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flip one's wigTo be very angry.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan.Rate it:

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get one's fingers burntTo suffer relatively minor, adversive, and unexpected harm.Rate it:

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get one's freak onTo party.Rate it:

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get one's panties in a bunchTo become overwrought or unnecessarily upset over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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have butterflies in one's stomachTo be nervous, uncertain, or anxious.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.Rate it:

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in all one's born daysEver; in one's whole life.Rate it:

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in one hell of a hurryIn a very great hurry; very fast or hastily.Rate it:

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in one's pocketSubject to one's whims because of bribery.Rate it:

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in one's stockinged feetWearing socks, stockings or other hosiery on one's feet but no shoes.Rate it:

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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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on one's billAlone, on one's own.Rate it:

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one may as well hang for a sheep as a lambIf one is going to commit a sin, it may as well be a major one as a minor one.Rate it:

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put one's feet upTo relax.Rate it:

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put one's house in orderTo clean and arrange in an orderly manner the furnishings and other contents of one's house.Rate it:

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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo attempt to hold a position in battle.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo take more time to do something than is considered acceptable.Rate it:

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try to top that one!When one excels often and in a high degree, there is naturally a strong feeling of achievement. The proud winner may chide and challenge his associates and peers.Rate it:

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under one's beltAlready done; within one's experience; practiced.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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zip one's lipTo stop talking; to be quiet.Rate it:

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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.Rate it:

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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.Rate it:

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beat one's meatTo masturbate.Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthNote. The original nautical expression is just born with a silver spoon and describes those young gentlemen who were able to enter the Royal Navy without examination and whose promotion was assured. the converse was born with a wooden ladle.Rate it:

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odd one outA visual puzzle where the guesser has to choose which word/picture/symbol etc. does not fit with the others.Rate it:

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spill one's gutsTo confess, or to divulge secrets, typically speaking freely and at length after a change of motive or an incentive.Rate it:

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zig when one should zagTo misstep or err.Rate it:

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after one's own heartOf a person: having the same ideas, opinions or behaviour as oneself.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueTo forcibly prevent oneself from uttering a word.Rate it:

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eat an elephant one bite at a timeTo do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.Rate it:

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eat one's hatUsed in a result clause to express disbelief in the conditional clause proposition.Rate it:

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feather in one's capAn accomplishment; particularly one that is flaunted or boasted of.Rate it:

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get one's juices flowingto inspire creativity and thought.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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have had one's chipsTo be dead or finished.Rate it:

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hit two targets with one arrowSynonym of kill two birds with one stoneRate it:

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hold one's peaceTo refrain from speaking; to be silent.Rate it:

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in one's bookUsed other than as an idiom: see in, one's, book.Rate it:

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off one's dotOff one's rocker; bananas; mad.Rate it:

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one fell swoopOne stroke; one action or event with many results.Rate it:

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one man's meat is another man's poisonPeople have differing tastes; what pleases one person may displease another.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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