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give the business

verb - transitive

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give the cold shoulder

verb - transitive

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give the elbow

verb - transitive

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give the fidgets

noun

  • a sense of unease or of dread and the need to either get away or have whoever/whatever is causing "the fidgets" to go away. This feeling is based (sometimes) on some past experience with person or place but not always.
    When I hear people talk about their missionary work, I get the fidgets.
    I imagine it has some relation to the fight or flight reflex; or what Gavin De Becker, who deals with personal security issues for celebrities and corporations, believes woman need to pay more attention to - "the gift of fear". I have no idea what the origin of the term is. I heard a man use it when I was a kid and it just stuck.

    Last edited on May 31 2017. Submitted by changshafu on May 30 2017.

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give the finger

verb - transitive

  • to raise only the middle finger in someone's direction. An offensive gesture.

    Last edited on Aug 26 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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give the gate

verb

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give the hands

verb

  • to fist fight someone. Compare with throw hands.
    David wants to give the hands to John over 20 dollars.

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 10 2011.

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give the heave-ho

verb - transitive

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give the Heisman

verb - transitive

  • To reject or refuse, often in an abrupt or forceful manner.
    That chick just gave me the Heisman!

    Last edited on Apr 30 1999. Submitted by Nat S. from Burbank, CA, USA on Apr 30 1999.

  • To not work properly.
    This radio is giving me the Heisman.
    • See more words with the same meaning: broken.

    Last edited on Apr 30 1999. Submitted by Nat S. from Burbank, CA, USA on Apr 30 1999.

origin

  • College football's Heisman Trophy, which depicts a runner 'stiff-arming' the other players.

    Last edited on Apr 30 1999. Submitted by Nat S. from Burbank, CA, USA on Apr 30 1999.

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give the horns

expression

  • To shame one's husband by committing adultery.

    "Cuckold" (verb)

    See Wikipedia, c.f. "Cuckold" esp. the section "Cultural usage of horn metaphor."

    Last edited on Dec 30 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 30 2014.

verb

  • to mistreat.
    He stood you up? Give him the horns.

    Last edited on Nov 24 2010. Submitted by Jewels D. from Pordenone (Friuli-Venezia Giulia), Italy on Aug 12 1998.

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