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call up to the majors

verb - transitive

  • to offer a promotion in a job or position in life.
                                                                                               

    Citation from "Open up Your Yenta Mouth and Say Ah", Royal Pains (TV, 2010), Season 2 Episode 12 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 04 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 17 2010.

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secret sauce

noun

  • the essential (but perhaps largely unknown) ingredient required for success.
                                                                                                                                                                             

    Citation from "Gawker figures out secret sauce of media", MarketWatch, Larry Kramer, Nov 16 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Ex-Goldman Programmer Is Arrested Again", The New York Times DealBook, Peter Lattman, August 9 2012 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 10 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 18 2010.

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cowboy up

verb

  • to face a daunting task, as a brave cowboy would.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Charged", Reaper (TV, 2007), Season 1 Episode 2 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: brave.

    Last edited on Apr 29 2011. Submitted by Mary K. from Lockport, IL, USA on Feb 25 2003.

  • "own up to it". Also see "mount up", "saddle up".

    Last edited on Apr 09 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 09 2018.

  • "to ride (or, to "eat out") one's partner" - extreme sexual connotation - as in "the task set before you", generally referring to a female. Similar to "cowgirl up", having the roles reversed.

    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Apr 09 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 09 2018.

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mulligan

noun

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use (one's) words

verb

  • to speak rather than resort to violence.
    Use your words, son.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

    Citation from "Stone Dead", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 05 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 05 2011.

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