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  • 161 not be above doing something — phrase to not be too proud to do something Lady Travers was not above helping with the housework when necessary. Thesaurus: to behave in a way that shows you are not proudsynonym Main entry: above …

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  • 162 will not be doing something again in a hurry — spoken phrase used for saying that you do not want to do something again I won’t be going back there in a hurry, I can tell you. Thesaurus: way of saying that you will not do somethingsynonym Main entry: hurry …

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  • 163 would not dream of doing something — phrase used for emphasizing that you would definitely not do something I wouldn’t dream of telling you how to do your job. Thesaurus: way of saying that you will not do somethingsynonym Main entry: dream …

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  • 164 don't even think about doing it — don t even think about (doing) it informal used to tell someone in a forceful way that something is not allowed It s illegal to park here. Don t even think about it! • • • Main Entry: ↑think …

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  • 165 lower yourself (by doing something) — ˈlower yourself (by doing sth) idiom (usually used in negative sentences) to behave in a way that makes other people respect you less Syn: ↑demean • I wouldn t lower myself by working for him. Main entry: ↑lower …

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  • 166 never tire of doing something — never tire of doing sth idiom to do sth a lot, especially in a way that annoys people • He went to Harvard as he never tires of reminding us. Main entry: ↑tireidiom …

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  • 167 pardon me for doing something — ˌpardon me for ˈdoing sth idiom used to show that you are upset or offended by the way that sb has spoken to you • ‘Oh, just shut up!’ ‘Well, pardon me for breathing!’ Main entry: ↑pardonidiom …

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  • 168 somebody can (not) help (doing) something — sb can (not) help (doing) sth | sb can not help but do sth idiom used to say that it is impossible to prevent or avoid sth • I can t help thinking he knows more than he has told us. • He can t help being ugly. • …

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  • 169 nothing doing — interjection Absolutely not; definitely no. Ill fix his clock all right. Syn: by no means, no dice, no way, no way Jose …

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  • 170 talk one's way out of — verb To avoid doing something by speaking to someone using (possibly false) logic and reasons. He managed to talk his way out of painting the fence …

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  • 171 no way — Synonyms and related words: acedia, apathy, cave of Trophonius, cave of despair, despair, desperateness, desperation, despondency, disconsolateness, fat chance, forget it, forlornness, nix, no exit, no sirree, no way out, nope, not a chance, not… …

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  • 172 do it the hard way — use a poor method, go against the grain    Don t start a fire with stones. That s doing it the hard way …

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  • 173 the hard way — the difficult method, the rocky road    If we plan, we can avoid doing our work the hard way …

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  • 174 see which way the cat jumps — Australian, informal to delay making a decision or doing something until you know what is going to happen or what other people are going to do. We d better wait and see which way the cat jumps before we commit ourselves …

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  • 175 get something out of the way — to finish doing something, especially something difficult or unpleasant I can t wait to get all this housework out of the way …

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  • 176 go on your merry way — to continue doing something without thinking about other possibilities People tend to just go on their merry way until something goes wrong …

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  • 177 in harm's way — in a dangerous situation U.S. troops are doing a terrific job, but they are in harm s way …

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  • 178 that's the way — spoken used for encouraging someone when they are doing something well Put the car into gear and ease into the traffic. That s the way …

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  • 179 the way to go — the best method for doing a particular thing A law against dumping waste is the way to go …

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  • 180 ˌplug aˈway (at sth) — phrasal verb to continue doing something in a determined way despite difficulties …

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