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baby elephant in the roomAn obvious but mostly inconsequential issue.Rate it:

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mix paki chat roomMix Paki Chat Room is a chat room website where people can talk to each other.Rate it:

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engine roomThe source of power in a team or other group.Rate it:

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nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairsExtremely nervous.Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomA place where powerful people meet to decide a matter in secret, often of a political nature.Rate it:

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elbow roomFreedom or leeway.Rate it:

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elbow roomRoom or space in which to move or maneuver.Rate it:

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elephant in the roomA problem or difficult issue that is very obvious, but is ignored for the convenience or comfort of those involved.Rate it:

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engine roomA compartment on a ship in which the engine machinery is located.Rate it:

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get a roomA jocular or sarcastic expression commanding a couple to stop displaying affection in public, and to rent a hotel or motel room to continue amorous activities in private.Rate it:

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locker room humorA type of humor involving jokes about crude and sexual topics.Rate it:

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make roomTo rearrange or organize existing people, objects, furniture, belongings, etc., to create space for new objects.Rate it:

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not enough room to swing a catVery little space (available) (of a very small room).Rate it:

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on the cutting room floorNot included in the finalized version of something; deliberately rejected or unintentionally overlooked.Rate it:

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read the roomto understand the emotions and thoughts of the people in the roomRate it:

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room for doubtEventuality.Rate it:

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room inOf a mother and her new baby; to stay together in the same room.Rate it:

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room serviceFormule prononcée par le personnel d’un hôtel annonçant sa venue lorsqu’il frappe à la porte d’une chambre.Rate it:

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room-temperature IQA below-average IQ; by extension, a dull or unintelligent mind.Rate it:

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rubber roomA cell used for confinement of a mentally disturbed person.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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smoke-filled roomUsed other than as an idiom: see smoke, filled, room.Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see smoke,‎ filled,‎ room.Rate it:

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wiggle roomThe opportunity to make alternative decisions or to pursue other courses of action, especially any involving only minor changes to one's present situation or course.Rate it:

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work the roomTo interact enthusiastically with the attendees at an event, by moving among them, greeting them, and engaging them in conversation.Rate it:

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work the roomTo interact with one's audience, taking queues from its reactions and adapting one's performance or words to elicit the audience's attention and enthusiasm.Rate it:

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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.Rate it:

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dead as a doorknobEntirely, unquestionably or certainly dead.Rate it:

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dead lastThe standings, often by a considerable margin to the next-to-last-place finisher or after an exceptionally poor showing or season.Rate it:

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dead lossAn absolute or total loss.Rate it:

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dead menThe ends of reefs left flapping instead of being tucked out of sight when a sail has been furled.Rate it:

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dry as a dead dingo's dongerVery thirsty.Rate it:

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fit to wake the deadAt a very high volume; extremely loudly.Rate it:

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you're a long time deadA reminder that we are all mortal, as a justification for enjoying life while one can.Rate it:

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better dead than redIt is preferable to be deceased rather than to be either a Communist or ruled by Communists.Rate it:

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dead as a dodoThat has become out of date.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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Beat a Dead HorseTo attempt useless goals or to fight for a cause that has been lost already, to make a useless point, argument or discussion with anyone.Rate it:

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better dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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better to be late than be dead on timeIt is better to arrive late than to risk your life speeding to a destination.Rate it:

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brain-deadHaving an irreversible loss of brain function and cessation of brain activity.Rate it:

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brain-deadHaving no useful thoughts; stupid; ditzy.Rate it:

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dead : So hated by that they are absolutely ignored.Rate it:

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deadBroken or inoperable.Rate it:

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deadCompletely inactive; without power; without a signal.Rate it:

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deadExact.Rate it:

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deadFiguratively, not alive; lacking life.Rate it:

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deadFull and complete.Rate it:

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deadNo longer living.Rate it:

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deadNo longer used or required.Rate it:

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