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heads or tailsThe practice of flipping a coin in the air, to choose between two alternatives based on which side lands face up.Rate it:

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hell weekThe week during which new members are required to undergo undignified rites of initiation or gruelling discipline in order to be accepted into a fraternity, sorority, secret society, military group, etc.Rate it:

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her gunt is massiveShe has a Belly and Fanny which combines to make a GUNTRate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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high groundA location which is at a relatively high elevation, especially in comparison to the immediate surrounding area.Rate it:

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high roadA course of action which is honorable, dignified, or respectable.Rate it:

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high timeA point in time at which something desirable or necessary is considered to be utterly due or even overdue to occur.Rate it:

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Hit a Brick WallA hurdle and trouble which is impossible to tackle and overcomeRate it:

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hit the bricksTo travel about, especially on foot.Rate it:

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hoist by one's own petardTo be hurt, or destroyed by one's own plot or device, of one's own doing which one intended for another; to be "blown up by one's own bomb".Rate it:

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hold courtTo preside in a formal manner over an official assembly of courtiers and others in which entertainment is presented or affairs of state are considered.Rate it:

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hold that thought a momentIn conversation which flows rapidly and is complicated or heavily detailed, one' may be asked to retain the just spoken remark so as to avoid confusion and loss of reasoned progress in the matter at hand.Rate it:

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holeA security vulnerability in software which can be taken advantage of by an exploit.Rate it:

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home away from homeA place in which one is as comfortable as one's actual home.Rate it:

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horror showA horror movie or television show or other performance which depicts gruesome, horrible, or disgusting events, especially in a vividly visual manner.Rate it:

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horse pillA medicinal pill which is very large in size and is therefore difficult for a person to swallow.Rate it:

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horse's assA thing or person which is visually unappealing.Rate it:

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hot lunchA sexual act in which a pouch of clingfilm or similar material filled with faeces is placed in one of the participants' mouth and subsequently penetrated by the second participant.Rate it:

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hothouseAn environment in which growth or development is encouraged; a hotbed.Rate it:

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house warmingPresented as a way of welcoming someone to a home into which he or she recently moved.Rate it:

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how do i get to carnegie hallA set phrase, spoken as a rhetorical question, which is answered "Practice, practice, practice!" or sometimes with the humorous literal directions to Seventh Avenue between 56th and 57th.Rate it:

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how the sausage gets madeThe way in which a process or activity is carried on behind the scenes.Rate it:

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huis closa work of fiction in which the action is set in an enclosed spaceRate it:

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I don't knowA phrase used in response to a question or command in which the target person does not know the answer to or how to respond.Rate it:

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I have a feverIndicates that the speaker has an abnormally high body temperature, which is usually a symptom of a disease.Rate it:

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if you don't mind me sayingUsed to introduce one's opinion about something to which offence could be takenRate it:

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il a mis les pieds dans le plat (fam.)He put his foot in it.Rate it:

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il est du bois dont on fait les flûtesHe is of an easy, pliable disposition (i.e. like the flexible reeds of which flutes were originally made).Rate it:

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il ne sait ni A ni BHe does not know B from a bull’s foot; He cannot read; He is a perfect ignoramus.Rate it:

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il ne sait où donner de la têteHe does not know which way to turn.Rate it:

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il ne sait sur quel pied danserHe does not know which way to turn.Rate it:

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il ne savait plus de quel bois faire flècheHe did not know which way to turn. Rate it:

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il sait son pain mangerHe knows on which side his bread is buttered.Rate it:

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il veut prendre les lièvres au son du tambourHe makes a great noise about what should be kept secret; He divulged a plan which to succeed had to be kept secret.Rate it:

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in a bindIn a difficult situation, usually of one's own making; having a dilemma; faced with a problem or a set of problems for which there is no easy solution.Rate it:

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in living memoryIn recent history, in recorded history amongst the lifespan of extant people; events or situations which can be remembered by people that are still aliveRate it:

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in one's elementIn a situation which is entirely appropriate or familiar.Rate it:

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In the Lap of LuxuryTo enjoy lavishness of wealth and comfort, getting all which money can buyRate it:

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in the moneyFor an option, having a strike price which makes it profitable to exercise. For a call this is a strike below the market price, or for a put a strike above the market price.Rate it:

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in the zoneIn a mental state of focused concentration on the performance of an activity, in which one dissociates oneself from distracting or irrelevant aspects of one's environment.Rate it:

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iron maidenA medieval torture device consisting of a chamber lined with spikes which encloses upon and impales the victim inside.Rate it:

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je ne sais à quel saint me vouerI do not know which way to turn.Rate it:

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je ne sais si je suis dedans ou dehorsI do not know which side to take; I do not know whether I have made a profit or not.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteAn opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects which is frequently expressed by a person or organization.Rate it:

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jouer la belleTo play the rubber (or third game, to see which of the players is the conqueror).Rate it:

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jump ropeThe activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.Rate it:

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jump the sharkTo undergo a storyline development which is so ridiculous that previous quality is considered to have been lost.Rate it:

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junkyard dogAn aggressive dog which guards a scrapyard or junkyard.Rate it:

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k. u. k.which refers to the Court of the HabsburgsRate it:

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kaiserlich und königlichwhich refers to the Court of the HabsburgsRate it:

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