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across the boardA racing bet where one bets that the same competitor will place in first, second and third.Rate it:

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across the boardPertaining to all categories or things.Rate it:

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stumble acrossTo discover or find something by accident.Rate it:

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come acrossTo find, usually by accident.Rate it:

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put acrossTo explain or state something clearly and understandably.Rate it:

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stumble acrossTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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run acrossTo cross by running.Rate it:

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put acrossTo perform a theatrical production.Rate it:

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run acrossTo find or discover by chance.Rate it:

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come acrossTo give an appearance or impression; to project a certain image.Rate it:

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across the pondOn the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.Rate it:

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broad across the beamWithout fat on the hips and the bottom.Rate it:

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cut acrossTo take a shortcut over or through.Rate it:

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cut acrossTo go through figurative barriers; to go beyond an expected boundary.Rate it:

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down the road, not across the streetAlong the radial artery rather than across the wrist from side to side.Rate it:

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get acrossTo cross; to move from one side to the other, literally or figuratively.Rate it:

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get acrossTo make an idea evident; to successfully explain a thought or feeling; put over.Rate it:

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happen acrossTo find by chance; to unexpectedly discover.Rate it:

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keep acrossTo keep abreast of or up to date with; to keep people informed of.Rate it:

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put oneself acrossTo explain one's ideas and opinions clearly so that another person can understand them and get a picture of your personality.Rate it:

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shot across the bowA warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.Rate it:

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take acrossTo go, to proceed.Rate it:

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above boardHonestly, reputably.Rate it:

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baby on boardPhrase on a sign attached to the rear of a motor car to signify that a baby is sometimes carried.Rate it:

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board upTo block doors or windows with boards, either to prevent access or as protection from storms, etc.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo be superseded, rejected, or obliterated; to pass by with little consequence; to amount to nothing.Rate it:

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on boardEven when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too.Rate it:

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on boardIt's a good idea, but let's see if we can get a few more of the management team on board.Rate it:

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on boardOn or in a means of transportation.Rate it:

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all over the boardShowing a wide range of values with no particular pattern.Rate it:

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Back to Drawing BoardTo start some work again from the basics to eliminate the errors that made the earlier plan failRate it:

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back to the drawing boardBack to the beginning following an unsuccessful attempt.Rate it:

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board outto send (children or pets) to stay with other people (or to boarding school, in the case of children)Rate it:

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emery boardnail fileRate it:

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festive boardEuropean reference to softwood-trenchers; {Early tableware was a wide softwood plank carved with shallow indentations for various food servings: When filled with appetizing, sumptuous portions it was referred, Festive BoardRate it:

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go back to the drawing boardTo start again; to scrap a previous idea or plan and try again from the beginning.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo fall or to go overboard; to be cast over the side of a ship.Rate it:

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off boardNot on or in a means of transportation.Rate it:

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off boardNot participating.Rate it:

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on boardAgreeing or supporting.Rate it:

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on boardIs that new teammate properly on board yet?.Rate it:

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on boardJoining in or participating.Rate it:

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sweep the boardTo win all the prizes in a competition.Rate it:

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sweep the boardTo get enough votes in an election to gain all the seats.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideAn obsolete and dangerous method of whale hunting in which a small boat manned by rowers and a harpooner, or a series of small boats tied together, would be attached to a whale by means of a harpoon and would then be towed by the creature at high speed across the water's surface, until the whale eventually became exhausted.Rate it:

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beat upTo sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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jump onTo board a public transport vehicle.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.Rate it:

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