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put the bottom rail on topTo reverse a hierarchy.Rate it:

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ride on a railTo be subjected to a punishment most prevalent in the United States in the 18th and 19th centuries in which an offender was made to straddle a fence rail held on the shoulders of two or more bearers. The victim was then paraded around town or taken to the city limits and dumped by the roadside.Rate it:

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skinny as a railEspecially of a person, very skinny.Rate it:

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step up to the plateTo initiate action; to assume a responsibility.Rate it:

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your plate is going to be in the mail boxDad to son....if you f*ck up one more time...then, Your plate is in the mail box....you just got tossed out of your parents home !Rate it:

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battre quelqu'un à plate coutureTo beat some one hollow.Rate it:

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fashion plateA person who dresses in especially stylish fashions.Rate it:

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fashion plateA picture, usually an advertisement, showing the latest fashion in clothing.Rate it:

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gold plateUsed other than as an idiom. a plate made of, or coloured goldRate it:

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gold plateto embellish, to extend beyond its intended scope, especially so as to become stifling, or rigid and inflexibleRate it:

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gold plateto incorporate costly or otherwise excessive features or refinements unnecessarily, to over engineerRate it:

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gold plateto apply gold plate to an object, to plate with goldRate it:

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gold platea thin layer of gold applied to the surface of an object, often by an electrolytic methodRate it:

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hand on a plateThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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ils étaient battus à plate coutureThey were beaten hollow.Rate it:

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on a plateacquired without troubleRate it:

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silver plateA thin layer of silver applied to the surface of an object made of another metal.Rate it:

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step up to the plateTo contribute; take your turn to do something.Rate it:

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argentum (factum) (Verr. 5. 25. 63)silver plate.Rate it:

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your eyes are bigger than your stomachTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; Also and more often said "your eyes are bigger than your, belly"Rate it:

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

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rakeA set of coupled rail vehicles, normally coaches or wagons.Rate it:

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chestnutA round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.Rate it:

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DiamondIn Railroad Parlance, the especially designed, critically installed rail-section in place at 'Cross-Over' point. Special Switch-Tower With Special Switch-Point Equipment operated 24/7 by Experts:Rate it:

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dust off a batterfor a pitcher to throw a pitch at or near the batter, typically to frighten the batter or to have him stand farther away from home plate.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA type of trailer hitch, which consists of a horseshoe-shaped plate on a multi-directional pivot, with a locking pin to couple with the kingpin of a truck trailer.Rate it:

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have eyes bigger than one's bellyTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedyRate it:

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hoover upQuickly, especially by taking it into the mouth directly from the plate rather than using cutlery.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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pick offTo throw out a runner by tagging them whilst they are not in contact with any of the three bases or home plate.Rate it:

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shroudOne of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate.Rate it:

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standard fareThe usual price for travel by air, rail, or another means of transport.Rate it:

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SwitchStandA Normally Padlocked Manually-operated, Switch-point Arrangement At the Point Of a Sidetrack, Entry to A Yard, Commercial Warehouse, Shipping Terminal et al to enable shunting Entire Trains, Railcars, Rail Equipment from Mainline, or SpecLine, to Location/ Other:Rate it:

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your eyes are bigger than your bellyTo take more food on one's plate than one can eatRate it:

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