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

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high and drystrandedRate it:

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leave somebody holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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leave somebody in the lurchTo abandon somebody; especially, to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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

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

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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I have to love you and leave youUsed as an affectionate way of saying goodbyeRate it:

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high and loweverywhereRate it:

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high and mightyOverbearingly arrogant; ostentatiously self-important or self-aggrandizing.Rate it:

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high and mightyA social or economic group wielding undue power, influence or economic clout.Rate it:

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dry as a dead dingo's dongerVery thirsty.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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dry outTo have excess water evaporate or be otherwise removed.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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bone-drytotally dry; without moisture.Rate it:

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DRYAcronym of don't repeat yourself.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 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 outTo sober up; to cease to be drunk.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 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 rottimber decayRate it:

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

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dry upTo cause to become dry.Rate it:

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dry upTo deprive someone of.Rate it:

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dry upTo cease to exist; to disappearRate 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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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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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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leave behindTo abandon.Rate it:

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never leave anybody outNever forget a person dead or aliveRate it:

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French leaveA sudden or unannounced departure, or one taken without permission.Rate it:

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leave a sour taste in one's mouthTo give one an unpleasant feeling or memory.Rate it:

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leave for deadTo abandon a person or other living creature that is injured or otherwise incapacitated, assuming that the death of the one abandoned will soon follow.Rate it:

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leave for deadTo disregard or bypass as unimportant.Rate it:

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leave homeTo stop living with one's parents.Rate it:

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leave it at thatTo agree that there has been enough discussion, study, etc. and that it is time to stop.Rate it:

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leave it beTo allow something to follow its natural course.Rate it:

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