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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.Rate it:

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champagne taste on a beer budgetExpensive wants or preferences which one lacks the finances to fulfill satisfactorily.Rate it:

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charmed lifeA life in which one is always lucky and safe from danger.Rate it:

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Chickens Come Home to RoostCertain words or actions, which carry evil intentions, always haunt a person - who uses them or carries them outRate it:

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China syndromeA hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.Rate it:

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China syndromeA rare disease, first characterized in the early 1990s, which resembles poliomyelitis but which has somewhat different characteristics and occurs in persons vaccinated for poliomyelitis.Rate it:

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Chinese overtimeAny form of overtime in which increasing the hours worked reduces the hourly rate.Rate it:

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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.Rate it:

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chopped liverA person or object which is not worthy of being noticed; someone or something insignificant.Rate it:

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Christmas tree billA bill consisting of many riders that attracts many, often unrelated, floor amendments, which may provide special benefits to various groups or interests.Rate it:

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chrome domeA haircut in which the hair is clipped extremely close to the scalp.Rate it:

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claim to fameThat for which one has bragging rights; one's reason for being well-known or famous.Rate it:

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close to the windIn a direction almost opposite to that from which the wind is blowingRate it:

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come here to meIntroduces a topic which is grave or sensitive; listen up; I wanted to tell/ask youRate it:

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come to a headTo suddenly make mature or perfected that which was inchoate or imperfectly formed.Rate it:

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come to a headTo suddenly reveal that which has lain latent for a time.Rate it:

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come up rosesTo enter into a condition or situation which is favorable; to develop in a pleasing or advantageous manner.Rate it:

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comfort zoneThe range of circumstances in which a person feels relaxed or able to cope.Rate it:

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command performanceA task, activity, or other assignment which one undertakes in order to satisfy someone in authority, such as an employer.Rate it:

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company manA male employee who has a great-and often, in the view of others, an excessive-commitment to serving the interests of the organization which employs him.Rate it:

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company townA town, city, or other municipality in which a single large business has a controlling influence over the economy and, sometimes, over the societal structure and local government.Rate it:

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computer says noA popular phrase for an attitude in customer service in which the default response is to check with information stored or generated electronically and then make decisions based on that, apparently without using common sense, and showing a level of unhelpfulness whereby more could be done to reach a mutually satisfactory outcome, but is not.Rate it:

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conscience moneyMoney which is voluntarily paid by a party who feels guilt, and seeks to provide compensation, for some past misdeed or negligence.Rate it:

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considere sub monte (sub montis radicibus)to occupy the foot of a hill.Rate it:

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convivia tempestiva (Arch. 6. 13)a repast which begins in good time.Rate it:

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count one's blessingsTo focus one's attention on the circumstances of one's life which are pleasant or fortunate, especially with the intention of diverting one's thoughts from serious or disagreeable matters.Rate it:

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count outTo determine that a competitor has lost a match, by a referee's enumeration aloud of the increments of time for which the competitor has been incapacitated.Rate it:

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cowgirl positionA sex position in which the man lies on his back, and the woman sits on top of him facing him.Rate it:

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crab mentalityA way of thinking best described by the phrase "if I can't have it, neither can you." The metaphor refers to a pot of crabs in which one tries to escape over the side, but is relentlessly pulled down by the others in the pot.Rate it:

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crash courseA quick, intense course of learning, especially one which is informal or hurried.Rate it:

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crash diveAn emergency maneuver by a submarine in which it suddenly descends, especially to considerable depth, usually in order to escape an attack or to avoid a collision.Rate it:

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creature featureA horror film in which one or more monsters plays a prominent role.Rate it:

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crony capitalismA form of economy in which success in business depends on close relationships with government officials, often implying favouritism.Rate it:

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cry foulTo protest about something which appears to be unjust.Rate it:

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culpable homicideHomicide which is culpable but does not rise to the level of murder; unlawful killing of a human being which does not constitute murder.Rate it:

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curate's eggA thing which has good and bad parts.Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness which a house, commercial establishment, or other real estate property has when initially seen by a prospective buyer or other person standing in front of the property "at the curb".Rate it:

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curtain-raiserIn a theater, an initial play, musical performance, etc which precedes the main performance.Rate it:

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c’est l’air qui fait la chansonWords depend much on the tone in which they are spoken; It is not so much what you say as the way in which you say it.Rate it:

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c’est un enfonceur de portes ouvertes1. He is a braggart. 2. He takes a deal of trouble to solve a difficulty which does not exist.Rate it:

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date with destinyAn inevitable future event or encounter, especially one which is likely to be momentous.Rate it:

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day of daysA particularly noteworthy day; the day on which a milestone or especially memorable event occurs.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOrdinary, monotonous routine; that which is usual or mundane.Rate it:

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daylightTo run a drainage pipe to an opening from which its contents can drain away naturally.Rate it:

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dead airAn unintended interruption in a radio broadcast during which there is no sound; a similar interruption of a television broadcast in which there is neither sound nor a video signal.Rate it:

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dead heatA close race or contest in which no winner is apparent.Rate it:

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dead weightThat which is useless or excess; that which slows something down.Rate it:

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death spiralThe downward, corkscrew-motion of a disabled aircraft which is unrecoverably headed for a crash.Rate it:

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deep pocketsAn ample supply of money, especially money which one is willing to spend; the possessor of such money.Rate it:

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devil's advocateOne who debates from a view which they may not actually hold, usually to determine its validity, or simply for the sake of argument.Rate it:

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