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power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutelyThe corrupting influence of power is total when one's power is total.Lord Acton see: WikiquoteRate it:

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flower power60s youth movementRate it:

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power downTo switch off.Rate it:

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power upTo turn the electrical power on to a device as a precondition to make it operational.Rate it:

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more power to youBest wishes and success; good luck in your endeavor.Rate it:

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power offTo turn off, to cut the power to.Rate it:

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brown powerThe production of electricity made from conventional sources, such as coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear power.Rate it:

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grey powerThe collective political, economic, and social influence of senior citizens, especially when they are mobilized by a common interest.Rate it:

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knowledge is powerWith knowledge and/or education, one's potential or ability to succeed in the pursuit of his objectives will certainly increase.Rate it:

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poor powerLimited ability.Rate it:

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power behind the throneSomeone who appears to be without special status, but who has great covert influence on a person in authority.Rate it:

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Power behind the ThroneThe actual force or person behind ones success, the real person in chargeRate it:

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power chordA chord or combination of notes used in rock music and typically selected to sound good at high volume and high levels of distortion. Power chords make extensive use of intervals such as open fourths and fifths.Rate it:

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power napA short sleep taken in the daytime in order to refresh a person and generally terminated before deep sleep begins so as not to leave the sleeper drowsy.Rate it:

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power onTo turn on.Rate it:

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power pointelectrical socketRate it:

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power upTo become ready for operation as a result of the provision of electrical power.Rate it:

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pulling powerAbility to attract people.Rate it:

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outside the boxBeyond the bounds of convention.Rate it:

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box inTo limit someone's freedom of thought, movement, expression, etc.Rate it:

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box cleverTo act wisely.Rate it:

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box inTo enclose by drawing a box aroundRate it:

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box inTo immobilize something, usually a vehicle, by placing obstacles, usually other vehicles, obstructing the free movementRate it:

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box offTo turn the head of a vessel either way by bracing the headyards aback.Rate it:

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box on the earAdministered on the victim's ear, usually by an educator, to enforce attention.Rate it:

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box oneself into a cornerTo create a predicament or problem for oneself; to do something that leaves one with no good alternatives. or solutions.Rate it:

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box outTo position oneself between an opposition player and the basket in anticipation of getting a rebound.Rate it:

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box outTo arrange a situation so as to exclude.Rate it:

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box seatA seat among a group of seats in an enclosure, as at a theater or stadium.Rate it:

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box seatA favorable vantage point.Rate it:

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box someone's earsTo slap someone on the side of the head, usually as an informal punishment.Rate it:

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box the compassTo know, and be able to recite the 32 points and quarter points of the magnetic compass from North, both clockwise and anticlockwise.Rate it:

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box the compassTo make a complete reversal in stance or opinion.Rate it:

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box upTo pack into boxes.Rate it:

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box upTo confine.Rate it:

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box your earsA Threat of Violence To { child or youth ] because of a minor infraction.Rate it:

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box-office bombA motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office, especially that which is less than the budget for the motion picture.Rate it:

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dumb as a box of rocksVery stupidRate it:

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get one's shine boxUsed as an insult.Rate it:

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give the man a box of 'milky ways'!Correct Answers To Questions from the host of a radio program; 'Ask the Professor' were rewarded with delicious candy bars;!Rate it:

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idiot boxTelevision.Rate it:

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inside the boxRestricted by conventionRate it:

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knock out of the boxTo cause a pitcher to be replaced by heavy hitting.Rate it:

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knock out of the boxTo cause something to be replaced by something else.Rate it:

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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:

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off one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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off one's boxStoned or intoxicated.Rate it:

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one candle short of a boxnot bright; stupidRate it:

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out of one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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out of one's boxStoned or intoxicated.Rate it:

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