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fever pitchExtreme excitementRate it:

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buck feverExcitement and nervousness felt by a new hunter upon seeing game.Rate it:

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English feverPreoccupation or obsession with learning or promoting the learning of the English language.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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I have a feverIndicates that the speaker has an abnormally high body temperature, which is usually a symptom of a disease.Rate it:

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spring feverA feeling of invigoration and restlessness associated with the arrival of the warm weather and renewal of nature in the spring season.Rate it:

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spring feverA feeling of laziness or listlessness associated with the arrival of the warm, comfortable weather of the spring season.Rate it:

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pitch inTo help out; lend assistance; contribute; to do one's part.Rate it:

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queer someone's pitchTo make a task more difficult for the speaker.Rate it:

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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.Rate it:

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pitch a fitTo become angry, enraged, or upset; to act or react with an outburst, as by shouting, swearing, etc.Rate it:

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pitch a tentTo have an erection that shows through the trousers.Rate it:

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pitch aroundTo intentionally throw pitches which are slightly out of the strike zone, hoping that the batter will swing wildly at a pitch, but assuming that you will walk himRate it:

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pitch intoTo attack; to assault; to abuse.Rate it:

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pitch onTo throw onto.Rate it:

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pitch onTo give a pitch to.Rate it:

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pitch upTo arrive; to turn up.Rate it:

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pitch upTo raise the pitch of.Rate it:

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pitch uponTo choose, to pick, to fix one's choice on something or someone.Rate it:

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pitch wooTo court.Rate it:

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pitch wooTo flatter.Rate it:

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pitch wooTo make love.Rate it:

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pitch-perfectUtterly suitable and flawless with respect to tone, expression, appearance, or other major experienceable characteristics.Rate it:

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queer one's pitchTo make a task more difficult for the speaker.Rate it:

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back upFor the non-striker to take a few steps down the pitch, in preparation to taking a run, just as the bowler bowls the ball.Rate it:

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aestu et febri iactarito have a severe attack of fever.Rate it:

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aliquem in summam exspectationem adducere (Tusc. 1. 17. 39)to rouse a person's expectation, curiosity to the highest pitch.Rate it:

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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.Rate it:

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change upTo throw a pitch at a much slower than expected speed.Rate it:

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curveballA forespin pitch thrown by rotating the index and middle fingers down and resulting in motion down "curve".Rate it:

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dust off a batterfor a pitcher to throw a pitch at or near the batter, typically to frighten the batter or to have him stand farther away from home plate.Rate it:

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I have a temperatureSynonym of I have a feverRate it:

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il fait noir comme dans un fourIt is as dark as pitch.Rate it:

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jouer à pile ou faceTo play pitch and toss, heads or tails.Rate it:

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j’ai une fièvre de chevalI am in a high fever.Rate it:

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key upTo raise the pitch of.Rate it:

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on ne peut manier le beurre qu’on ne se graisse les doigtsOne cannot touch pitch without soiling one’s fingers; If you have to do with money, some will stick.Rate it:

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pony up!Fulfill your promise, pay your dues, PITCH-IN, help-out, toss-in a few sheckels;Rate it:

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punch outTo rule that a pitch is a called third strike, often done emphatically.Rate it:

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short of a lengthOf a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.Rate it:

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sing sopranoTo perform vocal music in a higher pitch than alto.Rate it:

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soft shoeA speech, explanation, sales pitch, or other set of remarks delivered in a restrained or conciliatory manner in order to persuade, distract, or otherwise influence someone.Rate it:

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swing throughTo swing and miss at a pitch.Rate it:

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throw smokeTo consistently pitch fastballs that are difficult to hit.Rate it:

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throw somebody a curveTo pitch a curve ball.Rate it:

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throw someone a curveUsed other than as an idiom: To pitch a curve ball.Rate it:

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trench mouthAcute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, a severe bacterial infection of the gums, typically characterized by inflammation, bleeding, deep ulceration, necrotized tissue, pain, fever, enlarged lymph nodes, fatigue, and halitosis.Rate it:

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