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middle of the roadHaving a centrist attitude or philosophy; not extreme, especially politically.Rate it:

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middle of the roadOf a type of melodic popular music that has wide appeal.Rate it:

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middle of nowhereNowhere; any place lacking population, interesting things, or defining characteristics.Rate it:

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diddle for middleAlternative form of middle for diddleRate it:

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middle for diddleThe throw of a dart to decide who has first throw in a game darts: nearest the bullseye has first throw.Rate it:

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middle groundA compromise position between extremes.Rate it:

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middle groundThe middle distance.Rate it:

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Play Both Ends Against the MiddleTo take advantage by causing two opposing groups stand against each other, dishonestly misusing two forces for the sake of attaining ones selfish purposeRate it:

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play both sides against the middleTo manipulate opponents or competitors in a manner which benefits the manipulator.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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road movieA film in which much of the action takes place during a journey, especially one involving overland travel.Rate it:

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the road to hell is paved with good intentionswell-intended acts can lead to disasterRate it:

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the rubber meets the roadUsed other than as an idiom: see rubber, meet, road.Rate it:

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at the end of the roadNo longer in the competition. Voted off. Eliminated.Rate it:

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at the end of the roadNo longer living. Dead.Rate it:

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bump in the roadA setback or obstacle, especially one which is relatively minor.Rate it:

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bump in the roadA very small town.Rate it:

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down the roadFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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down the road, not across the streetAlong the radial artery rather than across the wrist from side to side.Rate it:

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get this show on the roadTo begin or launch; to get going.Rate it:

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Get This Show on the RoadGet something moving, step ahead and keep goingRate it:

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go down that roadTo settle a way of doing something; do decide to do something in a particular way.Rate it:

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go down the roadA way of doing something; to do something in a particular way.Rate it:

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high roadA course of action which is honorable, dignified, or respectable.Rate it:

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high roadA main road or highway.Rate it:

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hit the roadTo begin traveling in an automobile or other road vehicle.Rate it:

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hit the roadTo leave a place; to go away.Rate it:

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Hit the RoadTo begin to travel, to leave or set out for somethingRate it:

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hit the road!, hit the bricks!hit the road!, hit the bricks!Rate it:

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kick the can down the roadTo postpone a decision or action.Rate it:

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low roadA course of action which is undignified, wrongful, or otherwise unseemly.Rate it:

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pave the road to hellTo lead to a disaster by acting with good intentions.Rate it:

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road appleHorse manure, especially when deposited on a road.Rate it:

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road hogaggressive driverRate it:

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road hogselfish driverRate it:

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road to damascusA road to Damascus moment, or change, is an important point in someone's life where a great change, or reversal, of ideas or beliefs occurs.Rate it:

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road to damascusThat was my Road to Damascus moment. They played one hit after another and this is the song I remember most clearly.Rate it:

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the rubber hits the roadAlternative form of the rubber meets the roadRate it:

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the rubber meets the roadA place or circumstance at which the implementation of a plan or intent is to be achieved.Rate it:

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yellow brick roadA proverbial path to a Promised Land of one's hopes and dreams.Rate it:

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close offTo seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.Rate it:

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burn rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.Rate it:

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amber gamblerA driver of a road vehicle who accelerates when the traffic lights change from green to amber (instead of stopping, as required by law), gambling that no vehicle will cross his or her path; a driver who starts off when the traffic lights show red and amber together, but not yet green.Rate it:

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ancient historyA period of history generally seen as occurring before the Middle Ages, that is, before the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.Rate it:

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as the crow fliesIn a straight line distance between two locations, as opposed to the road distance or over land distance.Rate it:

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barrelA round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.Rate it:

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boire le vin de l'étrierTo have one for the roadRate it:

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BroadwayA street name, typically for a wide road; a broad way.Rate it:

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BroadwayA place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.Rate it:

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