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in process of timeIn the course of time; as time goes on; gradually; in due course.Rate it:

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he's unconsciousIndicates that a male person is currently not conscious.Rate it:

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she's unconsciousIndicates that a female person is currently not conscious.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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foot votingExpressing one's preferences through one's actions, by voluntarily participating in or withdrawing from an activity, group, or process; especially, physical migration to leave a situation one does not like, or to move to a situation one regards as more beneficial.Rate it:

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knock the living daylights out ofTo knock out; to hit and cause to be unconscious.Rate it:

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making a mountain out of a molehillIn the process of making a judgement call relative to a situation or incident one can easily gather unconfirmed reports, unsubstantiated evidence which can lead to making a mountain out of a molehill.Rate it:

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ramp upTo be in the process of learning a new ability.Rate it:

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run forTo try to obtain political position through the democratic voting process.Rate it:

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sticking pointThe point at which a process or thing, especially a state of mind or emotion, reaches its greatest strength and remains steadfast; sticking-place.Rate it:

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unavailable energyEnergy that is converted by an irreversible process into a form that is unavailable to do workRate it:

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unless the wheels available to you aren't made for the vehicle you're trying to drive.Follow-up to the phrase, "No need to reinvent the wheel." Meant for when one does, in fact, need to reinvent a process to account for accumulated changes that make the old status-quo obsolete.Rate it:

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a watched pot never boilsA process appears to go more slowly if one waits for it rather than engaging in other activities.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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dummy outFrom a video game in the process of localizing that game from a foreign country.Rate it:

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home in onTo focus or narrow down to something; to find or draw closer, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.Rate it:

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knock outTo render someone unconscious, as by a blow to the head.Rate it:

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on the outside, looking inExcluded from a group, process, or opportunity, and feeling downhearted as a result.Rate it:

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slow-walkTo delay a request or command, to drag one's feet, to stall, to obstruct, to drag out a process.Rate it:

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trial by mediaThe process by which media coverage affects a person's reputation by creating a widespread perception of guilt or innocence, often before, or after, a verdict in a court of law.Rate it:

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a chain is only as strong as its weakest linkAn organization (especially a process or a business) is only as strong or powerful as its weakest person. A group of associates is only as strong as its laziest member.Rate it:

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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.Rate it:

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keep someone in the loopTo furnish someone with sufficient relevant information and include them in the decision-making process.Rate it:

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pare downTo reduce by paring or a similar gradual process.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.Rate it:

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bottoming the houseThe process by where someone cleans their house 'from top to bottom'. It is a very thorough clean indeed, even more so than 'spring cleaning'.Rate it:

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get the hang ofTo learn to handle something with some skill, through practice or diligence, which can lead to an almost unconscious performance thereof.Rate it:

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pick up stitchesStitches to the knitting needle that were previously bound off, or that belong to the selvage, during the process of knitting or entrelac.Rate it:

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and allIncluding every object, attribute, or process associated with preceding item or series of items.Rate it:

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animus relinquit aliquema man loses his senses, becomes unconscious.Rate it:

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at workWorking, in the process of doing work.Rate it:

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bite inTo corrode metallic plates by means of an acid, as part of an etching process.Rate it:

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bitter endThe end of a long and difficult process.Rate it:

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brain fartA lapse in the thought process; an inability to think or remember something clearly.Rate it:

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bulk billingThe process whereby a general practitioner or other medical service provider charges the government for medical expenses incurred by a patient.Rate it:

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bust your bunsWork energetically, and bust your 'buns' in the process!Rate it:

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call screeningthe process of evaluating the characteristics of a telephone call before deciding how or whether to answer it. Some methods may include: listening to the message being recorded on an answering machine or voice mail. checking a caller ID display to see who or where the call is from.Rate it:

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caucus raceThe competitive process in which a political party selects their candidate, esp. presidential; a primary election via caucus.Rate it:

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chickenizationThe process of chickenizing, making into a vertically and horizontally integrated industry.Rate it:

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crank the handleTo perform a process; to do some work.Rate it:

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diminishing returnsA condition in which additional inputs into an organization, project or process produce progressively fewer or lower-quality additional outputs, and may, in extreme cases, cause the total quantity or quality of outputs to decrease.Rate it:

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dusty millerA formulaic phrase for a miller, related to the dust generated in the milling process.Rate it:

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end of the lineFinal cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.Rate it:

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enter intoTo engage in a formal or informal process.Rate it:

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fall between the cracksTo wind up in an unexpected situation which is, inadvertently, invisible to or not handled by whatever process one had hoped to be subject to; to be overlooked.Rate it:

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final cutA group, after a selection process getting rid of other candidates.Rate it:

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first port of callThe first place to go to start a process.Rate it:

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give and takeA process of compromise or accommodation.Rate it:

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give someone a bloody noseto defeat or frustrate someone, but not doing any permanent damage in the processRate it:

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gum upTo cause to be gooey or gummy, especially with the effect of obstructing the operation of some mechanism or process.Rate it:

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