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full circleA full turn back to the original direction or orientation.By extension, of a discussion, a point arrived at which is the same point at which it began; the point at which effort has resulted in no progress.Rate it:

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full circleBy extension, of a discussion, a point arrived at which is the same point at which it began; the point at which effort has resulted in no progress.Rate it:

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funny boneThe ulnar nerve in the elbow, which, when hit, causes a tingly sensation. [from the 19th c.]Rate it:

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gandy dancerA railway laborer, especially a member of a crew which carries rails and affixes them to ties.Rate it:

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gender benderA person who dresses in the clothes of another sex, or in clothes which make their gender identity ambiguous.Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo speak or write in a manner in which one makes points out of logical or chronological sequence.Rate it:

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get away withTo do something which is prohibited, forbidden or generally not allowed, and not be punished for the action.Rate it:

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get into troubleTo perform an action which is illegal, prohibited, forbidden or proscribed and to become subject to punishment for such action.Rate it:

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get ontoTo move onto an object, especially one on which it is possible to stand.Rate it:

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God's workWork that is very important and necessary, especially that which receives little or no recognition or pay.Rate it:

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golden ruleThe principle that one should treat other people in the manner in which one would want to be treated by them.Rate it:

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golden yearsThe period during which someone or something flourishes.Rate it:

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good fridayFriday befor Easter Sunday, on which Jesus was crucified.Rate it:

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grammar policeOne or more people who make negative comments, which are usually unsolicited and unwanted, concerning the correctness of someone's English usage.Rate it:

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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.Rate it:

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grateA horizontal metal grille through which water, ash, or small objects can fall, while larger objects cannot.Rate it:

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Grease Someone’s PalmAny act which involves corruption to get benefitedRate it:

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ground outTo become out by hitting a ground ball which is fielded and leads to a force or tag of a runner.Rate it:

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gunner's daughterThe gun to which sailors were tied to be flogged.Rate it:

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hair-splittinglyWith exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.Rate it:

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Hallmark momentA memorable moment or event, one which would make a poignant greeting card.Rate it:

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hand to GodUsed when admitting something which might not be believed.Rate it:

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hang fiveTo perform a longboard move where the surfer goes to the front of the board and rides from there, one foot on the nose and the five toes of that foot extended out over the front of the nose, the other foot placed further back.Rate it:

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hangar queenA grounded aircraft which is kept so that its parts can be used in other aircraft.Rate it:

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hangar queenAn aircraft which requires a great deal of regular maintenance and has an unfavorable ratio of maintenance time to flight time.Rate it:

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hard nut to crackA place, opportunity, etc. to which it is difficult to gain entry.Rate it:

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hatchet jobA treatment which serves primarily to disparage its subject; a piece of criticism which aims to destroy a reputation.Rate it:

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haunted houseA Halloween amusement attraction in which a building or series of rooms is decorated to frighten the people who pass through the attraction.Rate it:

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have a tiger by the tailTo be in a difficult or dangerous situation in which one ideally should not remain, but from which one cannot withdraw.Rate it:

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have I got news for youUsed to announce a fact of which the addressee was, or appeared to be, ignorant.Rate it:

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have it both waysTo have two things which are mutually incompatible.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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have seen this movieTo have experienced a situation which is the same as or similar to the current situation, especially with a sense of the unpleasantness or tiresomeness of the recurring situation.Rate it:

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have someone by the short hairsTo have someone in a difficult situation in which he or she is without alternatives and can be controlled.Rate it:

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have the tiger by the tailTo be in a difficult or dangerous situation in which one ideally should not remain, but from which one cannot withdraw.Rate it:

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have the wolf by the earTo be in a difficult situation - a dangerous situation from which one cannot disengage, but in which one cannot safely remain.Rate it:

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head tripAn experience or set of experiences which is intellectually challenging or stimulating.Rate it:

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head tripA state of mind in which one is distracted, disturbed, or unnerved, whether self-induced or resulting from ill-treatment by others.Rate it:

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heads I win, tails you loseSaid to describe a conflict in which someone has a particular advantage from the start.Rate it:

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heads or tailsA game to bet upon a which side of a coin lays face up after it is thrown.Rate it:

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heads or tailsThe practice of flipping a coin in the air, to choose between two alternatives based on which side lands face up.Rate it:

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hell weekThe week during which new members are required to undergo undignified rites of initiation or gruelling discipline in order to be accepted into a fraternity, sorority, secret society, military group, etc.Rate it:

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her gunt is massiveShe has a Belly and Fanny which combines to make a GUNTRate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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high groundA location which is at a relatively high elevation, especially in comparison to the immediate surrounding area.Rate it:

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high roadA course of action which is honorable, dignified, or respectable.Rate it:

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high timeA point in time at which something desirable or necessary is considered to be utterly due or even overdue to occur.Rate it:

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Hit a Brick WallA hurdle and trouble which is impossible to tackle and overcomeRate it:

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hit the bricksTo travel about, especially on foot.Rate it:

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hoist by one's own petardTo be hurt, or destroyed by one's own plot or device, of one's own doing which one intended for another; to be "blown up by one's own bomb".Rate it:

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