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Raise CainTo be extremely furious or frustrated and grumble with troubleadded by anonymous
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Raise an EyebrowShocking or surprising someone by saying something exceptional or doing something extraordinary; showing the facial expressions of disapproving somethingadded by anonymous
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Raining Cats and DogsExtremely heavy rain; excessive downpouradded by anonymous
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Rain or ShineIt doesn’t matter what the circumstances are or whatever happens; whatsoever the conditions or the weather isadded by anonymous
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Rain on Your ParadeSpoiling day of an individual, particularly regarding special plans, instances, performances, celebrations, etcadded by anonymous
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Rain CheckA ticket stub that allows an individual to attend an event on behalf of a canceled one; a paper piece that allows someone to buy a sold-out product at discounted or sale price later onadded by anonymous
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Quiet as a MouseExtremely silent; non-talkative; silent or making very less soundadded by anonymous
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Quick on the DrawReady to respond on something in an efficient manner, faster or quicker in something, efficient to acquire some infoadded by anonymous
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QT (also QT and qt)Mysteriously; silently; no one knows.added by anonymous
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Put Your Shoulder to the WheelTo work really hard for something, making great effort to accomplish somethingadded by anonymous
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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth isTo have belief in giving your money for, to invest in something you have favor and supportadded by anonymous
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Put Your Foot in Your MouthTo become trouble maker by uttering wrong words at wrong time, to put yourself into problem with your blundersadded by anonymous
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Put Your Foot DownTo be rigid, strict and resolute about something, to be unyielding about a certain ruleadded by anonymous
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Put Your Finger on SomethingTo be accurate in pointing out something, to precisely recognize or recall somethingadded by anonymous
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Put Your Best Foot ForwardTo leave the perfect first impression, to try your best to do somethingadded by anonymous
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Put the Cart before the HorseTo carry out something in reverse order, to do opposite of somethingadded by anonymous
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Pull Yourself TogetherTo calm down or settle after bring frustrated or, to control one’s emotions and angeradded by anonymous
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Pull Your LegTo tease someone by making fun of him or her.added by anonymous
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Pull up StakesLeaving one’s job, home or country to another place that offers better thingsadded by anonymous
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Pull the Wool over Your EyesTo play trick with someone making him or her fool, to deceive or cheat someoneadded by anonymous
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Pull the Rug out from Under YouTo ruin someone’s dreams, hopes or plans, to suddenly withdraw supportadded by anonymous
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Pull StringsTo secretly influence something with great impact, to control something from distanceadded by anonymous
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Pull out All the StopsTo do something eagerly or whole heatedly, putting in all to succeedadded by anonymous
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Pull No PunchesTo hit something with great force and power, attacking something potently, to be honestadded by anonymous
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Pull All Your Eggs into One BasketTo take all your chances on one plan or idea, to use all your options at one timeadded by anonymous
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Pull a Rabbit Out of HatTo magically produce something much needed, to find out a solution all of a sudden or unexpectedlyadded by anonymous
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Pull a Fast OneTo cheat others by playing mastermind tricksadded by anonymous
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Proof of the Pudding is in EatingWhatever is the outcome or end result of something defines the success or failure of that thingadded by anonymous
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Power behind the ThroneThe actual force or person behind ones success, the real person in chargeadded by anonymous
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Pour Oil on Troubled WatersTo calm down the tense situation, to sooth someone in anger or tensionadded by anonymous
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Pot Calling the Kettle BlackThe person who like to point out flaws and weakness in others when he or she has the same in himself or herselfadded by anonymous
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Poor as a Church MouseTo be in very poor condition, poverty- strickenadded by anonymous
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Point of No ReturnCertain time or position after which it is impossible to retreat, change course or do somethingadded by anonymous
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Play the FireTaking unnecessary risk, or cautiously putting oneself in a dangerous situation, inviting dangeradded by anonymous
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Play the FieldTo have many lovers and dates without making a single genuine commitment with one particular personadded by anonymous
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Play Second FiddleTo be subservient to someone, to follow someone or somethingadded by anonymous
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Play it by EarTo take ones next move when one is already faced with a situation, to devise or improvise thingsadded by anonymous
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Play Fast and LooseTo be capricious and irresponsible, to do all that pleases one without caring to have offended othersadded by anonymous
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Play Cat and MouseTo make someone fool by playing tricks, to annoy or tease someoneadded by anonymous
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Play Both Ends Against the MiddleTo take advantage by causing two opposing groups stand against each other, dishonestly misusing two forces for the sake of attaining ones selfish purposeadded by anonymous
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Piece Of CakeA thing that is easier and is pleasantadded by anonymous
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Pie in the SkyTo expect something impossible, to hope for something unrealisticadded by anonymous
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People Who Live in the Glass House Shouldn’t Throw StonesYou should not point fingers at other and first look at yourselfadded by anonymous
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Penny – Wise and Pound – FoolishTo care about trivial things and be careless about important things, saving small amount of money and be extravagant about large sum of moneyadded by anonymous
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Penny for Your ThoughtsTo ask what other person is thinking, to know the mindset of othersadded by anonymous
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Pen is Mightier than the SwordWords have more power than war, to influence with ones words not with fightadded by anonymous
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Pay Through the NoseTo pay high price for somethingadded by anonymous
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Pass the HatTo ask for money and financial contribution, to begadded by anonymous
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Pass the BuckTo make other person accept blame or responsibility which one is not willing to accept for his or her actionsadded by anonymous
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Par for the CourseSomething that is usual and conventional, as expectedadded by anonymous
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