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a lifeboata saving grace, a financial assist, assistance from an apparent unsolvable situation.Rate it:

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flower power60s youth movementRate it:

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more than meets the eyeMore than is apparent or readily noticeable.Rate it:

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see starsTo experience apparent flashing lights in one's field of vision, especially after receiving a blow to the head.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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rock upTo work one's way vertically up a chimney or cleft using a rocking movement.Rate it:

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scrounge upTo seek or find despite a lack of apparent resources or availability.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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go without sayingTo be obvious, apparent or clear, or already established.Rate it:

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pin down1) Hold Under Submission, (Wrestling: 2) Restrain enemy attack, return fire, and movement:Rate it:

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make one's markTo make, or leave, a lasting impression, especially to achieve apparent success.Rate it:

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box inTo limit someone's freedom of thought, movement, expression, etc.Rate it:

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do a giga group of people performing the same dance movement to celebrate their success or achievement.Rate it:

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a side glance!Offering/Receiving, observing a straight forward focus of attention, without any variation of head or eye movement.Rate it:

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apropos of nothingWithout any apparent reason or purpose.Rate it:

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baby-killera saloon, used by the Temperance MovementRate it:

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big tentA group, philosophy, or social or political movement that encompasses or seeks to attract a broad range of members or constituents.Rate it:

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big tentPertaining to, representing, or advocating such a group, philosophy, or movement.Rate it:

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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).Rate it:

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body EnglishA body motion made to coax an object already propelled go in a desired direction. For example, a nervous leaning or twisting movement while playing sports such as golf or bowling, to "persuade" the ball to go in a desired direction.Rate it:

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box inTo immobilize something, usually a vehicle, by placing obstacles, usually other vehicles, obstructing the free movementRate it:

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break withTo cease having a positive connection with (a person, group, movement, etc).Rate it:

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cart offto transport (someone), especially someone who is incapable of movementRate it:

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chicken filletA piece of rubber or silicone placed in a woman's bra under the breast to increase apparent size and/or create more cleavage.Rate it:

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close downTo surround someone, as to impede their movement.Rate it:

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cool catA person who performs or appreciates jazz, especially one whose style of speech and movement is relaxed and rhythmic.Rate it:

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dead giveawayObvious, easily apparent.Rate it:

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dead heatA close race or contest in which no winner is apparent.Rate it:

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ex quo intellegitur or intellegi potest, debetfrom this it appears, is apparent.Rate it:

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ex quo perspicuum estfrom this it appears, is apparent.Rate it:

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fire at willFire when ready. A command that allows troops to use weapons at their discretion and choose their own targets, allowing the individual soldier a greater freedom of timing the shot with target movement and similar.Rate it:

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get out of bed on the wrong sideTo start the day in a bad mood for no apparent reason.Rate it:

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gift horseAn apparent gift, that has substantial associated costs.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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grasp at strawsTo guess randomly at or pursue any apparent option, as due to lack of options or information.Rate it:

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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.Rate it:

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inde patet, appāretfrom this it appears, is apparent.Rate it:

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inside baseballTechnical matters concerning baseball not apparent to spectators.Rate it:

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it is what it isAnother way to say you cannot change what is apparent, but accept it.Rate it:

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jump ropeThe activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.Rate it:

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l'istesso tempoDirects that the following movement should be played at the same tempo as the lastRate it:

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line upTo support a group or movement.Rate it:

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long hair don't careA slogan of the hippy movement, dismissing perceived prudish and conservative attitudes of previous generations.Rate it:

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look offTo mislead by directing one's apparent attention away from one's true object of intent.Rate it:

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moment of truthA deciding instant; the time when a test determines or makes it apparent whether something will succeed.Rate it:

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More than Meets the EyeSome hidden values which are not apparentRate it:

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name it, claim itA catch phrase of the Christian Word faith movement, a statement of faith and affirmation.Rate it:

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oil burnerA device whose operation causes apparent combustion of lubricating oil.Rate it:

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parade passed someone bySomeone missed out on the joys of life, an opportunity, or popular movementRate it:

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poetry in motionGraceful, fluid movement.Rate it:

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