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You searched for to muck about to behave silly

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    Lick someone's boots

    To behave in a very servile manner and try to please someone.

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    A cock and bull story

    Something likely to be untrue; a silly story that does not have the supporting facts; untrue story

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    Get on one`s high horse

    To behave with arrogance

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    Go hog-wild

    To behave wildly

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    A shaggy dog story

    A long and often pointless story that is told as a joke and often ends in a very silly or unexpected way

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    Don sackcloth and ashes

    To behave in a way that shows that you are very sorry for something that you have done wrong in ancient Biblical times people wore very uncomfortable sackcloth (cloth for sacks) for mourning and also to repent for something that they did wrong

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    Lick (someone's) boots

    To behave in a servile manner toward someone

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    Wear sackcloth and ashes

    To behave in a way that shows that you are very sorry for something that you have done wrong in ancient Biblical times people wore very uncomfortable sackcloth (cloth for sacks) for mourning and also to repent for something that they did wrong

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    As nutty as a fruitcake

    Silly, crazy

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    Go bananas

    To become highly excited, to behave in a crazy way

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    Play one's cards right

    To make the best use of one's opportunities in order to be successful, to behave in the right way in order to be successful

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    Play hardball with (someone)

    To behave in an extremely determined way to get what you want (hardball and softball are from the game of baseball)

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    As silly as a goose

    Very foolish, very silly

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    Cock-and-bull story

    A silly story that is not true

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    Raise hell with (someone or something)

    To make trouble, to behave wildly, to be very angry, to act in some extreme manner

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    Raise the devil (with someone or something)

    To make trouble, to behave wildly, to be very angry, to act in some extreme manner

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    As daft as a brush

    Silly, inconsiderate, acting stupidly (be careful, this could be very offensive!)

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    Time to catch one's breath

    Enough time to relax or behave normally

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    Have rocks in one`s head

    To be stupid or silly or crazy, to not have good judgement

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    Out of one's head

    To be crazy or irrational or silly

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    Out of one's mind

    To be crazy or irrational or silly

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    Out of one's senses

    To be crazy or irrational or silly

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    Have foot-in-mouth disease

    To embarrass oneself by a silly mistake

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    Throw oneself at (someone's) feet

    To behave in a very humble manner

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    Jennifer Lopez

    I grew up in the Bronx where you would stay up late with your girlfriends, just being silly in our bedrooms, whatever. And I was always the clown.

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    Democritus

    Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.

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    Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.

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    To play up to

    To behave in order to gain favor with someone

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    Ask a silly question and you'll get a silly answer

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    Where there's muck there's brass

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    Pam Brown

    A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.

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    Henri Frederic Amiel

    I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.

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    Diogenes

    Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger

    My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.

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    Richard Aldington

    Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.

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    Max Cannon

    People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that.

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    Wallace Stevens

    Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!

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    Deepak Chopra

    The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.

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    Louis Kronenberger

    There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.

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    As mad as a hatter

    To behave unpredictably; to be angry

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    To muck about

    To behave silly

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    To muck in

    To join and help in a job

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