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leave (something) on the table

leave (something) on the table  v. phr.— «He admitted he does have bad dreams occasionally about an estimator’s most dreaded mistake—“leaving something on the table”—in layman’s terms, forgetting to include a figure in a final estimate...

leave (something) on the table

leave (something) on the table  v. phr.— «Don’t hold out for the last dollar. Instead, leave something on the table for the next owner. “It’s riskier to be the last builder rather than the first,” Sletten advises. “If you...

bromance

bromance  n.— «Is this alleged romance surfacing to offset the rumored close relationship that Armstrong has been enjoying these last few months running around with good pal Matthew McConaughey? On a recent E Entertainment segment on the...

bullet sponge

bullet sponge  n.— «Bodyguards serving politicians and others who crave public attention must learn to please the principal’s ego and maintain safety. Besides being a “bullet sponge,” in Kobetz’s words, responsibilities fall to...

bag-skating

bag-skating  n.— «Bag-skating is the hockey term for keeping the pucks in the bag and usually entails length-of-the-ice sprints.» —“Hawks fed up with Mironov’s subpar fitness” by Brian Hanley Chicago Sun-Times Dec...

bag-skate stick

bag-skate stick  n.— «He hauled out a “bag-skate” stick for the 54 minutes of torture. What’s a bag-skate stick? “When they’re going to work your bag off, you get a stick with no tape on it,” Buchberger said...

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