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add fuel to fireTo inflame a situation, to make a situation worse.Rate it:

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add fuel to the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

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Add Fuel to the FireTo boost up one’s anger or trouble more with your deeds or words, when he/she is already facing worst situationRate it:

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fuel upTo eat hurriedly in order to do something more interesting.Rate it:

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pour fuel on the fireSynonym of add fuel to the fireRate it:

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grunt levelAlternative form of grunt-levelRate it:

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level bestThe very best that one can do.Rate it:

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level offto get to a stable level, to cease oscillatingRate it:

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level outTo become even.Rate it:

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level outTo cause to be even.Rate it:

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level upTo progress to the next level of player character stats and abilities. Often used in role-playing games when the character has aquired enough experience points.Rate it:

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level-headedSensible; rational; possessing sound judgment.Rate it:

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next-levelSignificantly more advanced, better, or more extreme.Rate it:

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on the levelA discreet reference to freemasonry.Rate it:

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on the levelHonest, sincere, straightforward.Rate it:

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on the levelgenuineRate it:

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significance levelUsed other than as an idiom: see significance, level.Rate it:

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significance levelA measure of how likely it is to draw a false conclusion in a statistical test, when the results are really just random variations.Rate it:

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significance levelThe probability, usually expressed as a percentage, of making a decision to reject the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is actually true; the probability of making a type 1 error).Rate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.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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drill downTo examine information at another level or in greater detail; especially in a database, to navigate to a more detailed level or record.Rate it:

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quantum mechanicsThe branch of physics which studies matter and energy at the level of atoms and other elementary particles, and substitutes probabilistic mechanisms for classical Newtonian ones.Rate it:

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nuts and boltsThe basic, inner workings of something; the fundamentals or basics; that which makes something operate, on a basic level.Rate it:

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falling glassThe wall-hung mercury barometer utilized in the days of sail presented approximately thirty inches of height level of the mercury in it's glass tube in fair weather. When a vessel sailed into a barometric Low Pressure region, the mercury level became lower and tended to indicate the presence of oncoming thunderstorms, gales, or a possible hurricane.Rate it:

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pass downTo hand over, pass through or transfer to a lower level, next generation, etc.Rate it:

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take it outsideTo take a fight to a more violent level, especially by moving it to an outside place.Rate it:

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thin as a rakeIncredibly thin, at an unhealthy-looking level of thinness.Rate it:

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à fleur de terreOn a level (or, flush) with the ground.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.Rate it:

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aggiungere esca al fuocoto add fuel to fireRate it:

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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:

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as above, so belowWhat happens on one level of reality also happens on every other level; the microcosm and macrocosm behave alike.Rate it:

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bargain basementAn area within a retail store, especially an area located below ground level, where the least costly merchandise can be found.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's level of authority.Rate it:

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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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burn outTo extinguish due to lack of fuel.Rate it:

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bush leagueA low-ranking or inferior level among groups, professions, organizations, etc.Rate it:

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catch upget level withRate it:

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computer says noA popular phrase for an attitude in customer service in which the default response is to check with information stored or generated electronically and then make decisions based on that, apparently without using common sense, and showing a level of unhelpfulness whereby more could be done to reach a mutually satisfactory outcome, but is not.Rate it:

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crawl before you walkTo learn the basics before doing something at a more advanced level.Rate it:

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culpable homicideHomicide which is culpable but does not rise to the level of murder; unlawful killing of a human being which does not constitute murder.Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness of an automobile, as seen from street level.Rate it:

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c’est jeter de l’huile sur le feuIt is adding fuel to the fire (flames).Rate it:

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de plain piedOn the same level (of rooms on the same floor, or on a level with the ground).Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo indicate the threshold or level above which something will become unacceptable or will provoke a response; to create a boundary and imply or declare that its crossing will provoke a (negative) response.Rate it:

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draw evenTo attain the same level as a competitor.Rate it:

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escape fireA fuel-free safe spot, consisting of burning grass as a method of defense against a forest fire.Rate it:

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even keelA situation in which the boat is level and balanced for a smooth ride.Rate it:

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even upTo make even; to make levelRate it:

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