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thus and soA generic thing; a placeholder name.Rate it:

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thus and suchA placeholder or generic name for something.Rate it:

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peg outTo move one's peg to the last position on the pegboard, and thus win. [from 19th c.]Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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bowl outAnd thus end their innings.Rate it:

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under the rugSuch as to be hidden from plain view (and thus easily ignored or overlooked).Rate it:

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red face testA hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.Rate it:

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cattle callAn audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.Rate it:

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all outThe state of a side having no more men to bat, thus ending its innings.Rate it:

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all rights reservedThe copyright holder of a creative work reserves all copyright-related rights, typically including the right to publish the work, to make derivative works of it, to distribute it, to make profit from it, to license a number of these rights to other people, and to forbid these uses by any unauthorized people, thus being entitled to take legal action against infringement.Rate it:

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as yetUp to the present; thus far.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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drug on the marketSomething which is overabundant at the moment and thus not in demand.Rate it:

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friend with benefitsA friendship with no reserves when it comes to the release of shared sexual tension thus leading to sexual fraternization.Rate it:

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hospital passA throw that stays in the air long enough that it allows too many people to get underneath it, increasing the risk of injury and a trip to the hospital. Thus, a hospital pass.Rate it:

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hospital passA poorly executed pass to a team-mate causing the receiver to present an easy target for a defender, and thus be tackled hard.Rate it:

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lead outA race tactic, used to set up a rider for a sprint finish, in which one rider on a team will ride at a very high rate of speed with a teammate following directly behind in his slipstream thus enabling the following rider to gain speed without expending as much energy as he normally would. See drafting.Rate it:

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life's not all skittles and beerSkittles and Beer refers to the carefree, indulgent bar life; skittles being a British pub game. Thus, life's not all skittles and beer means that not everything is about pleasure.Rate it:

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on the bubbleHolding the last qualifying position with qualification still in progress, and thus liable to lose that position.Rate it:

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parade passed someone bySomeone no longer has what it takes to remain competetive and thus has no future in a particular role.Rate it:

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play onto hit the ball into his own wicket, thus being out bowledRate it:

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res ita est, ita (sic) se habetthe facts are these; the matter stands thus.Rate it:

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sic semper tyrannisThus always to tyrants; tyrannical leaders will inevitably be overthrown.Rate it:

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so mote it beMay it be thus: a formula once used in ancient church and pagan rituals, and now used to conclude spells in Wicca.Rate it:

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stock phraseA phrase frequently or habitually used by a person or group, and thus associated with them.Rate it:

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trail offTo slowly diminish in intensity, volume or frequency; thus, to diminish more quickly over time.Rate it:

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under the carpetSuch as to be hidden from plain view (and thus easily ignored or overlooked).Rate it:

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vous moquez-vous du monde de parler ainsi?Are you making fun of people (are you serious) in speaking thus? Do you take people for a pack of fools?Rate it:

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עד כאןthis far, so far, thus farRate it:

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也就是說in other words; that is to say; so; thusRate it:

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到目前為止so far; thus far; as yet; hithertoRate it:

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