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

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deadStationary; static.Rate it:

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deadUnproductive.Rate it:

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deadWithout emotion.Rate it:

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deadWithout interest to one of the senses; dull; flat.Rate it:

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dead 'n' buriedContraction of dead and buried.Rate it:

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dead airAn unintended interruption in a radio broadcast during which there is no sound; a similar interruption of a television broadcast in which there is neither sound nor a video signal.Rate it:

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dead and buriedMoot, passed, irrelevant, forgotten.Rate it:

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dead as a dodoUndoubtedly and unquestionably dead.Rate it:

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Dead as a DoornailTo lose hope, to become hopeless about successRate it:

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dead as a doornailUnquestionably dead. Used for both inanimate objects and once living beings.Rate it:

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dead asleepSleeping in a deep sleepRate it:

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dead beatexhaustedRate it:

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