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few cards shy of a full deckmentally deranged; demented; insane.Rate it:

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one card shy of a full deckMentally deranged; demented; insane.Rate it:

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not playing with a full deck(chiefly US, Canada) (of a person) Not acting completely sanely, or mildly mentally retarded or diminished.Rate it:

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play with a full deckTo behave in a manner suggesting that one is of normal intelligence, alert, and mentally stable.Rate it:

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play with a full deckTo play a game with the availability of a team's full roster of players.Rate it:

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few and far betweenRare and scarce.Rate it:

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a few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

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you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omeletteIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/few X short of a Ystrange; insane; dementedRate it:

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few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

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have a fewTo drink enough alcohol to be slightly drunkRate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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woman of few wordsA woman who either does not speak much or speaks only for a brief period of time.Rate it:

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fight shy ofTo avoid something.Rate it:

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once bitten, twice shyOne is cautious in the future if one has been hurt in the past.Rate it:

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shy awayto draw back in fear, cringe, back downRate it:

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shy away fromto avoid, evadeRate it:

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shy away from somethingTo avoid certain locations, events, people, foods, etc.Rate it:

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shy bairns get noot(Geordie) Alternative spelling of shy bairns get nowt.Rate it:

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shy bairns get nowtIf you're too shy, or don't ask, you will not get what you want.A' forgot te ask hor for me money back!Wye, shy bairns get nowtRate it:

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shy bladderAn inability to urinate in the presence of others.Rate it:

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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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clear the deckMove out of the area of congestion, evacuate an area for safety's sake. Make way for emergency crews, Listen to the Boss.Rate it:

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deck outTo decorate.Rate it:

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deck outTo dress in fancy clothes.Rate it:

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hit the deckAnnouncement to ship's personnel via P.A. system to arise and leave sleeping quarters.Rate it:

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hit the deck!"Get Up!", "Get Outa The Sack", "Get Out Of Bed!"Rate it:

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rearrange the deck chairs on the titanicTo do something pointless or insignificant that will soon be overtaken by events, or that contributes nothing to the solution of a current problem.Rate it:

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do you accept credit cardsUsed to ask whether or not products or services may be paid for by credit card.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.Rate it:

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hold the cardsTo be in a strong position, possessing significant advantages over someone else; to be in control of a situation involving multiple parties.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.Rate it:

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in the cardsDestined or fated to happen; predicted or foreseen.Rate it:

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keep one's cards close to one's chestTo avoid revealing one's thoughts, circumstances, or plans.Rate it:

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lay your cards on the tableTo be ​honest about ​your ​feelings and ​intentions.Rate it:

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Lay Your Cards on the TableTo be open in discussing plans and facts, to reveal something candidly to someoneRate it:

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on the cardsCertain, likely to happen. Foretold and expected but not yet brought to pass.Rate it:

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on the cardsLikely to occur, probable.Rate it:

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play one's cards rightTo act sensibly; to make the right moves.Rate it:

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put one's cards on the tableTo reveal one's true intentions, beliefs, feelings, or other previously concealed facts about one's situation; to speak frankly.Rate it:

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show one's cardsTo reveal something known to oneself but previously concealed from others.Rate it:

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sorry, we don't accept credit cardssorry, we don't accept credit cardsRate it:

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come full circleTo complete a cycle of transition, returning to the point of origin.Rate it:

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full housepoker handRate it:

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full of piss and vinegarExuberant or enthusiastic, especially to an excessive degree; brazen.Rate it:

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on a full stomachDirectly after eating, after a meal.Rate it:

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nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairsExtremely nervous.Rate it:

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at full tiltAt full speed; very quickly.Rate it:

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come full circleTo make a complete change or reform.Rate it:

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full as a googHaving eaten too much, or being drunk.Rate it:

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