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under one's breathSoftly, so as not to be heard.Rate it:

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albatross round one's neckAlternative form of albatross around one's neck.Rate it:

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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.Rate it:

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back of one's handA slap.Rate it:

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beat one's swords into ploughsharesTo refrain from doing aggressive activities and to do peaceful ones.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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earn one's keepTo perform satisfactory physical labor or to provide other worthy services in return for remuneration, lodging, or other benefits; to support oneself financially.Rate it:

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flea in one's earA stinging rebuke or rebuff.Rate it:

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get one's finger outTo free one's finger.Rate it:

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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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go out of one's wayTo make an extra effort.Rate it:

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have bats in one's belfryTo be crazy or eccentric.Rate it:

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in one's cupsDrunk.Rate it:

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keep one's options openTo not commit to a decision, to keep various options available.Rate it:

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last thing one needsSomething not wanted by someone, who is already burdened.Rate it:

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make one's markTo make, or leave, a lasting impression, especially to achieve apparent success.Rate it:

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mind one's own businessTo concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others.Rate it:

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one anotherUsed of a reciprocal relationship among a group of more than two people or things; compare each other.Rate it:

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one's ass is grassOne is doomed.Rate it:

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one-offOccurring once; one-time.Rate it:

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price on one's headA compensation for capturing or killing a person, especially someone guilty of a crime.Rate it:

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run for one's lifeTo attempt to escape an extremely bad situationRate it:

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show one's true stripesTo reveal one's real beliefs, sentiments, or character, especially through one's behavior.Rate it:

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to get one's wires crossedOne can get their wires crossed by asking the wrong question or making a confusing statement or by interpreting the answer incorrectly, or by receiving confusing answers to confusing statements.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another opensWhen one opportunity is lost, another opportunity soon becomes available.Rate it:

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with one's head held highproudly, with prideRate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.Rate it:

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put one pastTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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ace up one's sleeveA surprise advantage of which others are not aware.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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at the end of one's tetherAt the limit of one’s patience; frustrated or annoyed..Rate it:

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at the top of one's voiceVery loudlyRate it:

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back to square oneLocated back at the start, as after a dead-end or failure.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueAn admonishment to someone who has said something unfeeling or harsh.Rate it:

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bite the hand that feeds oneTo cause harm to a benefactor.Rate it:

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blow one's wadto ejaculateRate it:

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call 'em as one sees 'emTo candidly and honestly express an opinion or viewpoint.Rate it:

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crap one's pantsTo defecate into one's pants or other clothing.Rate it:

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cut one looseto fartRate it:

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do one's bitTo make an individual contribution toward an overall effort.Rate it:

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genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspirationThis is a famous quote attributed to Thomas Edison, a famous and prolific American inventor. The idea that hard work is the most important aspect of new inventions existed before Edison gave his quote, however.Rate it:

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get into one's strideTo become familiar with something recently learnt.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthTo derive satisfaction from an experience or occurrence; to have one's expectations or hopes fulfilled.Rate it:

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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.Rate it:

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hold one's waterTo hold one's urine.Rate it:

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keep one's head above waterTo survive or endure, especially in a situation in which one is struggling to avoid being overwhelmed by adverse financial circumstances.Rate it:

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off one's titsHeavily intoxicated; under the influence of alcohol or drugs.Rate it:

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