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bag of tricksA collection of items, especially as constituting a very complete set of such items.Rate it:

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bag of weaselsSomething that has pronounced weasely characteristics, such as pettiness, bad temper, and deviousness.Rate it:

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banana noseA person having such a nose.Rate it:

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battre en brècheto reduce to rubble, to give a poundingRate it:

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bear oneselfTo behave and conduct oneself in such a manner that others will give one respect.Rate it:

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bear witnessgive evidenceRate it:

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beats meEvent, proposition, arrangement, of such complexity that it is beyond belief.Rate it:

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bed outTo transfer a young plant from an inside location such as a greenhouse to an outdoors flower bed.Rate it:

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beefcakeSuch a male, especially as seen as physically desirable.Rate it:

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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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bestow ongive as a gift toRate it:

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big tentPertaining to, representing, or advocating such a group, philosophy, or movement.Rate it:

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bitch goddessSomeone, specifically a woman, who has such success; a rich and/or famous woman.Rate it:

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black don't crackPeople of African descent tend to wrinkle less with age than people with fairer skin.Rate it:

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black-on-blackSomething that is invisible or intentionally obfuscated, such as warnings or fine print.Rate it:

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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.Rate it:

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Bleeding HeartA person who is extremely softhearted and feels sympathetic for other people, such a person might offer sympathy to those people, who do not even deserve itRate it:

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bleeding-edgeOf or pertaining to something, such as technology, which is too new and untested to be reliable or to have any assurance of safety; that represents the latest developments in something.Rate it:

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Blow Your Own HornTo boast about your own capabilities or feats, to give a detailed account of your achievements and seek other people’s attention, to excessively praise and brag about yourselfRate it:

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blue stateA state of the United States voting Democratic in a given election, or tending to vote Democratic in general.Rate it:

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body EnglishA body motion made to coax an object already propelled go in a desired direction. For example, a nervous leaning or twisting movement while playing sports such as golf or bowling, to "persuade" the ball to go in a desired direction.Rate it:

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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.Rate it:

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boil overTo boil to such an extent as to overflow its container.Rate it:

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bonam (praeclaram) gratiam referreto reward amply; to give manifold recompense for.Rate it:

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boots on the groundThe ground forces actually fighting in a war or conflict, rather than troops not engaged or other military action such as air strikes.Rate it:

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borganismAn organization of autonomous organisms that exhibit collectivism: individual "units" that have merged to yield a unified construct. Such an amalgam may possess a collective consciousness, arguably an emergent phenomenon of social networking.Rate it:

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born and bredShowing characteristics of birth and upbringing, especially in relation to a particular location.Rate it:

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brain crampA temporary mental lapse, such as an inability to remember something, to focus one's attention, to understand something, or to perform some other mental task of which one would ordinarily be capable.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luckRate it:

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break a sweatJanuary 2008, The Age - Walkovers blaze a trail for women's equal-pay theory.Rate it:

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break the fourth wallTo apparently communicate with reality directly, such as when characters of literature comment on the existence of a reader.Rate it:

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break the InternetTo deliberately overwhelm a web server through a cyberattack such as a DDOS, such that the server goes offline or is in danger of doing so.Rate it:

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break the InternetTo do or say something ostentatious or controversial, such that the behavior causes a dramatic increase in traffic to a website or commentary on social media; to go viral.Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]Rate it:

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bridgeA statement, such as an offer, that signals a possibility of accord.Rate it:

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bridgeAny of several electrical devices that measure characteristics such as impedance and inductance by balancing different parts of a circuit.Rate it:

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bright shiny objectAn item that attracts a great deal of attention because of its superficial characteristics.Rate it:

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broad-beamedWide across body parts such as the hips.Rate it:

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BroadwayA place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.Rate it:

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brown outTo experience a partial loss of vision having the characteristics of a brownout, to suffer a brownout.Rate it:

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brown powerThe production of electricity made from conventional sources, such as coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear power.Rate it:

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build on sandTo put something in an unstable position by failing to give it a secure foundation.Rate it:

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bulk billTo invoice the government or insurer, and not the patient, for medical expenses incurred at a general practitioner or other medical service provider.Rate it:

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bulk billingThe process whereby a general practitioner or other medical service provider charges the government for medical expenses incurred by a patient.Rate it:

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bump and grindA combination of movements resembling such a dance, as in road racing, whitewater kayaking, or exercising; any activity involving prolonged jarring or shaking.Rate it:

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bump upTo give a more prominent place to; to advance position in queue.Rate it:

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bunk togetherTo share a sleeping arrangement, such as a bed, bedroom or stack of bunk beds.Rate it:

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bush telegraphA system used by undeveloped societies in remote regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds, word-of-mouth relay, or smoke signals.Rate it:

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bust the dustTo clean dust off something, such as with a vacuum cleaner.Rate it:

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button noseA person having such a nose.Rate it:

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