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  • 141give/cut someone some slack — give/cut (someone) some slack informal : to treat (someone) in a less harsh or critical way Would you give/cut me some slack? I m doing the best I can. • • • Main Entry: ↑slack …

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  • 142give/cut some slack — give/cut (someone) some slack informal : to treat (someone) in a less harsh or critical way Would you give/cut me some slack? I m doing the best I can. • • • Main Entry: ↑slack …

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  • 143give somebody a big hand — give sb/get a big ˈhand idiom to show your approval of sb by clapping your hands; to be applauded in this way • Ladies and gentlemen, let s give a big hand to our special guests tonight. Main entry: ↑bigidiom …

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  • 144give get a big hand — give sb/get a big ˈhand idiom to show your approval of sb by clapping your hands; to be applauded in this way • Ladies and gentlemen, let s give a big hand to our special guests tonight. Main entry: ↑bigidiom …

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  • 145give somebody five — ˌgive sb ˈfive idiom (informal) to hit the inside of sb s hand with your hand as a way of saying hello or to celebrate a victory • Give me five! Main entry: ↑fiveidiom …

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  • 146give somebody ideas — give sb iˈdeas | put iˈdeas into sb s head idiom to give sb hopes about sth that may not be possible or likely; to make sb act or think in an unreasonable way • Who s been putting ideas into his head? Main entry: ↑ideaidiom …

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  • 147give\ color\ to — • give color to • lend color to v. phr. To make (smth) seem true or likely. The boy s torn clothes gave color to his story of a fight. The way the man ate lent color to his story of near starvation …

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  • 148give\ one\ some\ of\ his\ own\ medicine — • give one some of his/her own medicine v. phr. To treat someone the way he or she treats others (used in the negative). The gangster beat up an innocent old man, so when he resisted arrest, a policeman gave him a little of his own medicine …

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  • 149give someone a mouthful Brit. — give someone a mouthful Brit. informal talk to someone in an angry or abusive way. → mouthful …

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  • 150give someone the flick informal, — give someone the flick informal, chiefly Austral. reject someone in a casual way. → flick …

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  • 151give someone the cold shoulder — give (someone) the cold shoulder to behave towards someone in a way that is not at all friendly, sometimes for reasons that this person does not understand. What have I done to him? He gave me the cold shoulder the whole evening at the party …

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  • 152give the cold shoulder — give (someone) the cold shoulder to behave towards someone in a way that is not at all friendly, sometimes for reasons that this person does not understand. What have I done to him? He gave me the cold shoulder the whole evening at the party …

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  • 153give someone the evil eye — give (someone) the evil eye to look at someone in an angry or unpleasant way. I arrived late for the meeting and Steve Thomson gave me the evil eye …

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  • 154give the evil eye — give (someone) the evil eye to look at someone in an angry or unpleasant way. I arrived late for the meeting and Steve Thomson gave me the evil eye …

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  • 155give someone the glad eye — give (someone) the glad eye British & Australian, old fashioned to look at someone in a way that makes it obvious that you are sexually attracted to them. I think you have an admirer. That man in the corner is giving you the glad eye …

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  • 156give the glad eye — give (someone) the glad eye British & Australian, old fashioned to look at someone in a way that makes it obvious that you are sexually attracted to them. I think you have an admirer. That man in the corner is giving you the glad eye …

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  • 157give someone the runaround — give (someone) the runaround informal to act in a way which makes it difficult for someone to do something, for example by refusing to tell them things they need to know. I m trying to get a visa, but the embassy staff keep giving me the… …

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  • 158give the runaround — give (someone) the runaround informal to act in a way which makes it difficult for someone to do something, for example by refusing to tell them things they need to know. I m trying to get a visa, but the embassy staff keep giving me the… …

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  • 159give someone the shaft — give (someone) the shaft American, informal get the shaft if someone gets the shaft, they are not treated in a fair way. They gave him the shaft he lost his job for no reason at all …

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  • 160give the shaft — give (someone) the shaft American, informal get the shaft if someone gets the shaft, they are not treated in a fair way. They gave him the shaft he lost his job for no reason at all …

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