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shake a legTo get busy; to get going; to be productive.Rate it:

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shake a leggat a move onRate it:

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pull someone's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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arm and a legA relatively high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price.Rate it:

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break a leggood luckRate it:

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break a legA wish for a successful performance; primarily a valediction to an actor wishing him or her a successful theatrical stage performance.Rate it:

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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.Rate it:

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get a leg upTo gain some advantage; to get a head start.Rate it:

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get a leg upTo get a boost or a lift.Rate it:

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get a leg-upFigure of speech. To gain control, manage, acquire, dominate, infinitely analyze.Rate it:

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hang a legHesitate; hang back.Rate it:

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leg manAlternative spelling of legman.Rate it:

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leg manUsed other than as an idiom: see leg, man.Rate it:

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leg pullTo jokeRate it:

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make a legTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back.Rate it:

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not have a leg to stand onTo lack support, as in an argument, debate, or negotiation.Rate it:

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pull somebody's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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pull the other legIn imperative/precative form, used to imply that the speaker does not accept or believe what another has just said.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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show a legTo wake up and get out of bed. (Used mostly in the imperative).Rate it:

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talk the leg off a wooden indianExcessive talk.Rate it:

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more than you can shake a stick atAlternative form of more than one can shake a stick at.Rate it:

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fair shakeReasonable, unbiased treatment; a fair deal.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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shake downTo cause something to fall down by shaking it, or something it is attached to.Rate it:

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shake downTo shake someone so money falls from their pockets.Rate it:

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shake downTo get money from someone using threats.Rate it:

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shake downTo search exhaustively.Rate it:

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shake downTo subject something to a shakedown test.Rate it:

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shake handsTo grasp another person's hands as an expression of greeting, farewell, agreement, etc.Rate it:

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shake hands with the unemployedTo urinate.Rate it:

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shake hands with the unemployedTo masturbate.Rate it:

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shake like a leafTo tremble, as with fear, cold, etc.; shiverRate it:

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shake offTo remove by shaking.Rate it:

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shake offTo dissociate oneself from.Rate it:

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shake offTo lose someone who is tracking youRate it:

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shake offTo rid oneself of a malady or its symptomsRate it:

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shake on itTo agree; to close a deal.Rate it:

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shake outTo agitate a piece of cloth or other flexible material in order to remove dust, or to try to make it smooth and flat.Rate it:

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shake outTo unfurl a reef from a sailRate it:

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shake overto friskRate it:

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shake the pagoda treeTo find a source of easy enrichment; to become absurdly rich in a short time.Rate it:

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shake upTo agitate by shaking.Rate it:

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shake upTo upset or distress.Rate it:

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shake upTo reorganize, to make reforms in.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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plump upTo shake or arrange so as to be fatter or more evenly distributed.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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