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tip backTo open such a beverage.Rate it:

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to hell and backTo live through an extremely unpleasant, difficult, or painful experience.Rate it:

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to the moon and backImmensely.Rate it:

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turn backTo backtrack.Rate it:

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turn backTo fold something back; to fold down.Rate it:

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turn backNo turn a dial anticlockwise or adjust a clock or other meter to an earlier time or reading.Rate it:

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turn backTo refuse to allow someone to pass a border or enter a place.Rate it:

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turn back the clockTo return to a previous state.Rate it:

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turn one's backTo forsake, to abandon; to ignore.Rate it:

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walk backUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, back.Rate it:

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walk backTo withdraw or back-pedal on a statement or promise; retract.Rate it:

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wash my back, i'll wash your'sYou assist ME, Ill Assist YOURate it:

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way back whenA time in the distant past.Rate it:

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welcome backSaid to someone coming back to somewhere they have been before.Rate it:

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win backto win money that has been lost.Rate it:

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win backTo regain favour (with)Rate it:

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win backTo get (someone) to be one's partner, after having been apart.Rate it:

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wind at one's backForward momentum; a boost in one's prospects for success due to favorable events or circumstances.Rate it:

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wind backTo wind a tape, cassette, or film, etc towards the beginning; to rewind.Rate it:

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wind back the clockFiguratively to return in time to an earlier period of history.Rate it:

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woo backTo gain somebody back by wooing him or her.Rate it:

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you scratch my back and i'll scratch yoursIf you do me a favor then I will do you a favor; quid pro quo.Rate it:

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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.Rate it:

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buttoned-downAlternative form of button-down.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause to become less agitated.Rate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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gulp downTo eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.Rate it:

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pin downTo attach or secure with pins.Rate it:

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pipe downTo be quiet; to refrain from being noisy.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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shut downTo close, terminate, or end.Rate it:

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strip downTo remove all of one's clothing.Rate it:

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zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.Rate it:

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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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cool downTo become cooler, to be reduced in temperature.Rate it:

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quiet downTo become quieter.Rate it:

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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.Rate it:

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die downTo become less virulent.Rate it:

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cool downTo become less agitated.Rate it:

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fall downTo fall to the ground.Rate it:

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quiet downTo reduce intensity of an activity.Rate it:

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scarf downTo eat something quickly.Rate it:

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knock downTo hit or knock (something), intentionally or accidentally, so that it falls.Rate it:

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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batten downTo close or make watertight, referring to hatches and cargo.Rate it:

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