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cold as a wagon tireDead.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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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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like buzzards on a gut wagonTo get right on something. To do something promptly.Rate it:

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paint the wagonTo get things done.Rate 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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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 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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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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spare tireAn extra wheel or tire carried as a replacement in case of a flat.Rate it:

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tire outTo make someone tired; to exhaust.Rate it:

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la lumière me tire les yeuxThe light hurts my eyes.Rate it:

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boire à tire-larigotTo drink excessively.Rate it:

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cela ne tire pas à conséquenceThat is of no importance.Rate it:

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elle lui a tiré les cartesShe told his fortune (by cards).Rate it:

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il est toujours tiré à quatre épinglesHe always looks as if he came out of a band-box.Rate it:

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il tire (touche) à sa finHe is on his last legs.Rate it:

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il tire le diable par la queueHe leads a struggling existence.Rate it:

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il tire parti de toutHe makes a profit out of everything.Rate it:

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il tire sa poudre aux moineauxHe wastes his trouble for nothing.Rate it:

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j'ai tiré mon épingle du jeuI have saved my stake; I got well out of a bad job.Rate it:

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le vin est tiré, il faut le boireYou have gone too far now to draw back; In for a penny, in for a pound.Rate it:

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quand le vin est tiré, il faut le boireSe dit en parlant d'une affaire où l'on se trouve trop engagé pour reculer.Rate it:

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quand on a de l'esprit, on se tire d'affaireWhen one has brains, one gets out of any difficulty.Rate it:

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spare tireExcess weight or fat accumulated near the waist.Rate it:

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tiré à mille épinglesÉlégantRate it:

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tire fireA disaster; a chaotic person, thing, or situation.Rate it:

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tiré par les cheveuxfar-fetchedRate it:

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vous m'avez tiré une épine du pied(fig.) You have got me out of a difficulty. Rate it:

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knock upTo exhaust; wear out; weary; beat; tire out; to fatigue until unable to do more.Rate it:

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burn outTo tire due to overwork.Rate it:

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burn rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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blow outto exhaust; to physically tireRate it:

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c'est autant de pris sur l'ennemiC’est toujours avoir obtenu quelque avantage, avoir tiré parti d’une mauvaise affaire.Rate it:

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c'est toujours autant de prisC’est toujours avoir obtenu quelque avantage, avoir tiré parti d’une mauvaise affaire.Rate it:

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c'est toujours ça de prisC’est toujours avoir obtenu quelque avantage, avoir tiré parti d’une mauvaise affaire.Rate 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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lay rubberTo accelerate so rapidly from standstill that it leaves a mark of burnt rubber on the road from the tire.Rate it:

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stumpedCan't get wagon past a tree stumpRate it:

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tucker outTo exhaust; to tire out.Rate it:

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wear upTo tire; to become tiredRate it:

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