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top dogIn a competition, the one expected to win.Rate it:

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until the last dog is hunguntil the last moment.Rate it:

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wag the dogTo divert negative political attention by use of a military operation.Rate it:

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walk the dogTake a dog for a walkRate it:

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walk the dogperform a trick where the yo-yo rolls on the ground, attached to the stringRate it:

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walk the dogPerform a trick where the ball rolls down the shaft, and then is caught in the head of the lacrosse stick.Rate it:

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yellow dogUsed other than as an idiom: see yellow, dog.Rate it:

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yellow dogAn item or person of low value.Rate it:

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yellow dogShortening of yellow dog Democrat.Rate it:

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you can't teach an old dog new tricksIt is impossible, or almost impossible, to change people's habits or traits or mindset.Rate it:

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a magician never reveals his secretsA polite refusal by someone who has just done a magic trick to reveal how it works.Rate it:

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a magician never reveals his secretsA refusal to explain how one accomplished something impressive.Rate it:

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everybody and his cousinEverybody; a huge crowd; too many people.Rate it:

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lick his bootsTo try too hard to please someone important.Rate it:

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the way to a man's heart is through his stomachCooking for a man is a good way to win his affections.Rate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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everybody and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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a bad carpenter blames his toolsAlternative form of a bad workman always blames his tools.Rate it:

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beard the lion in his denTo confront an adversary in his or her own environmentRate it:

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rest his soulUsed parenthetically to mark the referent as being deceased.Rate it:

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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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sent him home to his mamaGot a divorce.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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

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put someone in his placeRemind someone of his or her position.Rate it:

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abhinc (ante) viginti annos or viginti his annistwenty years ago.Rate it:

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an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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biting his lipsBeing SilentRate it:

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down with his apple-cartKnock or throw him down.Rate it:

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each to his ownEveryone is entitled to their own opinion or tastes.My housemate is a strict vegan. I personally could never not eat meat, but each to his own.Rate it:

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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their lifeRate it:

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everyone and his brotherA large number of people; most people.Rate it:

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everyone and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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give someone his headTo allow (someone) to act without constraint: to give (someone) free rein.Rate it:

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hand someone his hatTo require someone to depart; to dismiss someone.Rate it:

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hand someone his headTo kill, especially by beheading.Rate it:

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hand someone his headTo destroy; to defeat utterly.Rate it:

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haul his ashesA euphemism for sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.Rate it:

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his condicionibuson these terms.Rate it:

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his fere verbis, hoc fere modo convertere, transferreto translate freely.Rate it:

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his moribusaccording to the present custom, fashion.Rate it:

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in spite of his statureThe person was tall and huskyRate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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knock some sense into his headDepression Expression: During the Depression, there was little empathy for the unemployed. Pundits identified the loafer, the hobo, the bum, the specified lazy-boy, the uninspired, those lacking ambition as needing a wakeup Call.Rate it:

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knock someone off his perchTo defeat or overcome someone who was in a dominant position.Rate it:

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like a martin to his gourdStraight, unerringly, directly.Rate it:

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litterae in hanc sententiam or his verbis scriptae suntthe terms, contents of the letter are as follows.Rate it:

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Out of His SkullCrazy, Demented, Nuts, 'Gone Bananas!Rate it:

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