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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo attempt to hold a position in battle.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo take more time to do something than is considered acceptable.Rate it:

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try to top that one!When one excels often and in a high degree, there is naturally a strong feeling of achievement. The proud winner may chide and challenge his associates and peers.Rate it:

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under one's beltAlready done; within one's experience; practiced.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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zip one's lipTo stop talking; to be quiet.Rate it:

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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.Rate it:

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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.Rate it:

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beat one's meatTo masturbate.Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthNote. The original nautical expression is just born with a silver spoon and describes those young gentlemen who were able to enter the Royal Navy without examination and whose promotion was assured. the converse was born with a wooden ladle.Rate it:

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odd one outA visual puzzle where the guesser has to choose which word/picture/symbol etc. does not fit with the others.Rate it:

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spill one's gutsTo confess, or to divulge secrets, typically speaking freely and at length after a change of motive or an incentive.Rate it:

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zig when one should zagTo misstep or err.Rate it:

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after one's own heartOf a person: having the same ideas, opinions or behaviour as oneself.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueTo forcibly prevent oneself from uttering a word.Rate it:

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eat an elephant one bite at a timeTo do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.Rate it:

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eat one's hatUsed in a result clause to express disbelief in the conditional clause proposition.Rate it:

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feather in one's capAn accomplishment; particularly one that is flaunted or boasted of.Rate it:

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get one's juices flowingto inspire creativity and thought.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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have had one's chipsTo be dead or finished.Rate it:

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hit two targets with one arrowSynonym of kill two birds with one stoneRate it:

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hold one's peaceTo refrain from speaking; to be silent.Rate it:

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in one's bookUsed other than as an idiom: see in, one's, book.Rate it:

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off one's dotOff one's rocker; bananas; mad.Rate it:

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one fell swoopOne stroke; one action or event with many results.Rate it:

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one man's meat is another man's poisonPeople have differing tastes; what pleases one person may displease another.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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set one's cap at. Or, more generally, to choose something as a goal.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo go about something slowly and carefully.Rate it:

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under one's thumbCompletely controlled by someone; at someone’s command..Rate it:

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up one's sleeveHidden, in reserve.Rate it:

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water to one's millWhatever energizes or stimulates one.Rate it:

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wet one's beakTo drink a beverage.Rate it:

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wet one's pantsto wet oneself, to urinate in one's clothes when they're being worn.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteA person (or organization) who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.Rate it:

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

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beat one's brainTo struggle to think or remember somethingRate it:

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eat one's WheatiesTo prepare or fortify oneself for an activity requiring exertion.Rate it:

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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.Rate it:

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get one's end awayTo have sex.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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get one's wayTo obtain the circumstances one wishes for.Rate it:

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hang one on!Ejaculation by imbiber/drinker/Alcoholic: 'Get Drunk'; 'Get Smashed', {Drink to excess}Rate it:

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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself more than ever before.Rate it:

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