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waste awayTo lose energy and become weak and feeble.Rate it:

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wave awayTo reject or dismiss with a hand gesture.Rate it:

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wear awayto erode gradually and progressivelyRate it:

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wheel awayTo run around in celebrationRate it:

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when the cat's awayPeople are likely to take advantage of the absence of authority or enforcement of compliance.Rate it:

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when the cat's away the mice will playIn the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances.Rate it:

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where awayA query uttered by the officer of the deck as to the direction of an object sighted by the lookout.Rate it:

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while awayTo spend idly but pleasantlyRate it:

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while away your dayOne whom is lackadaisical, regressive, cares less:Rate it:

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whisk awayTo take (a person) on a surprise romantic journey.Rate it:

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wipe awayTo remove or erase with a wiping motion.Rate it:

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wither awayTo atrophy, or waste away.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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but, satisfaction brought it backa common rejoinder to "curiosity killed the cat"Rate it:

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hold backTo act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power.Rate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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kick backTo relax.Rate it:

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bounce backTo recover from a negative without seemingly any damage.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:

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back fortyThe remote part of a farm.Rate it:

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back inTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back intoTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back of beyondA very remote place.Rate it:

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back offTo move backwards away from something.Rate it:

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back offTo become less aggressive, particularly when one had appeared committed to act.Rate it:

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back outTo withdraw from something one has promised to do.Rate it:

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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.Rate it:

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back upAs a security measure.Rate it:

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come backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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drop backOf a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.Rate it:

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fall backTo retreat.Rate it:

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go backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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go back onTo be treacherous or faithless to; betray; as, to go back on friends.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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hold backTo contain; stop.Rate it:

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hold backTo delay, especially in school.Rate it:

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knock backTo drink an alcoholic beverage swiftly or often.Rate it:

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look backTo reminisce about a past time.Rate it:

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put backTo drink fast; to knock down alcohol.Rate it:

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ring backTo return a phone call.Rate it:

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

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roll back the yearsTo produce a sense of nostalgiaRate it:

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stand backTo maintain a safe distance from a hazard.Rate it:

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take backTo retract an earlier statement.Rate it:

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take backTo cause to remember some past event or time.Rate it:

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take backTo regain possession of something.Rate it:

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back offTo lower the setting of.Rate it:

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draw backTo retreat from a position.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply impertinently; to talk back.Rate it:

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