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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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on one's billAlone, on one's own.Rate it:

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one may as well hang for a sheep as a lambIf one is going to commit a sin, it may as well be a major one as a minor one.Rate it:

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put one's feet upTo relax.Rate it:

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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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spill one's gutsTo confess, or to divulge secrets, typically speaking freely and at length after a change of motive or an incentive.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo attempt to hold a position in battle.Rate it:

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try to top that one!When one excels often and in a high degree, there is naturally a strong feeling of achievement. The proud winner may chide and challenge his associates and peers.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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zip one's lipTo stop talking; to be quiet.Rate it:

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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.Rate it:

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after one's own heartOf a person: having the same ideas, opinions or behaviour as oneself.Rate it:

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

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get one's juices flowingto inspire creativity and thought.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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hit two targets with one arrowSynonym of kill two birds with one stoneRate it:

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in one's bookUsed other than as an idiom: see in, one's, book.Rate it:

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odd one outA visual puzzle where the guesser has to choose which word/picture/symbol etc. does not fit with the others.Rate it:

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off one's dotOff one's rocker; bananas; mad.Rate it:

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one fell swoopOne stroke; one action or event with many results.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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under one's thumbCompletely controlled by someone; at someone’s command..Rate it:

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up one's sleeveHidden, in reserve.Rate it:

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wet one's beakTo drink a beverage.Rate it:

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wet one's pantsto wet oneself, to urinate in one's clothes when they're being worn.Rate it:

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zig when one should zagTo misstep or err.Rate it:

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beat one's meatTo masturbate.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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eat one's WheatiesTo prepare or fortify oneself for an activity requiring exertion.Rate it:

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get one's end awayTo have sex.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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Johnny-one-noteA person (or organization) who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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laugh one's head offTo laugh uproariouslyRate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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quake in one's bootsTo be frightened, scared, or nervous.Rate it:

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rest on one's laurelsTo rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further.Rate it:

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sell one's bodyTo work as a prostitute.Rate it:

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tail between one's legsA reaction to a confrontation, specifically one with excessive shame and hurt pride.Rate it:

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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.Rate it:

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go out of one's wayTo make an extra effort.Rate it:

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have bats in one's belfryTo be crazy or eccentric.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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last thing one needsSomething not wanted by someone, who is already burdened.Rate it:

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one anotherUsed of a reciprocal relationship among a group of more than two people or things; compare each other.Rate it:

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