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dog in the huntSomething to gain depending on the outcome; a position for which to campaign or cheer..Rate it:

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domo pedem non efferreto never set foot out of doors.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tellA policy of the U.S. military from 1993 to 2011, which barred openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from serving in the military, while also barring discrimination against closeted gays, lesbians, and bisexuals.Rate it:

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don't cry over spilt milkIt is no use worrying about unfortunate events which have already happened and which cannot be changed.Rate it:

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dope sheetA publication, updated very frequently and used by people who make horse racing wagers, which summarizes information about the horses running in specific races; a publication which provides background information and/or predictions used by people wagering on any sort of competition.Rate it:

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dope sheetA set of detailed instructions which the designer of an animated film provides to the photographers and editors.Rate it:

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dormitive virtueA type of tautology in which an item is being explained in terms of the item itself, only put in different (usually more abstract) words.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo lay down a challenge; to provide a test of commitment (often one which carries a high risk) to a cause.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo indicate the threshold or level above which something will become unacceptable or will provoke a response; to create a boundary and imply or declare that its crossing will provoke a (negative) response.Rate it:

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dress downThe heavy criticism, personal attack upon a subaltern by a superior for any infraction, misdemeanor, rule violation, felony et al which leaves the victim shattered:Rate it:

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drinking ageUsed other than as an idiom: The least age at which one is permitted by law to drink alcoholic beverages.Rate it:

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drug on the marketSomething which is overabundant at the moment and thus not in demand.Rate it:

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dry eyeAn eye which is not crying, i.e. someone emotionally unmoved.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly by way of, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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dying quailA pop fly which is hit weakly and falls in front of the outfielders.Rate it:

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end of the lineFinal cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.Rate it:

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engine roomA compartment on a ship in which the engine machinery is located.Rate it:

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err on the side ofTo behave in a manner which favours or which is biassed toward.Rate it:

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et seq.And that which follows.Rate it:

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et seqq.Abbreviation of et sequentia; and those which follow.Rate it:

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even keelA situation in which the boat is level and balanced for a smooth ride.Rate it:

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even keelOf a business or other activity which is under control and running smoothly.Rate it:

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even moneyA bet which offers odds of 1 to 1.Rate it:

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exception that proves the ruleA form of argument in which the existence of a counterexample to a rule is used to demonstrate the fact that a rule exists.Rate it:

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excess baggageLuggage which exceeds the allowable size or weight (as for an airline flight or train trip), and for which an extra fee must therefore be paid.Rate it:

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eye catchingTwo words which may have evolved from the marketing and advertising entities, The phrase says and sees it all, appeals only to the sighted.Rate it:

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fade outA type of transition used in movies usually at the end of a scene, in which the transition fades to black from the cut.Rate it:

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faire une gaffeTo put one’s foot in it; To make a stupid blunder.Rate it:

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fall between the cracksTo wind up in an unexpected situation which is, inadvertently, invisible to or not handled by whatever process one had hoped to be subject to; to be overlooked.Rate it:

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false alarmA warning sound which turns out to have been erroneous.Rate it:

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false alarmA thing or occurrence which initially causes fear, distress, etc. but which is subsequently recognized as being no cause for concern.Rate it:

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false lightA cause of action arising under the common law where a person is portrayed in a way which, while not technically false, is misleading and likely to cause embarrassment to that person.Rate it:

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false noteAn incorrect note which is sung or played in a musical performance.Rate it:

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fan danceA stage performance or striptease in which a female entertainer disrobes while dancing with large hand-held fans that are alternately used to conceal and provide glimpses of her erogenous body regions.Rate it:

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fanny aboutTo waste time or fool around; to engage in activity which produces little or no accomplishment.Rate it:

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fashionably lateArriving behind time to an event which does not normally require one to be punctual.Rate it:

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Faustian bargainAn agreement in which a person abandons his or her spiritual values or moral principles in order to obtain wealth or other benefits.Rate it:

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Feast or FamineEither you have too much of something or too little of it, something which is surplus sometimes and sometimes you have its shortageRate it:

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feast or famineA situation in which something is always either extremely abundant or in extremely short supply.Rate it:

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Feather in Your CapA great achievement or honor which makes one proudRate it:

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feather one's nestTo achieve benefits, especially financial ones, by taking advantage of the opportunities with which one is presented; to amass a comfortable amount of personal wealth.Rate it:

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feeding frenzyA wild, turbulent situation in which multiple sharks or other predatory fish attack one or more edible creatures simultaneously, in competition with each other.Rate it:

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feet of clayTo say that someone, who appears strong or invincible, in fact has a hidden weak point which could cause their fall.Rate it:

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fifteen minutes of fameA very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.Rate it:

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fifth wheelA type of trailer hitch, which consists of a horseshoe-shaped plate on a multi-directional pivot, with a locking pin to couple with the kingpin of a truck trailer.Rate it:

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final curtainThe end to something which has longed for a long time.Rate it:

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finer thingsThat which is considered of a high quality, expensive or tasteful.Rate it:

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firing lineThe line from which soldiers fire their weapons at a target; especially the front line of troops in a battleRate it:

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first loveThe thing, place, or activity of which one is fondest; one's most fundamental interest or attachment.Rate it:

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