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a sideways approachThis agenda is to avoid a head to head confrontation, rather slide in with a 'sideways' move which may provide a smoother, elusive manner in approaching the challenge.Rate it:

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f*** me sidewayswhen something takes you by surprise or annoyingRate it:

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seagull approachThe occurence of casual, ill-informed and hasty decisions or comments made by outside authorities who lack an understanding of the local issues or a real understanding of the facts of a particular situ.Rate it:

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shotgun approachAn approach in which the subject is indiscriminate and haphazard, using breadth, spread, or quantity in lieu of accuracy, planning, etc.Rate it:

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sideways glanceA silent, somewhat disapproving look from someone with body language to boot, which causes one to be somewhat uncomfortable and a bit in wonderment.Rate it:

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Beat Around the BushTo avoid getting to some point or answering any question that is relevant, the approach of some people, which is quite far from the real objective or center of focus.Rate it:

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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?Rate it:

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hit a home runAccomplish a difficult task, design a spectacular approach, display an outstanding solution.Rate it:

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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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on the right trackUsing the correct general approach to a particular task or problem; pursuing something in a promising way.Rate it:

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sneak upTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.Rate it:

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come upTo come towards, to approach.Rate it:

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hit onTo flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.Rate it:

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sneak up onTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.Rate it:

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throw downTo fight, incite to fight, or approach with the intent to fight; to make a stand.Rate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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Beauty is in the Eye of the BeholderThere is no specific standard to measure beauty. So, if a person sees a beautiful thing it is not necessary that it is found beautiful by other too. They might have different opinions, as every person has his own ideas and approach.Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Depracate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Deprecate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.Rate it:

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come down the pikeTo emerge, come up; to approach or arrive on the scene; to present (itself or oneself).Rate it:

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come to papaA phrase used to encourage someone or something to approach.Rate it:

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come up toto approachRate it:

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crack ontoTo flirt with; to approach and speak to, seeking romance, love, sex, etc.Rate it:

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do one's damnedestTo do one's utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.Rate it:

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do one's darnedestTo do one's utmost; to make every effort or to try every possible approach or way.Rate it:

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draw inTo approach.Rate it:

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draw onTo approach, come nearer, as evening.Rate it:

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edge upTo approach or move toward a target little by little, or furtively.Rate it:

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go snakeTo approach, attack or accost a person, situation or environment in an extremely violent and unrestrained manner, often with no thought about consequences.Rate it:

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hutch upto move slightly, in order to make room for someone; for example to move in a bed to make room for someone else to lie, or to move sideways on on a seat so as to allow someone room to sit and share that same seat.Rate it:

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in obliquumin an oblique direction; sideways.Rate it:

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jump the fenceTo change from first approach, approach from a different direction, suggest a completely foreign idea.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleTo approach something or someone.Rate it:

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now you're cookingA phrase, often given in response, meaning that the subject has switched to a more suitable or more efficient approach.Rate it:

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on my finalReference to final approach, attitude configuration, positions of various controls in the landing of an aircraft.Rate it:

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play it safeTo take a cautious, risk-free approach.Rate it:

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propius ad deos accedere (Mil. 22. 59)to approach the gods.Rate it:

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pull inTo approach a station.Rate it:

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ride upto approach or come near to while riding.Rate it:

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shroudA rope or cable serving to support the mast sideways.Rate it:

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slam dunkA high-jump approach to the basket and a one-hand slam of the ball through the hoop!Rate it:

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stand asideTo step sideways to make a space for someone else.Rate it:

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take lightlyTo approach a task casually.Rate it:

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tap upTo make a specific approach to a person considered to be suitable for a professional position.Rate it:

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tap upto make an approach to a player, under contract to another club, in order to attempt to negotiate a transferRate it:

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verge onTo approach or come close to something; to border or be on the edge of something.Rate it:

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