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what was someone smokingUsed to express surprise about someone's uncharacteristic or whacky, offbeat past actions.Rate it:

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what was someone thinkingUsed to express disappointment about someone's uncharacteristic or abnormal past actions.Rate it:

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who are you and what have you done with someoneSaid to express surprise due to a perceived drastic change of behaviour of a person.Rate it:

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why don't you pick on someone your own sizeSaid to make someone cease harassing or bullying someone else.Rate it:

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wipe someone's eyeTo defeat; to defeat humiliatingly.Rate it:

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words fail someoneOf a person: to be incapable of describing something with words, especially due to fear, shock, or surprise.Rate it:

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work someone's arse offAlternative form of work someone's ass off.Rate it:

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work someone's ass offTo work excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:

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worship the ground someone walks onTo admire someone greatly.Rate it:

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would it kill someoneIndicates the speaker is annoyed that someone is not doing something they should do.Rate it:

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would not throw someone out of bedan understatement meaning one finds a person sexually attractiveRate it:

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wrap someone around your little fingerA feeling, a sense, an awareness one realizes when another is deeply devoted, lovingly loyal and shares a mutuality in myriad areas in each other and their lives.Rate it:

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written all over someone's faceVery obvious, from someone's facial expression.Rate it:

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written in someone's faceAlternative form of written all over someone's faceRate it:

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yank someone's chainTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting.Rate it:

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yank someone's chainUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see yank,‎ chain.Rate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.Rate it:

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as the fella saysas the saying goes; as someone once said, invoking the wisdom of the common man on the streetRate it:

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cock pilotSomeone that is very preoccupied with penises and being sexually penetrated, particularly a gay male bottomRate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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get on like a house on fireTo immediately start a good relationship with someoneRate it:

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get the goods onTo acquire knowledge or develop evidence that reveals the truth about someone's character or behavior, especially criminal behavior.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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hell hath no fury like a woman scornedA woman will make someone suffer if they reject her.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.Rate it:

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hold this lUsed to make fun of someone when they say/do something stupid; they take a "L" or a "Loss"Rate it:

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if they sold it to you, you paid too muchEven when you perceive a good deal, someone is making money off you.Rate it:

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if you love somebody, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for someone or something.Rate it:

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lick his bootsTo try too hard to please someone important.Rate it:

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payback's a bitchUsually a complete sentence as an interjection: I am amused that someone got their revenge on you...but you certainly had it coming.Rate it:

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pour oil on troubled watersTo calm something or someone who is tenacious or misbehaving.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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tattle taleThe person who calls someone out / tells a piece of sensitive information to an authority.Rate it:

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throw to the wolvesTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as onto the streets, especially towards predators.Rate it:

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walk overTo dominate, treat (someone) as inferior.Rate it:

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you know whatA phrase used to get someone's attention before announcing something.Rate it:

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reveal the secretTo explain a secret in public or to someoneRate it:

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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.Rate it:

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to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someoneRate it:

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abide withTo remain or live with someone.Rate it:

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ask inTo invite someone to enter one's house.Rate it:

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be there forTo be available to provide comfort and support for someone, especially in a period of difficulty.Rate it:

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