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run off withTo leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.Rate it:

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sex machineSomeone with considerable sexual prowess.Rate it:

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soft heartedBe kind; Fall for someoneRate it:

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stand offTo stand some distance apart form something or someone.Rate it:

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stand up againstTo defy or challenge someone.Rate it:

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take againstTo stop liking someone. Become unfriendly.Rate it:

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take overTo relieve someone temporarily.Rate it:

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tide overTo support or sustain someone, especially financially, for a limited period.Rate it:

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tip offTo alert or inform someone.Rate it:

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tire outTo make someone tired; to exhaust.Rate it:

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

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wade inTo interrupt someone, or a situation, by doing or saying something abruptly, or forcefully, and usually without thinking about the consequences.Rate it:

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hold onTo keep; to store something for someone.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agileRate it:

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keep a watchful eye!Expect someone or something or anything:Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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look toTo seek inspiration or advice from someone.Rate it:

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abide byTo remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.Rate it:

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bash aboutTo physically damage something or assault someone.Rate it:

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be up againstTo be challenged by someone or something stronger than oneself.Rate it:

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beg offTo avoid, or cancel some event that one has previously arranged with someone.Rate it:

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break out of your shellWhen someone is a little shy.Rate it:

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bring downTo make someone feel bad emotionally.Rate it:

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bug outTo abandon someone without warning.Rate it:

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chase downTo pursue and apprehend someone.Rate it:

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cry offTo cancel something that one has previously arranged with someone.Rate it:

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hand offTo pass or transfer something to someone.Rate it:

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hear outTo listen to someone until that person has finished.Rate it:

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hit onTo flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.Rate it:

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inquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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jump onTo attack someone verbally, or criticise them over strongly for small errors.Rate it:

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just another pretty faceSomeone who is attractive, but not too distinguished.Rate it:

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keep outTo restrain someone or something from entering a place or condition.Rate it:

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keep out ofTo restrain someone or something from entering a place or condition.Rate it:

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lift upTo lighten the mood of someone.Rate it:

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pachydermSomeone who is insensitive.Rate it:

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pain in the neckSomeone or something which is annoying, irritating or inconvenient.Rate it:

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run backTo take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.Rate it:

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run byTo inform someone briefly of the main points of an idea.Rate it:

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run downTo criticize someone or an organisation, often unfairly.Rate it:

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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.Rate it:

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run up againstBegin to encounter problems with someone or something.Rate it:

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soft as a grapesomeone who is limited in their abilityRate it:

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stitch upTo maliciously or dishonestly incriminate someone.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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suck intoTo cause someone to become slowly more and more involved in a business or situation that is often not to that person's liking.Rate it:

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take apartTo criticise someone.Rate it:

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take apartTo move someone away from others to be able to talk to, or give them something in private.Rate it:

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talk overTo persuade someone; to talk around.Rate it:

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