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cold as a wagon tireDead.Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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fall off the wagonTo cease or fail at a regimen of self-improvement or reform; to lapse back into an old habit or addiction.Rate it:

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fix someone's wagonTo punish someone; to cause injury, distress, or inconvenience for someone.Rate it:

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Fix Your WagonTo punish someone, to deal someone with annoyance and criticism causing his or her failureRate it:

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hitch one's wagon to a starTo commit to an aspirational goal or course of action that will lead to fulfillment.Rate it:

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Hitch Your Wagon to a StarTo reach at the top of something, to have high aims and ambitionsRate it:

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hitch your wagon to a star!Myriad individuals attach mysterious, magical, mythical powers and emotional magnetism to heavenly bodies, stars, planets, suns and moons.Rate it:

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off the wagonNo longer maintaining a program of self-improvement or abstinence from an undesirable habit, especially drinking alcohol.Rate it:

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on the wagonBy extension, maintaining a program of self-improvement or abstinence from some other undesirable habit.Rate it:

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paint the wagonTo get things done.Rate it:

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the wheels came off the wagonSynonym of the wheels fell offRate it:

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the wheels fell off the wagonSynonym of the wheels fell offRate it:

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tire outTo make someone tired; to exhaust.Rate it:

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boire à tire-larigotTo drink excessively.Rate it:

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cela ne tire pas à conséquenceThat is of no importance.Rate it:

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elle lui a tiré les cartesShe told his fortune (by cards).Rate it:

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il est toujours tiré à quatre épinglesHe always looks as if he came out of a band-box.Rate it:

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il tire (touche) à sa finHe is on his last legs.Rate it:

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il tire le diable par la queueHe leads a struggling existence.Rate it:

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il tire parti de toutHe makes a profit out of everything.Rate it:

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il tire sa poudre aux moineauxHe wastes his trouble for nothing.Rate it:

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j’ai tiré mon épingle du jeuI have saved my stake; I got well out of a bad job.Rate it:

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la lumière me tire les yeuxThe light hurts my eyes.Rate it:

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le vin est tiré, il faut le boireYou have gone too far now to draw back; In for a penny, in for a pound.Rate it:

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quand le vin est tiré, il faut le boireSe dit en parlant d'une affaire où l'on se trouve trop engagé pour reculer.Rate it:

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quand on a de l’esprit, on se tire d’affaireWhen one has brains, one gets out of any difficulty.Rate it:

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spare tireAn extra wheel or tire carried as a replacement in case of a flat.Rate it:

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spare tireExcess weight or fat accumulated near the waist.Rate it:

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tire fireA disaster; a chaotic person, thing, or situation.Rate it:

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tiré par les cheveuxfar-fetchedRate it:

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vous m’avez tiré une épine du pied(fig.) You have got me out of a difficulty. Rate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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come in from the coldTo gain widespread acceptance in a group or society, especially where there was not any before.Rate it:

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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.Rate it:

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cold hands, warm heart; dirty feet, no sweetheart!A few old timer's "fun" way to compliment a lady & to find out if she could be courted.Rate it:

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cold hands, warm heartImplies inner beauty; a caring person; warm-heartedRate it:

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cold shoulderA deliberate act of disrespect; a slight or snub.Rate it:

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cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkeyExtremely cold.Rate it:

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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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blow hot and coldTo behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion.Rate it:

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blowing hot and coldIndividual expressing frenetic enthusiasm one moment and minutes later showing, expressing extreme misgivings and doubts.Rate it:

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bust ass coldExtremely cold.Rate it:

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catch a coldTo become infected with cold.Rate it:

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cold as a witch's titVery cold.Rate it:

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cold as iceVery cold.Rate it:

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cold comfortC. 1594, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, act 4, sc. 1.Rate it:

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cold comfortMuch less reassurance, consolation, aid, or pleasure than one needs or desires.Rate it:

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cold day in HellThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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Cold FeetHaving a second thought while making a decision, lack of confidence or having fear of taking some daring stepRate it:

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