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business as usualThe normal course of an activity, particularly in circumstances that are out of the ordinary.Rate it:

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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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ring inTo make a phone call to one's usual place of work.Rate it:

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blue moonThe third full moon in a quarter that contains four rather than the usual three full moons.Rate it:

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busman's holidayA holiday or vacation during which you do the same thing that you do for your usual work.Rate it:

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home teamThe team that's playing in the usual area that they play in, as opposed to the visitor team.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.Rate it:

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for onceFor the first time, after many instances to the contrary; in a rare exception to the rule; as an exception to the usual.Rate it:

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rag-chewingA phrase used by morse code operators for a longer than usual conversation, generally a conversation extending about 30 minutes.Rate it:

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allez toujours votre trainGo on as usual.Rate it:

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artes, quibus aetas puerilis ad humanitatem informari soletthe usual subjects taught to boys.Rate it:

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back in the saddleA return to work, return to military detachment, return to usual lifestyle.Rate it:

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Burn the Candle at Both EndsTo work more than usual, to extraordinary work (mentally or physical) until you get tiredRate it:

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dangly bitsMale genitalia, usually of a baby, child, or of a smaller than usual size; ironic reference to male genitalia.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOrdinary, monotonous routine; that which is usual or mundane.Rate it:

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doctrinae, quibus aetas puerilis impertiri solet (Nep. Att. 1. 2)the usual subjects taught to boys.Rate it:

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echar una cana al aireHacer algo divertido y poco usual o atrevido.Rate it:

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feel oneselfTo feel comfortable or normal; to be in one's usual mood or state of health.Rate it:

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for a changeAs a departure from the usual.Rate it:

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four-leaf cloverAn uncommon variation of the clover, having four leaves instead of the usual three.Rate it:

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going rateThe current standard or usual price, rate, or salary for something.Rate it:

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lay an eggThe act or performance which is substandard in one's capability. An act or performance which is substandard or below the typical level of one's usual production or output: An act, production or presentation of a noxious, negative, repulsive, boorish nature:Rate it:

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let it all hang out!An expression of caring less. Withdrawing usual restraints relative to self control.Rate it:

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long tailSales made for less usual goods within a very large choice, which can return a profit through reduced marketing and distribution costs.Rate it:

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make timeTo travel at faster than usual speed.Rate it:

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night outGoing away from one's usual residence for an entire night, and returning the next day.Rate it:

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night outSpending the evening away from one's usual residence. The phrase typically implies going to a restaurant, going to watch entertainment, or other types of urban nightlife, starting from about 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and lasting until approximately 11:00 pm or later.Rate it:

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nuclear optionA procedure by which the United States Senate can decide any issue with a simple majority, rather than the usual supermajority.Rate it:

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off one's gamePerforming in any activity below one's usual level; behaving in an irregular, inept, or awkward manner; feeling unwell.Rate it:

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off one's gamePlaying or competing below one's usual level of performance.Rate it:

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off-colordifferent than usualRate it:

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open-door policyA policy or usual practice, by a person in authority, of permitting subordinates or constituents to visit his or her office unannounced and at any reasonable time for the purpose of discussing matters of concern.Rate it:

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out of characterInconsistent with one's personality, disposition, or usual expected behaviour.Rate it:

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over one's headPerforming at a level greatly superior to one's usual level of performance.Rate it:

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par for the courseTo be expected; normal; common; usual.Rate it:

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Par for the CourseSomething that is usual and conventional, as expectedRate it:

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push the boat outTo do something, especially spend money, more extravagantly than usual, particularly for a celebration.Rate it:

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say cheeseUsed imperatively to elicit a smile from someone for a photograph by their saying "cheese" (the vowel of which, when pronounced as is usual in English, forces a somewhat smile-shaped mouth).Rate it:

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standard fareThe usual price for travel by air, rail, or another means of transport.Rate it:

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tanto per cambiarejust for a change; as usual; surprise surpriseRate it:

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up to parAt the usual or expected level.Rate it:

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walk the lineConform to rules, protocol, commands, the usual, the sensible, the customary.Rate it:

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