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ruffle someone's feathersTo unease, cause discomfort to someoneRate it:

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ruffle some feathersTo disturb; to arouse resentment, anger, or concern.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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ruffle upTo disturb the smoothness of.Rate it:

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ruffle upTo destroy or ruin the arrangement or order of; disarrangeRate it:

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fine feathers make fine birdsSomething that appears beautiful or good is by definition beautiful or good.Rate it:

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spit feathersTo feel very thirsty.Rate it:

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spit feathersTo feel very angry; to sputter angrily.Rate it:

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the feathers flyAn argument or fight is instigated.Rate it:

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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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cross someone's pathTo meet by chance.Rate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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keep someone in the darkTo deliberately not tell someone details about somethingRate it:

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mop the floor with someoneTo trounce or defeat thoroughly or in a humiliating manner.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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pull someone's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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tickle someone's fancyTo amuse, entertain, or appeal to someone; to stimulate someone's imagination in a favorable manner.Rate it:

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queer someone's pitchTo make a task more difficult for the speaker.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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hit someone for sixBe affected in a devastating way by some unexpected news.Rate it:

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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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warm the cockles of someone's heartTo provide happiness, to bring a deeply-felt contentment.Rate it:

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at someone's disposalAvailable to be used at any time and in any way the user sees fit.Rate it:

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beat someone to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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beat someone's brains outTo beat someone very severely.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.Rate it:

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behind someone's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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bend someone's earTo bore; to talk too long, especially to one particular person.Rate it:

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bite someone in the arseTo punish or take retribution on.Rate it:

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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.Rate it:

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bless someone's cotton socksUsed to express affection toward the named person.Rate it:

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bless someone's heartUsed to express gratitude.Rate it:

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bless someone's heartUsed to soften criticism or express pity.. )Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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blow someone out of the waterTo trounce; to defeat someone thoroughly, at a game or in battle.Rate it:

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blow someone's coverTo reveal that someone's behavior, situation, or identity has been fabricated or deliberately misrepresented for an ulterior motive.Rate it:

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blow someone's coverTo reveal that one has fabricated or deliberately misrepresented one's own behavior, situation, or identity for an ulterior motive.Rate it:

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blow someone's mindTo astonish someone, to flabbergast someone.Rate it:

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blow up someone's phoneTo call or text someone constantly.Rate it:

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box someone's earsTo slap someone on the side of the head, usually as an informal punishment.Rate it:

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break someone's heartTo cause a person to feel grief or sadness.Rate it:

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breathe down someone's neckTo follow someone too closely, making it uncomfortable for them.Rate it:

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broaden someone's horizonsTo increase someone's interests, skills, or experiences beyond their current range.Rate it:

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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.Rate it:

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bust a cap in someone's assAlternative form of pop a cap in someone's ass.Rate it:

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butter will not melt in someone's mouthAlternative form of butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouthRate it:

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butter won't melt in someone's mouthAlternative form of butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouthRate it:

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butter would not melt in someone's mouthAlternative form of butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouthRate it:

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