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attention whoreAn individual that routinely solicits attention through inappropriate tactics and provocationRate it:

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attic saltpointed and delicate wit.Rate it:

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auctoritas et exemplum (Balb. 13. 31)standard and pattern.Rate it:

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autant prendre la lune avec les dentsYou might just as well try and scale the moon.Rate it:

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autem diverPickpockets who practice in churches; also churchwardens and overseers of the poor.Rate it:

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averso itinere contendere in...to change one's route and march towards...Rate it:

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avoir les jambes en cotonto be weak and shaky on one's legs; to be jelly-leggedRate it:

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avoir son pain cuitTo have one’s bread and cheese, a competency.Rate it:

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avoir une tête et des jambesto have a combination of intelligence and athleticismRate it:

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await prince charmingFemales who seem not interested in the company of men and possible marriage offer many reasons, explanations, excuses and apologies.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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Babe in the WoodsSomeone, who is inexperienced in many matters of life and has the habit of trusting others very quicklyRate it:

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baby bluesPeriod and feeling of depressiveness after giving birth; a less severe form of postnatal depression.Rate it:

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back and forthunsureRate it:

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back intoTo back up or walk backwards and hit something.Rate it:

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back officeThe IT and infrastructure support services for a company, separate from the public face of the business.Rate it:

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back upSo as to stop the ball, and prevent overthrows.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to draw more attention to himself.Rate it:

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back-to-backIdentical or similar and sequential.Rate it:

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Backseat DriverA person, who is bossy and likes to give unwanted advices and order to othersRate it:

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bâcler son ouvrageTo do one’s work quickly and badly; To “polish off” (or, scamp) one’s work.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of disappointment and frustration.Rate it:

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bad to the boneCompletely bad and evil; pure evil.Rate it:

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badge bunnyA woman who is romantically attracted to police officers and who seeks out their companionship.Rate it:

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bag and baggageAll one's possessions.Rate it:

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bag of weaselsSomething that has pronounced weasely characteristics, such as pettiness, bad temper, and deviousness.Rate it:

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bagatelles que tout celaThat is all stuff and nonsense.Rate it:

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baggageHeavy baggage; women and children. Also a familiar epithet for a woman; as, cunning baggage, wanton baggage, &c.Rate it:

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balance the booksTo add up all the debits and credits.Rate it:

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balancing actA performance that involves balancing things precariously and suspensefully.Rate it:

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bald as a billiard ballOne whom has lost much hair and prematurely bald.Rate it:

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ball upTo hunch over and pull in one's arms and legs.Rate it:

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bamboo ceilingEspecially in America, a social barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for a person of East Asian ethnicity.Rate it:

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bamboo ceilingIn East Asia, a social barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for women.Rate it:

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banana republicA small country, especially one in Central America, that is dependent on a single export commodity (traditionally bananas) and that has a corrupt, dictatorial government.Rate it:

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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.Rate it:

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bang awayto constantly and irritatingly talk (about)Rate it:

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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.Rate it:

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bankers' hoursThe period between 10am and 3pm.Rate it:

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barber's signA standing pole and two wash-balls, historically used outside barber's shops.Rate it:

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bare one's soulTo reveal one's innermost feelings and thoughts, especially concerning one's doubts, regrets, or flaws; to tell one's personal secrets to others.Rate it:

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barge inTo intrude; to enter or interrupt suddenly and without invitation.Rate it:

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Bark Up the Wrong TreeTo have a wrong guess or idea about someone or some situation, efforts and attentions being diverted in a wrong directionRate it:

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barking up the wrong treeA judgement call and assertion to another that he has miscalculated the reality of a situation.Rate it:

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Barmacide feastSomething that appears highly desirable, but proves to be imaginary, illusory and ultimately very disappointing.Rate it:

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barrelA round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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barrelThe ribs and belly of a horse or pony.Rate it:

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basket houseA cafe or similar establishment where musical performances are given and the performers are then paid with money placed in a basket by members of the audience.Rate it:

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