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stop throwing shadesThis means to refrain from throwing sarcasm to a person either via SMS or in personal conversation. It calls to rather get direct to the point. It is like firing a bullet at point blank.Rate it:

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throwing money awayThe act of spending money foolishly; wasting money without regard of the consequences.Rate it:

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pack a punchTo be capable of throwing a strong punch.Rate it:

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right in the pickle barrelWhen throwing a pitch. It’s defined as throwing it in the strike zone.Rate it:

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cook offTo pull the pin from a grenade and wait two or three seconds before throwing.Rate it:

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ark ruffianRogues who, in conjunction with watermen, robbed, and sometimes murdered, on the water, by picking a quarrel with the passengers in a boat, boarding it, plundering, stripping, and throwing them overboard, etc. A species of badger.Rate it:

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chip on one's shoulderA form of challenge in the same spirit as a medieval knight throwing down his gauntlet.Rate it:

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chip shotThe achievement of a goal or the striking of a target with a ball or other projectile in relatively nonchallenging or routine circumstances, by throwing (as in basketball) or by discharging a firearm (as in hunting).Rate it:

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Gum Up the WorksTo destroy something or cause damage, make something worse by breaking or throwingRate it:

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long gameThe aspect of the game in which the strategy is to advance downfield by throwing the ball to a receiving player; the passing game.Rate it:

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shoot the moon!Gambler's expression prior to throwing the 'dice':Rate it:

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