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fish out of waterA person in unfamiliar, and often uncomfortable, surroundings.Rate it:

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get the dirty water off one's chestTo get sexual satisfaction, especially after a period of abstinence.Rate it:

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hell or high waterHighly adverse circumstances; acts of God.Rate it:

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hold one's waterTo be patient; to control one's impulses.Rate it:

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hold one's waterTo hold one's urine.Rate it:

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hold waterTo withstand scrutiny or criticism; to be valid.Rate it:

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hot waterUsed other than as an idiom: see hot, water.Rate it:

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hot watera dangerous situation; troubleRate it:

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hot waterfierce criticismRate it:

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in hot waterIn trouble; in the position of arousing somebody's anger or displeasure.Rate it:

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keep one's head above waterTo survive or endure, especially in a situation in which one is struggling to avoid being overwhelmed by adverse financial circumstances.Rate it:

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like a duck takes to waterVery naturally; without effort.Rate it:

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like a duck to waterAlternative form of like a duck takes to waterRate it:

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like water off a duck's backWithout immediate or lasting effects.Rate it:

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oil and waterTwo things which are incapable of mixing or coexisting harmoniously with each other.Rate it:

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pour cold water onTo belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk.Rate it:

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still water runs deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellectRate it:

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take on waterTo slowly fill with water, as due to a leak or being washed by high waves; to begin to sink.Rate it:

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take on waterTo be in an increasingly difficult or risky situation; to falter or begin to fail.Rate it:

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take to something like a duck to waterto adapt to something naturally and effortlesslyRate it:

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there must be something in the waterThere are so many cases of something; there are so many people or things doing a particular thing or having a certain trait.Rate it:

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throw cold water onTo belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk.Rate it:

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to get into hot waterTo get into troubleRate it:

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tonic watermixerRate it:

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under waterIn difficulty, especially financial.Rate it:

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walk on waterTo be able to perform god-like or superhuman feats.Rate it:

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water canUsed other than as an idiom: see water, can.Rate it:

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water downTo dilute; to add water.Rate it:

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water downTo make weaker.Rate it:

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water downTo simplify or oversimplify; to make easier; to make less difficult.Rate it:

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water is wetA statement of the obvious.Rate it:

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water polosportRate it:

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water to my millWhat energizes you; what stimulates you.Rate it:

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water to one's millWhatever energizes or stimulates one.Rate it:

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water under the bridgeSomething in the past that cannot be controlled or undone, but must be accepted, forgiven, or forgotten.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideAn obsolete and dangerous method of whale hunting in which a small boat manned by rowers and a harpooner, or a series of small boats tied together, would be attached to a whale by means of a harpoon and would then be towed by the creature at high speed across the water's surface, until the whale eventually became exhausted.Rate it:

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fish outTo deplete the supply of fish in a given body of water.Rate it:

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adams alewaterRate it:

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bail outTo remove water from a boat by scooping it out.Rate it:

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dry outTo have excess water evaporate or be otherwise removed.Rate it:

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pan outBy swirling dirt or crushed rock in a pan of water, in the manner of a traditional prospector seeking gold.Rate it:

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deep endThe part of a swimming pool with relatively deep water.Rate it:

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april showers bring may flowersApril, traditionally a rainy period, gives way to May, when flowers will bloom because of the water provided to them by the April rains.By extension, that a period of discomfort can provide the basis for a period of happiness.Rate it:

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ark ruffianRogues who, in conjunction with watermen, robbed, and sometimes murdered, on the water, by picking a quarrel with the passengers in a boat, boarding it, plundering, stripping, and throwing them overboard, etc. A species of badger.Rate it:

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auf dünnem Eison thin iceRate it:

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backwaterThe water held back by a dam or other obstructionRate it:

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backwaterA rowing stroke in which the oar is pushed forward to stop the boat; see back waterRate it:

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bleu, blanc et rougeThe Montreal Canadiens ice hockey club.Rate it:

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bottom fishingFishing with bait, lines, and other gear used to catch aquatic creatures which inhabit the lowest regions of a body of water, including a seabed or riverbed.Rate it:

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