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cotton-pickingDescribes a person who tends to become involved in matters outside of his area of concern.Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthNote. The original nautical expression is just born with a silver spoon and describes those young gentlemen who were able to enter the Royal Navy without examination and whose promotion was assured. the converse was born with a wooden ladle.Rate it:

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daft as a brushDescribes someone who is known to do and say silly things.Rate it:

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about usUsually describes who you or your company are.Rate it:

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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.Rate it:

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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.Rate it:

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inside outDescribes the hitting of a ball that pitched outside of leg stump to the off side of the field.Rate it:

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jumped-upDescribes a person who thinks or acts as if he/she is superior in some way that the speaker disagrees with. For instance, pretending to be of a higher class or having greater authority than he/she has in reality.Rate it:

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jumped-upDescribes a person who thinks he is superior in some way that the speaker disagrees with. For instance, of a higher class, or has more authority than they have in reality.Rate it:

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taste like chickenComically describes the taste of unique food, deriving humour from the idea that many exotic meats, from squab to rattlesnake, can taste like ordinary chicken.Rate it:

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