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bite one's tongueTo forcibly prevent oneself from uttering a word.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueAn admonishment to someone who has said something unfeeling or harsh.Rate it:

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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.Rate it:

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break groundTo begin digging in the earth at the start of a new construction, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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break new groundTo begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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Bronx cheerA razzing noise made with the lips and tongue; a raspberry.Rate it:

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cat got someone's tongueWhy are you not saying anything?.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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civil tongueA polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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clayAn earth material with ductile qualities.Rate it:

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come down to earthTo be brought back to reality; to lose one's dreams.Rate it:

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cost the earthto be a huge expenseRate it:

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down-to-earthPractical; realistic; pragmatic.Rate it:

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Earth toUsed to call the attention of a distracted person.Rate it:

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earth upTo cover the stem or leaves of plants with soil, as to encourage root growth or protect from cold.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of habitability for life on Earth.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of the planet Earth.Rate it:

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flat-eartherA person who believes or advocates the theory that the planet Earth is flat.Rate it:

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flat-eartherA person who believes or advocates the theory that the earth is flat.Rate it:

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forked tongueThe characteristic of deceptiveness; duplicity; untruthfulness.Rate it:

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go to the ends of the earthTo do everything possible to achieve something.Rate it:

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God's green earthThe world.Rate it:

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happens once in a blue moonAn astronomical event which occurs quite infrequently and observable from the earth.Rate it:

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hell on earthA very unpleasant situation; torment, particularly when widespread.Rate it:

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hold one's tongueTo keep quiet; especially, to leave something unsaid.Rate it:

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inner coreThe solid material found in the centre of some planets at extremely high temperature and pressure, distinct from the liquid outer core.(geology) The innermost part of the Earth, believed to be made of a nickel-iron alloy.Rate it:

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inner coreThe innermost part of the Earth, believed to be made of a nickel-iron alloy.Rate it:

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just folksUnpretentious, informal, down-to-earth.Rate it:

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keep a civil tongue in one's headTo maintain a polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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la lingua batte dove il dente duolethe tongue ever turns to the aching toothRate it:

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last trumpThe moment of God's final judgement on Earth.Rate it:

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lick one's chopsTo use one's tongue to remove moistness from the sides of one's mouth, as when salivating or at the conclusion of a meal.Rate it:

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move heaven and earthTo do whatever is necessary, including extreme or unusual actions; to go to extremes.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us nachosMercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us nine pumpkinsA mnemonic used to remember the order and names of the nine planets of the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us noodlesMercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.Rate it:

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on the tip of one's tongueKnown but not quite remembered.Rate it:

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out of house and homeGlobal Checkup: How Healthy is Earth?, Science NOW.Rate it:

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outer coreThe hot liquid material found near the centre of some planets, distinct from the solid inner core.(geology) The part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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outer coreThe part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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paradise on earthAn ideal or idyllic place.Rate it:

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roll off the tongueTo proceed into oral expression in a manner which is fluent, appealing, or glib.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA most worthy person.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA decent, dependable, unpretentious person.Rate it:

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scum of the earthAn unwanted individual, the worst type of person or people.Rate it:

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sharp tongueThe practice or characteristic of speaking to others in a harsh, critical, or insulting manner.Rate it:

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silver tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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silver-tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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slip of the tongueA mistake in speech.Rate it:

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speak with a forked tongueTo speak deceptively; to be duplicitous or untruthful.Rate it:

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