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under pressureSubjected to pressure.Rate it:

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I have high blood pressureIndicates that the speaker has hypertension.Rate it:

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I have low blood pressureIndicates that the speaker has hypotension.Rate it:

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no pressureThe situation at hand is rife with emotional pressure.Rate it:

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under pressureBeing subjected to physical pressure.Rate it:

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level-headedSensible; rational; possessing sound judgment.Rate it:

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grunt levelAlternative form of grunt-levelRate it:

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level bestThe very best that one can do.Rate it:

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level offto get to a stable level, to cease oscillatingRate it:

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level outTo cause to be even.Rate it:

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level outTo become even.Rate it:

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level upTo progress to the next level of player character stats and abilities. Often used in role-playing games when the character has aquired enough experience points.Rate it:

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next-levelSignificantly more advanced, better, or more extreme.Rate it:

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on the levelgenuineRate it:

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on the levelHonest, sincere, straightforward.Rate it:

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on the levelA discreet reference to freemasonry.Rate it:

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significance levelA measure of how likely it is to draw a false conclusion in a statistical test, when the results are really just random variations.Rate it:

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significance levelUsed other than as an idiom: see significance, level.Rate it:

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significance levelThe probability, usually expressed as a percentage, of making a decision to reject the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is actually true; the probability of making a type 1 error).Rate it:

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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).Rate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.Rate it:

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jack of all trades, master of none!An individual capable of repairing, correcting, restoring many deficiencies, however is incapable of rendering a high level of expertness in these instances.Rate it:

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painting rocksPointless or futile work organised by the government, supposedly to increase employment but in fact merely disguising the unemployment level.Rate it:

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people's republicA particular area with strong left-leaning tendencies, especially one with a certain level of autonomyRate it:

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top secretInformation classified at the highest level of sensitivityRate it:

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when push comes to shoveWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is critical or urgent; when the time has come for action, even if it is difficult.Rate it:

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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.Rate 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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carry awayTo break under sudden pressure of violent wind.Rate it:

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drill downTo examine information at another level or in greater detail; especially in a database, to navigate to a more detailed level or record.Rate it:

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if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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put the brakes onTo cease to perform one's current activity or to decrease one's level of activity.Rate it:

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quantum mechanicsThe branch of physics which studies matter and energy at the level of atoms and other elementary particles, and substitutes probabilistic mechanisms for classical Newtonian ones.Rate it:

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under the gunUnder great pressure to perform.Rate it:

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crush outTo force out or separate by pressure.Rate it:

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rock bottomThe very lowest possible level.Rate it:

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Throw the Book at SomeoneSevere punishment for breaking of certain rules or laws; highest level of penaltyRate it:

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nuts and boltsThe basic, inner workings of something; the fundamentals or basics; that which makes something operate, on a basic level.Rate it:

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in the hot seatUnder pressure to perform; under scrutiny; at the center of attention.Rate it:

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if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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pass downTo hand over, pass through or transfer to a lower level, next generation, etc.Rate it:

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ease offto reduce pressure; to become less seriousRate it:

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falling glassThe wall-hung mercury barometer utilized in the days of sail presented approximately thirty inches of height level of the mercury in it's glass tube in fair weather. When a vessel sailed into a barometric Low Pressure region, the mercury level became lower and tended to indicate the presence of oncoming thunderstorms, gales, or a possible hurricane.Rate it:

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Take a BackseatTo be at a secondary position or to be at a level of inferiority as compared to someone elseRate it:

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well, i'll be dipped (in a barrell of beer!)When one is completely taken aback by the facts at hand. Can be expressed in both elation and/or frustration. Also, depending on the level of either of the forementioned emotions, the phrase goes from the simple short version of, "(Well), I'll Be Dipped.(!) to the extended version of, "(Well), I'll be Dipped In A Barrell of Beer.(!)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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under the coshsubjected to (figurative) pressureRate it:

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under the pumpUnder pressure to perform.Rate it:

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de plain piedOn the same level (of rooms on the same floor, or on a level with the ground).Rate it:

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