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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.Rate it:

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Grease Someone’s PalmAny act which involves corruption to get benefitedRate it:

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keep someone in the darkTo deliberately not tell someone details about somethingRate it:

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Tied to Someone’s Apron StringsDepending on someone for something; can’t be able to do something due to dependenceRate it:

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twist someone's ballsto annoyRate it:

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yank someone's chainUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see yank,‎ chain.Rate it:

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queer someone's pitchTo make a task more difficult for the speaker.Rate it:

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cross someone's pathTo meet by chance.Rate it:

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know someone from a can of paintSynonym of know someone from AdamRate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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bite someone's head offTo severely berate someone.Rate it:

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force someone's handBring about a situation which necessitates an agent to act, often causing a plan to be executed prematurely.Rate it:

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fuck someone's brains outTo sexually penetrate (or be penetrated) in a voracious but pleasurable manner.Rate it:

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get in someone's hairTo annoy someone.Rate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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hell mend someoneExpressing exasperation at someone whose behavior is likely to result in trouble but who will not heed warnings.Rate it:

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keep someone in the loopTo furnish someone with sufficient relevant information and include them in the decision-making process.Rate it:

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make someone's blood boilTo cause a person to feel angry or very annoyed, especially in situation in which one cannot fully display that feeling to others.Rate it:

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pop someone's cherryTo deflower someone.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand and footTo attend to every need, to the point of excess.Rate it:

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warm the cockles of someone's heartTo provide happiness, to bring a deeply-felt contentment.Rate it:

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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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give someone pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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grease someone's palmTo bribe a person.Rate it:

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let someone down gentlyTo reject or refuse someone in a way that avoids causing hurt or disappointment.Rate it:

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stand in someone's shoesTo see from another's point of view; to feel what another feels.Rate it:

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drive someone up the wallTo make a person very angry or bored; to infuriate.Rate it:

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eat out of someone's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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give someone the businessTo treat someone harshly or in a wrongful manner, such as by abusing, deceiving, or manipulating.Rate it:

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make someone's skin crawlTo disturb or bother; to frighten or disgust.Rate it:

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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeRemind someone of his or her position.Rate it:

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tickle someone's pickleTo amuse or astonish someone.Rate it:

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beat someone to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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beat someone's brains outTo beat someone very severely.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.Rate it:

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behind someone's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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bend someone's earTo bore; to talk too long, especially to one particular person.Rate it:

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bite someone in the arseTo punish or take retribution on.Rate it:

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bless someone's cotton socksUsed to express affection toward the named person.Rate it:

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bless someone's heartUsed to express gratitude.Rate it:

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bless someone's heartUsed to soften criticism or express pity.. )Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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blow someone out of the waterTo trounce; to defeat someone thoroughly, at a game or in battle.Rate it:

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blow someone's coverTo reveal that someone's behavior, situation, or identity has been fabricated or deliberately misrepresented for an ulterior motive.Rate it:

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blow someone's coverTo reveal that one has fabricated or deliberately misrepresented one's own behavior, situation, or identity for an ulterior motive.Rate it:

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blow someone's mindTo astonish someone, to flabbergast someone.Rate it:

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box someone's earsTo slap someone on the side of the head, usually as an informal punishment.Rate it:

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break someone's heartTo cause a person to feel grief or sadness.Rate it:

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