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rise aboveTo ignore petty or trivial issues and do what one is supposed to; to act better than someone or something inappropriate.Rate it:

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roll down the windowsTo flail one's arms in a circular motion when off-balance, as to mimic the act of rolling down a car window.Rate it:

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run around like a chicken with its head cut offTo act in a haphazard or aimless way; to act frantically or without control.Rate it:

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run riotTo act in an uncontrolled, unbridled mannerRate it:

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rush inTo act quickly and without due thoughtRate it:

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sellTo pretend that an opponent's blows or maneuvers are causing legitimate injury; to act.Rate it:

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serve upTo perform an actRate it:

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shoot first and ask questions laterTo act boldly.Rate it:

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Shoot from the HipTo act or say weird thing without realizing the after effectsRate it:

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shoot oneself in the footTo act against one's own interests, e.g., by saying what one is really thinking.Rate it:

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shuffleThe act of shuffling cards.Rate it:

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size mattersUsed to assert the opinion that sexual partners prefer men with larger penises, or that penis size has an effect on the quality of an act of intercourse.Rate it:

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slam dunkThe act of jumping and forcing the basketball through the rim with emphasis.Rate it:

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slap your mama!When something is so good or desirable that one would perform the most unthinkable act to acquire or defend the possession of.Rate it:

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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.Rate it:

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special deliveryA particular posted letter or package which is delivered in this manner; a particular act of conveying such letters or packages to one or more recipients.Rate it:

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splash downThe act of landing in water.Rate it:

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stab in the backAn act of betrayal or treachery.Rate it:

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stand on ceremonyTo act in a formal, ceremonious or overly polite manner.Rate it:

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stand up forTo speak or act in support or defense of.Rate it:

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step inTo act as a replacement or substitute.Rate it:

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step inTo get involved; to actRate it:

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step on itTo act quickly.Rate it:

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strike while the iron is hotTo act on an opportunity promptly; to avoid waiting.Rate it:

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suo iudicio utito act in accordance with one's convictions.Rate it:

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swing for the fencesTo act in a way that might generate a very good result, but which also has a large chance of failing.Rate it:

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take one's chanceTo act in a manner dependent on luck.Rate it:

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take the libertyTo act on one's own authority.Rate it:

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the apple doesn't fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents in the way they act and in their physical abilities.Rate it:

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think with one's little headTo make decisions or act based on one's sexual impulses rather than based on clear reasoning.Rate it:

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thrill killAn act of murder motivated solely by the murderer's desire to have a very exciting experience.Rate it:

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thrill killOf, pertaining to, or being such an act of murder.Rate it:

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throw one's cap over the windmillTo act in a crazed manner.Rate it:

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throw shapesTo act tough or put up a front. For example, to threaten a person by making "karate chops" at them, without actually doing harm or knowing karate.Rate it:

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throwing money awayThe act of spending money foolishly; wasting money without regard of the consequences.Rate it:

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thumb on the scaleAn act of bias or a tactic for cheating which creates a situation that unfairly benefits one party involved in an interaction.Rate it:

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thumb one's noseTo act disrespectfully, especially by flouting the object of disrespect.Rate it:

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tie someone's handsTo render one powerless to act, to thwart someone.Rate it:

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tiptoe aroundTo act very cautiously about something; to avoid speaking about a painful or controversial issue.Rate it:

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turkey slapThe act of hitting someone in the face with one's penis.Rate it:

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turn looseTo roam freely or to act freely.Rate it:

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turn the other cheekTo accept a punishment or an injury and not act out revenge or retaliate.Rate it:

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Tweedledum and TweedledeeA pair of people who spend a lot of time together, and look and act similarly.Rate it:

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un coup d’étatA sudden, unexpected act of policy; A violent change in the Government (e.g. 18 brumaire 1799, or 2 décembre 1851).Rate it:

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under the gunThe first player to act on the first round of betting in Texas hold 'em.Rate it:

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voler de ses propres ailesTo act (or, shift) for oneself.Rate it:

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walk the walkAct competently, like an expert.Rate it:

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warning shotAn action intended to act as a warning.Rate it:

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weigh downTo act as a ballast for.Rate it:

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whale the tar outa him!Act of Beating Someone! 'Slap 'im-UP To A Fair Thee Well!"Rate it:

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