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

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cross someone's pathTo meet by chance.Rate 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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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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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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rub salt in someone's woundsTo make a painful situation even worse (even with the best of intentions).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 fancyTo amuse, entertain, or appeal to someone; to stimulate someone's imagination in a favorable manner.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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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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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.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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keep someone in the darkTo deliberately not tell someone details about somethingRate it:

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yank someone's chainUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see yank,‎ chain.Rate it:

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

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know someone from a can of paintSynonym of know someone from AdamRate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.Rate it:

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force someone's handBring about a situation which necessitates an agent to act, often causing a plan to be executed prematurely.Rate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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make someone's blood boilTo cause a person to feel angry or very annoyed, especially in situation in which one cannot fully display that feeling to others.Rate it:

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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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