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pour oil on troubled watersTo calm something or someone who is tenacious or misbehaving.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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scare somebody to deathTo frighten someone very much.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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tattle taleThe person who calls someone out / tells a piece of sensitive information to an authority.Rate it:

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throw to the wolvesTo remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as onto the streets, especially towards predators.Rate it:

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tough as a tissueThe phrase refers to a person or physical form being as tough as a tissue. Tissues not being at all resistant to items such as wind or someone lifting it then it isn’t so tough is it? Mostly used as an insult.Rate it:

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walk overTo dominate, treat (someone) as inferior.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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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a hazard that affects mostly men or is specific for some trade, occupied mostly by men.Rate it:

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you know whatA phrase used to get someone's attention before announcing something.Rate it:

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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.Rate it:

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reveal the secretTo explain a secret in public or to someoneRate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect $200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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Play Cat and MouseTo make someone fool by playing tricks, to annoy or tease someoneRate it:

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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.Rate it:

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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a lethal hazard that affects mostly men or is specific to a primarily male trade.Rate it:

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abide withTo remain or live with someone.Rate it:

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act as tourch bearerWhen someone play significant role in others lifeRate it:

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ask inTo invite someone to enter one's house.Rate it:

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bail outTo remove water from a boat by scooping it out.Rate it:

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bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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beat downTo haggle someone to sell at a lower price.Rate it:

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beat downTo severely beat someone up.Rate it:

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beat me to the punchSomeone Arrived Sooner, It Happened Too Fast:Rate it:

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buzz offUsed to tell someone to go away.Rate it:

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call inTo summon someone, especially for help or advice.Rate it:

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calm your titsCalm down! (Used to tell someone to relax when they are agitated, angry, overexcited, etc.)Rate it:

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cheer upTo make someone happy.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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depend onTo be dependent on something or someone for support or help.Rate it:

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don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.Rate it:

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doss downTo sleep on someone's sofa or floor because there is no bed spare.Rate it:

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drive awayTo force someone or something to leave.Rate it:

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Ehre, wem Ehre gebührtcredit where credit's due; used to justly praise someone, or to break the solemnity of praisingRate it:

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enquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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go awayCommand asking someone to leave them alone.Rate it:

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go up againstTo challenge someone.Rate it:

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grow onTo become more likeable to someone.Rate it:

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inquire ofTo ask someone.Rate it:

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kindred spiritSomeone with the same feelings or attitudes as oneself.Rate it:

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knock outTo strike or bump someone or something out.Rate it:

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knock outTo put someone to sleep.Rate it:

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let in onTo tell someone a secret.Rate it:

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lock upTo imprison or incarcerate someone.Rate it:

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