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hit below one's weightAlternative form of punch below one's weight.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.Rate it:

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hit one's strideTo reach a full level of efficiency, competence, comfort, etc.; to get going.Rate it:

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hit one's strideWhen walking or running, to reach a full or comfortable pace.Rate it:

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hitch one's wagon to a starTo commit to an aspirational goal or course of action that will lead to fulfillment.Rate it:

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hoist by one's own petardTo be hurt, or destroyed by one's own plot or device, of one's own doing which one intended for another; to be "blown up by one's own bomb".Rate it:

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hold one's breathTo inhale and then intentionally close the epiglottis so that one's breath is not exhaled.Rate it:

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hold one's breathTo wait, as if breathlessly.Rate it:

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hold one's head highto act with pride; to be proud in a positive wayRate it:

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hold one's horsesTo be patient; to wait.Rate it:

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hold one's liquorTo be resistant to intoxication or to show few signs of intoxication, even after consuming a significant amount of alcohol.Rate it:

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hold one's nerveTo stay calm facing nervousness.Rate it:

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hold one's ownTo stand up to; to give a respectable performance; to provide worthy competition.Rate it:

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hold one's tongueTo keep quiet; especially, to leave something unsaid.Rate it:

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hold one's waterTo be patient; to control one's impulses.Rate it:

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hold up one's endI'm holding up my end and you had better hold up yours.Rate it:

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hold up one's endTo hold up one's end of the bargain; to fulfill one's promise or obligation.Rate it:

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hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.Rate it:

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hole in oneAny rare, wonderful, or remarkable accomplishment.Rate it:

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if ever there was oneUsed to emphasize the truth of a characterizationRate it:

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if it's not one thing it's anotherMany problems are happening simultaneously or in close succession.Rate it:

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in a league of one's ownFar excelling even the closest contender; not having any worthy competition.Rate it:

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in all one's gloryCompletely naked.Rate it:

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in front of one's nosePlain; clearly apparent; obvious.Rate it:

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In One Ear and Out the OtherNot to pay any serious attention to something, ignore something without turning any ear to itRate it:

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in one's altitudesdrunk.Rate it:

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in one's armourHaving the courage of drunkenness; pot-valiant.Rate it:

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in one's bookIn one's opinion.Rate it:

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in one's dreamsUsed to express the speaker's belief that a preceding statement expressed a desired rather than an actual state of affairs.Rate it:

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in one's elementIn a situation which is entirely appropriate or familiar.Rate it:

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in one's faceOnto or into someone's face.Rate it:

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in one's faceIn front of someone's face; before someone's eyes.Rate it:

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in one's headUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see in,‎ one's,‎ head.Rate it:

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in one's headWithin one's intellect, memory, or mind.Rate it:

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in one's headWithin one's imagination; without basis in reality.Rate it:

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in one's headMentally.Rate it:

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in one's right mindSane, sensible, reasonable; thinking clearly.Rate it:

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in one's wildest dreamsMuch better than one could ever expect.Rate it:

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in the flower of one's youthwhen one was young and happyRate it:

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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows no one any goodAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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it's one's funeralOne's decisions or actions will bring undesirable consequences only on oneself.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteA person who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteAn opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects which is frequently expressed by a person or organization.Rate it:

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jump before one is pushedto perform an action before being forced to do so.Rate it:

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jump in one's skinTo start with fright.Rate it:

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keep a civil tongue in one's headTo maintain a polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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keep it in one's pantsTo refrain from trying to have sex with someone.Rate it:

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keep it one hundredTo be authentic, true to oneself.Rate it:

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keep one's chin upTo remain positive and cheerful.Rate it:

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