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chickens come home to roostA person's past wrongdoings will always return to negatively affect them.Rate it:

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choke offTo stop a person in the execution of a purpose.Rate it:

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chopped liverA person or object which is not worthy of being noticed; someone or something insignificant.Rate it:

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chrome domeA bald head; a person who is bald.Rate it:

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closed bookA person or thing that cannot be easily understood; someone or something incomprehensible or puzzling.Rate it:

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clothes don't make the manAn aphorism meaning that you cannot judge a person solely by his appearance. Usually pertains to men.Rate it:

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clutch artistA person who drives a motor vehicle, especially one equipped with a manual transmission, in a particularly skillful manner.Rate it:

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cock of the roostA proud or conceited person.Rate it:

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cock of the walkA proud or conceited person.Rate it:

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cold fishA heartless individual; a person lacking empathy and emotion.Rate it:

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cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.Rate it:

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

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come overTo affect in a sudden, unprecedented or surprising manner; to overwhelm a person's ordinarily contrary impulse.Rate it:

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comfort zoneThe range of circumstances in which a person feels relaxed or able to cope.Rate it:

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cookA person who prepares food for a living.Rate it:

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cool catA person who performs or appreciates jazz, especially one whose style of speech and movement is relaxed and rhythmic.Rate it:

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cool headA calm, focused demeanor and mindset; a person having such characteristics.Rate it:

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cop-outA person who cops out.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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cotton-pickingDescribes a person who tends to become involved in matters outside of his area of concern.Rate it:

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couch potatoA person who spends a lot of time sitting or lying down, often watching television, eating snacks or drinking alcohol.Rate it:

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cover someone's assTo make preparations or take precautions to ensure that a person is not blamed or punished for his or her conduct.Rate it:

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cradle robberA person who marries or becomes romantically involved with someone who is much younger or who employs or otherwise engages a young person for a purpose inappropriate for his or her age.Rate it:

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cradle snatcherA person who prefers to date people significantly younger than themselves.Rate it:

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crash diveA rapid descent by a person or thing ending in a violent collision.Rate it:

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creature comfortAny small item or detail that makes a person comfortable and at home.Rate it:

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cross someone's palmTo give money to a person, especially as a bribe or as an inducement to perform a service.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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cui bonoThe principle that the ultimate initiator of an action is likely the person who stands to gain from the action.Rate it:

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

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culture heroA mythical character or real person who is renowned as the exemplar of the values or achievements of a society, group, or time period.Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness which a house, commercial establishment, or other real estate property has when initially seen by a prospective buyer or other person standing in front of the property "at the curb".Rate it:

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cut to the quickTo hurt a person deeply, especially emotionally.Rate it:

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cutie pieA cute person.Rate it:

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death warmed upUsed to describe a person who appears pale or sickly.Rate it:

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deep thinkerA person whose thoughts are profound; an intellectual.Rate it:

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dick munchidiot, foolish person.Rate it:

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dictated but not readDictated, as to a secretary or stenographer, but not proofread by the person who dictated the text so annotated.Rate it:

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die Sonne geht aufremark made when a particularly pleasant person appearsRate it:

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dig up dirtTo examine in order to find negative information for public opinion, usually with the purpose of embarrassing or discrediting a person.Rate it:

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dim bulbA person who is slow-witted.Rate it:

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dirty wordThe name of a topic that a person does not like to hear or discuss.Rate it:

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disagree withTo cause (a person or animal) to feel sick.Rate it:

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DNAThat part of a person's character that has a genetic origin.Rate it:

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do you think you can walkAsked to find out whether an ill or wounded person is able to walk or needs to sit down or lie down.Rate it:

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don't let the bedbugs biteUsed to wish a person a good night's sleep.Rate it:

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dope sheetA summary, ordinarily in the form of a document, containing important facts and background information concerning a person, activity, or other subject matter.Rate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.Rate it:

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douche bagA worthless person.Rate it:

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