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Phrases related to: excess

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excess baggageLuggage which exceeds the allowable size or weight (as for an airline flight or train trip), and for which an extra fee must therefore be paid.Rate it:

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excess baggageSomething or someone not needed or not wanted; something or someone of little use or importance; something or someone considered burdensome.Rate it:

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excess baggageA dubious or unhelpful mental outlook, emotional disposition, or personal history.Rate it:

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dry outTo have excess water evaporate or be otherwise removed.Rate it:

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kiss up toTo pay false flattery to; to flatter in excess.Rate it:

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bleed outTo die due to excess bloodloss; to bleed to death.Rate it:

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bog standardEspecially plain, ordinary, or unremarkable; having no special, excess or unusual features; plain vanilla.Rate it:

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bumper cropA large yield; an excess of something.Rate it:

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coming out of one's earsIn great or excess quantity.Rate it:

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cook offTo cause an accidental detonation of explosives, especially due to excess heat.Rate it:

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cook offTo accidentally detonate, especially as the result of excess heat.Rate it:

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dead weightThat which is useless or excess; that which slows something down.Rate it:

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drink like a fishThe words; "He can 'DRINK LIKE A FISH"; WAS AN AWKWARD ASSERTION THAT THE INDIVIDUAL 'DRINKS TO EXCESS!Rate it:

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en troptoo much; too many; in excessRate it:

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.Rate it:

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hang one on!Ejaculation by imbiber/drinker/Alcoholic: 'Get Drunk'; 'Get Smashed', {Drink to excess}Rate it:

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hit the bottleTo continually drink alcohol to excess, particularly in response to a setback.Rate it:

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in spadesTo excess, a lot, considerably; without restraint.Rate it:

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lean and meanEfficient because of having nothing in excess of what is needed, and single-minded in one's objective.Rate it:

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liquor upTo cause someone to drink liquor, usually to excess.Rate it:

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liquor upTo drink liquor, usually to excessRate it:

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make a pig of oneselfTo eat to excess; to overeat; to gorge.Rate it:

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overkillAn unnecessary excess of whatever is needed to achieve a goal.Rate it:

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qui veut voyager loin ménage sa montureWho wishes to go far spares his horse; He who wishes to live long avoids excess.Rate it:

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seller's marketAn excess of demand over supply, leading to abnormally high prices; a market condition favoring the seller.Rate it:

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spare tireExcess weight or fat accumulated near the waist.Rate it:

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take an axe toTo boldly remove excess material fromRate it:

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wait on hand and footTo attend to every need, to the point of excess.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand and footTo attend to every need, to the point of excess.Rate it:

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work one's butt offTo work very hard or to excess.Rate it:

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