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bleeding edgeSomething very current, or modern where there may actually be a hazard or risk in using it, such as with potentially unstable software. The term relates to a sword.Rate it:

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boot upTo start a computer using its bootstrap procedure.Rate it:

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brick upTo block by masonry, particularly using bricks.Rate it:

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draw offTo remove by using a siphon.Rate it:

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holy fuckExpression of terror, awe, surprise, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.Rate it:

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third personA form of narrative writing using verbs in the third person in order to give the impression that the action is happening to another person.Rate it:

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sniff outTo find something using the sense of smell.Rate it:

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beat upTo sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.Rate it:

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jack upTo raise, hoist, or lift a thing using a jack, or similar means.Rate it:

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pick atTo touch, grab, handle, or pull tentatively or gingerly, using a utensil or one's fingers.Rate it:

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rock upTo work one's way vertically up a chimney or cleft using a rocking movement.Rate it:

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

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travel junkieWho are using their time and money to seek out adventure holidays and travel.Rate it:

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on the right trackUsing the correct general approach to a particular task or problem; pursuing something in a promising way.Rate it:

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word for wordusing exactly the same words, verbatimRate it:

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mouse potatoA person who spends excessive amounts of time using a computer.Rate it:

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abuse of distressa wrongful using of an animal or chattel distrained, by the distrainerRate it:

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do something with mirrorsTo jokingly pretend that one did something using magic mirrors, that one is a magician; a joking explanation of the fantastic or the unexplained.Rate it:

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object lessonA lesson taught using a familiar or unusual object as a focus.Rate it:

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read outTo read some data and inform the person using the device.Rate it:

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abstract awayto generalize concepts or their application by using abstraction into a more usable formRate it:

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airmailThe system of conveying mail using aircraft.Rate it:

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all outusing maximum effortRate it:

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an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X, thy name is YUsed to say that something or somebody embodies a particular quality, usually a negative one. This phrase is said using this format: "X, thy name is Y", where X is the quality and Y is the person or thing with that quality.Rate it:

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bat outto expel, using bats, paddles or similar things.Rate it:

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beauty markOr artificially using cosmetics.Rate it:

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black-and-whiteOf art, a photograph or photography, using shades of grey/gray rather than colour/color.Rate it:

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brush downUsed other than as an idiom: see brush, down. To remove something with a brush, or ones hands using a downward brushing motion.Rate it:

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cats cradlegame using stringRate it:

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chalk outTo write down using chalkRate it:

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charm offensiveA campaign of deliberately using charm and flattery in order to achieve some goal, especially in a political or diplomatic field.Rate it:

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cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.Rate it:

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color inTo add colors to a black-and-white drawing, using colored drawing equipment.Rate it:

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colour inTo colourise; to add colours to a black-and-white drawing, using coloured drawing equipment.Rate it:

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computer says noA popular phrase for an attitude in customer service in which the default response is to check with information stored or generated electronically and then make decisions based on that, apparently without using common sense, and showing a level of unhelpfulness whereby more could be done to reach a mutually satisfactory outcome, but is not.Rate it:

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cosy up toTo come physically close to, using body language in an attempt to persuade another party to snuggle or embrace.Rate it:

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do with mirrorsTo jokingly pretend that one did something using magic mirrors, that one is a magician; a joking explanation of the fantastic or the unexplained.Rate it:

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double dutchSex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.Rate it:

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embrace, extend and extinguishA strategy of marketing that involves extending widely used standards of product categories with proprietary capabilities, and then using the differences to disadvantage its competitors.Rate it:

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fight in armourTo have sex while using a condom.Rate it:

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file offto remove using a fileRate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo pilot an aircraft without the aid of instruments and without a flight plan, using only instinct, visual observation, and practical judgment.Rate it:

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get offTo stop using a piece of equipment.Rate it:

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give one's allTo make the utmost effort; to contribute, using all of one's abilities and resources.Rate it:

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go equippedTo possess tools, weapons or other articles with the intent of using them to commit a crime.Rate it:

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goon squadA group of individuals serving as enforcers, bodyguards, and the like, especially persons hired for such a purpose and using violent, thuggish methods.Rate it:

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grab atTo grasp, or attempt to grasp, something or somebody, using one's hand, usually in a rough or rude manner.Rate it:

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hew outcarve out, or cut out a form, or to make something hollow by using heavy cutting tools such as an axe.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed to advance the interests of his or her employer, especially in a vigorous manner using such methods as political lobbying, legal advocacy, or persuasion.Rate it:

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