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A Credit To Someone Or Something »
(it happened because of the good qualities of that person...)


A Hush Fell Over Someone Or Something »
(they became quiet...)


A Number Of Things Or People »
(more than one...)


Accustomed To Someone Or Something »
(familiar with; used to...)


An Affinity For Someone Or Something »
(you like that thing; you do it well...)


Be Curtains For Someone Or Something »
(that thing is finished; that one will lose...)


Bear Someone Or Something In Mind »
(remember it; keep it in mind...)


Believe It Or Not »
(it is surprising but it is true...)


Call For Someone Or Something »
(ask for that one to come...)


Can't Do Anything With Someone Or Something »
(that person is not useful...)


Can't Make Heads Or Tails Out Of Someone Or Something »
(do not understand it at all; it does not make sense to one...)


Can't Stand The Sight Of Someone Or Something »
(dislike that person strongly...)


Carry On Without Someone Or Something »
(continue working after one is gone...)


Cast About For Someone Or Something »
(try to find away to learn or get something...)


Cast Doubts On Someone Or Something »
(makes one question whether or not that is true...)


Catch On To Someone Or Something »
(discover what is being done...)


Chance Upon Someone Or Something »
(discover something by accident; find something without looking for it...)


Charge Someone Or Something Up »
(give someone reason to get excited...)


Check In On Someone Or Something »
(visit one to see that they are okay...)


Clamp Down On Someone Or Something »
(not allow it to happen anyway; become more strict...)


Do Away With Someone Or Something »
(get rid of that thing; not have it any more...)


Do Or Die »
(a situation where one must perform well or one will fail...)


Down On Someone Or Something »
(finding faults with or criticizing that one...)


Fiddle Around With Someone Or Something »
(play with something irresponsibly...)


Figure Someone Or Something Out »
(learn; discover; find out; understand...)


Fill Someone In On Someone Or Something »
(tell one about it, let one know that it happened...)


Find Fault With Someone Or Something »
(one discovers something wrong in what the other...)


Find Someone Or Something Out »
(learn the secret that they are hiding...)


Fish Or Cut Bait »
(don't waste time; either do it now or quit...)


Fix Someone Up With Someone Or Something »
(arrange for a person to have or do that thing...)


Fly In The Face Of Someone Or Something »
(goes against what is known...)


Fond Of Someone Or Something »
(you like them...)


For Better Or For Worse »
(said when two people marry, their commitment to stay together in good times and bad times...)


Force Someone Or Something Down Someone's Throat »
(force one to do something that they don't want to do...)


Foul Someone Or Something Up »
(make a mistake and ruin something...)


Friend Or Foe »
(tell me who you are; are you my friend, or my enemy?...)


Get A Head Start On Someone Or Something »
(begin running the race before the other one...)


Get A Kick Out Of Someone Or Something »
(that thing makes one laugh...)


Get A Load Of Someone Or Something »
(take a look at that...)


Get A Thing About Someone Or Something »
(become interested in that person for some reason...)


Get Along With Someone Or Something »
(they feel comfortable together...)


Get Along Without Someone Or Something »
(one is able to continue after the other is gone...)


Get An Eyeful Of Someone Or Something »
(take a look at that...)


Get Mad At Someone Or Something »
(be angry at that person; become angry because of what that person did...)


Get To First Base With Someone Or Something »
(kiss that person on the mouth...)


Go For Someone Or Something »
(try to get that thing...)


Have A Bad Effect On Someone Or Something »
(one's influence makes that person worse...)


Have A Clean Conscience About Someone Or Something »
(one does not feel guilty about it...)


Have A Clear Conscience About Someone Or Something »
(one does not feel guilty about it...)


In Defiance Of Someone Or Something »
(doing it against that one; doing it even though that one said "don't do it"....)


Look Down On Someone Or Something »
(not respect that one...)


Look High And Low For Someone Or Something »
(try to find it in many places...)


Look In On Someone Or Something »
(check to see if that person is okay...)


Nail In Someone's Or Something's Coffin »
(it will kill them; this guarantees they are finished...)


Nail Someone Or Something Down »
(force them to commit to something...)


No Ifs, Ands, Or Buts About It »
(it must happen this way; nothing else is acceptable...)


Not Able To Make Anything Out Of Someone Or »
(don't understand it at all...)


Or Else »
(or there will be a punishment...)


Or Words To That Effect »
(did not say that exactly, but something like that...)


Out Of Consideration For Someone Or Something »
(one is not being considered for that...)


