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over one's headMore complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension..Rate it:

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put out of one's miseryTo end or destroy something for the good of the individuals involved in it.Rate it:

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quake in one's bootsTo be frightened, scared, or nervous.Rate it:

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rest on one's laurelsTo rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further.Rate it:

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sell one's bodyTo work as a prostitute.Rate it:

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tail between one's legsA reaction to a confrontation, specifically one with excessive shame and hurt pride.Rate it:

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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.Rate it:

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beat one's swords into ploughsharesTo refrain from doing aggressive activities and to do peaceful ones.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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earn one's crustTo earn money, to do something as a job.Rate it:

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flea in one's earA stinging rebuke or rebuff.Rate it:

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get one's finger outTo free one's finger.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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have bats in one's belfryTo be crazy or eccentric.Rate it:

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in one's cupsDrunk.Rate it:

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last thing one needsSomething not wanted by someone, who is already burdened.Rate it:

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one anotherUsed of a reciprocal relationship among a group of more than two people or things; compare each other.Rate it:

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price on one's headA compensation for capturing or killing a person, especially someone guilty of a crime.Rate it:

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run for one's lifeTo run away desperately from danger.Rate it:

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show one's true stripesTo reveal one's real beliefs, sentiments, or character, especially through one's behavior.Rate it:

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to get one's wires crossedOne can get their wires crossed by asking the wrong question or making a confusing statement or by interpreting the answer incorrectly, or by receiving confusing answers to confusing statements.Rate it:

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under one's breathSoftly, so as not to be heard.Rate it:

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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.Rate it:

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put one pastTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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at the top of one's voiceVery loudlyRate it:

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back of one's handA slap.Rate it:

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blow one's wadto ejaculateRate it:

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call 'em as one sees 'emTo candidly and honestly express an opinion or viewpoint.Rate it:

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crap one's pantsTo defecate into one's pants or other clothing.Rate it:

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do one's bitTo make an individual contribution toward an overall effort.Rate it:

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get into one's strideTo become familiar with something recently learnt.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthTo derive satisfaction from an experience or occurrence; to have one's expectations or hopes fulfilled.Rate it:

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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.Rate it:

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hold one's waterTo hold one's urine.Rate it:

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off one's titsHeavily intoxicated; under the influence of alcohol or drugs.Rate it:

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one moment, pleaseUsed to ask a person to wait a moment.Rate it:

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one of his majesty's bad bargainsA worthless soldier, a malingeror.Rate it:

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one of those daysA bad day.Rate it:

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one thousandUsed in a common chronometric counting scheme, in which each iteration is sequentially numbered and supposed to be approximately one second in length.Rate it:

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one to talkA person who hypocritically criticizes others for a fault that he/she also has.Rate it:

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one who hesitates is lostA person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity.Rate it:

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one-man bandAn organisation or business that is effectively run by only one person.Rate it:

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pull one's weightTo do the work that one is obligated to.Rate it:

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put on one's dancing shoesTo prepare for celebration or rejoicing; to put oneself in a positive frame of mind.Rate it:

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stand on one's own two feetTo be independent. To survive without any help.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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