dial it in

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To give a lackluster, uninspired, or timid performance; to phone it in.
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The actor simply dialed in his performance, leaving even his devoted fans disappointed with the show as a whole.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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dial it inTo set up in a perfect or complete way.
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