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tense upto become tenseRate it:

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add fuel to the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

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worm has turnedpast tense of worm turnsRate it:

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on edgeTense, nervous or irritable.Rate it:

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saintedSimple past tense and past participle of saint.Rate it:

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blow overAn expression relative to; tense/ difficult/challenging/oppressive, threatening/dangerous situation:Rate it:

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bought the farmSimple past tense and past participle of buy the farm: died; often refers to death in battle.Rate it:

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cookedsimple past tense and past participle of cookRate it:

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done a bunkSimple past tense and past participle of do a bunk.Rate it:

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dyed in the woolSimple past tense and past participle of dye in the wool.Rate it:

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fucked oversimple past tense and past participle of fuck someone overRate it:

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fucked upsimple past tense and past participle of fuck upRate it:

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go moggy(usually in the past tense, as in "gone moggy") To break something or to cause something to become disorganized or dysfunctional.Rate it:

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going toForms a future tense.Rate it:

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going toForms a tense future to some past time.Rate it:

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Homer noddedsimple past tense of Homer nodsRate it:

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mort de rirelit., as adjective or past tense, dead or died of laughing, so "died laughing" or "dying of laughter"; compare mort de faim for starve. Often appearing as abbreviation "mdr" or "MDR," e.g., in SMS, as the French expression equivalent to LOL; sometimes expanded as the infinitive, mourir de rire.Rate it:

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mouthed offsimple past tense and past participle of mouth offRate it:

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on tenterhookstense in anticipation of something. The phrase originated in the wool industry where fleeces were stretched on a frame between hooks to dry after washing the fleeces.Rate it:

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paid upsimple past tense and past participle of pay upRate it:

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peed offSimple past tense and past participle of pee off.Rate it:

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pour gasoline on the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

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Pour Oil on Troubled WatersTo calm down the tense situation, to sooth someone in anger or tensionRate it:

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screwed upsimple past tense and past participle of screw upRate it:

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shacked upSimple past tense and past participle of shack up.Rate it:

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so quiet one can hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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so quiet one could hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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stiffen upTo become rigid, tense or stiff.Rate it:

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there arethird person plural present tense indicative of there be. see also there is.Rate it:

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tickled pinkSimple past tense and past participle of tickle pink.Rate it:

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tighten upTo become tense and restrained.Rate it:

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tuckered outSimple past tense and past participle of tucker out.Rate it:

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war of nervesA situation in which opposed parties refrain from direct conflict but maintain a tense, contentious relationship in which each uses annoyances or intimidating psychological tactics to attempt to dishearten and unnerve the other.Rate it:

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