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step toTo meet a challenge or confront.Rate it:

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step toTo begin quickly or urgently.Rate it:

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step upaccelerateRate it:

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step up one's gameTo improve one's performance, or the quality of one's work.Rate it:

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step up to the plateTo initiate action; to assume a responsibility.Rate it:

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watch one's stepTo be cautious.Rate it:

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watch one's stepTo move cautiously.Rate it:

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no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloneyRegardless of how many clever points or fine distinctions one makes, what one is saying is still false or is still nonsense.Rate it:

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a fools' paradisefalse hopes for a foolish personRate it:

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take a leap of faithjump into the fray, gather all one's wits and plunge, take courage and step into the unknown:Rate it:

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kiss up toTo pay false flattery to; to flatter in excess.Rate it:

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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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to thine own self be trueThe easiest person to deceive is oneself."This above all:to thine own self be true,and it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man." -William ShakespeareRate it:

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a bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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backpedalTo step backwards.Rate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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brick by brickTo create or build something in a steady, step-by-step fashion.Rate it:

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bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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bum rapA false accusation, or an injustice, especially one that leads to imprisonment.Rate it:

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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.Rate it:

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buy cheap, buy twiceBuying a cheap but inferior product is a false economy since it will need replacement.Rate it:

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calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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citation neededA portion of text, a statement in a video, or any other item published on the Internet may be false or inaccurate.Rate it:

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crocodile tearA tear shed insincerely, in a false display of sorrow or some other emotion.Rate it:

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crocodile tearsA display of tears that is forced or false.Rate it:

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cry wolfTo raise a false alarm; to constantly warn others about an imagined threat, thereby failing to get assistance when a real threat appears.Rate it:

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dance/march to the tune ofGet In Step!, Get With It!, Join The Group!Rate it:

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doorprikkenTo expose as false.Rate it:

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Dutch reckoninga false or incorrect reckoning of position.Rate it:

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eat an elephant one bite at a timeTo do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.Rate it:

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economical with the truthNot telling the whole truth, especially in order to present a false image of a situation; untruthful; lying. Often used with sarcasm or satire.Rate it:

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give the lie toTo prove something to be false; to refute.Rate it:

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greenwashA false or misleading picture of environmental friendliness used to conceal or obscure damaging activities.Rate it:

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hit piecea published article or post aiming to sway public opinion by presenting false or biased information in a way that appears objective and truthful.Rate it:

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keep telling yourself thatSaid to someone who has ill-conceived, false beliefs.Rate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.Rate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery.Rate it:

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leave no stone unturnedTo do a task very carefully and thoroughly, not missing any step.Rate it:

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love affair without bells and whistlesA love sincere, true not a false love for show, flaunt, meant to draw attention, love affair based on material things to impress others and/or show offRate it:

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make wayTo give place or step aside.Rate it:

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muscle-up to the jobStep right UP to the tasks at Hand!Rate it:

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Potemkin villageAny false construct devised to disguise a shortcoming or improve appearances.Rate it:

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put the hammer downTo drive quickly; to step on the accelerator.Rate it:

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raise the flag and see who salutesIt generates, usually as a preliminary step.Rate it:

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reach-aroundA passing style in which the ballhandler performs a crossover step in the direction of the intended pass and then extends his or her arms to throw the pass around the defender.Rate it:

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ring hollowTo seem to be false or implausible; to be unconvincing.Rate it:

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run a red lightTo pass a political bill that is clearly based on false premises.Rate it:

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significance levelA measure of how likely it is to draw a false conclusion in a statistical test, when the results are really just random variations.Rate it:

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stand asideTo step sideways to make a space for someone else.Rate it:

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stick one's neck outGamble or venture when odds for success are slim! Step-up, speak up, while still a novitiate, inexperienced and possessing no 'savvy' in a particular venture.Rate it:

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