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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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cold as a wagon tireDead.Rate it:

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fall off the wagonTo cease or fail at a regimen of self-improvement or reform; to lapse back into an old habit or addiction.Rate it:

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fix someone's wagonTo punish someone; to cause injury, distress, or inconvenience for someone.Rate it:

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Fix Your WagonTo punish someone, to deal someone with annoyance and criticism causing his or her failureRate it:

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hitch one's wagon to a starTo commit to an aspirational goal or course of action that will lead to fulfillment.Rate it:

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Hitch Your Wagon to a StarTo reach at the top of something, to have high aims and ambitionsRate it:

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hitch your wagon to a star!Myriad individuals attach mysterious, magical, mythical powers and emotional magnetism to heavenly bodies, stars, planets, suns and moons.Rate it:

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off the wagonNo longer maintaining a program of self-improvement or abstinence from an undesirable habit, especially drinking alcohol.Rate it:

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on the wagonBy extension, maintaining a program of self-improvement or abstinence from some other undesirable habit.Rate it:

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paint the wagonTo get things done.Rate it:

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the wheels came off the wagonSynonym of the wheels fell offRate it:

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the wheels fell off the wagonSynonym of the wheels fell offRate it:

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circle the wagonsTo draw a wagon train into a circle to allow the wagons to provide cover when under attack.Rate it:

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stumpedCan't get wagon past a tree stumpRate it:

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