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float someone's boatTo interest or appeal to someone; to make someone happy.Rate it:

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float aroundUsed other than as an idiom: see float, around.Rate it:

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float aroundTo be nearby or available.Rate it:

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float like a butterflyTo move effortlessly and in an agile fashion.Rate it:

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boy in the boatClitoris.Rate it:

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fresh off the boatNewly arrived from a foreign place, especially as an immigrant who is still unfamiliar with the customs and language of his or her new environment.Rate it:

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get in the boat and rowTo make a substantial effort, especially in cooperation with others in a group; to perform one's share of work; to show initiative.Rate it:

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gravy boatcrockery itemRate it:

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in the same boatIn the same situation or predicament; having the same problems.Rate it:

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In the Same BoatSharing trouble is in the same unpleasant or worse situationRate it:

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miss the boatTo fail to take advantage of an opportunity; to overlook or be too late to pursue an option or course of action.Rate it:

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Miss the BoatTo blow your chance, slow to act, to miss out on the chanceRate it:

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miss the boatTo miss out (on something); to be ignorant (of something).Rate it:

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narrow boatcanal bargeRate it:

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push the boat outTo do something, especially spend money, more extravagantly than usual, particularly for a celebration.Rate it:

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rock the boatTo disturb the status quo or go against rules or conventions, as in an effort to get attention.Rate it:

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Rock the BoatTo destabilize something or make a situation problematic; creating disturbance or to spoil a planRate it:

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turn the boatTo make a major change in behavior, strategy, topic under discussion, etc.Rate it:

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whatever floats your boatWhat makes you happy; what stimulates you.Rate it:

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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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at someone's disposalAvailable to be used at any time and in any way the user sees fit.Rate it:

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blow up someone's phoneTo call or text someone constantly.Rate it:

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clip someone's wingsTo restrict someone's freedomRate it:

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come to someone's rescueTo rescue (or save) someone from further harmRate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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do someone dirtyTo deliberately treat someone in an unfair or harmful manner.Rate it:

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f** someone overTo exploit somebody in a way which result in an advantage to oneself, at the cost of the other party gaining a considerable disadvantage.Rate it:

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jump someone's bonesTo have sex.Rate it:

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know someone from AdamTo know or recognise someone at all.Rate it:

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mop the floor with someoneTo trounce or defeat thoroughly or in a humiliating manner.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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pull someone's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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save someone's skinTo save someone's life.Rate it:

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shit in someone's CheeriosTo ruin one's day.Rate it:

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stop someone in his tracksTo prevent someone from continuing along a path or way, literal or figurative, he has begun going along.Rate it:

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suck someone's cockTo perform fellatio on someone.Rate it:

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suck someone's cockTo brownnose, to curry favor to someone.Rate it:

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Throw the Book at SomeoneSevere punishment for breaking of certain rules or laws; highest level of penaltyRate it:

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tickle someone's pickleTo stimulate someone's penis sexually.Rate it:

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turn someone's headTo attract someone's romantic interest.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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walk a mile in someone's shoesTo experience what someone has experienced.Rate it:

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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.Rate it:

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rub salt in someone's woundsTo make a painful situation even worse (even with the best of intentions).Rate it:

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breathe down someone's neckTo follow someone too closely, making it uncomfortable for them.Rate it:

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lick someone's assTo flatter someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinionRate it:

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tickle someone's fancyTo amuse, entertain, or appeal to someone; to stimulate someone's imagination in a favorable manner.Rate it:

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hit someone for sixBe affected in a devastating way by some unexpected news.Rate it:

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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.Rate it:

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Grease Someone’s PalmAny act which involves corruption to get benefitedRate it:

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