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make one's bedTo make the bed in which one has slept.Rate it:

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market dayThe day of the week in which a market is held in some particular location.Rate it:

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marquer le pas(lit.) To mark time; (fig.) To wait for a post to which one has a right.Rate it:

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max outTo reach a maximum or a point at which no more growth or improvement is possible.Rate it:

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meeting of the mindsAn agreement, especially one resulting from a gathering in which discussion or negotiation took place.Rate it:

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Mexican standoffA confrontation between two or more armed parties, neither of which wants to attack first (fearing that the other could retaliate), but neither of which will disarm (for fear the other will attack).Rate it:

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mind's earThe mental faculty or inner sense with which one produces or reproduces imagined or recalled sounds solely within the mind; the supposed organ within the mind which experiences such sounds.Rate it:

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mine arse on a bandboxAn answer to the offer of any thing inadequate to the purpose for which it is proffered, like offering a bandbox for a seat.Rate it:

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mixed pictureA situation in which both negatives and positives are found.Rate it:

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modest proposalA idea which is especially extreme, unorthodox or distasteful, often put forward in jest.Rate it:

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moment in the sunA brief instance in which an otherwise obscure, unremarkable, or humble person draws attention.Rate it:

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money's worthA good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended for it.Rate it:

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Monopoly moneyBills of foreign currency which are brightly colored or printed on flimsy paper.Rate it:

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moral high groundA position or point of view which is ethically superior or more reputable, in comparison to others which are under consideration.Rate it:

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moral low groundA position or point of view which is unethical or less reputable, in comparison to others which are under consideration.Rate it:

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More than Meets the EyeSome hidden values which are not apparentRate it:

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mother lodeA large or rich vein of gold or of another precious mineral from which other branches extend.Rate it:

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music to someone's earsSome good news; a spoken expression or a sound which is pleasing; a welcome remark or information.Rate it:

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new waveThe style of the 1980's which included weird hair cuts, strange clothes, and unusual make-up.Rate it:

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no gosomething which should not or cannot be doneRate it:

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noarchShort for "no architecture". It is a term used mainly in package management systems to mark packages which are architecture independent. Such packages usually contain graphics, documentation or similar data that can be used on any architecture.Rate it:

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nodding acquaintanceA casual or partial familiarity; a relationship which is not close or fully developed; an inexact understanding (of something).Rate it:

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non-denial denialA statement which appears to deny that something is true, but which, when examined carefully, can be seen to have used diversion, bluster, or ambiguity to avoid making a clear, direct denial.Rate it:

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north fortyAny place which is remote.Rate it:

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not for love nor moneyA circumstance in which 'ONE' would NOT comply, join, perform, reciprocate, marry, participate, sign-up, subscribe, engage, launch, give one ounce of approval:Rate it:

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nuclear optionA procedure by which the United States Senate can decide any issue with a simple majority, rather than the usual supermajority.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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off the beaten pathIn a secluded location; in a place which is not frequently visited or not widely known.Rate it:

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off the gridIn or into a situation or place in which electricity from the public electricity system is not used.Rate it:

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off the gridIn or into a clandestine or isolated situation or place, especially one in which public communication is curtailed.Rate it:

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oil and waterTwo things which are incapable of mixing or coexisting harmoniously with each other.Rate it:

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oil burnerA heating device which burns fuel oil; an oil furnace.Rate it:

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old hatSomething with which one is very familiar, or in which one is experienced or skilled.Rate it:

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on one's handsBeing one's liability or responsibility; with which one is lumbered.Rate it:

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On the Hot SeatIn a difficult position, in a situation where one is subject to criticism, situation in which one is scrutinizedRate it:

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on the side of the angelsFighting for or supporting that which is good, just, or benevolent.Rate it:

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one in the eye forAn event or achievement which is unpleasant for someone, especially for those who considered it impossible or unwelcome; an annoyance.Rate it:

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one step forward, two steps backA situation in which progress is more than offset by adverse developments.Rate it:

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one too manyOne or more serving too much of alcohol, which leads to drunkenness.Rate it:

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one word leads to anotherSaid of a conversation which suddenly develops in a way that was not planned or anticipated by any of the people involved, sometimes in a positive context, but especially of an escalating argument.Rate it:

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one-horse raceA horse race in which a single horse takes such a considerable lead that the other horses are no longer contenders to win.Rate it:

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one-horse raceAn election campaign or other competitive situation in which only one competitor is entered or in which only one competitor has a realistic chance of winning.Rate it:

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onion seedThe strong-flavored seed of black caraway or nigella, Nigella sativa, which is deep black with flat sides, like those of the onion.Rate it:

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open bookSomething of which salient aspects are obvious or easily interpreted.Rate it:

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open seasonA situation in which someone is endangered, blamed, harassed, or opposed in a sustained manner by a number of others; a situation in which something is endangered or otherwise opposed.Rate it:

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open seasonA situation in which or period of time during which some activity or circumstance routinely occurs.Rate it:

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opening timehour at which a pub can start servingRate it:

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orphan drugBut which is not manufactured or marketed because the demand is insufficient to cover the costs of supply.Rate it:

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out of one's depthTo be in a situation which one is poorly prepared or unprepared to handle.Rate it:

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out of one's elementIn a situation which is unsuitable, unfamiliar, or unenjoyable.Rate it:

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