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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.Rate it:

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brace abackto bring the wind onto the forward side of the sails to slow the shipRate it:

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brace aboutto brace the ship's yards on the opposite tack when going aboutRate it:

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brace aboxTo bring the foreyards flat aback to stop the ship.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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brag onTo speak with pride on behalf of; to boast of the accomplishments of.Rate it:

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breaking and enteringThe crime of gaining unauthorized entry into another's property by force.Rate it:

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bridgeA song contained within another song, often demarcated by meter, key, or melody.Rate it:

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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.Rate it:

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build downIn solitaire card games, to place a card over another card of higher value.Rate it:

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burst outto speak emotionally or suddenlyRate it:

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but who's countingUsed as a retort or comeback, often to deprecate oneself or another for excessive concern or attention to.Rate it:

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by hook or by crookBy any means possible; one way or another.Rate it:

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bystander effectThat someone is less likely to help another if other potential helpers are present than otherwise.Rate it:

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call someone's bluffTo take action on the basis that another person is bluffing.Rate it:

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carry a torchMaintain a quiet emotional interest in another.Rate it:

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cast adriftTo abandon a ship at seaRate it:

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cast adriftTo place a person in a ship's boat or raft and leave themRate it:

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cast the first stoneTo act self-righteously in accusing another person, believing that one is blameless.Rate it:

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cat and mouseA relationship in which two parties closely monitor and challenge one another in a suspicious or self-protective manner, often because each party is attempting to gain an advantage over the other.Rate it:

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change of paceA shift from one activity to anotherRate it:

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change overto convert to, to make a transition from one system to anotherRate it:

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chrome hornThe front bumper of a car when used to bump another vehicle, usually to inform the driver of the other vehicle, that the first car would like to pass.Rate it:

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Citations:from pillar to postFrom one place to another; hither and thither.Rate it:

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cite chapter and verseTo speak authoritatively, providing detailed factual information.Rate it:

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clean codeSoftware code that is formatted correctly and in an organized manner so that another coder can easily read or modify it.Rate it:

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click throughTo click on a link in order to move to another page.Rate it:

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come betweenTo affect negatively or cause discord between and another person.Rate it:

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companyThe entire crew of a ship.Rate it:

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correct me if I'm wrongUsed before stating something the speaker believes is true, especially while correcting what another person has said.Rate it:

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cosy up toTo come physically close to, using body language in an attempt to persuade another party to snuggle or embrace.Rate it:

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crack ontoTo flirt with; to approach and speak to, seeking romance, love, sex, etc.Rate it:

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cross the aisleOf a member of a parliament, to resign from one's political party and join another party, resulting in moving from one's currently assigned desk or seat in the legislative chamber to a new desk or seat physically located with the other members of one's new party.Rate it:

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cross the aisleTo vote, unite, or otherwise co-operate with members of another political party in order to achieve governmental or political action.Rate it:

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cross the floorOf a member of a parliament, to resign from one's political party and join another party, resulting in moving from one's currently assigned desk or seat in the legislative chamber to a new desk or seat physically located with the other members of one's new party.Rate it:

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crown jewelsA part of a company sought by another in a hostile takeover.Rate it:

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cry someone a riverTo try to obtain the sympathy of another person by complaining or sniveling.Rate it:

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cry someone a riverTo weep profusely or excessively in the presence of another person.Rate it:

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culo veo, culo quieroUsed when someone wants something that another person hasRate it:

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culpable homicideCriminal negligence causing the unlawful death of a human being.(Can we verify this sense?) (Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.(Can we verify this sense?) (Scotland, law) Manslaughter.(Can we verify this sense?) (South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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culpable homicide(South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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dead ringerSomeone or something that very closely resembles another; someone or something easily mistaken for another.Rate it:

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deadweightThe largest weight of cargo a ship is able to carry; i.e, the weight of a ship when fully loaded minus its weight when empty.Rate it:

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deep-sixTo throw something overboard from a ship.Rate it:

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dilo por tíspeak for yourselfRate it:

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dispose ofTo transfer to another's control.Rate it:

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does macy's tell gimbel's(US, dated, colloquial, rhetorical question) A rhetorical question with the implied answer being that competitors do not share business secrets with one another.Rate it:

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doll upTo dress oneself or another in formal or ostentatious clothing as if for a special occasion.Rate it:

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don't be chicken!An exhortation to another; Don't be cowardly, afraid to venture forth, gutless, afraid of the strange or unknown!Rate it:

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don't feed the trollSaid to urge another not to respond to disruptive attention-seeking behavior, particularly in online contexts, by pointing out any such response is likely to be counterproductive.Rate it:

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