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brave outTo tolerate or put up with bravelyRate it:

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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.Rate it:

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don't risk it for the biscuitDon't put yourself at risk, it may result in disaster.Rate it:

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lay upTo store; to put by.Rate it:

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make doTo put solution to a matter precariously (limited or inadequate means available).Rate it:

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mettre du sel sous la queue d’un oiseauTo put salt on a bird’s tail.Rate it:

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sack upTo put in a sack.Rate it:

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stack upTo put into a stackRate it:

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you made your bed, now sleep in itA moralizing rejection said to someone looking for an easy out, especially of a situation they put themselves into.Rate it:

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be a manTo put up with something or take responsibility for it; to deal with something, such as pain or misfortune, without complaining.Rate it:

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suck it upTo put up with something; to deal with something, such as pain or misfortune, without complaining.Rate it:

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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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bust one's ballsto work very hard; to put in a lot of effort.Rate it:

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check is in the mailA common excuse used by debtors to put off creditors.Rate it:

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clamp down onTo take measures to stop something; to put an end to.Rate it:

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close upTo shut a building or a business for a period of time.Rate it:

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knock outTo put someone to sleep.Rate it:

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lump togetherTo put different items or groups together and treat them, or think of them as one single group.Rate it:

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raking in the doughIn the Depression Daze, we had 'Cupee' , 'Whitehouse' and a few 'hot dog'/Coney Island shops to rake in the dough of 'hard-put' citizens of the 1930's:Rate it:

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shushA nice way of saying shut up, be quiet, lower your voice, keep your mouth shut.Rate it:

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stick upTo put up by sticking.Rate it:

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tear up the pea patchTo put on a notable performance, especially in sports; to go on a rampage.Rate it:

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square awayTo finish, complete, tidy or put in order.Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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take awayTo remove something and put it in a different place.Rate it:

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bottle upPut into bottles.Rate it:

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hang upTo put up to hang.Rate it:

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hose downTo put out or reduce a fire by squirting water on the fire with a hose.Rate it:

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mess withTo diss; to put down.Rate it:

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pack upTo put back together.Rate it:

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Beggars Cannot Be ChoosersDeserving people cannot put forward their choices. You cannot be concerned about the quality or quantity of certain product or service that you cannot buy or get hold of easily.Rate it:

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bust a nutto work very hard, put in a lot of effortRate it:

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modos facereto compose, put to music.Rate it:

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PMOYSInitialism of put me on your story.Rate it:

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wouldn't give two hoots n a holler / ... two hoots and a hollerdefinition: it isn't worth much, or I wouldn't put much stock in it - it is not believable, or wouldn't pay attention to it.Rate it:

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adopt outTo expel a child from a family by placing them for adoption; to put a child up for adoption privately, without going through an adoption agency.Rate it:

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alicui acceptum referre aliquid (Verr. 2. 70. 170)to put down to a man's credit.Rate it:

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alicui expensum ferre aliquidto put a thing down to a man's account.Rate it:

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aliquid in aliud tempus, in posterum differreto put off till another time; to postpone.Rate it:

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altissimis montibus undique continerito be shut in on all sides by very high mountains.Rate it:

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animum alicuius ad laetitiam excitareto put a man in a pleasurable frame of mind.Rate it:

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apply oneselfTo put forth a concerted effort; to try; to focus.Rate it:

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arbitrio alicuius omnia permittereto put the matter entirely in some one's hands.Rate it:

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backfootTo put on the defensive; to put off balance.Rate it:

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balance the booksTo put or keep any closed or conservative system or its analysis in balance.Rate it:

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bar outTo shut a teacher out of the classroom as a prank.Rate it:

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bed downTo put an animal to rest for the night.Rate it:

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belli finem facere, bellum finireto put an end to war.Rate it:

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belt upTo stop talking or chattering; shut up.Rate it:

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bene interrogareto cross-examine cleverly, put leading questions.Rate it:

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