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collect dustTo remain untouched and unused for a long period of time.Rate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect $200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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collect one's thoughtsTo become mentally composed, especially after being distressed, surprised, or disoriented; to become calm or organized in one's emotional state or thinking, as in preparation for a conversation, speech, decision, etc.Rate it:

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collect upTo find and put together in the same place.Rate it:

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do not pass Go, do not collect two hundred dollarsAlternative spelling of do not pass go, do not collect $200Rate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect £200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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dust bunnyA small clump of dust, fluff, hair, particles of skin, etc. that tends to accumulate indoors in areas that are not regularly dusted, such as under heavy furniture.Rate it:

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bite the dustTo die.Rate it:

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dust offTo use something after a long time without it.Rate it:

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bite the dustTo quit, or fail.Rate it:

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Bite the DustTo fail completely or to drop any chances of success or to dieRate it:

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bust the dustTo clean dust off something, such as with a vacuum cleaner.Rate it:

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catch dustTo be rarely used.Rate it:

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dust mouseA dust bunny.Rate it:

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dust offTo remove dust from something.Rate it:

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dust off a batterfor a pitcher to throw a pitch at or near the batter, typically to frighten the batter or to have him stand farther away from home plate.Rate it:

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dust settleIndicates a wait for a heated, angry atmosphere to calm down.Rate it:

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dust settlesA heated, angry atmosphere calms down.Rate it:

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dust upTo dust; to clean by dusting.Rate it:

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dust upTo attack or renounce.Rate it:

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eat someone's dustTo be outrun.Rate it:

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eat someone's dustTo get one to be on a losing end.Rate it:

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gather dustto remain unused for a long period of timeRate it:

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kick the dustTo dieRate it:

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like gold dustIf things or people are like gold dust, they are difficult to get because a lot of people want them.Rate it:

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not see someone for dustNot to see someone at all; implies hasty departure.Rate it:

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turn to dustto dieRate it:

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when the dust settlesafter an active or heated period.Rate it:

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squirrel awayTo stash or hide; to hoard, collect, save, or accumulate; to create a reserve, stash, or hoard of some supply, so as to recall a squirrel's burying of nuts.Rate it:

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gathers from aroundcollect or receiving the information or rumors from around the environment or gathering or people.Rate it:

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pick upTo collect a passenger.Rate it:

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pile upTo collect or accumulate, as a backlog.Rate it:

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scrape togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts , from various sources, with some difficulty.Rate it:

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gathers around informationcollect information from around the environmentRate it:

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bale upto pack or collect into a bale or bundle.Rate it:

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bite i gressetTo bite the dust, to die.Rate it:

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blue moonThe moon tinted towards blue as it appears in the sky, caused by dust or smoke in the atmosphere.Rate it:

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dusty millerA formulaic phrase for a miller, related to the dust generated in the milling process.Rate it:

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faire du train (pop.)To kick up a dust.Rate it:

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gather upto gather, assemble or collect, usually into a groupRate it:

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get your sh-t together!Collect Your Thoughts, Get The Tools, Get Prepared, Gird Your Loins, Be Fully Focused, Be Wide Awake, Be Guarded Expect About Anything, Be Sharp.Rate it:

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in unum locum convenire, confluereto collect together at one spot.Rate it:

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mordre la poussièreto bite the dustRate it:

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multa exempla in unum (locum) colligereto collect, accumulate instances.Rate it:

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naufragium colligere (Sest. 6. 15)to collect the wreckage.Rate it:

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petite pluie abat grand ventA little rain lays much dust; Often quite a trifle calms a torrent of wrath.Rate it:

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pick upTo collect an object, especially in passing.Rate it:

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professional victimA person who sets himself or herself up to be an accident victim in order to collect insurance payments or compensation payments, or to get other benefits.Rate it:

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rake into collect something such as leaves into a pile, often with a rakeRate it:

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rake into receive or to collect a large quantity ofRate it:

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