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A Drag On Someone »
(something which pulls at ones strength and slows one down...)

A Far Away Look »
(a look in ones eyes when one is not focused on the present moment; the way a person looks when they are thinking of other times or places...)

A Skeleton In The Closet »
(things from ones past that are shameful or embarrassing...)

Absent Without Leave »
(one left ones position without permission to leave...)

Ahead Of One's Time »
(ones ideas are advanced; one's ideas might not be understood until a future time...)

All In A Day's Work »
(this is a natural part of ones job; what was done is not unusual for this type of work...)

Eat And Run »
(eat ones food and then leave right away, which can be considered rude...)

Follow Orders »
(do what ones boss tells one to do...)

From The Cradle To The Grave »
(during one's whole life; from one's earliest days of ones life, until one dies...)

Get The Lead Out »
(move ones body, so one is more comfortable moving...)

Have A Blowout »
(one has lost the tire of ones car, bike or motorcycle...)

Out Of Reach »
(one cannot reach it with ones hands; one cannot get it...)

Show Someone The Ropes »
(teach a person how to do that thing; share ones skill with another...)

Sit Bolt Upright »
(one is sitting with ones upper body perfectly straight...)

Take Advantage Of Someone Or Something »
(use ones knowledge or connection for selfish gain...)



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