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stop overTo interrupt one's journey for a short stay; to stop off.Rate it:

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take overTo become more successful than someone or something else.Rate it:

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talk over someone's headTo communicate something beyond the level of comprehension of the target.Rate it:

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the party is overAn irresponsible or carefree period has ended; it is time to be serious or take responsibility.Rate it:

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the world overAll over the world; globally; throughout the world.Rate it:

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there's no point crying over spilt milkYou should not be upset over something that cannot be undone.Rate it:

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there's no use crying over spilt milkAlternative form of don't cry over spilt milk.Rate it:

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throw one's cap over the windmillTo act in a crazed manner.Rate it:

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throw one's hat over the fenceTo commit fully.Rate it:

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throw one's hat over the wallTo commit fully.Rate it:

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throw one's hat over the windmillAlternative form of throw one's cap over the windmillRate it:

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throw overto end a romantic/sexual relationship with.Rate it:

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tie overTide over.Rate it:

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tip overAn action where the goalkeeper deflects the ball over the crossbar.Rate it:

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topple overTo fall over.Rate it:

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tower overto be much taller or higher than something; to loom overRate it:

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turn overTo flip over; to rotate top to bottom.Rate it:

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turn overTo produce, complete, or cycle through.Rate it:

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turn overTo relinquish; give back.Rate it:

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turn over a new leafTo engage in self-improvement; to begin a good habit or shed a bad habit.Rate it:

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Turn Over a New LeafCorrecting the behavior or attitude of a person; or to start something newRate it:

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until hell freezes overForever; One will never in their life get the results that they want, no matter what they're doing involving the situation.Rate it:

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walk all overUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, all, over.Rate it:

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walk all overTo dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.Rate it:

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walk overUsed other than as an idiom: to walk over.Rate it:

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walk overTo gain an easy victory.Rate it:

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wash overTo pass unnoticed so that one is unaffected by it.Rate it:

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wash overSaid of the way an emotion affects one suddenly.Rate it:

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wash overOf open water. To surge over the banks, or other retaining structure.Rate it:

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when hell freezes overNever; not in this lifetime; not a chance.Rate it:

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win overTo persuade someone, gain someone's support, or make someone understand the truth or validity of something.Rate it:

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work 'im over!To give someone heavy criticism, 'dress him down', 'read him out', let him know 'who's the boss'!Rate it:

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work overTo physically attack someone to cause them injury.Rate it:

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work overTo improve a prototype, or first draft.Rate it:

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written all over someone's faceVery obvious, from someone's facial expression.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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broken-heartedAlternative spelling of brokenhearted. Feeling depressed, despondent, or hopeless, especially over losing a love.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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from china to peruall over the worldRate it:

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get one's panties in a bunchTo become overwrought or unnecessarily upset over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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i'm a lone wolfA meek and humble warrior who hunts down the enemy, and at his own peril by not drawing the sword from it's sheath. This allows opportunity for the enemy to relent "both hands up." But once the sword is drawn from it's sheath, probation is over and swift judgement is at hand.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.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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arsy versyTumbling upside down; head over heels; backwards.Rate it:

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ball upTo hunch over and pull in one's arms and legs.Rate it:

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beam upTo be teleported over a long distance by means of a specific imaginary technology, specifically from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship.Rate it:

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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.Rate it:

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

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grab by the lapelsTo exert control (over something)Rate it:

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