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bush telegraphA gossip network.Rate it:

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bush telegraphA system used by undeveloped societies in remote regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds, word-of-mouth relay, or smoke signals.Rate it:

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jungle telegraphA gossip network; an informal communication system within a group or organization.Rate it:

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jungle telegraphA system used by primitive cultures in remote tropical regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds or a relay of runners.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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high wiretightropeRate it:

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live wireAn especially energetic, alert, or vivacious person.Rate it:

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Down to the WireRight up to the closing date/time, Running out of time;Rate it:

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live wireAn electrical wire through which there is a flow of electrical current.Rate it:

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under the wireAcross the finish line.Rate it:

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under the wireAt the last minute; before the deadline; barely on time; nearly late.Rate it:

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word on the wireThe rumour or news going around on the Internet, in business, on the street, or in social circles.Rate it:

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keep your heads down!A military admonishment to infantrymen while crawling under barbed wire or across terrain toward the enemy.Rate it:

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motor effectTendency of a wire carrying an electric current in a magnetic field to move.Rate it:

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