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A Cut Above »
(better than the others...)

A Dose Of One's Own Medicine »
(the bad thing one does to others happens to oneself...)

A Feather In One's Cap »
(what happened makes one feel proud and look good to others...)

A Horse Of A Different Color »
(one who does things differently from others...)

A Horse Of Another Color »
(one who does things differently from others...)

A Pillar Of Support »
(a person who is strong and gives others strength...)

A Tower Of Strength »
(a person whose is so strong that they can support and give strength to others...)

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

Birds Of A Feather Flock Together »
(people like to spend time with others who are similar...)

By Word Of Mouth »
(by hearing it from others...)

Call The Shots »
(make the decisions for oneself and others...)

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

Climbing On The Bandwagon »
(joining in what the others are doing...)

Devil May Care Attitude »
(one acts like one does not care what others think...)

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

Do One's Own Thing »
(do what you like to do and not what others force you to do...)

Drawing Attention »
(doing things that cause others to notice...)

Far And Away The Best »
(much better than any others...)

Flexing Your Muscles »
(doing things to show others that you are strong....)

Follow The Crowd »
(walk in the same direction as the group; do what the others do...)

Generous To A Fault »
(very generous; gives too much to others; one is even too willing to share...)

Gentle As A Lamb »
(very gentle; would never hurt others...)

Get A Jumpstart »
(begin before all of the others begin; start before the others...)

Get A Taste Of One's Own Medicine »
(the bad thing one does to others has now happened to oneself...)

Get Back Into Circulation »
(begin to go out and see others after not having gone out for some time...)

Get Hell »
(be yelled at by others...)

Get In On Something »
(join in on what the others are doing...)

Get Into The Act »
(join in on what the others are doing...)

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

Go Into Hiding »
(begin hiding; go to where others cannot find one...)

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

Hands Down »
(easily; clearly; it is easy to say that one is better than the others...)

I Don't Belong Here »
(I am not like the others at this place; I should not be here; I am not comfortable here because i am different...)

In A World Of One's Own »
(that person is not connected to others; not relating to the people nearby...)

In The Spotlight »
(visible; where others can see one; others are watching...)

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...)

Lay Low »
(hide; only go places where others do not see one...)

Laying Down The Law »
(make the rules that others must follow; be strict; say what the others must do...)

Live And Let Live »
(one should be careful to not hurt others...)

On One's Own »
(alone; without others...)

Practice What You Preach »
(do things the way you tell others to do them...)

Raise Cain »
(to disturb others and cause trouble...)

Share And Share Alike »
(children's saying: only if you share with others, will others share with you...)

She Favors You »
(she likes you more than she likes others...)

Show One's True Colors »
(do something to let others know what kind of person one really is...)

Show Someone Up »
(do better than that person in a place where others can see...)

Sitting Pretty »
(in a situation that others will envy...)

Stand Out »
(look different from the others...)

Take Someone Into One's Confidence »
(share a secret with that person; tell that person something you don't want others to know...)

The Pot Calling The Kettle Black »
(accusing others of doing the same thing you do...)

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

Thumb A Ride »
(hitchhike; ask strangers for a car ride; put one's thumb in the air to ask others to drive one somewhere...)

Turning Up Your Nose »
(rejecting others because they are not good enough...)

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

What Comes Around Goes Around »
(the things you do to others will happen to you...)

When The Cat's Away, The Mice Will Play »
(when the person of authority is away, the others act less responsibly...)

You Are Caving In »
(doing what others want even though you don't want to...)

Your Secret Is Safe With Me »
(I will not tell others what I know...)



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