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bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.Rate it:

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bat aroundTo discuss.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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bat awayTo knock an object, usually a ball.Rate it:

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ce mari bat sa femme comme plâtreThat husband beats his wife like a dog.Rate it:

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off the batFrom the start; immediately; right away.Rate it:

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bat awayTo avoid by diverting the focus of a discussion.Rate it:

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blind as a batNearly totally blind, having a very poor sense of vision.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo achieve perfection.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo achieve success at each attempt.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo reach first base on every at-bat.Rate it:

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bat an eyelashTo react in any slight way; to respond.Rate it:

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bat an eyelidTo react in any slight way; to respond.Rate it:

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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:

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bat for both sidesTo be a batter for both teams in an amateur baseball game.Rate it:

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bat for the other teamTo be homosexual.Rate it:

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bat inTo bat so that a runner on base effects.Rate it:

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bat one's eyelashesTo signal or feign by fluttering one's eyelids, as romantic interest.Rate it:

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bat one's eyesTo signal or feign by fluttering one's eyelids, as romantic interest.Rate it:

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bat outto expel, using bats, paddles or similar things.Rate it:

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bat outto churn out, produce hurriedlyRate it:

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bat outto flatten somethingRate it:

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bat outto continue battingRate it:

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bat the breezeTo chat; to shoot the breeze.Rate it:

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Blind as a BatNot able to see at all or get completely blindRate it:

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c’est le diable qui bat sa femme et qui marie sa filleIt is raining and the sun is shining at the same time.Rate it:

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et ta sœur ? elle bat le beurreRéponse agressive à quelqu'un qui pose une question jugée indiscrète.Rate it:

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go to batBe the individual or team that is currently batting; play offense.Rate it:

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go to batBe aggressive, be assertive, actively pursue a goal or action.Rate it:

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go to batChampion, actively assist, provide support.Rate it:

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Go To Bat for SomeoneTo help, guard or protect someoneRate it:

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il ne bat plus que d’une aileHe is almost ruined; He is on his last legs.Rate it:

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le diable bat sa femme et marie sa filleIl pleut alors que le soleil brille.Rate it:

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le diable bat sa femme pour avoir des crêpesSe disait autrefois dans les rares situations où il pleut tout en faisant soleil.Rate it:

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like a bat out of hellvery quicklyRate it:

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l’un bat les buissons et l’autre prend les oiseauxOne does the work and the other reaps the advantage; One man starts the game and another kills it.Rate it:

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nod's as good as a wink to a blind batThe idea/proposed action is inconsequential to the current situation.Rate it:

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off one's own batAt one's own instigation.Rate it:

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Right of the BatImmediate or instant without causing any sorts of delaysRate it:

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vous ne savez pas où le bât le blesseYou do not know where the shoe pinches him.Rate it:

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beat around the bushevasive responses, implausible explanations, extrapolations instead of explanations.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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beating around the bushAvoiding factual responses, offering evasive statements, presenting dubious evidence.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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fool aroundTo engage in frivolous behaviour; to monkey around.Rate it:

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jerk aroundTo act foolishlyRate it:

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kick aroundTo wander loose; to float around; to hang around.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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jack aroundto misbehave, fool aroundRate it:

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