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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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stack upTo put into a stackRate 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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bottle upPut into bottles.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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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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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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hang upTo put up to hang.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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PMOYSInitialism of put me on your story.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.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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apply oneselfTo put forth a concerted effort; to try; to focus.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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belt upTo stop talking or chattering; shut up.Rate it:

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bet outTo be the first in a round to put money in the pot.Rate it:

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bien lui en prit d’avoir fermé sa porteIt was lucky for him that he shut his door.Rate it:

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black upTo put on blackface makeup.Rate it:

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brave outTo tolerate or put up with bravelyRate it:

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break a sweatTo put effort into something.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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bundle upTo dress in, or put on, warm clothes.Rate it:

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bundle upTo put into a bundle.Rate it:

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bust one's assTo work very hard, to put in a lot of effort.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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can itTo silence; to quit doing something; to put an end to something.Rate it:

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candle in the windA fragile or vulnerable thing, likely to be put in jeopardy.Rate it:

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catch outTo put a batsman out by catching the batted ball before it touches the ground.Rate it:

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cela lui a coupé le sifflet (pop.)That stopped his mouth; That shut him up.Rate it:

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cerrar el picoto shut up; shut one's trapRate it:

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chain upTo put in chainsRate it:

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chip inTo put a chip shot in the hole.Rate it:

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chip inTo put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue.Rate it:

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clam upTo become silent; to stop talking, to shut up.Rate it:

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