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clout listA usually secret list containing the names of people who are to be given special access, benefits, or influence in a political or social situation, especially as a result of having personal, professional, or financial relationships with those in authority.Rate it:

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bucket listA list of things to accomplish before one's death. [Circa 2007]Rate it:

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bucket listUsed other than as an idiom: see bucket, list.Rate it:

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honey do lista collection of requests, usually by a spouse for a partner to perform a series of tasks, assignments, or jobs dealing with the maintenance of a household.Rate it:

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laundry listHence, a long list of items, especially an exhaustive one.Rate it:

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laundry listOriginally, a list of articles of clothing that had been sent to be laundered.Rate it:

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sick listA list of people who are illRate it:

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whistle-stopA small train station.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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stop upTo increase the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a higher number to an f/stop represented by a lower number and causing more light to pass into the camera.Rate it:

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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.Rate it:

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a short drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death by hanging.Rate it:

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couldn't stop a pig in a passageBow-legged.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.Rate it:

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put a stop toTo terminate or abolish something.Rate it:

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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.Rate it:

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stop at nothingTo take any measures to do or achieve something, especially if it involves great risk or danger; to do everything in one's power.Rate it:

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stop byto pay a visit brieflyRate it:

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stop deadTo stop suddenly.Rate it:

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stop downTo decrease the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a lower number to an f/stop represented by a higher number.Rate it:

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stop motionUna técnica de animación que consiste en aparentar el movimiento de objetos estáticos por medio de una serie de imágenes fijas sucesivas.Rate it:

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stop offTo make a short visit somewhere, on the way to another place.Rate it:

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stop offTo fill with sand, where a part of the cavity left by the pattern is not wanted for the casting.Rate it:

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stop on a dimeTo stop dead; stop suddenly.Rate it:

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stop overTo interrupt one's journey for a short stay; to stop off.Rate it:

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stop pressThe event or news article important enough to delay or interrupt the print, or require a reprint, of a publication, particularly of a newspaper edition.Rate it:

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stop someone in his tracksTo prevent someone from continuing along a path or way, literal or figurative, he has begun going along.Rate it:

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stop that girl!To stop someoneRate it:

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stop the carWhen giving directions to a person, indicates that he or she should stop the vehicle.Rate it:

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stop the lightsAn interjection expressing exasperation or incredulity. or to illustrate the humour in a situation.Rate it:

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stop the pressesAn imperative form used to introduce especially new, important, surprising, or recent developments.Rate it:

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stop upTo fill a hole or cavity, or block an opening or passage, as with a plug.Rate it:

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whistle-stopA brief stop on a campaign tour to make a speech or perform some other type of public electioneeringRate it:

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whistle-stop train tourA tour in a political campaign that makes many brief stops in small communities.Rate it:

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whistle-stop train tourAny travel that's quick and with only brief pauses.Rate it:

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zip one's lipTo stop talking; to be quiet.Rate it:

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zone outTo stop paying attention and think about something else, or to think about nothing.Rate it:

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zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.Rate it:

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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.Rate it:

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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clamp down onTo take measures to stop something; to put an end to.Rate it:

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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.Rate it:

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hold backTo contain; stop.Rate it:

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kick outTo stop, stall, or disconnect suddenly.Rate it:

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last but not leastAn expression to start the last item of a list, emphasising that while it is listed last, it is just as important as the rest of the items.Rate it:

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peel outTo start abruptly from a standing stop, accelerating rapidly, especially so as to produce skid marks.Rate it:

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put downTo halt, eliminate, stop, or squelch, often by force.Rate it:

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rhyme offTo list or recite quickly.Rate it:

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stand downTo wait; to stop pursuing or fighting.Rate it:

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