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You searched for to geek (someone) out to confuse someone with technical information

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    Ferret (information or something) out of (someone)

    To get something from someone by being persistent

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    Blackout

    A temporary situation where you do not release some information

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    Milk (someone) for (something)

    To pressure someone into giving information or money

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    Blow the whistle on (someone)

    To reveal information about someone (from sports where the referee blows a whistle when someone does something wrong)

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    Pitch (someone) a curve

    To pitch a curve in baseball, to confuse someone by doing something unexpected

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    A little bird told me

    Information learned from a secret source who you do not want to reveal

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    Fish for (something)

    To try to get information from someone

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    Go on a fishing expedition

    To attempt to discover information

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    Chapter and verse

    Detailed, in reference to sources of information (this refers to the method of referring to a biblical text)

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    Circulate the agenda

    To distribute a list or other information about what will be discussed in a meeting

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    In the loop

    Part of a group of people that is kept up-to-date with information about something

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    Out of the loop

    To not be part of a group of people that is kept up-to-date with information about something

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    Hold out on (someone)

    To refuse to give information or something to someone who has a right to it

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    Fine print

    The part of a document or contract that may contain important information but is not easily noticed because the print is small

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    To/to not have a leg to stand on

    Having a support information which acts as basis of one's argument/case/position

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    Small print

    The part of a document or contract that may contain important information but is not easily noticed because the print is small

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    Go into (something) with one's eyes (wide) open

    To do something or make a choice about something while knowing the problems that are involved and while having all of the necessary information

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    Go into (something) with one's eyes closed/shut

    To do something or make a choice about something not knowing the problems that are involved and not having all of the necessary information

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    Boggle one's mind

    To confuse someone, to overwhelm someone, to be hard to imagine

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    Make (someone's) head spin/swim

    To confuse or overwhelm someone, to make someone dizzy

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    Pick the brains of (someone)

    To talk to someone in order to get some information about something

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    Cough (something) up

    To give something (information or money) to someone that they are trying to force you to give them

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    Fill in the blanks

    To supply the missing words or information on a test or other exercise

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    Have (someone's) number

    To get the key information to be able to understand someone

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    Put two and two together

    To make a correct guess, to figure something out from the information that you have

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    Jesse James Garrett

    Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.

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    Clifford Stoll

    Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.

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    Erma Bombeck

    Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.

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    James Talent

    Each of us should take personal responsibility for our diet, and our children's diet, and the government's role should be to make certain it provides the best information possible to help people stay healthy.

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    Gertrude Stein

    Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

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    Mitchell Kapor

    Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.

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    To pull together

    A) to collect data; to gather information b) regain control over one's emotions

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    To fill (someone) in

    To provide information to someone; to inform

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    To clue (someone or something) in

    To inform; to provide a background information

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    E. M. Forster

    A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.

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    Carl Sagan

    All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.

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    Russell Baker

    An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.

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    Irvine Welsh

    I think young writers should get other degrees first, social sciences, arts degrees or even business degrees. What you learn is research skills, a necessity because a lot of writing is about trying to find information.

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    Albert Einstein

    Information is not knowledge.

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    Clarence Day

    Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.

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    Mike Royko

    It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,' but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.

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    William Gibson

    It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.

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    George Orwell

    Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.

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    Daniel J. Boorstin

    Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.

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    Phil McGraw

    The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home. There's just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition for the parent's voice to resonate in the children's ears.

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    Peter Drucker

    The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.

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    Bernard Baruch

    There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.

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    Merton Miller

    To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks to dig up information no one else has yet.

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    John Warnock

    What I try to do is factor in how people use computers, what people's problems are, and how these technologies can get applied to those problems. Then I try to direct the various product groups to act on this information.

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    Be brainy

    To be intelligent, geek, have a mind of a genius or inventor

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    To geek (someone) out

    To confuse someone with technical information

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