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put one's house in orderTo clean and arrange in an orderly manner the furnishings and other contents of one's house.Rate it:

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non - aphabetical orderTo place words in Z-A AlphabeticalRate it:

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in orderAppropriate, worthwhile.Rate it:

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in orderIn accordance with the procedural rules governing formal meetings of a deliberative body.Rate it:

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out of orderNot functioning properly.Rate it:

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in orderComplete, finished.Rate it:

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in orderIn a sequence.Rate it:

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in orderReady, prepared; orderly; tidy.Rate it:

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in order forTo indicate a possible consequence of an event or action.Rate it:

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in order toAs a means of achieving the specified end; to.Rate it:

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order outTo call a place of service and order food, or other goods, delivered to one's own location.Rate it:

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out of orderInappropriate or unsuitable.Rate it:

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out of orderOut of normal sequence.Rate it:

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put one's house in orderTo organize one's financial and other affairs, especially in preparation for a life-changing event.Rate it:

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tall orderA big job; a difficult challenge.Rate it:

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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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come shortFail to meet (expectations or standards)Rate it:

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a few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

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have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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a short drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death by hanging.Rate it:

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down to the short strokesIn the final steps or decisive phase of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/few X short of a Ystrange; insane; dementedRate it:

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cut shortInterrupt and curtail before the planned end time.Rate it:

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cut shortMake shorter by cutting.Rate it:

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draw the short strawTo select the shortest straw or other object while drawing straws.Rate it:

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fall shortTo be less satisfactory than expected; to be inadequate or insufficient.Rate it:

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few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.Rate it:

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have someone by the short hairsTo have someone in a difficult situation in which he or she is without alternatives and can be controlled.Rate it:

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in shortbrieflyRate it:

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in the short runLasting only a short time, shortsightedly.Rate it:

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life is too shortDon't waste time on trivial issuesRate it:

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life's too shortAlternative form of life is too shortRate it:

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long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:

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make short work ofTo make a task quicker or easier.Rate it:

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one brick short of a full loadNot mentally sound; insane.Rate it:

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one brick short of a full loadStupid.Rate it:

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one candle short of a boxnot bright; stupidRate it:

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ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.Rate it:

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sell oneself shortTo belittle oneself in judgment; to underestimate oneself and one's abilities.Rate it:

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short and sweetA direct and brief communication.Rate it:

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short and sweetEfficiently brief in duration, especially when referring to an unpleasant task.Rate it:

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short back and sidesman's haircutRate it:

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short circuitelectrical faultRate it:

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short codeA number of fewer digits than a telephone number, used as an abbreviated telephone number for use only when dialing from a cellular phone.Rate it:

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short codeUsed other than as an idiom: see short, code.Rate it:

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short cutquicker routeRate it:

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short end of the stickA situation, opportunity, or outcome which is less favorable than situations, opportunities, or outcomes experienced by or available to others.Rate it:

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short fuseThe personality trait of being quick to anger.Rate it:

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