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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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in lineSuitable or appropriate; keeping with expectations, norms, ideals, or rules.Rate it:

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due courseRegular or appropriate passage or occurrence.Rate it:

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moral compassAn inner sense which distinguishes what is right from what is wrong, functioning as a guide (like the needle of a compass) for morally appropriate behavior.Rate it:

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take overTo appropriate something without permission.Rate it:

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in orderAppropriate, worthwhile.Rate it:

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off the markInaccurate; not correct or appropriate.Rate it:

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as the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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blow the whistleTo disclose information to the public or to appropriate authorities concerning the illegal or socially harmful actions of a person or group, especially a corporation or government agency.Rate it:

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fit the moldPossession of a variety of necessary and appropriate attributes and aptitudes can reveal an individual as fitting the mold for a specific difficult challenge.Rate it:

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fit togetherTo put the appropriate parts of into a whole; to combine pieces that go together to create a finished object.Rate it:

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glom ontoTo appropriate.Rate it:

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go forTo be equally valid or appropriate.Rate it:

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grab offTo hurriedly and forcibly take, appropriate or seize control of.Rate it:

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gut factorFeelings about what feels right or wrong, good or bad. An inner persuasion that one may feel convinced is the appropriate decision.Rate it:

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heap onTo give someone a lot of, especially moreso than is appropriate or that the recipient can handle.Rate it:

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hit the books!Launch a determined review or study of appropriate material and subjects by hitting the books in preparation for a stringent examination/knowledge test in a pre-employment interview.Rate it:

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hit the spotTo be particularly pleasing or appropriate; to be just right.Rate it:

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in one's elementIn a situation which is entirely appropriate or familiar.Rate it:

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liven things upAppropriate actions, music, decorations, singing, props, verbal directing, recitations can assist to liven things up at a party or celebration.Rate it:

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moral compassA person, belief system, etc. serving as a guide for morally appropriate behavior.Rate it:

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mot justeThe perfectly appropriate word or phrase for the situation.Rate it:

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on the markPrecisely accurate; correct or appropriate.Rate it:

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Peter Pan syndromeThe supposed psychological phenomenon of immaturity among some men and women, who, like the fictional character, remain childish and fail to assume appropriate adult social roles and responsibilities.Rate it:

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phone inTo fulfill a responsibility with a minimum effort rather than the appropriate level of effort.Rate it:

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phone it inTo fulfill a responsibility with a minimum effort rather than the appropriate level of effort.Rate it:

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political footballOngoing unproductive wrangling or posturing between political factions, resulting in failure to deal with an issue or problem in a decisive or appropriate way.Rate it:

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queen upTo dress like, or become appropriate for, a queen.Rate it:

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save asTo enter a dialog box where the user can specify a filename, and such that when the filename is specified, an appropriate file will be saved with that name.Rate it:

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swallow one's prideTo set aside one's feelings of pride and adopt a more humble or appropriate stance.Rate it:

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there's no time like the presentNow (i.e., the present time) is an appropriate time to take a particular action.Rate it:

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turn a phraseTo create a particular linguistic expression which is strikingly clear, appropriate, and memorable.Rate it:

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two wrongs don't make a right(ethics) A wrongful action is not a morally appropriate way to correct or cancel a previous wrongful action.1915, William MacLeod Raine, The Highgrader, ch. 15:"But when it comes to taking what belongs to anotherRate it:

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up to snuffAdequate; of acceptable or quality; satisfying an appropriate standard.Rate it:

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whatever the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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who's 'she', the cat's mother%3fA rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to their mother, or any other woman in the third person, instead of using a properly respectful title or their name when appropriate.Rate it:

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who's 'she', the cat's mother?A rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to their mother, or any other woman in the third person, instead of using a properly respectful title or their name when appropriate.Rate it:

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