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make someone's dayTo make someone happy or to be a source of satisfaction.Rate it:

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make someone's ears sadTo displease the ears of someone; to cause someone to hear music or sounds that are not to their liking.Rate it:

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make someone's jaw dropTo cause someone to be surprised or alarmed.Rate it:

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make someone's skin crawlTo disturb or bother; to frighten or disgust.Rate it:

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make someone's teeth itchTo bother or unsettle a person; to put someone on edge.Rate it:

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more than someone has had hot dinnersA very large number.Rate it:

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music to someone's earsSome good news; a spoken expression or a sound which is pleasing; a welcome remark or information.Rate it:

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none of someone's businessA matter that someone is not entitled to be involved in or informed about.Rate it:

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not a bother on someoneSomeone is fine; all is well with someone.Rate it:

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not do someone any favorsTo reflect badly on or to hurt in some way.Rate it:

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not do someone any favoursAlternative form of not do someone any favorsRate it:

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not see someone for dustNot to see someone at all; implies hasty departure.Rate it:

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off with someone's headUsed to express a desire to kill the person in question.Rate it:

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on someone's accountFor someone's sake.Rate it:

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on someone's mindpreoccupying someone; present in someone's thoughtsRate it:

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one could be someone's parentSaid to emphasize age disparity of a couple, usually to express disapproval and imply the possibility of choosing a partner with closer age.Rate it:

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open someone's eyesTo become or be made aware of something that was not known or fully understood before.Rate it:

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parade passed someone bySomeone missed out on the joys of life, an opportunity, or popular movementRate it:

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parade passed someone bySomeone no longer has what it takes to remain competetive and thus has no future in a particular role.Rate it:

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pee in someone's cornflakesAlternative form of piss in someone's cornflakesRate it:

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pick someone's brainTo seek information from someone knowledgeable; to ask questions of someone.Rate it:

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pick up what someone is putting downTo understand, pay attention to, or learn from what someone says or does.Rate it:

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piss in someone's cornflakesTo disappoint or irritate someone.Rate it:

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piss on someone's bonfireto disappoint or discourage someone by ruining or criticising their plans or aspirations.Rate it:

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play into someone's handsTo act, or to manage matters, to someone's advantage or benefit.Rate it:

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play someone like a fiddleSkilfully.Rate it:

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poke someone's eye outTo damage or harm someone's eye to the point that it can no longer see.Rate it:

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pop a cap in someone's assTo shoot someone with a gun.Rate it:

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pop someone's cherryTo deflower someone.Rate it:

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pull someone down a pegTo lower someone's high self-opinion.Rate it:

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pull the rug out from under someoneTo suddenly remove support from someone.Rate it:

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pull the wool over someone's eyesTo deceive (someone).Rate it:

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pump someone's tiresTo praise, encourage, or vigorously support someone.Rate it:

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punch someone's lights outTo give someone a serious beating using one's fists; to punch someone until he or she is unconscious.Rate it:

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put hair on someone's chestTo make a person (especially a male) stronger or more masculine or mature.Rate it:

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put one past someoneTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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put oneself in someone's shoesTo try to look at a situation from a different point of view; as if one were the other person. To empathise.Rate it:

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put someone down asTo assume someone has a particular character from very little information.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeRemind someone of his or her position.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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put someone in mind ofTo remind someone of; to inspire a mental image or awareness of; to cause thoughts concerning.Rate it:

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put someone in their placeTo remind someone of his position.Rate it:

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put someone in their placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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put someone underTo anesthetize someone or render them unconscious through the use of narcotic substances, usually either alcohol or pharmaceutical drugs.Rate it:

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put someone's back upTo annoy someone deliberately.Rate it:

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put someone's lights outTo cause someone to become unconscious, especially by striking him or her.Rate it:

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put words in someone's mouthTo say or imply that someone has said something which he or she did not precisely or directly say.Rate it:

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put words in someone's mouthTo encourage or induce someone to appear to assert something by asking a leading question or by otherwise manipulating him or her.Rate it:

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putty in someone's handsOne who is readily manipulated or controlled by another person.Rate it:

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rain on someone's paradeTo disappoint or discourage someone.Rate it:

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