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meet a sticky endTo die unpleasantly due to one's actions.Rate it:

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not know which end is upTo have no common sense; to be ignorant of the most basic facts; to be very confused.Rate it:

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not the end of the worldIt's of minor importance, at least not as important as it first seemed.Rate it:

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off the deep endCrazy, erratic, or irrational.Rate it:

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on endRemarkably long; continuously.Rate it:

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on endUpright; erect; endways.Rate it:

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on the receiving endbeing the victim of an unpleasant actionRate it:

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put an end toTo terminate or abolish something.Rate it:

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see past the end of one's noseTo have insight into underlying facts or consequences; to possess common sense or a vision for the future.Rate it:

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short end of the stickA situation, opportunity, or outcome which is less favorable than situations, opportunities, or outcomes experienced by or available to others.Rate it:

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The EndUsed traditionally at the end of a story.Rate it:

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The EndUsed to indicate the termination of somethingRate it:

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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.Rate it:

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the end justifies the meansMorally wrong actions are sometimes necessary to achieve morally right outcomes; actions can only be considered morally right or wrong by virtue of the morality of the outcome.Rate it:

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the end of one's ropeAt the limit of one’s patience, when one is so frustrated or annoyed that one can no longer take it..Rate it:

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thin end of the wedgeSomething that if allowed or accepted to a small degree would lead to systematic encroachment.Rate it:

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throw in at the deep endTo introduce a person to a new situation without adequately preparing him or her.Rate it:

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to that endFor that reason, with that goal, intending to produce that result.Rate it:

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wits' endA. 1911, John Muir, in John Muir and Michael P. Branch, John Muir's Last Journey: South to the Amazon and East to Africa, 2002, page 138.Rate it:

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wits' endLimit of one's sanity or mental capacity; point of desperation.Rate it:

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don't just stand there like dying calf in a hailstorm.My mom said this to me sometimes when I had misbehaved if I just stood there during the scolding.Rate it:

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if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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stand a chanceTo have a chance.Rate it:

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

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stand tallTo behave in a brave, proud, or unyielding manner, without retreating from confrontation, danger, or adversity.Rate it:

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stand byTo remain loyal or faithful.Rate it:

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stand forTo mean; to symbolize; to represent.Rate it:

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stand in forTo replace; to act as a double or substitute for.Rate it:

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stand backTo maintain a safe distance from a hazard.Rate it:

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stand byTo wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.Rate it:

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stand downTo wait; to stop pursuing or fighting.Rate it:

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stand forTo advocate, to support.Rate it:

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stand from underTo escape something falling or being thrown from above.Rate it:

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stand offTo stand some distance apart form something or someone.Rate it:

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stand patTo resist changes.Rate it:

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stand upTo rise from a lying or sitting position.Rate it:

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stand upTo bring something up and set it into a standing position.Rate it:

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stand up againstTo defy or challenge someone.Rate it:

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take a standTo assert an opinion or viewpoint; to defend one's point of view or beliefs.Rate it:

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a house divided against itself cannot standA group or organisation weakened by internal dissent will not remain united.Rate it:

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at a standIn a state of confusion or uncertainty; undecided what to do next.Rate it:

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stand forTo tolerate.Rate it:

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stand stock stillPaul Travers' Adventures, by Sam T. Clover.Rate it:

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stand upTo jilt or shirk.Rate it:

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stand upTo stand immediately behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a slow or spin bowler, and to attempt to stump the batsman.Rate it:

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stand byTo do nothing. To be inactive in a situation.Rate it:

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blow this popsicle standTo leave an establishment speedily.Rate it:

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stand on one's own two feetTo be independent. To survive without any help.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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blow this pop standTo exit or remove oneself from a less than exciting location or environment.Rate it:

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