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On the FritzNot operating properly, malfunctioning, out of orderRate it:

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Santa's workshopA busy, productive large or small work environment, populated by dedicated workers.Rate it:

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gathers from aroundcollect or receiving the information or rumors from around the environment or gathering or people.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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beard the lion in his denTo confront an adversary in his or her own environmentRate it:

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Born With a Silver Spoon in Your MouthBorn in a family or environment that is rich, comfortable and luxuriantRate it:

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gathers around informationcollect information from around the environmentRate it:

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rock houndA person who collects rocks and minerals from the natural environment as a hobby.Rate it:

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white coat hypertensionElevated blood pressure measured by a medical practitioner and deemed to result from the patient's emotional response to the medical environment.Rate it:

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800-pound gorillaAn entity that dominates its environment.Rate it:

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asphalt jungleA city or urban area, where the landscape is covered by pavement and the environment is alienating and unsafe.Rate it:

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blow this pop standTo exit or remove oneself from a less than exciting location or environment.Rate it:

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chilly climateA male-dominated environment where both overt and subtle forms of discrimination lead to the unequal treatment of womenRate it:

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fresh off the boatNewly arrived from a foreign place, especially as an immigrant who is still unfamiliar with the customs and language of his or her new environment.Rate it:

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get out of dodgeTo leave; in particular to leave a difficult or dangerous environment with all possible haste.Rate it:

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get with the programTo work productively toward the objective of a shared enterprise, especially after the objective or the environment has changed.Rate it:

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go nativeTo adopt the lifestyle or outlook of local inhabitants, especially when dwelling in a colonial region; to become less refined under the influence of a less cultured, more primitive, or simpler social environment.Rate it:

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go snakeTo approach, attack or accost a person, situation or environment in an extremely violent and unrestrained manner, often with no thought about consequences.Rate it:

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hear the grass growTo hear very well due to being in an exceptionally quiet environment.Rate it:

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hothouseAn environment in which growth or development is encouraged; a hotbed.Rate it:

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in the zoneIn a mental state of focused concentration on the performance of an activity, in which one dissociates oneself from distracting or irrelevant aspects of one's environment.Rate it:

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Lard-OilAn oil from pork-fat-'LARD' whose viscosity was regulated according to environment in which it was utilized. The oil used in Railroad Switchman's signal-lanterns.Rate it:

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lay of the landThe physical characteristics of the terrain or surrounding natural environment.Rate it:

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many hands make light workA large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily.Rate it:

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milieu controltactics that control environment and human communication through the use of peer pressure and group language.Rate it:

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move inTo start living or working in a new place; to transport one's belongings to a new home or workplace; to make one's home or workplace into a suitable environment.Rate it:

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mutual admiration societyA group of two or more people, in a workplace or other social environment, who routinely express considerable esteem and support for one another, sometimes to the point of exaggeration or pretense.Rate it:

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nickel and dimeSmall time; operating on a small scale; involving small amounts of money; petty or cheap.Rate it:

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out of whackNot working or operating properly.Rate it:

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outside worldThe rest of the world outside of some closed, restricted, or remote environment.Rate it:

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passer sur le billardTo get passed on the operating tableRate it:

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PICNICAcronym of problem in chair, not in computer; states that the problem was not in the computer but was instead caused by the user operating it.Rate it:

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riverboat queena large paddle steamer operating on the Mississippi river.Rate it:

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scrub outTo leave a surgical operating theater where one has previously scrubbed inRate it:

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shout outTo speak when inappropriate, particularly in a school environment.Rate it:

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skeleton crewThe minimum number of personnel needed to operate and maintain an item at its most simple operating requirements, such as a ship or business, during an emergency or shut down, and at the same time, to keep vital functions operating.Rate it:

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stand the gaff?Can You? 'withstand the demand?, 'weather the storm?' , 'survive the environment?', 'smile the miles', 'beat the HEAT?',Rate it:

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sur le billardOn the operating table; to be under the knifeRate it:

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