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go out on the townTo party all night long.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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grind downTo weaken someone's morale over a long period.Rate it:

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há quanto tempolong time no seeRate it:

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hark backTo return or revert, to allude to, to evoke, to long or pine for.Rate it:

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head to toeEntirely; completely; over one's full body.Rate it:

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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.Rate it:

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historical figureA person who lived long ago, usually of some historical note or importance.Rate it:

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hit one's strideTo reach a full level of efficiency, competence, comfort, etc.; to get going.Rate it:

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hit one's strideWhen walking or running, to reach a full or comfortable pace.Rate it:

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hit the ground runningTo begin an activity immediately and with full commitment.Rate it:

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hospital passA throw that stays in the air long enough that it allows too many people to get underneath it, increasing the risk of injury and a trip to the hospital. Thus, a hospital pass.Rate it:

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hum and hawProcrastinate and take a long time before doing something or taking a decision.Rate it:

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hutch upto move slightly, in order to make room for someone; for example to move in a bed to make room for someone else to lie, or to move sideways on on a seat so as to allow someone room to sit and share that same seat.Rate it:

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in shapeI guess I'd better get my room in shape if I have guests.Rate it:

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in the sticksA long distance away from anywhere of importance.Rate it:

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it's about timeUsed to express impatience at the eventual occurrence of something that the speaker or writer considered to be long overdue.Rate it:

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judge, jury and executionerSomeone with the roles of judge, jury and executioner; someone with full power to judge and punish others unilaterally.Rate it:

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jump aboutTo move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous.Rate it:

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jungle telegraphA system used by primitive cultures in remote tropical regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds or a relay of runners.Rate it:

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key upTo produce nervous tension in.Rate it:

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kill the fatted calfTo begin a festive celebration and rejoicing for someone's long-awaited return.Rate it:

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kill the goose that lays the golden eggsTo seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit.Rate it:

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knocking kneesVery nervousRate it:

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ladies' loungeA room in a pub or hotel, separate from the main drinking area, in which drinks are served; originally a place for women to drink in when not welcome or not comfortable in the traditionally male-oriented public bar, and latterly a more genteel area than the public bar. Rate it:

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lange Rede, kurzer Sinnlong story shortRate it:

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laundry listHence, a long list of items, especially an exhaustive one.Rate it:

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le chat parti, les souris dansentwhen the cat's away the mice will playRate it:

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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:

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light at the end of the tunnelA better situation after long hardship.Rate it:

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love nestA room, especially a bedroom or boudoir, used for sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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make historyTo do something that will be remembered widely for a long time.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea British-flagged Nova Scotian brigantine that crossed the Atlantic Ocean, gone through the Straits of Gibraltar, and into the Mediterranean Sea under full sail, without a crew or any occupants.Rate it:

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month of sundaysA very long time; too long.Rate it:

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month of sundaysA very long time; 30 weeks.Rate it:

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muck aboutTo be playful; full of fun and high spirits.Rate it:

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offer affordancesTo give elbow room or leeway for something to happen.Rate it:

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old hatSomething uninteresting, hackneyed, or passé due to overuse or long-standing familiarity..Rate it:

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old hatSomething widely or long practiced, known, or accepted; something conventional.Rate it:

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on endRemarkably long; continuously.Rate it:

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on itIn full control and having full grasp of the situation.Rate it:

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on the back burnerNot immediate; inactive; receiving less than full or regular attention.Rate it:

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or elseClean up your room, or else!.Rate it:

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outsiderA competitor or contestant who has little chance of winning; a long shot; a dark horse.Rate it:

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pack offTo send away, with belongings, for a long time.Rate it:

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packed to the raftersCompletely full; packedRate it:

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padded cellA room in insane asylum with padding on the walls to prevent delusional occupants from injuring themselves.Rate it:

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pick outto send a long pass or cross to.Rate it:

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pickupA short or long bed automotive powered vehicle with enclosed two or three person cab. Utilized in light -weight or modest cargo, short haul, pick-up and delivery agendas.Rate it:

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pitched battleA hostile engagement involving sustained, full-scale fighting between opposing forces in close combat.Rate it:

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