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tip of the icebergOcean Scientists assert in reference to an 'iceberg': The {tip} exposed portion, visible above the sea, is only one eighth of the actual size of this awesome natural phenomenon found in the polar seas of our planet Earth.added
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it's not for us to wonder why, it's for us to do or die!Ask no questions, ponder nothing, hold no reservations, withhold no loyalty; Simply fall-in, join forces, obey my orders, follow through and prepare to make the supreme sacrifice in this horrific challenge!added
4 years ago
put downTo express deprecating, demeaning, critical, insulting remarks to another; expressions; 'put downs'.added
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fend offTo take defensive action, push against, veer away, avoid, steer away, retreat, tack, give strong vocal or signal warning.added
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have a handle on itUnderstand all the minute details, the goal, the dangers, the possible glitches, the possible adversarial action.added
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tune in to what is happeningConcentrating on the conversation, the action on scene at the moment is to tune-in.added
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wiped out!The expression can be visualized as one would erase the blackboard, eliminate the moisture on the window glass.added
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wolf in sheep's clothingGrammar school stories told of the Wily wolf wearing a sheepskin costume as he stealthily circles the grazing sheep seeking to snatch a helpless little lamb in his sharp-toothed and drooling vicious jaws!added
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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.added
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picture perfectAn expression conveying the thought that the result, the outcome of an agenda has been as successful as an ideal portrait, painting or photograph conveying a pleasing perfect image or impression.added
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needle in a haystackConsider the frustration in a fantasy attempt to locate, or find a needle embedded somewhere in a stack of hay!added
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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.added
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fit the moldPossession of a variety of necessary and appropriate attributes and aptitudes can reveal an individual as fitting the mold for a specific difficult challenge.added
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live it upIn the aftermath of successful ventures, many individuals often express a desire to celebrate or party, let down their hair and Live it up!added
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liven things upAppropriate actions, music, decorations, singing, props, verbal directing, recitations can assist to liven things up at a party or celebration.added
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adopt a positive agendaThousands of successful individuals maintain their goals have been achieved mainly because of their positive attitudes in all challenging projects and situations.added
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gut a buildingRemove, demolish, strip, rip-out. Tear-up, disconnect, eradicate.added
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spit-shined and polishedShaved, showered, shoes shined, fresh clothing, nicely dressed and dashed with cologne.added
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tick off!Aggravate, irritate, disturb, rankle, rub, assail, insult an individual.added
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shaky timesThe expression reflects negative influences of many categories, including financing, government interference and changes in a firm's leadership.added
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on balanceJudging fairly by considering all facets of a case.added
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have something down patTo know something or be able to do something perfectly. Be perfect master of something.added
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play the fieldDate a number of eligible females.added
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carry a torchMaintain a quiet emotional interest in another.added
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clear the deckMove out of the area of congestion, evacuate an area for safety's sake. Make way for emergency crews, Listen to the Boss.added
4 years ago

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