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give the royal treatmentTo treat (someone) extremely wellRate it:

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royal bumpsA ritual of two or more persons holding another person by the arms and legs, face up, while bumping them repeatedly on the floor. In modern times it is a lighthearted affair, generally performed only on a young person's birthday with the number of bumps corresponding to the person's age in years. Historically it was a hazing.Rate it:

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royal flushpoker handRate it:

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get this show on the roadTo begin or launch; to get going.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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road movieA film in which much of the action takes place during a journey, especially one involving overland travel.Rate it:

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the road to hell is paved with good intentionswell-intended acts can lead to disasterRate it:

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yellow brick roadA proverbial path to a Promised Land of one's hopes and dreams.Rate it:

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Get This Show on the RoadGet something moving, step ahead and keep goingRate it:

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middle of the roadHaving a centrist attitude or philosophy; not extreme, especially politically.Rate it:

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the rubber meets the roadUsed other than as an idiom: see rubber, meet, road.Rate it:

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hit the road!, hit the bricks!hit the road!, hit the bricks!Rate it:

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at the end of the roadNo longer in the competition. Voted off. Eliminated.Rate it:

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at the end of the roadNo longer living. Dead.Rate it:

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bump in the roadA setback or obstacle, especially one which is relatively minor.Rate it:

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bump in the roadA very small town.Rate it:

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down the roadFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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down the road, not across the streetAlong the radial artery rather than across the wrist from side to side.Rate it:

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go down that roadTo settle a way of doing something; do decide to do something in a particular way.Rate it:

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go down the roadA way of doing something; to do something in a particular way.Rate it:

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high roadA course of action which is honorable, dignified, or respectable.Rate it:

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high roadA main road or highway.Rate it:

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hit the roadTo begin traveling in an automobile or other road vehicle.Rate it:

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hit the roadTo leave a place; to go away.Rate it:

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Hit the RoadTo begin to travel, to leave or set out for somethingRate it:

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kick the can down the roadTo postpone a decision or action.Rate it:

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low roadA course of action which is undignified, wrongful, or otherwise unseemly.Rate it:

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middle of the roadOf a type of melodic popular music that has wide appeal.Rate it:

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pave the road to hellTo lead to a disaster by acting with good intentions.Rate it:

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road appleHorse manure, especially when deposited on a road.Rate it:

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road hogaggressive driverRate it:

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road hogselfish driverRate it:

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road to damascusA road to Damascus moment, or change, is an important point in someone's life where a great change, or reversal, of ideas or beliefs occurs.Rate it:

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road to damascusThat was my Road to Damascus moment. They played one hit after another and this is the song I remember most clearly.Rate it:

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the rubber hits the roadAlternative form of the rubber meets the roadRate it:

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the rubber meets the roadA place or circumstance at which the implementation of a plan or intent is to be achieved.Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthNote. The original nautical expression is just born with a silver spoon and describes those young gentlemen who were able to enter the Royal Navy without examination and whose promotion was assured. the converse was born with a wooden ladle.Rate it:

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close offTo seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.Rate it:

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what a load of magumba....Royal Naval slang for “rubbish” or “don’t talk crap”Rate it:

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winter ratAn old, unattractive automobile, purchased for little money, to be driven during brutal Great Lakes winters while the owner's "good" car remains garaged and protected from corrosive road salt for the season.Rate it:

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kingA male monarch; member of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation.Rate it:

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burn rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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rat runA small road that people venture down when they want to sneak off the motorway and take a short cut.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.Rate it:

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RAInitialism of Royal Academician, a member of the Royal Academy.Rate it:

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alicui regnum deferre, tradereto invest some one with royal power.Rate it:

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amber gamblerA driver of a road vehicle who accelerates when the traffic lights change from green to amber (instead of stopping, as required by law), gambling that no vehicle will cross his or her path; a driver who starts off when the traffic lights show red and amber together, but not yet green.Rate it:

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Appia via proficiscito set out by the Appian road.Rate it:

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as the crow fliesIn a straight line distance between two locations, as opposed to the road distance or over land distance.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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