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autumn romanceA romantic relationship which occurs in a later stage of life.Rate it:

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avoir la berlue (fam.)To see things which do not exist; To have a wrong idea of anything.Rate it:

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awesome sauceSomething which is awesome, cool or spectacular.Rate it:

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back in the dayIn the past; at one time, especially a time which is fondly remembered.Rate it:

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Back to Square OneA situation in which, one has to return to an earlier state due to certain drawbacks or failuresRate it:

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backhanded complimentan insult disguised as a compliment; a compliment which can be interpreted as an insult.Rate it:

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backwaterA rowing stroke in which the oar is pushed forward to stop the boat; see back waterRate it:

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bad formBehaviour which is contrary to social expectations, which is inappropriate or rude.Rate it:

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bad pennyA person or thing which is unpleasant, disreputable, or otherwise unwanted, especially one which repeatedly appears at inopportune times.Rate it:

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ball-breakerA person or task which is excessively demanding or punishing.Rate it:

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balls-upSomething which becomes muddled or botched in some way.Rate it:

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bar sinisterA state or characteristic which is dishonorable or shameful; a stigma.Rate it:

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barrelA metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged.Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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barrel of laughsThat which is enjoyable or entertaining.Rate it:

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barrel of laughsThat which is immature, embarrassing, or disgraceful.Rate it:

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bathtub ginGin or a similar alcoholic beverage which is of very poor quality, as if made by a homebrewer in a bathtub.Rate it:

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beat banaghanAn Irish saying of one who tells wonderful stories, or of something which is amazing and remarkable.Rate it:

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bed blockerAn elderly hospitalized person who is too infirm to return home but not sufficiently ill to necessitate continued hospitalization, creating a situation in which his or her hospital stay is prolonged while authorities or relatives search for a suitable placement amid the scarce resources of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.Rate it:

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Bee in Your BonnetAn idea, which is thought to be crazy or exciting, someone’s obsession with a certain idea or explanationRate it:

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believe one's earsTo believe that something which one hears is truly the case.Rate it:

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believe one's eyesTo believe that something which one directly sees is truly the case.Rate it:

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beyond wordsIn recalling an incident, in observing an accident, any or all of which can be disastrous and shocking. A destructive fire and explosion may leave one awestruck and beyond words to describe.Rate it:

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bien perdu bien connuThat which is well lost is well known, or what once was lost is prized.Rate it:

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big talkStatements which are boastful or exaggerated.Rate it:

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bite offTo accept or commit oneself to a task, project, notion, or responsibility, especially one which presents challenges.Rate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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black tieEvening dress; a standard of dress which is less formal than white tie, consisting of black dinner jacket or tuxedo jacket, and matching trousers, white shirt and black bow tie or, possibly, military dress or national costume.Rate it:

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blame gameA situation in which people attempt to blame others rather than trying to resolve a problem.Rate it:

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blank canvasSomething with no content, upon which one can easily impose one's point of viewRate it:

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blast from the pastSomething or someone that a person has not seen for a long time and that which evokes nostalgic feelings.Rate it:

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bleeding-edgeOf or pertaining to something, such as technology, which is too new and untested to be reliable or to have any assurance of safety; that represents the latest developments in something.Rate it:

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blessed eventAn occurrence or occasion which is particularly noteworthy and enjoyable.Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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blow one's wadTo expend all of one's resources or efforts; to express all the arguments or ideas which one has.Rate it:

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blow the whistleTo make a piercing sound which signals a referee's action or the end of a game.Rate it:

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boiling pointThe temperature at which a liquid boils, with the vapor pressure equal to the given external pressure.Rate it:

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Bolt from the BlueSome situation or condition, which is quite shocking, unexpected or happens all of a suddenRate it:

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bone of contentionSomething that continues to be disputed; something on which no agreement can be reached.Rate it:

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booze canA nightclub or bar, especially one which operates illegally or is otherwise disreputable.Rate it:

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borrowed timeA period of time whose precise duration is not known but which can be expected to be quite limited, and at the end of which one's situation, benefits, or opportunities will be entirely terminated.Rate it:

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bottom fishingFishing with bait, lines, and other gear used to catch aquatic creatures which inhabit the lowest regions of a body of water, including a seabed or riverbed.Rate it:

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bounce off the wallsTo be overly active relative to the enclosed space in which one is.Rate it:

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bound toIndicates something which cannot be avoided.Rate it:

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box-office bombA motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office, especially that which is less than the budget for the motion picture.Rate it:

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bozo eruptionA remark-usually unscripted-by a politician or other public figure which is especially ill-considered and foolish, and which has negative repercussions for that individual and for his or her affiliated group.Rate it:

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brain candyA narrative, commentary, etc. which amuses and holds one's attention, but which lacks intellectual depth or importance.Rate it:

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brain crampA temporary mental lapse, such as an inability to remember something, to focus one's attention, to understand something, or to perform some other mental task of which one would ordinarily be capable.Rate it:

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bread and butterThat which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.Rate it:

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break the sealWhen consuming alcohol, to urinate for the first time, which leads to needing to urinate more and more often.Rate it:

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