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burn rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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burn some rubberAn expression of intent to drive ruthlessly, speedily, wildly, illegally: Express the intention to perform tasks, agendas in wild abandon, in order to impress, gain an advantage, recover lost time or missed opportunity:Rate it:

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the rubber meets the roadUsed other than as an idiom: see rubber, meet, road.Rate it:

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I'm rubber, you're glueThe first line of a children's rhyme countering an attack of character.Rate it:

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lay rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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rubber baby buggy bumpersa tongue twister; a phrase that if spoken rapidly and repeatedly is difficult to say without making a mistakeRate it:

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rubber johnnycondomRate it:

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rubber jungleIn a commercial passenger airliner, the dense, forest-like profusion of suspended tubes, straps, bags, and masks which results when large numbers of oxygen masks are deployed.Rate it:

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rubber roomEspecially in New York City, a temporary workplace assigned to a teacher who is not permitted to teach in a classroom because he or she is under disciplinary review.Rate it:

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rubber roomA cell used for confinement of a mentally disturbed person.Rate it:

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rubber stampTo make officialRate it:

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rubber-chicken dinnerA formal dinner or event thrown by politicians to raise funds.Rate it:

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the rubber hits the roadAlternative form of the rubber meets the roadRate it:

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the rubber meets the roadA place or circumstance at which the implementation of a plan or intent is to be achieved.Rate it:

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up your nose with a rubber hoseA derisive insult.Rate it:

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burn the candle at both endsTo waste something in two directions at once.Rate it:

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burn the midnight oilTo work studiously, especially late into the night.Rate it:

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burn upTo anger; to annoy.Rate it:

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burn downTo burn to nothing.Rate it:

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Burn Your Bridges behind YouTo make unchangeable commitment, to be determined on any decisionRate it:

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burn outTo extinguish due to lack of fuel.Rate it:

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burn outTo tire due to overwork.Rate it:

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burn upTo destroy by burning.Rate it:

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burn upTo catch fire and burn until destroyed.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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burn offTo dissipate as the result of heat.Rate it:

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burn the candle at both endsTo work hard night and day.Rate it:

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burn downTo completely burn, so that nothing remains.Rate it:

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burn everything russian except the sources of their energy, coal, natural gas and oil.From an early form of boycott and civil resistance in Ireland with implied relevance in today's world.Rate it:

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burn offTo cause to dissipate by applying heat.Rate it:

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burn offTo dispose of by burning it as it emerges from the well.Rate it:

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burn offTo fill with programming not suitable for its original purpose.Rate it:

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burn one's bridgesTo destroy one's path, connections, reputation, opportunities, etc.Rate it:

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burn one's candle at both endsTo work extremely or excessively hard; to work too hard for good health or peace of mind.Rate it:

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burn one's fingersTo harm oneself; to suffer consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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Burn the Candle at Both EndsTo work more than usual, to extraordinary work (mentally or physical) until you get tiredRate it:

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Burn the Midnight OilTo work overnight, work or study till late nightRate it:

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burn to a crispTo burn very badly (usually in reference to food).Rate it:

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crash and burnTo fail utterly.Rate it:

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do a slow burnTo experience a gradually increasing feeling of anger or frustration.Rate it:

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slow burnA gradually increasing feeling of anger or frustration.Rate it:

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flame outburn up, fire up, flame up, flare upRate it:

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jouer la belleTo play the rubber (or third game, to see which of the players is the conqueror).Rate it:

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aliquem mortuum cremare (Sen. 23. 84)to burn a corpse.Rate it:

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blaze upTo burn more brightlyRate it:

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brûler la chandelle par les deux boutsburn one's candle at both ends, or both )Rate it:

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brûler la chandelle par les deux boutsTo burn the candle at both ends.Rate 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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flare upTo burn brightly again.Rate it:

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go up in smokeTo catch fire and burn.Rate it:

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