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A Taste Of Your Own Medicine »
(a lesson where other people treat you the same way you treat them in order to teach you that you are acting badly...)

All Bark (And No Bite) »
(acting aggressive but not willing to fight...)

Child's Play »
(childish behavior; not serious work; acting childlike...)

Devil May Care Manner »
(a way of acting that shows others that one does not care...)

Do Not Have A Care In The World »
(carefree; without problems; acting like nothing bothers one...)

Fools Rush In Where Angels Fear To Tread »
(one should consider one' actions before acting...)

Full Of The Devil »
(being playfully bad; acting mischievously...)

Go In One Ear And Out The Other »
(the person did not hear what was said; one is acting as if one did not hear...)

Going Against The Grain »
(making things difficult by acting against the wishes of others...)

Going Bananas »
(acting crazy; running around wildly...)

In Your Right Mind »
(thinking and acting the way you usually do...)

Laying Down On The Job »
(acting lazy; not work when one should be working...)

On Someone's Behalf »
(acting for another person; representing that person...)

Split Hairs »
(acting as if small amounts were large amounts...)

Stark Raving Mad »
(completely crazy; acting like a crazy person...)

With Your Back Up Against The Wall »
(restrained from acting as you would like...)



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