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to get one's wires crossedOne can get their wires crossed by asking the wrong question or making a confusing statement or by interpreting the answer incorrectly, or by receiving confusing answers to confusing statements.Rate it:

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under one's breathSoftly, so as not to be heard.Rate it:

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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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at the top of one's voiceVery loudlyRate it:

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back of one's handA slap.Rate it:

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blow one's wadto ejaculateRate it:

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call 'em as one sees 'emTo candidly and honestly express an opinion or viewpoint.Rate it:

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crap one's pantsTo defecate into one's pants or other clothing.Rate it:

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do one's bitTo make an individual contribution toward an overall effort.Rate it:

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get into one's strideTo become familiar with something recently learnt.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthTo derive satisfaction from an experience or occurrence; to have one's expectations or hopes fulfilled.Rate it:

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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.Rate it:

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hold one's waterTo hold one's urine.Rate it:

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off one's titsHeavily intoxicated; under the influence of alcohol or drugs.Rate it:

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one moment, pleaseUsed to ask a person to wait a moment.Rate it:

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

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one of those daysA bad day.Rate it:

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one thousandUsed in a common chronometric counting scheme, in which each iteration is sequentially numbered and supposed to be approximately one second in length.Rate it:

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one to talkA person who hypocritically criticizes others for a fault that he/she also has.Rate it:

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one who hesitates is lostA person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity.Rate it:

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one-man bandAn organisation or business that is effectively run by only one person.Rate it:

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pull one's weightTo do the work that one is obligated to.Rate it:

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put on one's dancing shoesTo prepare for celebration or rejoicing; to put oneself in a positive frame of mind.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.Rate it:

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put one pastTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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stand on one's own two feetTo be independent. To survive without any help.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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under one's wingUnder one's protection, sponsorship, or tutelage.Rate it:

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above one's bendOut of one's control or power.Rate it:

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ace up one's sleeveA surprise advantage of which others are not aware.Rate it:

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act one's ageTo be mature and not childish.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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air one's dirty laundry in publicto reveal one's secrets to the public.Rate it:

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albatross around one's neckSomething that one is associated with that keeps one from succeeding in what they want to achieve.Rate it:

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albatross round one's neckAlternative form of albatross around one's neck.Rate it:

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all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.Rate it:

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all's oneIt is just the same; it makes no difference.Rate it:

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an insult to one is an insult to allWhen individuals are insulted based on their characteristics, that insult also applies to everybody who shares them.Rate it:

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an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with terms so attractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:

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an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with the results of failing to accept so unattractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:

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another string to one's bowAnother skill, ability or resource when one fails.Rate it:

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ants in one's pantsTo be agitated and constantly fidgeting.Rate it:

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any way one slices itFrom any perspective; in every case.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/in X, no one can hear you YIndicates a threat of imminent danger. X is often limited to words having something to do with space. Y is a sound made by humans, especially 'scream'.Rate it:

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as best one canIn the best possible way, given the circumstances.Rate it:

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as good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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