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you scratch my back and i'll scratch yoursIf you do me a favor then I will do you a favor; quid pro quo.Rate it:

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scratch one's headTo puzzle, ponder, or wonder about something.Rate it:

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head to headTo confront face to face; fight one on one.Rate it:

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chicken scratchChicken feed consisting of random mixed grains such as corn, wheat, barley, sorghum and milling by-products.Rate it:

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chicken scratchCramped or illegible handwriting.Rate it:

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chicken scratchA type of cross-stitch embroidery done on gingham fabric.Rate it:

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from scratchFrom the beginning; starting with no advantage or prior preparation; starting from raw ingredients.Rate it:

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scratch an itchUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see scratch,‎ itch.Rate it:

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scratch an itchTo satisfy a need or desire.Rate it:

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scratch beneath the surfaceTo look or see beyond what is obvious.Rate it:

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scratch byTo get by; make ends meetRate it:

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scratch outTo remove something by scratching.Rate it:

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scratch outTo remove something which was written, by erasing or by putting a mark through it.Rate it:

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scratch thatTo disregard, omit, or ignore the previous statement.Rate it:

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scratch the surfaceTo barely begin; to see or do only a fraction of what is possible.Rate it:

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Scratch the SurfaceJust begin to get involved in any matter, just bother to deal with things at surfaceRate it:

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scratch togetherTo collect, assemble or gather small amounts (especially of money), from various sources, with some difficultyRate it:

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up to scratchSufficient; adequate; of acceptable or satisfactory quality.Rate it:

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have one's head up one's assTo be oblivious to the real state of things, from either stupidity or stubbornness.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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laugh one's head offTo laugh uproariouslyRate it:

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over one's headMore complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension..Rate it:

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price on one's headA compensation for capturing or killing a person, especially someone guilty of a crime.Rate it:

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beat one's head against a stone wallTo waste effort on a futile project.Rate it:

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bury one's head in the sandTo deliberately ignore the reality of a situation; to pretend a problem does not exist.Rate it:

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get it into one's headimagineRate it:

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get one's head aroundTo understand; fathom; solve.Rate it:

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get through one's headTo come to terms with a fact, a state of affairs, etc. that one was previously unable or refusing to accept.Rate it:

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give one's head a shakeTo reassess the common sense of one's behaviour, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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good head on one's shouldersintelligent or shrewd; have good sense or judgementRate it:

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have eyes in the back of one's headTo be particularly, especially uncannily, observant; a perceived ability to see in all directions at once.Rate it:

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have one's head in the cloudsTo daydream; to think about matters other than the present reality.Rate it:

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have one's head in the cloudsTo have fantastic or impractical dreams; to think impractically.Rate it:

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have one's head readTo have the bumps, indentations, and shape of one's skull examined and interpreted by a phrenologist.Rate it:

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have one's head readTo have one's mental health assessed, to receive a psychiatric examination.Rate it:

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have someone's blood on one's headTo be responsible for someone's death, pain, or misfortune.Rate it:

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hold one's head highto act with pride; to be proud in a positive wayRate it:

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in one's headUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see in,‎ one's,‎ head.Rate it:

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in one's headWithin one's intellect, memory, or mind.Rate it:

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in one's headWithin one's imagination; without basis in reality.Rate it:

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in one's headMentally.Rate it:

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keep a civil tongue in one's headTo maintain a polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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keep one's headTo remain calm, reasonable, level-headed, especially in a situation likely to cause distress.Rate it:

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keep one's head above waterTo survive or endure, especially in a situation in which one is struggling to avoid being overwhelmed by adverse financial circumstances.Rate it:

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keep one's head downUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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keep one's head downTo avoid trouble or attention.Rate it:

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lose one's headTo go crazy.Rate it:

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lose one's head if it wasn't attachedprone to mislaying things.Rate it:

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over one's headPerforming at a level greatly superior to one's usual level of performance.Rate it:

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pull one's head inTo withdraw as a turtle might; to discontinue support of a particular argument.Rate it:

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