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ferret outTo discover something after searching.Rate it:

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ferret aroundTo search for something by sorting through materials or by speaking to contacts and following leads.Rate it:

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out of sight, out of mindWhen something is not nearby, it is forgotten about.Rate it:

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Out of Sight, Out of MindYou forget people that are no longer visible, if you don’t see someone for a while, you tend to forgetRate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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out-and-outComplete, utter.Rate it:

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bail outTo exit an aircraft while in flight.Rate it:

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beat the crap out ofTo beat really badly.Rate it:

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blurt outTo say suddenly, without thinking.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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chicken outlack nerves to actRate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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dish outOn to a dish ready for eating.Rate it:

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Get the Lead Out of Your FeetTo move hurry or work fasterRate it:

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go outTo leave one's abode to go to public places.Rate it:

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go out with a bangTo depart from a place or situation in a grand or dramatic fashion.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.Rate it:

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hold outTo hold something out; to extend forward.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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inside outAlternative form of inside-out.Rate it:

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keep an eye outTo watch for, look for, or search for.Rate it:

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lay outTo arrange in a certain way.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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like all get outLike nobody's business; The utmost degree possible.Rate it:

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lose outTo be at a disadvantage.Rate it:

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making a mountain out of a molehillIn the process of making a judgement call relative to a situation or incident one can easily gather unconfirmed reports, unsubstantiated evidence which can lead to making a mountain out of a molehill.Rate it:

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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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opt outTo choose not to participate in something.Rate it:

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pay outTo distribute money; to disburse.Rate it:

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pick outto remove by pickingRate it:

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pig outTo eat voraciously or ravenously; to gorge oneself.Rate it:

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put outextinguishRate it:

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spill the beans / let the cat out of the bagTo let out a secretRate it:

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take outAlternative spelling of takeout.Rate it:

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take out of contextTo interpret something in a manner in which it was not intended to be understood, often deliberately.Rate it:

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time out of mindThe distant past beyond anyone's memory.Rate it:

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to 'put out''put out'; To engage in 'heavy petting' or 'sexual congress'. a Depression expression, may be archaic:Rate it:

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tread outTo press out with the feet; to press out, as wine or wheat.Rate it:

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turn outTo result; end up.Rate it:

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way out of a paper bagA minimal level of competence or effectiveness, as used in phrases where one is unable to perform such.Rate it:

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zombie outBecome like a zombie in being listless, vacant, and unresponsive.Rate it:

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zone outTo stop paying attention and think about something else, or to think about nothing.Rate it:

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zone outTo relax, to chill-out.Rate it:

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zonk outTo fall suddenly into a very deep sleep.Rate it:

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zoom outTo focus a zoom lens in order to obtain a smaller image, or a more distant view.Rate it:

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come out withTo say something unexpected.Rate it:

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fish outTo deplete the supply of fish in a given body of water.Rate it:

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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.Rate it:

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rub outTo kill.Rate it:

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