beat/bash someone's brains out/in

idiom (1)

Definition of beat/bash someone's brains out/in

 (Entry 1 of 8)

informal
: to hit someone on the head in a way that causes serious injury or death : to beat someone very badly They threatened to beat my brains out/in if I ever came here again.

break out in a sweat

idiom (2)

Definition of break out in a sweat (Entry 2 of 8)

: to begin to sweat I broke out in a sweat as I struggled up the hill.

bring out the best in

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Definition of bring out the best in (Entry 3 of 8)

used to say that a person or thing helps one to use or show one's best qualities. She seems to bring out the best in him.Performing in front of an audience brings out the best in me.

bring out the worst in

idiom (4)

Definition of bring out the worst in (Entry 4 of 8)

: to cause someone to show his or her worst qualities I think competition brings out the worst in people. Drinking brings out the worst in him.

come out in favor of

idiom (5)

Definition of come out in favor of (Entry 5 of 8)

: to say publicly that one supports (someone or something) She came out in favor of the proposal.

it will all come out in the wash

idiom (6)

Definition of it will all come out in the wash (Entry 6 of 8)

informal
1 used to say that a problem is not serious and will be solved in the future Don't worry about it. It will all come out in the wash.
2 used to say that the truth will be known in the future No one knows who was responsible, but surely it will all come out in the wash.

leave (someone) out in the cold

idiom (7)

Definition of leave (someone) out in the cold (Entry 7 of 8)

: to leave (someone) in a bad position : to not give (someone) the rights or advantages that are given to others The changes benefit management but leave the workers out in the cold.

out in left field

idiom (8)

Definition of out in left field (Entry 8 of 8)

US, informal
: very strange or unusual ideas that are out in left field Her position is way out in left field.

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