Set Someone Or Something On Fire »
(something made him very angry...)


Set Someone Or Something Straight »
(help one understand something important that one does not yet understand...)


Shape Up Or Ship Out »
(either do what you should be doing, or leave...)


Shy Away From Someone Or Something »
(not do something because it makes one a little afraid...)


Sick And Tired Of Someone Or Something »
(one wishes that thing would stop; one does not want it to happen any more...)


Sink Or Swim »
(a situation where one will either make a great effort, or fail...)


Size Someone Or Something Up »
(try to decide how good that one will be...)


Slow Someone Or Something Down »
(cause one to go slower...)


Steer Clear Of Someone Or Something »
(avoid that person...)


Take A Gander At Someone Or Something »
(look at that and be prepared for something interesting...)


Take A Liking To Someone Or Something »
(to begin to like them...)


Take A Shine To Someone Or Something »
(begin to like them a lot; begin to have strong feelings towards them...)


Take A Stand Against Someone Or Something »
(be unwilling to tolerate that some wrong is being done; stand up for or against...)


Take A Whack At Someone Or Something »
(attempt to do something that one has not been trained to do...)


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


Take Aim At Someone Or Something »
(to decide that one will do something...)


Take Care Of Someone Or Something »
(handle that matter; help and care for that person...)


Take Charge Of Someone Or Something »
(become the leader or responsible one in that situation...)


Take It Easy On Someone Or Something »
(not be strict about; not punish or harass that person...)


Take It Or Leave It »
(this is the last offer; either accept or reject this proposal because there will be no more adjustments...)


Take Liberties With Someone Or Something »
(allow oneself to do things that one should not do...)


Take Off After Someone Or Something »
(leave in a hurry to catch them...)


Take Offense At Someone Or Something »
(feel insulted about it...)


Take Pity On Someone Or Something »
(feel badly for another person's trouble...)


Take Precedence Over Someone Or Something »
(be more important than...)


Take Someone Or Something At Face Value »
(expect from that thing only what it is actually worth; don't hope for more; it is what it appears to be...)


Take Someone Or Something Away »
(take that one to another place...)


Take Someone Or Something By Storm »
(arrive with a big noise and lots of activity...)


Think A Great Deal Of Someone Or Something »
(have a very good opinion of...)


Think A Lot Of Someone Or Something »
(have a very good opinion of...)


Think Back On Someone Or Something »
(remember that thing...)


Think Highly Of Someone Or Something »
(you think there is a lot of good in that person...)


Think Little Of Someone Or Something »
(not have a lot of respect for...)


Think Nothing Of Someone Or Something »
(not respect that person; think that person is no good...)


Think Someone Or Something Fit For Something »
(believe that one is good enough to do the job...)


Think The World Of Someone Or Something »
(think that one is one of the most important in the world...)


Weed Someone Or Something Out »
(get rid of what is not useful...)


Without Rhyme Or Reason »
(There was no good or logical reason for what was done; there was no good reason why it happened...)


Work Someone Or Something In »
(Find the time to include it...)


Work Wonders With Someone Or Something »
(Make a big improvement...)


Wrapped Up In Someone Or Something »
(All of one's attention is on it...)


Wreak Vengeance Upon Someone Or »
(Get revenge in a destructive way...)


Wreak Vengeance Upon Someone Or Something »
(Get revenge in a destructive way...)


Write Someone Or Something Off »
(Believe that it will fail; not have confidence that they will succeed...)


Write Someone Or Something Up »
(Make an official document of what happened or what someone did wrong...)


Zoom In On Someone Or Something »
(focus on; look at more closely as if through a camera...)


A Bundle Of Nerves »
(very nervous; very nervous or frightened...)


A Copycat »
(one who thoughtlessly copies the work of another; one who copies the work or actions of another...)


A Crick In One's Back »
(a soreness or pain felt in the person's back...)


A Crick In One's Neck »
(a soreness or pain felt in the person's neck...)


A Dead Duck »
(in trouble; likely to lose, fail, or be killed...)


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 Few Cards Short Of A Deck »
(something is lacking in that person; the person is being described as crazy or stupid...)


A Few Cards Shy Of A Full Deck »
(something is lacking in that person; the person is being described as crazy or stupid...)


A Goner »
(one who has lost or will surely lose...)


A Kink In My Neck »
(a soreness or stiffness in the neck...)


A Little New To All This »
(I am a beginner not familiar with this situation or task...)


A Place To Call Your Own »
(a place to live or work where you are the owner...)


