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pull someone down a pegTo lower someone's high self-opinion.Rate it:

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pull the rug out from under someoneTo suddenly remove support from someone.Rate it:

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pull the wool over someone's eyesTo deceive (someone).Rate it:

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pump someone's tiresTo praise, encourage, or vigorously support someone.Rate it:

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punch someone's lights outTo give someone a serious beating using one's fists; to punch someone until he or she is unconscious.Rate it:

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push someone's buttonsTo do specific things to anger someone (less commonly, sexually arouse or otherwise elicit a strong reaction), especially intentionally or maliciously.Rate it:

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put a gun to someone's headTo compel someone; to create a situation in which someone has no alternative course of action.Rate it:

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put hair on someone's chestTo make a person (especially a male) stronger or more masculine or mature.Rate it:

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

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put oneself in someone's shoesTo try to look at a situation from a different point of view; as if one were the other person. To empathise.Rate it:

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put someone down asTo assume someone has a particular character from very little information.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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put someone in mind ofTo remind someone of; to inspire a mental image or awareness of; to cause thoughts concerning.Rate it:

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put someone in their placeTo remind someone of his position.Rate it:

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put someone in their placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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put someone underTo anesthetize someone or render them unconscious through the use of narcotic substances, usually either alcohol or pharmaceutical drugs.Rate it:

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put someone's back upTo annoy someone deliberately.Rate it:

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put someone's lights outTo cause someone to become unconscious, especially by striking him or her.Rate it:

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put words in someone's mouthTo say or imply that someone has said something which he or she did not precisely or directly say.Rate it:

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put words in someone's mouthTo encourage or induce someone to appear to assert something by asking a leading question or by otherwise manipulating him or her.Rate it:

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putty in someone's handsOne who is readily manipulated or controlled by another person.Rate it:

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rain on someone's paradeTo disappoint or discourage someone.Rate it:

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raise someone's hacklesTo anger someone.Rate it:

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raise someone's shagTo anger or annoy someone.Rate it:

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rattle someone's cageTo demand attention; to nag, nudge, or remind.Rate it:

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read someone the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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read someone's lipsTo discern what someone is saying by watching the shape of the mouth rather than by hearing the sounds of the words.Rate it:

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read someone's lipsTo pay close attention (often imperative).Rate it:

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read someone's mindTo guess or deduce what someone is thinking.Rate it:

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reduce someone to tearsTo cause to cryRate it:

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ride someone's assto find fault with someone, to constantly criticiseRate it:

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ring someone's bellTo physically traumatize someone with a strong blow, especially a concussive blow to the head.Rate it:

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Rub Elbows with SomeoneTo keep yourself with others at the same place, or to associate with othersRate it:

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rub someone the wrong wayTo bother, disturb, irritate, or annoy.Rate it:

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ruffle someone's feathersTo unease, cause discomfort to someoneRate it:

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Run Circles around SomeonePerform a task better than othersRate it:

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run someone raggedTo exhaust; to demand excessive effort or work from somebody.Rate it:

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save someone's baconTo save someone's life.Rate it:

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save someone's skinto prevent an undesirable occurrenceRate it:

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

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see someone throughTo constitute ample supply for one for.Rate it:

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see someone throughTo suffice for a time.Rate it:

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see someone's pointTo comprehend the meaning that someone is trying to convey.Rate it:

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sell someone a bill of goodsTo deceive or cheat someone.Rate it:

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send shivers down someone's spineTo terrify; to make someone feel extremely nervous.Rate it:

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send someone packingTo expel, eject, or dismiss someone; to send away, chase off, or force out.Rate it:

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send someone to the showersTo remove a player from a particular team competition before the conclusion of the event, especially because that player's contribution on this occasion has been below his or her expected level of performance.Rate it:

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send someone to the showersTo remove or expel someone from a job, position, or activity, especially because of poor behavior or performance.Rate it:

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serve someone rightTo happen to someone who is thought to deserve it.Rate it:

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settle someone's hashTo physically or verbally subdue someone.Rate it:

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