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hang out to dryTo abandon someone who is in need or in danger.Rate it:

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hang out to dryTo attach washing to a clothesline to dry.Rate it:

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hang (hang with)Spend time in the company of someone.Rate it:

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dry outTo have excess water evaporate or be otherwise removed.Rate it:

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dry outTo sober up; to cease to be drunk.Rate it:

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hang outTo spend time doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.Rate it:

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hang out withTo spend time with friends, doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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Hang Out Your ShingleTo establish your own personal office and put a sign board over the entranceRate it:

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let it all hang out!An expression of caring less. Withdrawing usual restraints relative to self control.Rate it:

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let it all hang-out!Withhold nothing, spit out all of the unsavory details!Rate it:

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dry as a bonecompletely dry; totally dryRate it:

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dry as a dead dingo's dongerVery dry, extremely dry.Rate it:

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dry as a dead dingo's dongerVery thirsty.Rate it:

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home and dryHaving safely reached one's target.Rate it:

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leave someone high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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you drained me dryYour incessant and extended discussion, queries and theories have been so exuberant that I am exhausted.Rate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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bone-drytotally dry; without moisture.Rate it:

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dry runA practice; a rehearsal.Rate it:

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dry eyeKeratoconjunctivitis sicca , an eye disease caused by decreased tear production.Rate it:

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bone dryCompletely dry; without any trace of moisture.Rate it:

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DRYAcronym of don't repeat yourself.Rate it:

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dry behind the earsSeasoned or experienced; mature, especially with respect to judgment.Rate it:

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dry eyeAn eye which is not crying, i.e. someone emotionally unmoved.Rate it:

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dry offTo become dry.Rate it:

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dry one's eyesTo cease crying.Rate it:

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dry powdercash (or cash-like securities) kept in reserve in case of need.Rate it:

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dry powderUsed other than as an idiom: see dry, powder.Rate it:

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dry powderA powder found in a fire extinguisher that is expelled to smother the fireRate it:

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dry rottimber decayRate it:

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dry upTo cause to become dry.Rate it:

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dry upTo manually dry dishesRate it:

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dry upTo stop talking, to forget what one was going to say.Rate it:

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dry upTo cease to exist; to disappearRate it:

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dry upTo become dry; to lose water.Rate it:

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dry upTo deprive someone of.Rate it:

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dry up and blow awayTo go away; to disappear.Rate it:

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high and drystrandedRate it:

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ink isn't dry onUsed to indicate that was just issued.Rate it:

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on the drytemporarily refraining from drinking alcoholRate it:

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hang a ralphMake a right turn while driving a vehicle.Rate it:

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hang your hat on thatAssume or take credit for an idea, suggestion, phrase, development, creation, invention, proclamation, prediction, accomplishment, result, acceptance at large for your creation, art.performance et al:Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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hang onTo hold, grasp, or grip.Rate it:

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hang aboutTo stay, linger or loiter.Rate it:

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hang aroundTo stay, linger or loiter.Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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hang inTo remain in a particular place or status.Rate it:

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hang on every wordTo be completely attentive to what another person is saying.Rate it:

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