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  • the business — {n.}, {slang} Usually used with give or get . 1. All that you are able to do; greatest effort. * /Johnny gave the tryouts the business but he failed to make the team./ 2. The most harm possible; the greatest damage or hurt. * /Fred got the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the more --- the more --- — or[the er the er] Used in two halves of a sentence to show that when there is more of the first, there is more of the second too. * /The more you eat. the fatter you will get./ * /Get your report in when you can; the sooner, the better./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the picture — {n.} The way things are or were; the facts about something; the situation; what happened or happens. * /Where does Susan come into the picture./ * /When you are looking for a job your education enters into the picture./ * /Old Mr. Brown is out of …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the tracks — {n.} The line between the rich or fashionable part of town and the poor or unfashionable part of town. * /The poor children knew they would not be welcome on the other side of the tracks./ * /Mary s mother did not want her to date Jack, because… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the works — {n. plural}, {slang} 1. Everything that can be had or that you have; everything of this kind, all that goes with it. * /When the tramp found $100, he went into a fine restaurant and ordered the works with a steak dinner./ 1b. See: SHOOT THE WORKS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the business — {n.}, {slang} Usually used with give or get . 1. All that you are able to do; greatest effort. * /Johnny gave the tryouts the business but he failed to make the team./ 2. The most harm possible; the greatest damage or hurt. * /Fred got the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the more --- the more --- — or[the er the er] Used in two halves of a sentence to show that when there is more of the first, there is more of the second too. * /The more you eat. the fatter you will get./ * /Get your report in when you can; the sooner, the better./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the picture — {n.} The way things are or were; the facts about something; the situation; what happened or happens. * /Where does Susan come into the picture./ * /When you are looking for a job your education enters into the picture./ * /Old Mr. Brown is out of …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the tracks — {n.} The line between the rich or fashionable part of town and the poor or unfashionable part of town. * /The poor children knew they would not be welcome on the other side of the tracks./ * /Mary s mother did not want her to date Jack, because… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the works — {n. plural}, {slang} 1. Everything that can be had or that you have; everything of this kind, all that goes with it. * /When the tramp found $100, he went into a fine restaurant and ordered the works with a steak dinner./ 1b. See: SHOOT THE WORKS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the creeps — {n.}, {informal} 1. An uncomfortable tightening of the skin caused by fear or shock. * /Reading the story of a ghost gave Joe the creeps./ * /The queer noises in the old house gave Mary the creeps./ 2. A strong feeling of fear or disgust. * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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