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tell someone where to shove itUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see tell,‎ someone,‎ where,‎ shove,‎ it.Rate it:

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tell someone where to shove itTo express extreme anger, disgust, or hatred toward someone.Rate it:

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the ball is in someone's courtIt is someone's turn to do something; often making a decision.Rate it:

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the joke is on someoneThe person who made the joke himself became the subject of a joke.Rate it:

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the joke's on someoneUsed to point out that someone tried to say something smart but it came out foolish.Rate it:

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this is someoneThis is what said or did; used in recounting events, etc.Rate it:

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thorn in someone's sideA persistent annoyance.Rate it:

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throw someone a curveUsed other than as an idiom: To pitch a curve ball.Rate it:

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throw someone a curveTo surprise; to introduce something unexpected or requiring a quick reaction or correction.Rate it:

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tickle someone's funny boneTo amuse; to strike somebody as funny.Rate it:

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tickle someone's pickleTo amuse or astonish someone.Rate it:

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tickle someone's pickleTo stimulate someone's penis sexually.Rate it:

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tie someone's handsTo render one powerless to act, to thwart someone.Rate it:

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touch the hem of someone's garmentTo give respect or reverence to someone; to express servitude to someone; to draw strength or comfort from someone who is superior.Rate it:

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try to get someone 'off'Plead for leniency, assume an advocacy position, request to be excused, ask to have the misdemeanor overlooked.Rate it:

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turn someone's crankTo arouse a person's interest or passion; to excite someone.Rate it:

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turn someone's headTo influence someone in a manner that significantly changes his or her behavior.Rate it:

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turn someone's headTo attract someone's romantic interest.Rate it:

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twist someone's armTo coerce, force, or cajole.Rate it:

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twist someone's ballsto annoyRate it:

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up someone's alleyMatching a person's interests or abilities well.Rate it:

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up someone's streetperfectly suitable to someone; matching someone's interests and abilities.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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walk a mile in someone's shoesTo experience what someone has experienced.Rate it:

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what someone saidUsed to indicate agreement, as if one would have wanted to say what a previous speaker has said, without change or qualificationRate it:

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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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