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ace in the holeA hidden or secret strength, or unrevealed advantage.Rate it:

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ace intoTo be barely admitted into something, or to be admitted only at the last minute.Rate it:

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ace of spadesThe playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip.Rate it:

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ace outTo defeat others in a contest; to do better than others in a competition.Rate it:

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ace outTo have a lucky streak; to experience a stroke of good fortune.Rate it:

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ace up one's sleeveA surprise advantage of which others are not aware.Rate it:

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Ace up Your SleeveA matchless hidden advantage and ability of a person that nobody else knows about and that no one else could ownRate it:

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within ames aceNearly, very near (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue).Rate it:

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within an ace ofVery near; on the point of.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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white holeA theoretically possible but physically highly unlikely singularity which would emit matter and energy; the antithesis of a black hole.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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in the holeHaving suffered net losses; in debt.Rate it:

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dig oneself in a holeTo put oneself in even more trouble.Rate it:

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dig out of a holeTo save someone or something from trouble.Rate it:

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drinking holeA bar or other local drinking establishment.Rate it:

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holeA hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a perforation; a rent; a fissure.Rate it:

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holeIn games.Rate it:

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holeAn excavation pit or trench.Rate it:

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holeA weakness, a flawRate it:

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holeA container or receptacle.Rate it:

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holeIn semiconductors, a lack of an electron in an occupied band behaving like a positively charged particle.Rate it:

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holeA security vulnerability in software which can be taken advantage of by an exploit.Rate it:

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holeAn orifice, in particular the anus. When used with shut it always refers to the mouth.Rate it:

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holeSex, or a sex partner.Rate it:

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holeSolitary confinement, a high-security prison cell often used as punishment.Rate it:

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holeAn undesirable place to live or visit; a hovel.Rate it:

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holeDifficulty, in particular, debt.Rate it:

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holeA chordless cycle in a graph.Rate it:

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hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.Rate it:

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hole in oneAny rare, wonderful, or remarkable accomplishment.Rate it:

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hole outTo complete a hole by sinking the ball.Rate it:

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hole upTo hide.Rate it:

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honey holeSweet spot. An abundance in one specific area.Rate it:

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know one's ass from a hole in the groundTo have an adequate level of knowledge or skill; to understand what one is doing or talking about.Rate it:

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Money Burns a Hole in Your PocketSomeone who is always eager to spend the money, couldn’t resist from spending the money as soon as you have itRate it:

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Need Something Like a Hole in the HeadAbsolutely no need for something, No desire whatsoever for somethingRate it:

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rabbit holeUsed other than as an idiom: see rabbit, hole. (The entrance to) a rabbit warren or burrow.Rate it:

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rabbit holeA way into a bizarre world.Rate it:

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Round Peg in a Square HoleSomeone whose abilities or personality traits aren’t suitable or ideally perfect to his/her positionRate it:

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shining his a**holeWhen the person being referred to is being unreasonable or behaving odd.Rate it:

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watering holeA depression in which water collects and where animals come to drink.Rate it:

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watering holeA bar or other local drinking establishment.Rate it:

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tee offTo hit the first shot of the hole.Rate it:

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ear tunnelA piece of jewelry that fits into a stretched earlobe hole and makes it seem like a peephole and makes it see-through.Rate it:

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above parMore than par for the hole or courseRate it:

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albatrossA double eagle, or three under par on any one hole.Rate it:

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below parLess than par for the hole or course.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe highest straight in poker, ace-king-queen-jack-ten.Rate it:

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