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gloves are offFrom the sport of boxing where competitors fistfight wearing padded gloves; removing the gloves during a fight could result in serious physical injuryRate it:

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go for the goldTo attempt to achieve the maximum reward or result in an endeavor.Rate it:

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hang your hat on thatAssume or take credit for an idea, suggestion, phrase, development, creation, invention, proclamation, prediction, accomplishment, result, acceptance at large for your creation, art.performance et al:Rate it:

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hang your hat on that oneA startling result, an accomplishment, a hard won contest, an acclaimed development, something very stable, dependable, worthy of note, salutary.Rate it:

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have one's wayTo achieve a desired or natural result.Rate it:

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hell mend someoneExpressing exasperation at someone whose behavior is likely to result in trouble but who will not heed warnings.Rate it:

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hoof itTo walk, especially when as a result of regular transportation being unavailable.Rate it:

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in the wake ofAs a result of.Rate it:

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intra legem- A court's power to interpret and apply the law to achieve the most equitable result.Rate it:

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it goes to showA phrase used to say that: this recent fact or result confirms what we always thought.Rate it:

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jump aboutTo move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous.Rate it:

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Jump off the Deep EndTo become deeply involved in something without thinking about its end result, to have deep emotional involvementRate it:

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killThe result of killing; that which has been killed.Rate it:

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kill the rabbitTo get a positive test result from an old-fashioned pregnancy test.Rate it:

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land poorIn a condition of poverty as a result of inability to meet tax payments or other financial requirements for one's land holdings.Rate it:

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land upTo end up; to arrive or result, especially if it is not planned.Rate it:

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lead nowhereTo have no purpose, to result in nothing.Rate it:

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libel chillUneasiness or unwillingness to speak publicly or to write about a matter, as a result of the threat or suggestion of legal action should one do so.Rate it:

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like a kid in a candy storeElated or excited as a result of having many options to choose from.Rate it:

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lowest point in my lifeTo experience extrene depression as a result of certain circumstances, loss of a lov'd one, financial or personal reverses, physical or emotional deprivation.Rate it:

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make a differenceTo carry out an action, the result of which is a significant change, or an altered circumstance.Rate it:

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make forTo tend to produce or result in.Rate it:

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matter of life and deathSomething whose outcome could result in either someone's survival or their deathRate it:

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matter of timean inevitable result; something that is bound to happenRate it:

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miss the markTo fail to reach the result that was intended.Rate it:

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more than one bargained forAn unexpected and, usually, unwanted result of a decision or action.Rate it:

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need I say moreUsed to say that audience can predict the result of something.Rate it:

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no diceAn unfavorable result.Rate it:

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number gamesA numbers game: the use of inappropriate statistics (numbers) to reflect a desired result (usually misleading).Rate it:

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object lessonAnything used an example or lesson which serves to warn others as to the outcomes that result from a particular action or behavior, as exemplified by the fates of those who followed that course.Rate it:

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on the back ofas a result of; after; subsequent to.Rate it:

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on the outside, looking inExcluded from a group, process, or opportunity, and feeling downhearted as a result.Rate it:

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once the toothpaste is out of the tube!Once the story is revealed, once the truth in the matter is revealed, the result is nothing can be reversed, the exposure is cast in stone.Rate it:

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out on one's feetStanding erect but not consciously aware of one's surroundings, or only minimally aware, and having little or no ability to control one's bodily actions, as a result of physical injury or exhaustion.Rate it:

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pack on the poundsTo gain weight, especially as a result of vigorous or excessive eating.Rate it:

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pan outTo succeed; to proceed according to plan; to result or end up.Rate it:

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pay dividendsto bring about something good as a result of past effort or actions.Rate it:

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picture perfectAn expression conveying the thought that the result, the outcome of an agenda has been as successful as an ideal portrait, painting or photograph conveying a pleasing perfect image or impression.Rate it:

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pileupa collection of Jumbled vehicles, piled atop each other as a result of any number of untoward, unsafe vehicle operation or environmental factors occurring on a roadway, street, freeway, railway:Rate it:

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pink upOf a transplanted organ: to acquire a pinkish hue as a result of blood entering it from the circulatory system.Rate it:

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power upTo become ready for operation as a result of the provision of electrical power.Rate it:

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Proof of the Pudding is in EatingWhatever is the outcome or end result of something defines the success or failure of that thingRate it:

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pull a rabbit out-of a hatSurprise everyone, 'obtain an almost impossible resultRate it:

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put to bedTo finalise the result, seal a win.Rate it:

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root forTo encourage a favored person, team, or result.Rate it:

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run a mileTo escape, flee or leave a situation or relationship, usually as a result of a shocking or sudden announcement or revelation.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo take a risk which may result in great rewards; to succeed after taking such a risk.Rate it:

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sing from the same hymnbookTo make the same or similar statements, especially to express the same opinions in public as a result of a prior agreement.Rate it:

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so quiet one can hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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so quiet one could hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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