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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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leave somebody 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 someone holding the babyTo abandon someone and put them in a position where they must take the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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Leave Someone Holding the BagTo fully accuse someone for something when the accusation is equally shared and applied to somebody else as wellRate it:

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

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leave someone holding the bagTo remove the value from an article or arrangement and leave somebody holding the empty (or valueless) container.Rate it:

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

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leave someone out in the coldTo fail to provide someone with support; to neglect or ignore.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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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.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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