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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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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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Fit like a GloveA person or thing which fits perfectly or snuglyRate it:

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fits and startsActivity which is intermittent, variable in intensity, and prolonged by interruptions.Rate it:

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flat-footedHaving feet which are flat.Rate it:

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flight of fancyAn idea, narrative, suggestion, etc. which is extremely imaginative and which appears to be entirely unrealistic, untrue, or impractical; thinking which is very speculative.Rate it:

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Fly By the Seat of Your PantsConfronting a situation with one’s intuition and common sense about which one have no earlier experience or instructionRate it:

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

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Fly in the OintmentA small disturbance or irritation which can spoil ones pleasure and excitementRate it:

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fly outTo become out by hitting a fly ball which is caughtRate it:

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fly-by-nightA creature which flies at night; a nocturnal flier or traveler.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightA creatures which flies at night; a nocturnal flier or traveler.Rate it:

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flying startThe start of a sports event in which the competitors are moving when they pass the starting line or initial jump point.Rate it:

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fools rush in where angels fear to treadA person who does not plan ahead and think matters through becomes involved in risky or unfavorable situations which prudent people avoid.Rate it:

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force outTo create an out by touching a base in advance of a runner who has no base to return to while in possession of a ball which has already touched the groundRate it:

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Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseHarbingers of doom; several signs which combine to imply the imminence of literal or figurative destruction.Rate it:

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fourth estateWhich governed legislation.Rate it:

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fourth wallThe imaginary invisible wall at the front of the stage in a proscenium theatre, through which the audience sees the action in the world of the play.Rate it:

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freak flagUnconventional or unrestrained behavior; extreme, nonconformist views; the side of one's personality which harbors a tendency toward such behavior or such views.Rate it:

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free rideAn opportunity or benefit which has no cost, especially one enjoyed or undertaken at the expense of others.Rate it:

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free-for-allDeathmatch, sometimes specifically one in which every player plays against each other.Rate it:

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French kissA kiss (or the act of kissing) which involves the touching of both persons' tongues.Rate it:

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front wallThe main and largest wall in a racquetball or squash court, located at the front of the world; the wall which the ball must hit in a rally.Rate it:

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fruit of the poisonous treeAnd which is therefore excluded from being admitted as evidence in a trial.Rate it:

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fuck someone overto exploit somebody in a way which results in an advantage to oneself, at the cost of the other party gaining a considerable disadvantage.Rate it:

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fudge the issueAdopt a solution to a specific problem which does not address the larger, more general problem of which the specific problem is an instance.Rate it:

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