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Nail down:

To identify or understand something exactly.

Let's nail down some possible meeting times for the conference that are good for everyone.


Naked eye:

What you can see without assistance (binoculars, telescopes...)

Some planets are visible from Earth with the naked eye.


Name of the game:

The main point of something.

When you're an advertiser, getting people's attention is the name of the game.


New Kid on the Block:

A person new to the area or group of friends.

I guess I’m the new kid on the block, right?


New York Minute:

Time that seems to pass really quickly.

That movie went by in a New York minute! 

No Dice:

To reject something or to disagree.

No dice. I’m not giving you the front seat of the car. I’m riding up front!


None the wiser:

To not know something even though you should.

Despite the fact that he explained how to get to calculate the area of a circle three times, I was none the wiser. 

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