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cowgirl positionA sex position in which the man lies on his back, and the woman sits on top of him facing him.Rate it:

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position can be far left or right life to allow for tilting...You must allow tilting when photographing the subject.TRate it:

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assume the positionOften used other than as an idiom: to assume a given position.Rate it:

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assume the positionTo turn away, with your hands in a visible and unmovable position so that you can be searchedRate it:

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pole positionPoleRate it:

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prendre positionto make a standRate it:

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above one's stationOf higher social status than is suitable for one's position, standing or rank.Rate it:

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assume the mantleTo take on a specific role or position, along with any associated responsibilites.Rate it:

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bring upTo bring from a lower position to a higher position.Rate it:

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clear one's linesTo clear the ball away from a dangerous position.Rate it:

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cutting edgeThe forefront, or position of greatest advancement in some field.Rate it:

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de facto(adverb) in fact, whether by right or not. (adjective) existing or holding a specified position in fact but not necessarily by legal right.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the babyTo abandon someone and put them in a position where they must take the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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opposite numberA person who holds a position in an organization that corresponds to that held by another person in an other organization; a counterpart.Rate it:

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rerum potiri(1) to usurp supreme power, (2) to be in a position of power.Rate it:

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run forTo try to obtain political position through the democratic voting process.Rate it:

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Sitting PrettyTo be in great or beneficiary position, to be in favorable or lucky positionRate it:

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stand one's groundTo attempt to hold a position in battle.Rate it:

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who died and made you bossSarcastic response to somebody assuming a position of authority that they have not earned.Rate it:

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window dressingA means of creating a deceptively favourable impression of something or someone; something for appearance only.Rate it:

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peg outTo move one's peg to the last position on the pegboard, and thus win. [from 19th c.]Rate it:

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bring downTo make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.Rate it:

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cherry pickTo position oneself near the opponent's goal to attempt to receive an errant or intentional pass for an easy score, as in basketball or versions of soccer where offsides are not enforced.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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come upTo come to a higher position.Rate it:

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fall overTo fall from an upright or standing position to a horizontal or prone position.Rate it:

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if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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jump upTo move from one position to a higher position by one jump.Rate it:

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stand upTo rise from a lying or sitting position.Rate it:

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stand upTo bring something up and set it into a standing position.Rate it:

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Walk on EggsTo proceed very cautiously, to be in precarious position, to be diplomatic for fear of upsetting someoneRate it:

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draw backTo retreat from a position.Rate it:

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at the helmin a position of leadership or controlRate it:

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fall from graceTo fall from one's current social position to something lower, to lose one's prestige, status or power.Rate it:

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hunker downTo stubbornly hold to a position.Rate it:

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if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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in for an inch, in for a mileGiven that one is partly involved in or committed to a project, action, position, etc., there is no reason to refrain from becoming fully involved or fully committed.Rate it:

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jump downTo leave an elevated position to a lower position by one jump.Rate it:

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middle groundA compromise position between extremes.Rate it:

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nod offTo fall asleep, especially while in a seated position or in inappropriate circumstances.Rate it:

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sag offBasketball: Position oneself closer to the basket while guarding an opposing player.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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switch onTo turn a switch to the "on" position in order to start or enable a device.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a hanging position.Rate it:

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vote outTo expel the holder of an office or other position through an act of voting.Rate it:

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back downTo take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.Rate it:

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at the coal faceTo be directly engaged in the operations of a business, rather than in a hands-off, managerial position.Rate it:

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at the readyReady; in a state of preparation or waiting; in position or anticipation.Rate it:

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lay downTo lie down; to place oneself in a reclined or horizontal position, on a bed or similar, for the purpose of resting.Rate it:

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Take a BackseatTo be at a secondary position or to be at a level of inferiority as compared to someone elseRate it:

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