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Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:

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back awayOf your attention on the thing in front being avoided.Rate it:

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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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look overTo scan-read and check for errors.Rate it:

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scope outTo examine; to scout; to investigate; to check out.Rate it:

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shushA nice way of saying shut up, be quiet, lower your voice, keep your mouth shut.Rate it:

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wie bittesorry?, pardon?, come again?, excuse me?, I beg your pardon?Rate it:

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take inTo receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.Rate it:

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call outTo arrange for a professional to call at your home for some purpose.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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knock upIn the morning as by knocking at the door; rouse; call; summon; also, to go door-to-door on election day to persuade a candidate's supporters to go to the polling station and vote. See also knocker up.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .Rate it:

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born in a barnEngaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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bar upto fit with bars (e.g. across a window or door)Rate it:

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out of house and homeHelping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home, The Progressive Animal Welfare Society.Rate it:

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please take it down a notch or two!Your objections are expressed in strong tones of violence!Rate it:

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take a ganderTo take a look; to check or examine.Rate it:

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that's the way life isThat is the way things happenCertain things cannot be changed, helped or improved; struggle and objection are pointless.1935, Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything, page 279:That's the way life is, and there's no use trying to go against it.1979, Jay Edward Abrams, A Theology of Christian Counseling: More Than Redemption, ISBN 0310511011, page 45:There are no standards, no values; that's the way life is. Learn to accept it and slide with it. Stop fighting it.2002, B. Eugene Ellison, Rings of the Templars, ISBN 059524050X, page 337:Shit happens; that's the way life is. In fact, I want you to take an additional thousand for your efforts.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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a sus piesat your fingertipsRate it:

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all y'all'sPossessive of all y'all (standing in for all your).Rate it:

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all-a-mortSad; at death's door.Rate it:

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answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!Rate it:

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asfInitialism of age-sex-from : what is your age, what sex are you, and where are you from?Rate it:

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ask roundTo invite someone to your house.Rate it:

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assume the positionTo turn away, with your hands in a visible and unmovable position so that you can be searchedRate it:

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AYBABTUInitialism of all your base are belong to us.Rate it:

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be camera readyMaintain your photo equipment, prepare for instant accessibility, carry film of various speeds.Rate it:

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be preparedTo always be in a state of readiness in mind and body to do your duty (motto of the Boy Scouts and pioneers).Rate it:

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beg pardonAbbreviated form of I beg your pardon.Rate it:

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bell it outAn electricians methodology to assure continuity in an electrical circuit. Utilizing and applying a low voltage power source to a circuit and applying a pretested door bell to the opposite end of the circuit to prove continuity.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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better to be late than be dead on timeIt is better to arrive late than to risk your life speeding to a destination.Rate it:

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

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blank outTo become blank.To temporarily lose memoryHe blanked out five minutes into the meeting.I'm blanking out on your name, I'm afraid.Rate it:

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blood is thicker than waterFamily relations and loyalties are stronger than relationships with people who are not family members.1866, Anthony Trollope, The Belton Estate, ch. 30,Blood is thicker than water, is it not? If cousins are not friends, who can be?circa 1915, Lucy Fitch Perkins, The Scotch Twins, ch. 5,The old clans are scattered now, but blood is thicker than water still, and you're welcome to the fireside of your kinsman!Rate it:

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boomshankaA wish of happiness. Purportedly a literal translation (from an unknown language) is, "May the seed of your loin be fruitful in the belly of your woman"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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buen provechobon app├ętit, enjoy your mealRate it:

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busman's holidayA holiday or vacation during which you do the same thing that you do for your usual work.Rate it:

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buzz inTo open a remote-controlled door to allow to enter after he/she has sounded the door buzzer.Rate it:

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BYOWInitialism of bring your own wine.Rate it:

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Cambric TeaPlace one Tsp Sugar, one 1/4 Cup Milk in Mug or Coffee Cup, Add boiling Water to Brim While Stirring: When Temperature of 'Tea' Becomes Drinkable, You 'KIDZ" Drink Your 'Cambric Tea'; B-4 It Gitz KOLD!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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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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come si chiamawhat's your name?Rate it:

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