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Air Your Dirty Laundry in PublicTo discuss your personal matters and conflicts publicly specifically when you argue with someone .Rate it:

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John Q. PublicA generic individual; some hypothetical average or ordinary citizen.Rate it:

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public enemy number oneA person who ranks highest on the federal government's prioritized list of wanted criminal fugitives.Rate it:

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air one's dirty laundry in publicto reveal one's secrets to the public.Rate it:

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go publicMake public, announce publicly or to the press.Rate it:

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Joe PublicA hypothetical average or generic member of the public; the common man (or person, by extension).Rate it:

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public commentUsed other than as an idiom: see public, comment.Rate it:

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public commentInput given by the public to governmental (or rarely other) bodies, about proposed legislation or regulation(s), during a period-and by means-set aside and prescribed by law.Rate it:

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public enemy number oneA person, organization, or other object considered to be particularly menacing, harmful, or loathsome.Rate it:

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public eyeThe focus of public attention, the limelight.Rate it:

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public intellectualA well-known, intelligent, learned person whose written works and other social and cultural contributions are recognized not only by academic audiences and readers, but also by many members of society in general.Rate it:

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wash one's dirty linen in publicSynonym of air one's dirty laundry in publicRate it:

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behind closed doorsPublic disclosure.Rate it:

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come-to-JesusRelating to a Christian conversion, recommitment, or associated ritual, especially public confession.Rate it:

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get a roomA jocular or sarcastic expression commanding a couple to stop displaying affection in public, and to rent a hotel or motel room to continue amorous activities in private.Rate it:

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go outTo leave one's abode to go to public places.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfTo embarrass oneself or others in public.Rate it:

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pretty picturesImage supplements in a presentation: graphs, charts, etc.Rate it:

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sacred cowSomething which cannot be tampered with, or criticized, for fear of public outcry.Rate it:

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set the thames on fireTo achieve something amazing; to do something which brings great public acclaim.Rate it:

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reveal the secretTo explain a secret in public or to someoneRate it:

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blowtorch a marshmallow cakeTo vilify a benefactor, ridicule the boss, scorn a well-to-do friend in public.Rate it:

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jump onTo board a public transport vehicle.Rate it:

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paint the town redTo party or celebrate in a rowdy, wild manner, especially in a public place.Rate it:

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when the shit hits the fanA reference to the messy consequences of a secret or private situation becoming public.Rate it:

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eat outTo dine at a restaurant or such public place.Rate it:

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common nameThe name by which a species is known to the general public, rather than its taxonomic or scientific name.Rate it:

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dog and pony showAny presentation or display that is overly contrived or intricate.Rate it:

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lay openIn Japan and South Korea, to publish a patent for initial public review, prior to the formal application for registration.Rate it:

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make a spectacle of oneselfTo embarrass oneself or others in publicRate it:

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cattle callAn audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.Rate it:

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drag kingA female who dresses up in men's clothing, typically for public performance.Rate it:

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ludos facere, edere (Iovi)to give public games in honour of Jupiter.Rate it:

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a negotiis publicis se removereto retire from public life.Rate it:

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a re publica recedereto retire from public life.Rate it:

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a whopperReference a statement, action, prevarication, story, hooked fish, enlarged or magnified presentation.Rate it:

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accusare aliquem peculatus, pecuniae publicaeto accuse some one of malversation, embezzlement of public money.Rate it:

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ager publicuspublic land; state domain.Rate it:

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arm candyAn attractive, seemingly romantic companion who accompanies a person in public simply so that one or both of the individuals can gain attention, enhance social status, or create an impression of sexual appeal.Rate it:

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back officeThe IT and infrastructure support services for a company, separate from the public face of the business.Rate it:

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behind the scenesIn secret; out of public view.Rate it:

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bend one's elbowTo drink alcoholic beverages, especially at a public house or bar.Rate it:

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blow the whistleTo disclose information to the public or to appropriate authorities concerning the illegal or socially harmful actions of a person or group, especially a corporation or government agency.Rate it:

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bluewashTo tout a business or organization's commitment to social responsibility, and to use this perception for public relations and economic gain; to present a humanitarian front in this manner.Rate it:

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bozo eruptionA remark-usually unscripted-by a politician or other public figure which is especially ill-considered and foolish, and which has negative repercussions for that individual and for his or her affiliated group.Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]Rate it:

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brown bagA short presentation or seminar on a given subject, especially one given at lunchtime.Rate it:

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c'est un pilier d'estaminet (or, de café)He is a public-house lounger, a pub-loafer.Rate it:

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character assassinationa malicious verbal assault designed to damage the reputation of a public figureRate it:

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close ranksto regroup forces, especially when this involves overlooking differences in order to face a challenge or adverse situation. Often implies making a show of unity, especially to the public.Rate it:

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