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sound asleepSleeping still and silently.Rate it:

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asleep at the wheelto not pay attentionRate it:

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asleep at the switchNeglectful of an important task, responsibility, or opportunity.Rate it:

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dead asleepSleeping in a deep sleepRate it:

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every shut eye isn't asleepOne must be careful, because some people who seem not to be paying attention are actually paying attention.Rate it:

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fast asleepSleeping, in a deep sleep.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

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sound offTo hold forth about something in an opinionated manner.Rate it:

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empty vessels make the most soundnoisy, opinionated people are often stupid.Rate it:

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I can't hear you over the sound ofSaid to dismiss what the interlocutor is saying.Rate it:

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like the sound of one's own voiceTo talk a lot.Rate it:

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sound as a bellIn excellent condition.Rate it:

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sound as a roachPerfectly sound.Rate it:

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sound outTo question and listen attentively in order to discover a person's opinion, intent, or preference, especially by using indirect conversational remarks.Rate it:

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sound outTo pronounce a word or phrase by articulating each of its letters or syllables slowly in sequence.Rate it:

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sound outTo speak or sing loudly, to call out.Rate it:

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beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:

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doze offTo fall asleep unintentionally.Rate it:

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drift offTo fall asleep in a gradual manner.Rate it:

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conk outTo fall fast asleep; to sleep soundly.Rate it:

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pass outTo faint; fall asleep.Rate it:

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sack outTo fall asleep, usually from implied exhaustion.Rate it:

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talk upIn such a way as to make the thing or person sound better than it actually is.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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nod offTo fall asleep, especially while in a seated position or in inappropriate circumstances.Rate it:

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ring outTo sound very loudly.Rate it:

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play by earTo play guided by one's memory of the sound, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.Rate it:

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amateur hourA situation or activity in which the participants show a lack of skill, sound judgment, or professionalism.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/in X, no one can hear you YIndicates a threat of imminent danger. X is often limited to words having something to do with space. Y is a sound made by humans, especially 'scream'.Rate it:

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because reasonsUsed to avoid specifying the reasons for something, perhaps because specifying them would be tangential to the point at hand, or perhaps because they are not sound or are not known to the speaker.Rate it:

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bleep outTo censor inappropriate spoken words by obscuring them with the sound of a bleep.Rate it:

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blow the whistleTo make a piercing sound which signals a referee's action or the end of a game.Rate it:

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bud upTo don a pair of ear buds in preparation for listening to a portable sound system.Rate it:

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chuThe sound of a kiss.Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for2007, Wilbur Smith, The Sound of Thunder, p. 135:Rate it:

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clip clopsound of a horse walkingRate it:

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cork offTo fall asleep.Rate it:

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crash outTo fall asleep from exhaustion.Rate it:

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dead airAn unintended interruption in a radio broadcast during which there is no sound; a similar interruption of a television broadcast in which there is neither sound nor a video signal.Rate it:

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dickyAn insignificant sound or thing; dicky-bird.Rate it:

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dicky-birdAn insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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dicky-birdA insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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drop offTo fall asleep.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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false alarmA warning sound which turns out to have been erroneous.Rate it:

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flake outTo fall asleep from exhaustion.Rate it:

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get offTo fall asleep.Rate it:

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go out like a lightTo fall asleep quickly.Rate it:

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know which end is upTo possess sound judgment or common sense; to have a clear understanding of a situation.Rate it:

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