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Butter Someone UpTo praise someone; to flatter someone to attain his/her favorRate 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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butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouthThe identified person appears to be benign, mild-mannered, or calm.Rate it:

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butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouthThe identified person is prim and proper, standoffish, cool, or dispassionate.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterUsed other than as an idiom: see bread, and, butter.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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peanut butter and a punch in the bellyChild's aggressive behavior.Rate it:

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butter upTo flatter, especially with the intent of personal gain.Rate it:

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butter faceUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see butter,‎ face.Rate it:

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bread and butterBread spread with butter.Rate it:

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bread and butterThat which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luckRate it:

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bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a treeRate it:

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butter faceAlternative form of butterfaceRate it:

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butter fingersA clumsy person who always drops things, a klutz.Rate it:

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butter one's bread on both sidesTo profit from two things at the same time, especially when those things seem contradictory or incompatible.Rate it:

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like a hot knife through buttervery quickly and easily doneRate 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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at someone's disposalAvailable to be used at any time and in any way the user sees fit.Rate it:

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blow up someone's phoneTo call or text someone constantly.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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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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f** someone overTo exploit somebody in a way which result in an advantage to oneself, at the cost of the other party gaining a considerable disadvantage.Rate it:

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know someone from AdamTo know or recognise someone at all.Rate 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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rub salt in someone's woundsTo make a painful situation even worse (even with the best of intentions).Rate it:

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save someone's skinTo save someone's life.Rate it:

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suck someone's cockTo perform fellatio on someone.Rate it:

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suck someone's cockTo brownnose, to curry favor to someone.Rate it:

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Throw the Book at SomeoneSevere punishment for breaking of certain rules or laws; highest level of penaltyRate 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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turn someone's headTo attract someone's romantic interest.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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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.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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hit someone for sixBe affected in a devastating way by some unexpected news.Rate it:

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keep someone in the darkTo deliberately not tell someone details about somethingRate 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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queer someone's pitchTo make a task more difficult for the speaker.Rate it:

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know someone from a can of paintSynonym of know someone from AdamRate 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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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.Rate it:

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force someone's handBring about a situation which necessitates an agent to act, often causing a plan to be executed prematurely.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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