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wheel within a wheelA complication of circumstances, motives, etc.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's playthingsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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bone idlelazyRate it:

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idle hands are a devil's toolsIf you are idle then you can do something which. can lead you to troubleRate it:

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bone-idleutterly lazyRate it:

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idle hands are the devil's playthingsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's workshopAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's workshopOne who is idle will likely come to do evil.Rate it:

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keep your hands on the wheelA. Continue leading. B. Maintain focus with tenacity.Rate it:

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wheel aroundTo transport someone or something to various locations by pushing a wheeled transporter such as a wheelchair or a wheelbarrow or trolley.Rate it:

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asleep at the wheelto not pay attentionRate it:

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at the wheelDriving; in control of a vehicle.Rate it:

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behind the wheelIn control of a vehicle; driving.Rate it:

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"whoever sleeps at the wheel, wakes up in heaven."WheelRate it:

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at the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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behind the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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big wheelA person with a great deal of power or influence, especially a high-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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big wheelFerris wheel.Rate it:

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break a butterfly on a wheelTo use unnecessary force to destroy something fragile or achieve something insignificantRate it:

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butterfly upon a wheelAn innocent person crushed by life's adversities.Rate it:

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ferris wheelfairgroung rideRate it:

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fifth wheelWhen there are two couples and a fifth person who is not in a couple, the extra person is known as a fifth wheel - a situation in which may feel uncomfortable to some peopleRate it:

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fifth wheelA type of trailer hitch, which consists of a horseshoe-shaped plate on a multi-directional pivot, with a locking pin to couple with the kingpin of a truck trailer.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA very large trailer that is towed with a pickup truck.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA very large truck trailer; an 18-wheeler.Rate it:

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fifth wheelAnything superfluous or unnecessary.Rate it:

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German wheelAn apparatus made up of two large, usually steel rings joined together by a set of parallel steel bars.Rate it:

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German wheelUsed other than as an idiom: see German, wheel.Rate it:

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put one's shoulder to the wheelTo work or exert oneself heavily or with full effort.Rate it:

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Put Your Shoulder to the WheelTo work really hard for something, making great effort to accomplish somethingRate it:

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reinvent the wheelTo redo work unnecessarily when it has already been done satisfactorily; to rethink an already working system, technique, etc. in a pointless attempt to improve it.Rate it:

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set one's shoulder to the wheelTo start hard work; to begin to toil.Rate it:

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squeaky wheel gets the greaseThe person who complains or speaks up most loudly receives the redress or attention which he or she seeks.Rate it:

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take the wheelTo assume control of a situation.Rate it:

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take the wheelTo be in control of the steering wheel of a vehicle or a vessel.Rate it:

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the squeaky wheel gets the grease/oilThe most noticeable, or loudest person gets the most attention.Rate it:

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the wheel turnsTime moves forward; circumstances change; life continues.Rate it:

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third wheelA person or thing that serves no useful purpose.Rate it:

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Wheel and DealTo manipulate or operate for one’s own interest, to convince or negotiate aggressivelyRate it:

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wheel awayTo run around in celebrationRate it:

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wheel outTo employ or bring out.Rate it:

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wheel outUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see wheel,‎ out.Rate it:

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build castles in the airTo imagine visionary projects or schemes; to daydream; to have an idle fancy, a pipe dream or any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be realized.Rate it:

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spare tireAn extra wheel or tire carried as a replacement in case of a flat.Rate it:

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squeaky wheels get oiledAlternative form of squeaky wheel gets the grease.Rate it:

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unless the wheels available to you aren't made for the vehicle you're trying to drive.Follow-up to the phrase, "No need to reinvent the wheel." Meant for when one does, in fact, need to reinvent a process to account for accumulated changes that make the old status-quo obsolete.Rate it:

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fiddle while Rome burnsTo neglect helping when one's time is needed most; to ignore the major problem at hand (whilst doing something less important); to be idle, inactive, or uninterested in a time of great need.Rate it:

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goof offTo dawdle; to engage in idle activity or inactivity.Rate it:

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