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Cook Your GooseTo bring someone down, spoil someone’s quality time or to wreck a happy plan or projectRate it:

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cook upTo manufacture; to falsify; to devise an elaborate lie.Rate it:

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cook upTo prepare a heroin dose by heating.Rate it:

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cookA person who prepares food for a living.Rate it:

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cookThe head cook of a manor houseRate it:

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cookOne who manufactures certain illegal drugs, especially meth.Rate it:

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cookA session of manufacturing certain illegal drugs, especially meth.Rate it:

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cookA fish, the European striped wrasse, Labrus mixtus.Rate it:

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cook offTo pull the pin from a grenade and wait two or three seconds before throwing.Rate it:

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cook offAs with above, except to unintentionally wait so long that the grenade detonates.Rate it:

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cook offTo cause an accidental detonation of explosives, especially due to excess heat.Rate it:

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cook offTo accidentally detonate, especially as the result of excess heat.Rate it:

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cook the booksTo manipulate accounting information, esp. illegally, by a corporation.Rate it:

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cook upTo prepare a meal.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo do a large amount of cooking at once; to prepare a great deal of cooked food.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo cause a storm.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo create a stormy situation; agitate or enrage.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo make a big fuss, generate a lot of unnecessary talk or activity; make a scene.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo make a splash; to create a spectacle.Rate it:

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a wild goose never laid a tame eggmost things are inherited and predeterminedRate it:

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Hawaiian gooseThe nene, Branta sandvicensis.Rate it:

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like shit through a goosevery fastRate it:

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Wild-Goose ChaseA useless hunt, a worthless chase, a futile search Rate it:

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golden gooseSomething that generates much profit or gives great advantages.Rate it:

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goose is cookedAll hope is gone; there is no possibility of success.Rate it:

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goose upTo boost, to take steps to make something appear more attractive.Rate it:

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Hawaiian gooseUsed other than as an idiom: see Hawaiian, goose.Rate it:

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Kill the Goose that Lays the Golden EggsTo spoil something good with one’s absurd actions, intolerance and greedRate it:

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kill the goose that lays the golden eggsTo seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit.Rate it:

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not to be able to say boo to a gooseto be extremely timid or diffident (wouldn't say boo to a goose)Rate it:

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sauce for the gooseA short form of what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the ganderRate it:

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the old woman is plucking her gooseIt is snowing.Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for a woman is equally good for a man; or, what a woman can have or do, so can a man have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, "What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander."Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for one type is equally good for another type, despite any irrelevant differences between the types.Rate it:

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What's Good for the Goose is Good for the GanderAny decision or rule that applies to one person must be applied to the others especially of the same groupRate it:

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what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the ganderIf something is acceptable for one person, it is acceptable for another.Rate it:

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wild-goose chaseA futile search, a fruitless errand; a useless and often lengthy pursuit.Rate it:

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wild-goose chaseA task whose execution is inordinately complex relative to the value of the outcome.Rate it:

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wouldn't say boo to a gooseDescribing a quiet, exceptionally shy person.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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Dot Your I's and Cross Your T'sTo do something very carefullyRate it:

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Wear Your Heart on Your SleeveReveal your emotions that are subject to comments, make your feelings obvious rather than hiding themRate it:

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Cut Off Your Nose to Spite Your FaceTo make a difficult situation more complicated due to an angry actionRate it:

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Have Your Heart in Your MouthTo have a feeling of extreme fear, be too afraid of somethingRate it:

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keep your friends close, and your enemies closerOne should be on their toes and alert of their surroundings if malicious people are around, to ensure such people can't wreak havoc in one's life.Rate it:

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not your circus, not your monkeysIt's none of your business; an exhortation to stay out of a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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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 blundersRate it:

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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 supportRate it:

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put your money where your mouth isPractice what you preach.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isTalk is cheap. If the proponent of the venture is so confident, remind him: Better put your money where your mouth is!Rate it:

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