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fall off the back of a lorryOf an item of merchandise, to come into a perons's possession without having been paid for; to have been acquired illegally.Rate it:

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fall off the back of a truckOf an item of merchandise, to come into a person's possession without having been paid for; to have been acquired illegally.Rate it:

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fall off the wagonTo cease or fail at a regimen of self-improvement or reform; to lapse back into an old habit or addiction.Rate it:

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fall toTo enter into or begin an activity, especially with enthusiasm or commitment and especially in regard to the activities of eating or drinking.Rate it:

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fall to piecesTo feel emotionally devastated; to break down.Rate it:

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fan outto spread out into the shape of a fanRate it:

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female-to-maleThat changes a female end (usually a socket) of a connection into a male one (with pins, usually a plug).Rate it:

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fidem frangereto break one's word.Rate it:

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fidem laedere, violare, frangereto break one's word.Rate it:

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fidem prodereto break one's word.Rate it:

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finish withTo put aside, break all relations with, or reject finally.Rate it:

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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the pollsRate it:

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fit togetherTo put the appropriate parts of into a whole; to combine pieces that go together to create a finished object.Rate it:

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flavor explosionOne can experience a 'flavor explosion' upon imbibing a beverage you have hither-to not sampled. You anticipated myriad taste treats. Upon the first sip you wantonly begin your 'slake' in a cascade of foaming, bubbling, refreshing, exhilarating deluge of dashing delicacy, dancing from cheek to cheek, then explosively and divinely diving into the depths of your desert-dry throat channel!.Rate it:

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fold awayTo put away by folding; to collapse something into a space where it can be stored while not in use.Rate it:

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fork offto diverge into two or more separate paths.Rate it:

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fudge factorany padding or compensation built into a guess or estimateRate it:

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gather upto gather, assemble or collect, usually into a groupRate it:

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genie is out of the bottleSomething has been brought into reality that cannot be eliminated or undone.Rate it:

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genus universum in species certas partiri et dividere (Or. 33. 117)to analyse a general division into its specific parts.Rate it:

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get a word in edgewiseTo break into or participate in a conversation.Rate it:

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get afterTo move into action in pursuit of something.Rate it:

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get afterTo move into action in attempt to catch or defeat another.Rate it:

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get afterTo attempt to convince another to move into action.Rate it:

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get amongst itTo throw oneself into doing something, especially a leisure activity or something physical.Rate it:

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get inTo get into or inside something, literally or figuratively.Rate it:

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get one's tits in a wringerTo get into troubleRate it:

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get out of someone's hairTo manipulate somebody into quit pestering somebody else.Rate it:

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get wetTo come into contact with water or another liquid.Rate it:

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give birthTo produce new life into the world; to have a baby. Transitive when used with to.Rate it:

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give somebody the heave-hoTo fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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give someone the heave-hoto fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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go againstTo violate; to breach; to break.Rate it:

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go moggy(usually in the past tense, as in "gone moggy") To break something or to cause something to become disorganized or dysfunctional.Rate it:

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go off at scoreOf a horse, to break suddenly into a gallop; of a person, suddenly to say or do something impetuous.Rate it:

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go off on oneTo launch into an animated diatribe, or passionate description or explanation of something.Rate it:

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go to groundTo escape into a burrow, hole, etc. when being hunted.Rate it:

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go to seedTo deteriorate; to decline into an unkempt or debased condition.Rate it:

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go to town onTo devour or consume; to enthusiastically or assiduously work on; to tear into.Rate it:

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go underTo descend into a body of water; to founder.Rate it:

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gone to the dogsTo have fallen into disrepair or ruin; to have been stagnant or depreciated.Rate it:

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gong showAn event that was a disaster, often in a way that is fun or memorable. (e.g. "Last night, we all went drinking, and the whole thing turned into a total gong show.") Or, an initially serious event that went completely out of control (e.g. "That biology class was a gong show")Rate it:

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gross upTo convert into a gross figure; to total.Rate it:

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gum upTo make non-functional; to interfere with or put into a state of disorder; to ruin.Rate it:

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heavy hitterA player with a favorable batting average who is especially good at hitting the ball deep into the outfield or farther.Rate it:

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hell weekThe week during which new members are required to undergo undignified rites of initiation or gruelling discipline in order to be accepted into a fraternity, sorority, secret society, military group, etc.Rate it:

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herd togetherTo push people or animals into a group, as a herd.Rate it:

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hit paydirtTo strike it rich; to get lucky or have a big break.Rate it:

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homeless dumpingThe practice of hospital employees or emergency workers releasing homeless patients on the streets instead of placing them into the custody of a relative or shelter or retaining them in a hospital where they may require expensive medical care.Rate it:

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honey trapThe use of a seductive woman to entice a man into revealing secret information.Rate it:

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