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3-on-the-treeOn an automobile (especially those produced from 1939 through the mid-1970s), a three-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted on the steering column.Rate it:

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acquired tasteA taste which is not natural or innate, but which has developed through habit or learning.Rate it:

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act outTo express one's feelings through disruptive actions.Rate it:

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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.Rate it:

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adopt outTo expel a child from a family by placing them for adoption; to put a child up for adoption privately, without going through an adoption agency.Rate it:

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attention whoreTo seek attention through inappropriate means or to an excessive degree.Rate it:

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attention whoreAn individual that routinely solicits attention through inappropriate tactics and provocationRate it:

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baptism by fireA change in initial attitude or ideals through a traumatic situation.Rate it:

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baptism by fireA rite of passage through the survival or success of a crisis.Rate it:

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big upTo increase one's muscle mass through exercise.Rate it:

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bite of the reality sandwichA wake-up call, a reality check.Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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blot one's copy bookTo damage one's own reputation through bad behavior.Rate it:

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break inNew function more naturally through use or wear.Rate it:

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break throughUsed other than as an idiom: see break, through.Rate it:

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break throughTo gain popularity.Rate it:

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break throughTo penetrate the defence of the opposition.Rate it:

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break windTo flatulate; fart; to expel gases generated during digestion through the anus.Rate it:

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breeze throughTo get through or succeed in quickly and easily.Rate it:

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bring toTo turn into the wind; to check the course of by trimming the sails so as to counteract each other.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.Rate it:

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bug stormA large number of insects in the air, especially when passed through by a vehicle.Rate it:

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by the grace of the almightyThrough the kindness of the AlmightyRate it:

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by way ofBy the route of; through; via.Rate it:

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camel through the eye of a needleHyperbole to illustrate that something is almost impossible to do or to happen.Rate it:

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carry onTo take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it.Rate it:

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carry throughTo manage to execute; to perform successfully, all the way to the end.Rate it:

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cash outTo reconcile at the end of a shift; to compare receipts of items sold to records of credit card, check and cash placed into the drawer, verifying that correct change was given out by the clerk.Rate it:

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cat and mouse gameTwo individuals and/or groups repeatedly keeping check on each other in a suspicious or self-protective way, often with the goal of one or both parties trying to gain a malicious advantage over the other.Rate it:

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check and balanceProvide mutual oversight and limitation by independent organizations in order to prevent abuses of power.Rate it:

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check inTo announce or record one's arrival at a hotel, airport etc.Rate it:

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check intoTo formally announce one's arrival at a location or event to a proprietor or employee of that location or event in order to secure admission, accommodations, or other services.Rate it:

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check is in the mailA common excuse used by debtors to put off creditors.Rate it:

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check offto remove something from a list, by crossing it or otherwiseRate it:

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check outTo pay the bill, and record one's departure, as from a hotel.Rate it:

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check outTo die.Rate it:

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check outTo have one's purchases recorded and bagged at a supermarket, and pay for it.Rate it:

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check outTo examine or inspect; to espy.Rate it:

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check outTo obtain computer source code from a repository.Rate it:

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check outTo leave in a hurry.Rate it:

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check outTo withdraw an item, as from a library, and have the withdrawal recorded.Rate it:

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check outUsed to draw attention to something and stimulate excitement about it.Rate it:

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check overTo read and look for errors.Rate it:

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check throughTo permit someone to continue onward, e.g. through a security checkpoint, after verifying their identity, tickets, etc.Rate it:

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check throughTo inspect something, often to try to find errors, problems, etc.Rate it:

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check upTo verify through brief investigation or examination; to revisit for assurance that there are no problems.Rate it:

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check up onTo examine or inspect something in order to determine its condition; to check outRate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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check yourself before you wreck yourselfConsider the consequences of your actions before you end up in trouble.Rate it:

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China syndromeA hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.Rate it:

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