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toe inTo stand or carry the feet in such a way that the toes of each foot incline toward the other.Rate it:

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toe outTo have the toes of each foot, in standing or walking, incline from the other foot.Rate it:

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toss-upA decision in which neither choice is clearly favorable or unfavorable, or for which the outcome does not matter.Rate it:

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touch a nerveTo make a remark or perform a deed which produces a strong response, especially an emotional response such as anxiety or annoyance, because it calls to mind something which has been a source of concern or embarrassment.Rate it:

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tough callA choice or judgment which is difficult to make, especially one involving only two alternatives.Rate it:

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trial by fireA test in which a person is exposed to flames in order to assess his/her truthfulness, commitment, courage, etc.Rate it:

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trial by fireA situation in which a soldier or other combatant faces the discharge of opposing weapons, as a test of his or her fortitude.Rate it:

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trial by fireAny ordeal which tests one's strength, endurance, or resolve.Rate it:

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trick up one's sleeveA surprise advantage of which others are not aware.Rate it:

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trip to the woodshedAn occasion on which a reprimand or punishment is administered.Rate it:

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TS girlUsed other than as an idiom: see TS, girl. (A girl who has a medical condition, such as Turner syndrome or Tourette syndrome, which is initialized "TS".)Rate it:

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tug of wara game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.Rate it:

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turd in the punchbowlSomething which ruins or spoils everything else; a nuisance or problem; an unpleasant or disagreeable detail.Rate it:

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turkey shootA hunt or hunting competition, using rifles or shotguns, in which wild turkeys are the prey; a marksmanship contest in which a turkey is the prize.Rate it:

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turkey shootA situation in which numerous weapons are discharged against prey, opponents, or victims who have little ability to protect or defend themselves.Rate it:

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turkey shootA unequal competitive situation in which one party easily defeats the other(s).Rate it:

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turn a phraseTo create a particular linguistic expression which is strikingly clear, appropriate, and memorable.Rate it:

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turn into a pumpkinUsed to indicate a curfew, or the time by which one must depart.Rate it:

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turn the tablesTo reverse a situation, such that the advantage has shifted to the party which was previously disadvantaged.Rate it:

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two-second ruleA rule of thumb for safe driving by which a driver must maintain a two-second distance from the vehicle in front.Rate it:

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two-way streetA street in which traffic is allowed to proceed in two directions.Rate it:

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two-way streetAny interaction in which both parties give and take equally.Rate it:

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two-way streetA social interaction in which both parties are expected to give and take equally.Rate it:

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un billet de faire partA letter by which a birth, marriage, or death is made known to friends.Rate it:

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voice in the wildernessA person, publication, or other source of assertions that expresses an opinion, doctrine, or point of view which is ignored or rejected by almost all others; the actual utterance of an unpopular opinion, doctrine, or point of view.Rate it:

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vous ne savez pas où le bât le blesseYou do not know where the shoe pinches him.Rate it:

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waiting gameA strategy or course of action in which one or more parties refrain from direct action until circumstances change in their favor.Rate it:

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war of nervesWarfare or other physical conflict in which one or more combatting parties use especially demoralizing and frightening tactics to attempt to unnerve their opponents.Rate it:

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war of nervesA situation in which opposed parties refrain from direct conflict but maintain a tense, contentious relationship in which each uses annoyances or intimidating psychological tactics to attempt to dishearten and unnerve the other.Rate it:

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warts and allOf or pertaining to a description or other depiction which reveals the full range of characteristics of a person or thing, including the shortcomings and imperfections.Rate it:

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waste breathTo speak in a manner which is needless or futile; in discussion or argument to make points which are not appreciated or heeded.Rate it:

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watering holeA depression in which water collects and where animals come to drink.Rate it:

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weak sisterA person or thing which is the least robust or least dependable member of a group.Rate it:

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what languages do you speakWhat are the languages which you can understand and which you can speak or write in?Rate it:

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when the chips are downA difficult situation in which you are forced to decide what is important to you.Rate it:

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where are you fromIn which country or region were you born or raised?Rate it:

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whip handThe hand in which a horse rider holds the whip.Rate it:

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whisper campaignA method of persuasion in which damaging rumors or innuendo are deliberately spread concerning a person or other target, while the source of the rumors tries to avoid detection.Rate it:

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white lieA deliberate, untrue statement which does no harm or is intended to produce a favorable result.Rate it:

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white weddingA wedding in which the bride is still a virgin.Rate it:

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who shot johnA long and involved explanation; a thing of which an explanation would be long and involved.Rate it:

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whole clothA newly made textile which has not yet been cut.Rate it:

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whole clothThe fictitious material from which complete fabrications, lies with no basis in truth, are made.Rate it:

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widow's miteA very small gift or donation which, however, represents a great sacrifice on the part of the giver.Rate it:

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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a hazard that affects mostly men or is specific for some trade, occupied mostly by men.Rate it:

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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a lethal hazard that affects mostly men or is specific to a primarily male trade.Rate it:

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window on the worldSomething which provides information about or interaction with a variety of people, places, events, or things outside of one's immediate sphere of experience.Rate it:

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word playA technique in which the nature of the words used become part of the subject of the work, such as puns, phonetic mix-ups such as spoonerisms, obscure words and meanings, clever rhetorical excursions, oddly formed sentences, and telling character names.Rate it:

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worldA planet,especially one which is inhabited or inhabitable.Rate it:

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worst of both worldsA solution or scenario which combines the disadvantages of two opposed prior solutions, often having been intended to combine their benefits instead.Rate it:

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