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happen uponTo accidentally encounter a person or situation; to chance upon, happen on or stumble across.Rate it:

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has-beenA formerly popular or influential person whose popularity or effectiveness has peaked and is now in decline. Typically said of professionals or celebrities whose primary success is behind them.Rate it:

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have one's ducks in a rowTo be organized; to have one's affairs in order; specifically, to have a multi-person effort coordinated towards the exact same goal.Rate it:

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have someone's numberTo understand a person's character, capabilities, or situation.Rate it:

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he who smelt it dealt it(colloquial, originally) A person who calls attention to or complains about a fart is likely trying to pretend it wasn't his or her own.(colloquial, by extension) Used to suggest that a person calling attention to or complaining about a given problem may in fact be the source of the problem.Rate it:

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he's unconsciousIndicates that a male person is currently not conscious.Rate it:

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head honchoThe person in charge; the highest-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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head-the-balla stupid person; a nutcaseRate it:

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heavy hitterA person of considerable importance who is a major decision maker or capable achiever; an especially significant organization or an especially functional object.Rate it:

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here liesWritten on gravestones followed by the buried person's name.Rate it:

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hide nor hairA trace, indication, or evidence, especially of a person.Rate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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high as a kiteA person's internal condition of jubilation, enthusiasm, expectation, apprehension, obvious to others from the person's body language, verbal expressions, demeanor.Rate it:

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highflierA person who or a type of aircraft that flies at high elevations.Rate it:

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highflierAn ambitious person, especially one who takes risks or has an extravagant lifestyle.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed as an armed guard, enforcer, or mercenary and who is prepared to use gunplay or similar violent methods in order to assert the interests of his or her employer.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed to advance the interests of his or her employer, especially in a vigorous manner using such methods as political lobbying, legal advocacy, or persuasion.Rate it:

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hired musclePerson who is hired or asked to perform tasks or duties requiring physical strength.Rate it:

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historical figureA fictional or fabricated person who was was given historical importance in legends and myth.Rate it:

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historical figureA person who lived long ago, usually of some historical note or importance.Rate it:

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hit someone for sixTo hit another person very hard.Rate it:

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hit the rockTo make a gesture to show celebration, friendship, or to be part of a secret handshake by one person raising their fist so the fist is pointing at the person and the other person lightly punches the fist.Rate it:

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hold somebody's handTo grasp or hold a person's hand.Rate it:

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hold someone's handTo grasp or hold a person's hand.Rate it:

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Homer nodsEven a great person makes mistakes.Rate it:

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Honest AbeA forthright and honest person.Rate it:

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hook upTo have a casual sexual experience with another person, usually without any future relationship intended.Rate it:

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horse pillA medicinal pill which is very large in size and is therefore difficult for a person to swallow.Rate it:

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horse's assA jerk; an unpleasant, unlikable person; an asshole.Rate it:

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horse's assA thing or person which is visually unappealing.Rate it:

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horses for coursesA person suited for one job may not be suited for another job, regardless of their expertise in the former job.Rate it:

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horses for coursesThe practice of choosing the best person for a particular job.Rate it:

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hose downTo calm down a person, or a situation.Rate it:

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hot messRefers to a person, thing, or situation in such a state of disarray or disapproval by peers, often in reference to physical appearance, perceived to be disastrously embarrassing, pitiful, or beyond repair.Rate it:

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hot shitAn exceptionally impressive person or thingRate it:

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Hot ShotSharp Person, Really With-It, "In the Swing of It, Svelte, Mayhaps Be Swell? Sophisticated. Sharp Kat et alRate it:

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hot stuffAn attractive person, often used as a come-on or pickup line.Rate it:

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house cooling partyA party to celebrate when a person decides to leave a house or flat, and sometimes to help prepare the space for the incoming residents.Rate it:

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housewarmingThe act of welcoming a person/family to their newly purchased or newly rented home.Rate it:

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how the mighty have fallenUsed to imply the decline of a once-great person or entity.Rate it:

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how's everythingAn informal greeting, asking how a person's life is going.Rate it:

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hurler on the ditchA person standing on the side of a hurling field issuing (unsolicited and usually unwanted) instructions to the hurlers.Rate it:

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hutch upto share a house or flat with another person, especially due to high rentsRate it:

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I don't knowA phrase used in response to a question or command in which the target person does not know the answer to or how to respond.Rate it:

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I don't knowA reason and common excuse used to state that a person is unclear of why something did or did not happen, or is or is not the case.Rate it:

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I know you are but what am IAssertion that an insult made by the party to whom the phrase is directed is actually true of that party, and not of the person using the phrase. Usually considered to be a playground taunt.Rate it:

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I live in MelbourneExplains that the person lives in Melbourne.Rate it:

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I need a guideIndicates that the speaker needs a person to guide him or her.Rate it:

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I see London, I see FranceIndicates that a person's underwear is showing.Rate it:

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I see what you did thereAn expression used to point out that another person's joke has been understood, either to praise its cleverness or to clearly communicate a lack of amusement at it.Rate it:

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