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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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young ladyA term of endearment or address for a girl.Rate it:

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bright young thingOne who is youthful, clever, eager, and high-spirited in manner and attractive in appearance.Rate it:

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old head on young shouldersAlternative form of good head on one's shouldersRate it:

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old head on young shouldersSomeone that has have the wisdom of age during his or her physical youth.Rate it:

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only the good die youngAlternative form of the good die young.Rate it:

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sweet young thingAn attractive young woman.Rate it:

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sweet young thingA sweet young woman.Rate it:

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the good die youngWell-regarded people who are morally upright, kind, and beneficent tend to die at a younger age than do most people.Rate it:

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the night is youngIt's not very late and there's plenty of time.Rate it:

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too young, too simple, sometimes naiveFoolish or imprudent, caused by a lack of social experiences.Rate it:

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while we're youngsoon, without much delayRate it:

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wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of old head on young shouldersRate it:

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you can't put a wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of you can't put an old head on young shoulders.Rate it:

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you can't put an old head on young shouldersYoung people inevitably lack the experience and wisdom which come with age.Rate it:

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young at heartInclined to act in a way or enjoy things that one would expect from someone younger, especially children, teenagers or young adults.Rate it:

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young fogeyYoung and over-conservative person.Rate it:

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young ladyUsed other than as an idiom: young lady.Rate it:

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young manUsed other than as an idiom: young man.Rate it:

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young manA term of endearment or address for a boy.Rate it:

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young manA male lover; a sweetheart.Rate it:

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young TurkFrom the mid-19th to the mid-20th century, a member of a movement that campaigned for reform of the Ottoman Empire.Rate it:

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young TurkA young person who agitates for political or other reform; a young person with a rebellious disposition.Rate it:

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youth is wasted on the youngThe young fail to appreciate what they experience.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 gunTo commit suicide, especially by use of a firearm discharged into the victim's mouth.Rate 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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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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could eat the arse out of a low flying duckAlternative form of could eat the crotch out of a low flying duckRate it:

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