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move onTo leave somewhere for another place.Rate it:

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ring backTo make another phone call to the same person.Rate it:

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run away withTo leave secretly with another person. Usually with the intention of getting married or of living together against the wishes of the family.Rate it:

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spill overTo enter into another zone by way of accident or overcrowding; to overflow.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.Rate it:

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farm outTo subcontract some task to another; to outsource.Rate it:

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hit onTo flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.Rate it:

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lay offTo place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.Rate it:

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managerial inbreedingBad management, caused by managers making poor selection choices in recruitment, rewards, and promotions of the staff that report to them, leading to another generation of managers who lack the necessary skill sets to reward and promote the most effective staff.Rate it:

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put byTo run a ship aground intentionally to avoid a collision.Rate it:

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sabre-rattlingAny threat, such as one company threatening another with a lawsuit.Rate it:

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The Hell You Say?Depression Daze Ejaculation Offered In Response to Another's Astonishing, Earth Shaking, Unbelievable, Astounding 'Remark':Rate it:

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two wrongs make a rightA logical fallacy whereby a wrongful action is justified by the commission of anotherRate it:

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once you go black, you never go backAn expression assuming that once a person of another race gets in a sexual relationship with a black person they won't return to their own race.Rate it:

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brush byTo walk past another person, touching them slightly, normally by accident, and ignoring them.Rate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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dress down1) Wear casual or work clothing, informal clothes: 2) Speak To Someone In a Desultory Tone, A Commanding, Analytical, Superior, Critiquing Manner; . . . . . {Tell Someone 'OFF' }Rate it:

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he is always going off at a tangentHe always changes from a topic to another irrelevant oneRate it:

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man is a wolf to manHumans prey upon one another.Rate it:

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wait for the other shoe to dropTo defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.Rate it:

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a dumb priest never got a parish(Irish) Those who fail to speak up fail to get what they want.Rate it:

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a fila andathat ship has sailedRate it:

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able to get a word in edgewiseAble to participate in the conversation; able to interrupt another person's monologue.Rate it:

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adopt outTo send a son or daughter away to live in another country..Rate it:

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after youA gesture, usually polite, urging another person to take a turn at something ahead of the speaker.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm an X, not a YClarifies that one is X, while dissociating oneself from Y. X and Y are usually professions or beliefs, and significantly different from one another.Rate it:

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asking for a friendIndicates that a question is embarrassing by pretending to be asking on behalf of another person.Rate it:

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at cross purposesAgainst one another; contrary in direction or goals.Rate it:

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at seaOn the ocean or sea, typically of a ship or person aboard a ship.Rate it:

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auf einem Bein kann man nicht stehenused to encourage someone to have another drink after their firstRate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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b.s.'Bull ship', abbreviated.Rate it:

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balls aboutTo bullshit; to speak or act as a joke or with no real point.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn modern usage it refers to a picnic or cookout for the ship's crew.Rate it:

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barking up the wrong treeA judgement call and assertion to another that he has miscalculated the reality of a situation.Rate it:

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beam upTo teleport another person or object in the same manner.Rate it:

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bend the kneeto submit to another's authorityRate it:

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bio queenA biologically female performance artist who performs in female drag at drag shows, or acts like a drag queen. Essentially a woman pretending to be a man who is mimicking or parodying another woman.Rate it:

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bird in the bosomA secret pledge that one makes for another.Rate it:

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birds of a feather flock togetherPeople of similar character, background, or taste tend to congregate or associate with one another.Rate it:

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birth tourismTravel from one country to another for the purpose of giving birth in the second country, thereby endowing the newborn child with citizenship of the second country.Rate it:

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bite meAn expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.Rate it:

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bite my shiny metal assAn expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.Rate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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black rideranother name for "Famine", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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black-on-blackInteractions that occur between black people, notably crime that is perpetrated by one black person against another.Rate it:

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blow meAn expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.Rate it:

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blow smokeTo speak with a lack of credibility, sense, purpose, or truth; to speak nonsense.Rate it:

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