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eat one's gunTo commit suicide, especially by use of a firearm discharged into the victim's mouth.Rate it:

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poachers gunA small bore shotgun hidden in a walking cane.Rate it:

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under the gunUnder great pressure to perform.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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Quaker gunA nonfunctional imitation of a gun or of a piece of artillery, typically made of wood and usually intended to deceive enemy forces into overestimating one's available firepower.Rate it:

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big gunA large-caliber artillery piece.Rate it:

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big gunSomeone who is powerful or influential most often in plural form.Rate it:

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give it the gunLiteral meaning.Rate it:

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gun downTo kill by means of a firearm, especially deliberately and in a brutal manner.Rate it:

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gun forTo strive for the downfall or diminution of another.Rate it:

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gun forTo pursue as a goal; to work hard to achieve.Rate it:

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gun itTo accelerate or speed up quickly or suddenly.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed as an armed guard, enforcer, or mercenary and who is prepared to use gunplay or similar violent methods in order to assert the interests of his or her employer.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed to advance the interests of his or her employer, especially in a vigorous manner using such methods as political lobbying, legal advocacy, or persuasion.Rate it:

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is that a gun in your pocket or are you just pleased to see meIndicates the speaker has noticed an erection underneath the interlocutor's clothes.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo act or begin too soon or without due caution.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo begin a race too soon, before the starting gun goes off.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo trade securities based on information that is not yet public; to trade on inside information.Rate it:

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Jump the GunTo do something a bit earlier or before the time, hasty in doing somethingRate it:

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jump the gun!Take Premature Action:, Begin to run before the report of the starter's gun! Illegal actions:Rate it:

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poachers gunUsed other than as an idiom. poacher's gunRate it:

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put a gun to someone's headTo compel someone; to create a situation in which someone has no alternative course of action.Rate it:

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smoking gunEvidence, particularly of a crime, that is difficult or impossible to dispute.Rate it:

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smoking gunThe conclusive evidence, the bare facts, clear and decisive picture.Rate it:

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under the gunThe first player to act on the first round of betting in Texas hold 'em.Rate it:

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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.Rate it:

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eat an elephant one bite at a timeTo do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.Rate it:

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eat one's hatUsed in a result clause to express disbelief in the conditional clause proposition.Rate it:

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eat one's WheatiesTo prepare or fortify oneself for an activity requiring exertion.Rate it:

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eat one's cake and have it tooAlternative form of have one's cake and eat it tooRate it:

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eat one's heart outTo feel overwhelming sorrow, jealousy or longing, to grieve.Rate it:

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eat one's own dog foodTo test the beta programs that are in the test phase on one's own computers; to dogfood.Rate it:

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eat one's own dog foodTo use or consume the economic goods or services that oneself is producing; to be part of a closed household economy.Rate it:

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eat one's youngTo betray a constituent or charge out of self-serving interests or desperation; savaging.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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don't shit where you eatOne should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.Rate it:

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eat crowTo recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.Rate it:

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eat for twoTo be pregnant.Rate it:

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I could eat a brickSynonym of I could eat a horseRate it:

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life is like a s*** sandwich the more bread you have the less s*** you eatThe main point is bread is slang for money so money makes your sandwich a little less repulsive and your life a little less well whateverRate it:

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could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckAm/are/is extremely hungry.Rate it:

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eat shitUsed other than as an idiom: see eat, shit.Rate it:

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eat pussyTo perform cunnilingus.Rate it:

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eat shitTo fall and land on one's face.Rate it:

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nobody loves me, everybody hates me, i think i'm going to go and eat wormsFeeling sorry for one's self.Rate it:

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eat outTo dine at a restaurant or such public place.Rate it:

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eat outTo perform cunnilingus.Rate it:

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eat out of someone's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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bite to eatA snack or quick meal.Rate it:

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