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keep the wolf from the doorTo delay sexual ejaculation.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo ward off poverty or hunger.Rate it:

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kicking at an open doorA redundant activity.Rate it:

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knocking on heaven's doorDying, close to death.Rate it:

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let the door hit you where the good Lord split youA command that another person leave, thereby impliedly having the door hit them on the buttocks as they pass through it.Rate it:

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Lock the Barn Door after the Horse is OutTo be become more conscious in doing something when it is already too late, to give useless try to somethingRate it:

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open-door policyA policy or usual practice, by a person in authority, of permitting subordinates or constituents to visit his or her office unannounced and at any reasonable time for the purpose of discussing matters of concern.Rate it:

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open-door policyA governmental policy of encouraging immigration or of permitting increased access by foreigners for purposes of tourism, trade, investment, etc.Rate it:

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out the doorThe exact image, a lookalike.Rate it:

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out the doorExact, correct.Rate it:

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push against an open doorTo do something pointless or unnecessary; to try doing something already done.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which employee turnover in an organization is inordinately high.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which a person or group repeats a cycle of behaviors or experiences, usually with unsuccessful or undesirable results.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which an individual changes employers, perhaps more than once, switching between employment with the government or with an organization having oversight authority and employment with an organization regulated by or overseen by the other employer.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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shut the door onTo refuse to consider, remember, accept, or engage in.Rate it:

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shut the front doorshut the fuck upRate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another opensWhen one opportunity is lost, another opportunity soon becomes available.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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butcher's billdeath tollRate it:

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in the woodsIn critical condition; near death's door.Rate it:

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Last SupperThe Passover meal that Jesus ate with his disciples on the night before his death.Rate it:

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vale of tearsA symbolic "valley of tears"; meaning the world and the sorrows felt through life. Similar to the Old Testament Psalm 23's reference to the "valley of the shadow of death", the phrase implies that sadness is part of the physical world (i.e. part of human experience).Rate it:

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were you born in a tentAn admonishment said to someone who has left a door open.Rate it:

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run overTo drive over, causing injury or death.Rate it:

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Chinaman's chanceNo chance; zero possibility; a high or almost certain risk of death or failure.Rate it:

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knock upIn the morning as by knocking at the door; rouse; call; summon; also, to go door-to-door on election day to persuade a candidate's supporters to go to the polling station and vote. See also knocker up.Rate it:

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poisoned chaliceA scheme or instrument for causing death or harm, especially one which eventually brings about the downfall of its creator; something which is initially regarded as advantageous but which is later recognized to be disadvantageous or harmful.Rate it:

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a short drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death by hanging.Rate it:

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born in a barnEngaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.Rate it:

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eternal sleepDeathRate it:

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reach an early graveTo be sentenced to death before the age of 18.Rate it:

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bar upto fit with bars (e.g. across a window or door)Rate it:

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you can't take it with youIt is not possible to take one's material wealth to whatever world may await one after death.1900, E. Phillips Oppenheim, A Millionaire of Yesterday, ch. 6:"The clause whichRate it:

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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.Rate it:

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all-a-mortSad; at death's door.Rate it:

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après moi le délugeUsed to indicate indifference to events that will happen after one’s death, or to indicate one’s own importance in maintaining orderRate it:

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até que a morte nos separetill death do us partRate it:

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aux portes de la mortat death's doorRate it:

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avoir la mort dans l’âmeTo be grieved to death; To be overwhelmed with grief.Rate it:

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bell it outAn electricians methodology to assure continuity in an electrical circuit. Utilizing and applying a low voltage power source to a circuit and applying a pretested door bell to the opposite end of the circuit to prove continuity.Rate it:

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bien lui en prit d’avoir fermé sa porteIt was lucky for him that he shut his door.Rate it:

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big sleepDeath.Rate it:

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