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left holding the bagBeing blamed for something.Rate it:

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be left holding the babyTo be left with the responsibility of resolving a problem.Rate it:

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leave somebody holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving 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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holding patternA path taken by an aircraft waiting to land.Rate it:

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holding patternAny failure to advance; useless or unproductive activity.Rate 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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pick up where you left offto start up again in the very place that one has stopped.Rate it:

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position can be far left or right life to allow for tilting...You must allow tilting when photographing the subject.TRate it:

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exit stage leftLeave the scene, and don't make a fuss.Rate it:

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please turn leftWhen giving directions to a person, indicates that he or she should turn left.Rate it:

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Elvis has left the buildingA phrase used to announce the end of a show, usually one performed by an Elvis impersonator.Rate it:

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exit stage leftAn orderly and uneventful departure, timed so as not to detract or distract.Rate it:

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exit stage leftTo exit or disappear in a quiet, non-dramatic fashion, making way for more interesting events.Rate it:

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give one's left nutPay a very high price for something.Rate it:

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left and rightAll over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.Rate it:

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left fieldThe defensive position in the outfield to the left.Rate it:

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left fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to your left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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left me out thereConfused, lost; not understanding the situation.Rate it:

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Left Out in the ColdTo ask someone to get out of the room so that he may not listen something important, ignored and left outRate it:

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left turnAn unexpected change from the way things seemed to be going.Rate it:

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left turnUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see left, turn.Rate it:

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left, right and centerAll over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.Rate it:

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left-handed complimentA complimentary remark which is ambiguous or ineptly worded, so that it may be interpreted as having an unflattering or dismissive sense.Rate it:

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one's left nutA very high price to be willing to pay for something; usually used after the verb give.Rate it:

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Out in Left FieldUnusual, eccentric, off beatRate it:

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reserved left hand seatleft seat on any airplane is reserved for the senior pilot {captain} or owner of aircraft'Rate it:

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that train has already left the stationAlternative form of that train has left the stationRate it:

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that train has left the stationThat opportunity has already passed; that cannot be undone.Rate it:

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the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingTwo parts of an organization are unaware of each other's activities.Rate it:

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two left feetExhibiting particular clumsiness, especially at dancing or at soccer.Rate it:

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who died and left you in chargeSarcastic response to somebody assuming a position of authority that they have not earned.Rate it:

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douche bagA bag for holding the water or fluid used in vaginal douching.Rate it:

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spill the beans / let the cat out of the bagTo let out a secretRate it:

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way out of a paper bagA minimal level of competence or effectiveness, as used in phrases where one is unable to perform such.Rate it:

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air bagcar's safety deviceRate it:

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bag and baggageAll one's possessions.Rate it:

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bag of bonesA skinny, malnourished person.Rate it:

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bag of rationsA fussy or overly zealous military superior.Rate it:

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bag of shellsUsed other than as an idiom: see bag, shell.Rate it:

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bag of shellsA trifle.Rate it:

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bag of tricksA set of skills, techniques, items of information, or other resources used to help achieve professional or personal goals.Rate it:

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bag of tricksA collection of items, especially as constituting a very complete set of such items.Rate it:

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bag of weaselsSomething that has pronounced weasely characteristics, such as pettiness, bad temper, and deviousness.Rate it:

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bag of windA windbag.Rate it:

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bag outto criticise someoneRate it:

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brown bagA short presentation or seminar on a given subject, especially one given at lunchtime.Rate it:

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douche bagA worthless person.Rate it:

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