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lead the lineTo play as centre forward.Rate it:

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lead by the noseTo cause to follow blindly.Rate it:

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take the leadTo become the leader, to advance into first place.Rate it:

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bury the leadTo begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts.Rate it:

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all roads lead to romedifferent paths can take one to the same goalRate it:

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lead nowhereTo have no purpose, to result in nothing.Rate it:

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get the lead outto go faster; to hurry upRate it:

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Get the Lead Out of Your FeetTo move hurry or work fasterRate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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leadA roof covered with lead sheets or terne plates.Rate it:

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lead astrayTo influence to have bad habits or to behave improperly or illegallyRate it:

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lead inAlternative form of lead-inRate it:

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swing the leadTo pretend to be unwell so that you do not have to work.Rate it:

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"i don't have to listen to your footsteps, the path you follow does not lead to my destination."DestinationRate it:

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go down like a lead balloonTo be received negatively by others.Rate it:

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Go Over Like a Lead BalloonTo let down and collapse badlyRate it:

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in the leadin first position in a competitionRate it:

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leadA thin strip of type metal, used to separate lines of type in printing.Rate it:

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leadVertical space in advance of a row or between rows of text. Also known as leading.Rate it:

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leadUsed in pencils.Rate it:

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leadTo estimate velocity in knots.Rate it:

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leadSheets or plates of lead used as a covering for roofs.Rate it:

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leadI would have the tower two stories, and goodly leads upon the top. — Bacon.Rate it:

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leadBullets.Rate it:

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lead a charmed lifeTo always be lucky and safe from danger.Rate it:

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lead astrayTo misguide or misdirect.Rate it:

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lead astrayTo cause to believe an untruth.Rate it:

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lead down a garden pathTo mislead; to seduce.Rate it:

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lead offThe first batter of an inning.Rate it:

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lead offThe short distance that a player stands away from their current base.Rate it:

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lead offThe first batter in the batting order.Rate it:

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lead onto mislead, to try to make someone believe a lie.Rate it:

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lead onto encourage with the illusion of a romantic relationship.Rate it:

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lead outA race tactic, used to set up a rider for a sprint finish, in which one rider on a team will ride at a very high rate of speed with a teammate following directly behind in his slipstream thus enabling the following rider to gain speed without expending as much energy as he normally would. See drafting.Rate it:

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lead someone down the garden pathTo deceive, hoodwink.Rate it:

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lead timeThe amount of time between the initiation of some process and its completion, e.g. the time required to manufacture or procure a product; the time required before something can be provided or delivered.Rate it:

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lead up toTo set in motion; to act as a causal or preparatory event or sequence of events.Rate it:

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lead up toTo follow or mark a path toward.Rate it:

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lead up toTo precede in time.Rate it:

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lead with one's chinTo behave without caution; to make oneself vulnerable.Rate it:

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lead with one's chinTo leave one's chin unprotected.Rate it:

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Lead You by the NoseTo have a control over someone, to be in authorityRate it:

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swing the leadmalingerRate it:

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take the leadTo assume leadership over a group.Rate it:

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You Can Lead a Horse to Water but You Can't Make Him DrinkYou can give someone an opportunity, but you can’t force him or her to take it, you can make it easy for someone, but you can’t force them to take itRate it:

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cut the lineThe willful entering of a queue of persons or vehicles waiting, for a service, anywhere other than the rear -usually to the objection of those already assembledRate it:

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fine lineA difference, albeit vague and difficult to discern.Rate it:

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firing lineA row of shootersRate it:

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line in the sandA defining moment, a cutoff point.Rate it:

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hook line and sinkercompletelyRate it:

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