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throw smokeTo consistently pitch fastballs that are difficult to hit.Rate it:

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smoke and mirrorsA deceptive, fraudulent, or unconvincing explanation or description.Rate it:

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your objection is simply 'a smoke screen':Your response does not in any manner address the subject of the discussion, rather presents language designed to 'cover-up', disguise, deny existence of the problem, insert dissimilar subject matter to defer focus on the actual subject at hand!Rate it:

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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.Rate it:

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go up in smokeTo be completely ruined.Rate it:

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where there's smoke, there's fireIf there is telltale evidence of some event, the event is probably occurring.Rate it:

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Where There's Smoke, There's FireIf something is looking wrong, there must be probably wrong with it, there is always a basis for any rumorRate it:

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put that in your pipe and smoke it!"Consider That Possibility For A Time"Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomA place where powerful people meet to decide a matter in secret, often of a political nature.Rate it:

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blow smokeTo speak with a lack of credibility, sense, purpose, or truth; to speak nonsense.Rate it:

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go up in smokeTo catch fire and burn.Rate it:

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holy smokeAn expression of surprise.Rate it:

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no smoke without fireIndicative of the fact that gossip or accusations are often substantiated by fact.Rate it:

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put that in your pipe and smoke itUsed after stating something surprising or undesired, to emphasize its truth. Also used after refuting an argument. Sometimes an adjective is inserted before pipe.Rate it:

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smoke like a chimneyTo smoke tobacco frequently.Rate it:

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smoke outto exposeRate it:

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smoke outto drive out using smokeRate it:

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smoke poleThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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smoke poleTo perform fellatioRate it:

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smoke signalA method of long-distance communication sometimes used in ancient and undeveloped societies, consisting of messages conveyed by means of columns or intermittent puffs of smoke.Rate it:

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smoke signalA type of flare or combustion device sometimes used as a distress signal.Rate it:

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smoke signalAn indirect message or indication, especially concerning a future event.Rate it:

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smoke upTo provide the resources for another to smoke, especially marijuana.Rate it:

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smoke upTo smoke, and get the effects from, a drug, especially marijuana.Rate it:

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smoke upTo become filled with smoke.Rate it:

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smoke upTo cook by smoking.Rate it:

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smoke upTo fill with smoke.Rate it:

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smoke upTo smoke all of one's supplies.Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see smoke,‎ filled,‎ room.Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomUsed other than as an idiom: see smoke, filled, room.Rate it:

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stick that in your pipe and smoke itAlternative form of put that in your pipe and smoke itRate it:

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people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stonesDo not criticize others if you have weaknesses yourself.Rate it:

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People Who Live in the Glass House Shouldn't Throw StonesYou should not point fingers at other and first look at yourselfRate it:

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throw awayTo discard or dispose of something.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall and some of it will stickTry the same thing often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.Rate it:

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throw to the wolvesTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as onto the streets, especially towards predators.Rate it:

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throw togetherTo assemble rapidly, without precision.Rate it:

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cast/shed/throw light on sthto make a problem,etc easier to understandRate it:

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throw upTo display a gang sign using the hands.Rate it:

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throw the baby out with the bathwaterTo discard something valuable, often inadvertently, in the process of removing waste.Rate it:

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throw a bone toTo provide support or assistance to, especially in one particular way or to a limited extent; to make a concession to.Rate it:

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throw a fitTo become angry, enraged, or upset; to act or react with an outburst, as by shouting, swearing, etc.Rate it:

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throw a sprat to catch a mackerelTo sacrifice something of little value in the hope of gaining something better.Rate it:

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Throw Caution to the WindTaking huge risks; be very daring; acting in a reckless mannerRate it:

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Throw Cold Water on SomethingDoing or saying something that may not be very encouraging; dampening the eagerness of someoneRate it:

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throw downTo cause something one is holding to drop, often forcefully.Rate it:

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throw outTo discard; to dispense with something; to throw away.Rate it:

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throw under the busTo discard or disown.Rate it:

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throw upTo erect.Rate it:

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Throw the Book at SomeoneSevere punishment for breaking of certain rules or laws; highest level of penaltyRate it:

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