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slave to the rhythmBeing compelled to enjoy music or dance.Rate it:

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slave to fashionA person who is particularly concerned that his or her clothing and physical appearance conform to the current, accepted style.Rate it:

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no slave to fashionA person whose style of clothing and appearance are unconventional, informal, or slovenly; a person who takes little interest in how he or she is dressed.Rate it:

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slave awayTo work very hard.Rate it:

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what did your last slave die ofUsed to indicate that someone is being bossy and/or demanding, usually to an unreasonable extent.Rate it:

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lorry drivertruckerRate it:

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backseat driverBy extension, anybody offering unsolicited or unwelcome advice.Rate it:

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Backseat DriverA person, who is bossy and likes to give unwanted advices and order to othersRate it:

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backseat driverA passenger in a car who insists on giving the driver directions.Rate it:

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In the Driver's SeatIn controlling position of something, to be in authority of somethingRate it:

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in the driver's seatHaving the most important role in a storyline or recognition. Of primary importance.Rate it:

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Sunday driverOne who drives infrequently, and often poorly.Rate it:

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Sunday driverOne who drives slowly, as for leisure or sightseeing.Rate it:

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taxi drivercabbyRate it:

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frugi (opp. nequam) servusa good, useful slave.Rate it:

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ride shotgunProbably arose in early-20th-century Western fiction and movies to describe an employee armed with a rifle or shotgun riding next to a stagecoach driver for protection.Rate it:

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two-second ruleA rule of thumb for safe driving by which a driver must maintain a two-second distance from the vehicle in front.Rate it:

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evel knievel1. An equivalent of Evel Kievel. 2. A daredevil. 3. A reckless showboating driver.Rate it:

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comfort girlA sex slave; prostitute.Rate it:

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long gameThe portion of the game, played with driver clubs, in which the ball is advanced down the fairway to the putting green.Rate it:

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necker's knobA knob attached to the steering wheel of an automobile, especially before the widespread availability of power steering, helping the driver steer with one arm and leaving the other arm free to provide romantic attention to a companion.Rate it:

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off the chainFree from work or direct supervision. In reference to slave labor, where workers are chained, or to the figurative chain of workers of an assembly line.Rate it:

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agere servum, lenonemto act the rôle of a slave, pander.Rate it:

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aliquem sub corona vendere (B. G. 3. 16)to sell a prisoner of war as a slave.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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boy racerreckless young driverRate it:

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bulgerA driver or a brassy with a convex face.Rate it:

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chrome hornThe front bumper of a car when used to bump another vehicle, usually to inform the driver of the other vehicle, that the first car would like to pass.Rate it:

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cupiditatibus servire, pārēreto be the slave of one's desires.Rate it:

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dickyA seat in a carriage, for the driver.Rate it:

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four-on-the-floorRelating to a vehicle with a four-speed manual transmission mounted beside the driver on the floor of the vehicle.Rate it:

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four-on-the-floorA four-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted beside the driver on the floor of the vehicle.Rate it:

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idiot lightAny warning light or indicator on the dashboard of a car, designed to alert the driver of problems, such as the parking brake being on or the oil being low.Rate it:

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in the driving seatalternative form of in the driver's seatRate it:

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keep the changeAn instruction to a taxi driver, waiter etc. to keep the change from the amount handed over as a tipRate it:

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le pauvre homme est toujours (comme un chien) à l'attacheThe poor man is a very slave, is compelled to work hard and constantly.Rate it:

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ride shotgunTo ride in the front passenger seat of a vehicle, next to the driver.Rate it:

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road hogaggressive driverRate it:

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road hogselfish driverRate it:

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shotgunThe front passenger seat in a vehicle, next to the driver.Rate it:

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superstitione teneri, constrictum esse, obligatum esseto be the slave of superstition.Rate it:

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two centsA nearly worthless amount, alluding to placing a copper penny on each of the eyelids of a pauper's or slave's body before burial.Rate it:

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ventri deditum esseto be the slave of one's appetite.Rate it:

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