A Ripple Of Excitement »
(a feeling of excitement moving in one or from one person to another...)


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


A Snake In The Grass »
(a sneaky person that wants to trick or steal from; deceitful...)


A Thumbnail Sketch »
(a small drawing or illustration of what it is like...)


Act As Someone »
(take on a certain role or responsibility...)


Act High And Mighty »
(act like one is better or more important than others...)


Aid And Abet Someone »
(a formal or legal way to say "help" someone...)


All Balled Up »
(stuck or confused...)


All Better Now »
(what was sick or problematic is now happy, healthy, resolved...)


All Dressed Up »
(dressed formally or very nicely...)


Almost Lost It »
(almost lost control of one's thoughts, one's feelings, or one's body; almost started laughing; almost vomited...)


An Aching Heart »
(one feels the pain of loss or want; one is pained by losing or wanting something...)


An Act Of Faith »
(one does it because one believes in God or has confidence in another person...)


Answer The Door »
(go to the door and ask who is there or let them in...)


Any Port In A Storm »
(a person will stop anywhere or ask anyone when help is needed...)


At Risk »
(there is a possibility that it could be lost or harmed...)


At Stake »
(what can be gained or lost; this thing could be lost...)


Beauty Is Only Skin Deep »
(being handsome or pretty does not mean that person is good; being handsome or pretty does not mean that person is good...)


Beyond The Call Of Duty »
(more than is expected or required by a job...)


Building You Up »
(saying things to make you look good or feel good...)


Burned To A Crisp »
(the thing is so burned or overcooked that it is dry and flaky...)


Caught In The Middle »
(not able to go the one way or the other way...)


Caught Red Handed »
(discovered while doing something wrong or bad...)


Cause A Commotion »
(make a lot of noise and be noticed by others or bother others...)


Cause A Stir »
(cause people to look and ask questions or make comments...)


Cause Some Eyebrows To Raise »
(make people wonder what you are doing or ask why...)


Change Someone's Mind »
(do or tell something which causes a person to have a different opinion...)


Changing Your Tune »
(what you do or say now is different from before...)


Check Out »
(officially leave some place such as a hotel or hospital...)


Crossing Swords With You »
(the two are having a fight or struggle...)


Die A Natural Death »
(one's death did not happen as the result of an accident or tragedy...)


Do An Errand »
(do a small task or job that needed to be done...)


Draw A Blank »
(one is thinking or remembering but does not find the answer...)


Earn One's Keep »
(work to pay to for membership, i.e. in a home or at a job...)


Fair Haired Boy »
(a boy with blond or light colored hair...)


Fine And Dandy »
(a polite and cheerful way to say "good" or "well"...)


Fit In Someone »
(find a time or a place for that one...)


Flesh And Blood »
(family members; one's immediate relatives; children, parents or siblings...)


For A Lark »
(not for any good reason; just or fun...)


For All I Care »
(i do not care whether you do that or not...)


For All It's Worth »
(though it may or may not be important to you...)


For Safekeeping »
(so it does not get lost or stolen...)


Forbidden Fruit »
(a person or thing one is not allowed to touch or have...)


Force Someone Out Of Office »
(a person is pressured to quit or leave an elected position...)


Foul One's Own Nest »
(do something to ruin or damage one's home situation...)


Foul Play »
(cheating; trickery; unfair or illegal actions...)


From The Heart »
(said or done in an honest and caring way...)


Get A Break »
(get some help or assistance; get a chance to rest...)


Get A Clean Bill Of Health »
(a doctor or specialist says that the body has no problems...)


Get A Dirty Look From Someone »
(the person has an expression which shows they are angry or upset with you...)


Get A Lot Of Mileage Out Of Something »
(able to use it for a long time; a car or other thing which lasts a long time...)


Get A Slap On The Wrist »
(receive a very mild or light punishment...)


Get All Dolled Up »
(a woman makes herself more pretty by putting on nice clothes or cosmetics...)


Get At The Heart Of The Matter »
(do or talk about the thing that is most important...)


Get Away From It All »
(escape from one's problems or difficulties...)


Get Back On One's Feet »
(able to move around after having been unable to walk due to sickness or injury...)


Get Butterflies In One's Stomach »
(one has a nervous or excited feeling in the stomach area...)


Get By On Something »
(able to live or survive with only that thing...)


Get By With Something »
(able to function or continue with only that thing...)


Get Down To Business »
(talk about a formal or official matter; doing the most important thing...)


