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go to potTo come to a bad end.Rate it:

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hang up one's hatTo end one's career.Rate it:

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have done withTo end relations with.Rate it:

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hugs and kissesAn informal way to end a letter, email etc.Rate it:

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i'll say amen to that!Amen offers a verbal agreement, an end-all to a prayer, a statement, an agreement in progress.Rate it:

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in order toAs a means of achieving the specified end; to.Rate it:

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in the toiletFinished; to an end.Rate it:

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it's not you, it's meThe reason why I want to end our relationship is unspecified.Rate it:

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land upTo end up; to arrive or result, especially if it is not planned.Rate it:

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make outTo succeed; to turn out or end up.Rate it:

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make peaceTo end hostilities; to reach a peace agreement.Rate it:

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mean businessTo be serious, especially where achieving a specific end against opposition is concerned.Rate it:

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more haste, less speedWhen we are in a hurry, we often end up completing our task slower.Rate it:

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nudge nudge wink winkA phrase added at the end of the sentence to hint that the speaker is referring to something else, euphemistically.Rate it:

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omegaThe end; the final, last or ultimate in a sequence.Rate it:

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one's days are numberedSome period of time, such as a term of employment or a lifetime, is coming to an end.Rate it:

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one's race is runOne's life has reached its end; one is dead or soon to die.Rate it:

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oooAn abbreviation for hugs, usually placed at the end of a letter or in text messaging; often placed alongside xxx.Rate it:

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over and outUsed to signal the end of a conversation, especially one conducted by CB radio or the like.Rate it:

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pan outTo succeed; to proceed according to plan; to result or end up.Rate it:

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part companyTo end a relationshipRate it:

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parting shotAn insult or barbed comment issued as the speaker departs or the conversation comes to an end.Rate it:

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pass outTo graduate, usually marked by the ceremony at the end of their training.Rate it:

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peel a grapeScore One!, Do Something Special, Contrive A Winner, Stand An Egg On End.Rate it:

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play outTo play music to accompany the end of, or as a final segment in.Rate it:

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pope's noseThe tail end piece of a cooked chicken.Rate it:

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pull throughA length of cord about a metre long with a narrow cylindrical weight at one end and loops at the other. Used for cleaning rifle barrels, by pulling through a piece of cloth.Rate it:

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put out of one's miseryTo end or destroy something for the good of the individuals involved in it.Rate it:

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question markThe punctuation mark “?”, used at the end of a sentence to indicate a question..Rate it:

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respice finemlook to the end; consider the final outcomeRate it:

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ring down the curtainTo end something.Rate it:

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ring down the curtainTo mark the end of something.Rate it:

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Roma locuta est, causa finita estThe discussion is at an end.Rate it:

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run down the clockTo waste time at the end of a match such that it is terminated by running out of time, or during a match so a time penalty is made less severe.Rate it:

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run its courseTo come to a natural endRate it:

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run lowTo near the end of a supply of something; to be nearly running out.Rate it:

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run one's courseTo come to a natural endRate it:

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saddleA block of wood, usually fastened to one spar and shaped to receive the end of another.Rate it:

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school's outThe school year has come to an end.Rate it:

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sellTo promote a particular viewpoint; to manipulate towards a desired end.Rate it:

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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sit throughTo unwillingly stay seated until the end of an event.Rate it:

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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.Rate it:

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snakes and laddersA children's luck-based board game played on a numbered grid, the aim of which is to proceed to the end, and in which ladders aid progress and snakes impede it.Rate it:

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stake outTo end the game by hitting the stake peg in the middle of the court.Rate it:

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stay behindTo remain in a classroom or school at the end of teaching, especially to receive punishment.Rate it:

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stem to sternStem is the main upright timber at the bow of a ship (front) & stern is the rear part of a ship or boat (back) Means entirely or beginning to end.Rate it:

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tag offTo hover an RFID device such as a smartcard over a receiver, often with a graphical user interface, in order to confirm the end of use or one's exit from the vehicle.Rate it:

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TEOTWAWKIThe end of the world as we know it.Rate it:

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the cake is a lieThe end you are pursuing is unattainable or misguided; the reward you have been promised is false.Rate it:

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