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  • 121put one over on — (informal).See hoodwink. → put * * * put one over on (informal) 1. To gain an advantage over someone 2. To deceive someone • • • Main Entry: ↑over * * * …

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  • 122take something over from somebody — ˌtake ˈover (from sb) | ˌtake sthˈover (from sb) derived 1. to begin to have control of or responsibility for sth, especially in place of sb else 2. to gain control of a political party, a country, etc • The army is threatening to take over if… …

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  • 123take over from somebody — ˌtake ˈover (from sb) | ˌtake sthˈover (from sb) derived 1. to begin to have control of or responsibility for sth, especially in place of sb else 2. to gain control of a political party, a country, etc • The army is threatening to take over if… …

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  • 124To gain a point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …

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  • 125To walk over — Walk Walk (w[add]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Walked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Walking}.] [OE. walken, probably from AS. wealcan to roll, turn, revolve, akin to D. walken to felt hats, to work a hat, G. walken to full, OHG. walchan to beat, to full, Icel.… …

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  • 126Wings Over Europe Tour — infobox concert tour concert tour name = Wings Over Europe Tour artist = Wings dates = July 9 August 24, 1972 number of legs = 1 number of shows = 265 in France, 4 in West Germany, 4 in Sweden, 4 in The Netherlands, 3 in Denmark, 2 in Switzerland …

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  • 127get an edge over sb — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …

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  • 128get an edge over sth — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …

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  • 129have an edge over sb — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …

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  • 130have an edge over sth — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… …

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  • 131holding gain — An *appreciation in the *value of an asset over a period of time. The *gain may be *realized or *unrealized …

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  • 132get/have/gain a/the jump on — to get or have an early advantage over (someone) by acting quickly or doing something first The company came out with its software earlier than expected and got the jump on its competitors. • • • Main Entry: ↑jump …

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  • 133(all) over again — (all) over aˈgain idiom a second time from the beginning • He did the work so badly that I had to do it all over again myself. Main entry: ↑overidiom …

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  • 134Charter Schools Gain Momentum — ▪ 2004       By 2003 more than 684,000 U.S. students attended charter schools publicly funded schools that pledged better academic results and were unencumbered by many of the regulations governing ordinary public schools. The aim of the nearly 2 …

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  • 135win over — verb To persuade someone, gain someones support, or make someone understand the truth or validity of something. If the truth doesnt win him over, perhaps charm will …

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  • 136deep-gain security — A security issued at a deep discount or redeemed at a premium. The terms of the issue mean that the amount of discount or premium cannot be allocated evenly over the life of the bond. From 14 March 1989 the whole of the excess of the proceeds… …

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  • 137put a fast one over — (informal) To gain an advantage by trickery ● fast …

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  • 138lateral gain — The amount of new ground covered laterally by successive photographic runs over an area …

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  • 139go over like a lead balloon — verb To fail to gain acceptance: to be received poorly …

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  • 140take over — Synonyms and related words: accept, acquire, admit, adopt, annex, appropriate, arrogate, assume, assume command, colonize, come by, come in for, conquer, copy, derive, derive from, drag down, draw, draw from, encroach, enslave, gain, get, get at …

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