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Cost an Arm and a LegSomething very expensive and not worth the cost in few casesRate it:

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arm and a legA relatively high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price.Rate it:

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cost the earthto be a huge expenseRate it:

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cost a pretty pennyTo be expensive.Rate it:

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cost upto calculate the costs of something.Rate it:

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how much does it costWhat is its price?, How much money do you want for it?Rate it:

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keep at arm's lengthStay at a distance, away from one's body.Rate it:

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keep at arm's lengthAvoid a close relationship.Rate it:

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shot in the armA shot of drug in the arm, to get on a high.Rate it:

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arm to the teethTo equip thoroughly with weapons.Rate it:

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shot in the armA stimulus.Rate it:

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arm candyAn attractive, seemingly romantic companion who accompanies a person in public simply so that one or both of the individuals can gain attention, enhance social status, or create an impression of sexual appeal.Rate it:

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arm upto supply, or be supplied with, arms (weapons)Rate it:

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arm's lengthBarely within reach.Rate it:

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arm's lengthDistant, detached.Rate it:

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arm's lengthIndependent, but related.Rate it:

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at arm's lengthAt a distance, away from one's body.Rate it:

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at arm's lengthAvoiding a close relationship.Rate it:

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long armA pole tool used for handling things too far away to reach.Rate it:

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long armInfluence, far-reaching power.Rate it:

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long arm of the lawThe influence or effectiveness of law enforcement institutions; law enforcement officers collectively.Rate it:

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long as my armVery long.Rate it:

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Shot in the ArmSomething that gives you confidence and encouragement, something that boost your spiritsRate it:

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the long arm of the lawThe body of law enforcement officers.Rate it:

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twist someone's armTo coerce, force, or cajole.Rate it:

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break a leggood luckRate 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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break a legA wish for a successful performance; primarily a valediction to an actor wishing him or her a successful theatrical stage performance.Rate it:

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Break a LegTo wish good luck for a great performanceRate it:

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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.Rate it:

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get a leg upTo gain some advantage; to get a head start.Rate it:

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get a leg upTo get a boost or a lift.Rate it:

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get a leg-upFigure of speech. To gain control, manage, acquire, dominate, infinitely analyze.Rate it:

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hang a legHesitate; hang back.Rate it:

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leg manAlternative spelling of legman.Rate it:

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leg manUsed other than as an idiom: see leg, man.Rate it:

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leg pullTo jokeRate it:

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make a legTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back.Rate it:

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not have a leg to stand onTo lack support, as in an argument, debate, or negotiation.Rate it:

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pull somebody'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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pull the other legIn imperative/precative form, used to imply that the speaker does not accept or believe what another has just said.Rate it:

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Pull Your LegTo tease someone by making fun of him or her.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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shake a legTo get busy; to get going; to be productive.Rate it:

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shake a leggat a move onRate it:

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Shake a LegTo do something quickly, to go faster and move hurriedly, to pick up paceRate it:

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show a legTo wake up and get out of bed. (Used mostly in the imperative).Rate it:

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talk the leg off a wooden indianExcessive talk.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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