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cold shoulderA deliberate act of disrespect; a slight or snub.Rate it:

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Cold ShoulderTo show unfriendly attitude to someone by ignoring or giving him her less importanceRate it:

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give somebody the cold shoulderTo snub, resist or reject somebody; to regard somebody distantly.Rate it:

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give someone the cold shoulderTo snub, resist or reject somebody; to regard somebody distantly.Rate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA tendency to take offence quickly.Rate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA form of challenge in the same spirit as a medieval knight throwing down his gauntlet.Rate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA habitually combative attitude, usually because of a harboured grievance, sense of inferiority, or having something to prove.Rate it:

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Chip on Your ShoulderAlways ready to fight or get in some quarrel or having an aggressive and rude natureRate it:

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hard shouldermortorway shopping areaRate it:

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put one's shoulder to the wheelTo work or exert oneself heavily or with full effort.Rate it:

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Put Your Shoulder to the WheelTo work really hard for something, making great effort to accomplish somethingRate it:

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set one's shoulder to the wheelTo start hard work; to begin to toil.Rate it:

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shoulder the burdento help with a task or difficulty; be sb's responsibilityRate it:

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shoulder to cry onSomeone offering emotional support to another in distress.Rate it:

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straight from the shoulderDone in a direct manner; blunt.Rate it:

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Straight from the ShoulderTo be telling something frankly and honestly, not lying about anything, to be candid or just with someoneRate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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come in from the coldTo gain widespread acceptance in a group or society, especially where there was not any before.Rate it:

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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.Rate it:

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cold hands, warm heart; dirty feet, no sweetheart!A few old timer's "fun" way to compliment a lady & to find out if she could be courted.Rate it:

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cold hands, warm heartImplies inner beauty; a caring person; warm-heartedRate it:

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cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkeyExtremely cold.Rate it:

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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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blow hot and coldTo behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion.Rate it:

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blowing hot and coldIndividual expressing frenetic enthusiasm one moment and minutes later showing, expressing extreme misgivings and doubts.Rate it:

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bust ass coldExtremely cold.Rate it:

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catch a coldTo become infected with cold.Rate it:

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cold as a wagon tireDead.Rate it:

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cold as a witch's titVery cold.Rate it:

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cold as iceVery cold.Rate it:

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cold comfortC. 1594, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, act 4, sc. 1.Rate it:

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cold comfortMuch less reassurance, consolation, aid, or pleasure than one needs or desires.Rate it:

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cold day in HellThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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Cold FeetHaving a second thought while making a decision, lack of confidence or having fear of taking some daring stepRate it:

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cold fishA heartless individual; a person lacking empathy and emotion.Rate it:

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cold hard cashMoney, regarded as an incentive that can override any doubts or ethical concerns.Rate it:

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cold oneA beer.Rate it:

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cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.Rate it:

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cold readingUsed other than as an idiom: see cold, reading.Rate it:

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cold snapA period of exceptionally cold weather.Rate it:

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cold treatmentCold shoulder.Rate it:

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cold treatmentSilent treatment.Rate it:

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Cold TurkeyTo quit any habit all of a suddenRate it:

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cold turkeyThe physiological effects of such a withdrawal.Rate it:

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cold turkeyThe sudden and complete withdrawal of a dependent substance, especially of a drug.Rate it:

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come in from the coldIn espionage parlance, for an undercover spy to return to the spy agency office or protection.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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freezing coldextremely and unpleasantly cold (of the weather, the temperature in a place, a person, or an object)Rate it:

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freezing coldextreme and unpleasant coldRate it:

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from my cold, dead handsA statement that something will not be taken away from you until the day you die.Rate it:

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