Get Goose Bumps »
(one's skin feels tingling due to an emotion such as love, sadness or fear...)


Get Goose Pimples »
(one's skin feels tingling due to an emotion such as love, sadness or fear...)


Get Gray Hairs »
(one's hair become white in color from old age or stress...)


Get In Someone's Hair »
(bother that person by being too close or involved with them...)


Get Lost »
(not know where on is; go to where one does not know how to find things; become confused or forget; leave this place...)


Get One's Foot In The Door »
(get an opportunity or introduction with that person or place...)


Get Physical With Someone »
(touch that persons body; use physical force to strike or move a person...)


Get The Old Heave Ho »
(be fired from a job or thrown out of some event...)


Get The Short End Of The Stick »
(be the one who gets a bad deal or a worse deal than the others...)


Get The Willies »
(get a very gross or uncomfortable feeling...)


Get Wet »
(water or other liquid got on one's skin or clothing...)


Get Worked Up Over Something »
(get angry or upset about what happened...)


Give Someone A Ring »
(call him or her on the telephone...)


Go It Alone »
(be the only one; do it or go there without anyone else...)


Go Straight »
(no longer break the law or do something wrong...)


Go The Distance »
(last for the entire match without quitting or being knocked out...)


Had Better Do That »
(do that thing, or there will be a problem...)


Hang Around With Someone »
(spend time with that person; spend casual time together having fun or relaxing...)


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


Have A Good Command Of Something »
(be able to do or use it well...)


If Not »
(if it does not happen or is not true...)


If So »
(if that happens or is true...)


In A Quandary »
(in a difficult or confusing situation...)


In Due Time »
(it will happen eventually; there is no need to rush it or hurry...)


Judge Something On Its Own Merits »
(that things is judged by it's own good or bad points, not by association with others...)


Jumping On The Bandwagon »
(start doing or saying the same as the others...)


Keeping A Straight Face »
(not show expression on one's face; not show joy, sadness or anger...)


Laying An Egg »
(doing or saying something stupid...)


Off The Top Of One's Head »
(one thinks it up quickly and easily; without help or preparation...)


On Active Duty »
(in the military or diplomatic service right now; not on vacation...)


On Edge »
(nervous; tense; impatient; reacting angrily or fearfully...)


On Someone's Case »
(pursuing that person; making demands or requests of that person...)


Out Of Bounds »
(one is not allowed to do that or go there...)


Out Of Fashion »
(people do not do that or wear that any more...)


Out Of Place »
(saying or doing what is not okay for that place...)


Out Of Print »
(that book or magazine is no longer being published...)


Out Of Shape »
(weak or fat; one's body is not strong and fit...)


Sick As A Dog »
(very sick with a cold or flu...)


Sign On With Someone »
(join that team or company...)


Take A Hard Line With Someone »
(not be willing to compromise or change one's opinion...)


Take A Load Off One's Feet »
(to sit down and rest after standing or walking for a long time...)


Take A Spill »
(fall down so that one hits the ground and continues rolling or tumbling...)


Take A Toll »
(doing it has a cost; one becomes tired or weary or loses something as a result...)


Take A Walk »
(walk somewhere, usually for pleasure or relaxation...)


Take Effect »
(big to have a result or reaction...)


Take It On The Chin »
(accept the blow or the insult without quitting, like a boxer who gets hit on the chin but keeps fighting...)


Take Off »
(leave some place, the way a ship or an airplane leaves...)


Take Someone For A Fool »
(believe that person is foolish or stupid...)


Throw One's Weight Around »
(push others who are smaller or weaker...)


Thunder »
(the sound that comes from big clouds in the sky, often after flash of lightning or during rain...)


Tied Up »
(that person or thing is tied so that it cannot move or escape...)


Wear More Than One Hat »
(have more than one role or responsibility...)


Wet Blanket »
(A person who is boring and makes others feel bored or stuck...)


What Goes Around, Comes Around »
(There is a natural fairness in life; if we do good or bad, that same thing is done to us...)


Wither On The Vine »
(Die or fail visibly where it should be growing and thriving...)


Wrap Something Up »
(Finish or complete a task...)


Wreak Havoc With Something »
(Act in a way that destroys things or makes things difficult...)


Write Something Down »
(Write something on paper to help to record or remember it...)


Yield The Right Of Way »
(Stop or slow and wait while another crosses or moves ahead...)


You Are Keen On Him »
(you like it or them; you want more of them...)


Zonked Out »
(very tired so resting or falling asleep...)




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