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the ball is in (one's) court

expression

  • the next step in some process is the other person's to take.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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the bigger they are the harder they fall.

expression

  • the bigger a person's or organization's stature, the larger their failure will be.

    Last edited on Nov 14 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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the daylights out of

adverb

  • severely, as in "beat the living daylights out of (one)", "knock the living daylights out of (one)", "scare the daylights out of (one)", etc.

    Last edited on Oct 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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there's a method to (one's) madness.

expression

  • an assertion that, despite one's approach seeming random, there actually is structure to it.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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third leg

noun

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thongs

noun - plural

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throw

verb - intransitive

verb - transitive

  • to intentionally lose a competition, usually for money.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • to trick or mislead.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                              

    Citation from "Chapter 7", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 11 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 11 2012.

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