnot bright; stupidRate it:

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burn one's candle at both endsTo work extremely or excessively hard; to work too hard for good health or peace of mind.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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burn the candle at both endsTo work hard night and day.Rate it:

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burn the candle at both endsTo waste something in two directions at once.Rate it:

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candle in the windA fragile or vulnerable thing, likely to be put in jeopardy.Rate it:

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hold a candleTo compare; to be even remotely of the same quality, skill, etc. as another.Rate it:

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roman candlefireworkRate it:

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get one's shine boxUsed as an insult.Rate it:

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off one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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off one's boxStoned or intoxicated.Rate it:

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out of one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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out of one's boxStoned or intoxicated.Rate it:

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one brick short of a full loadNot mentally sound; insane.Rate it:

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one brick short of a full loadStupid.Rate it:

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outside the boxBeyond the bounds of convention.Rate it:

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box cleverTo act wisely.Rate it:

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box inTo enclose by drawing a box aroundRate it:

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box inTo immobilize something, usually a vehicle, by placing obstacles, usually other vehicles, obstructing the free movementRate it:

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box inTo limit someone's freedom of thought, movement, expression, etc.Rate it:

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box offTo turn the head of a vessel either way by bracing the headyards aback.Rate it:

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box on the earAdministered on the victim's ear, usually by an educator, to enforce attention.Rate it:

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box oneself into a cornerTo create a predicament or problem for oneself; to do something that leaves one with no good alternatives. or solutions.Rate it:

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box outTo position oneself between an opposition player and the basket in anticipation of getting a rebound.Rate it:

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box outTo arrange a situation so as to exclude.Rate it:

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box seatA seat among a group of seats in an enclosure, as at a theater or stadium.Rate it:

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box seatA favorable vantage point.Rate it:

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box someone's earsTo slap someone on the side of the head, usually as an informal punishment.Rate it:

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box the compassTo know, and be able to recite the 32 points and quarter points of the magnetic compass from North, both clockwise and anticlockwise.Rate it:

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box the compassTo make a complete reversal in stance or opinion.Rate it:

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box upTo pack into boxes.Rate it:

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box upTo confine.Rate it:

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box your earsA Threat of Violence To { child or youth ] because of a minor infraction.Rate it:

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box-office bombA motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office, especially that which is less than the budget for the motion picture.Rate it:

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dumb as a box of rocksVery stupidRate it:

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idiot boxTelevision.Rate it:

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inside the boxRestricted by conventionRate it:

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knock out of the boxTo cause a pitcher to be replaced by heavy hitting.Rate it:

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knock out of the boxTo cause something to be replaced by something else.Rate it:

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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:

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out of the boxImmediately, without intervention from the customer.Rate it:

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out of the boxSee outside the box.Rate it:

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penalty boxThat is assessed after an infraction.Rate it:

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penalty boxThe penalty area.Rate it:

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stuff the ballot boxTo commit fraud in an election by depositing extra or otherwise illegitimate ballots into the container holding voters' ballots, in an attempt to predetermine the outcome.Rate it:

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the box they're going to bury it inA person or product that hastens the obsolescence of another person or product.Rate it:

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voice boxlarynxRate it:

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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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come shortFail to meet (expectations or standards)Rate it:

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