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bust a cap in (someone's) ass

slang To murder or attempt to murder someone with a gun. If you don't get out of here right now, we're gonna bust a cap in your ass! They busted a cap in his ass when he began hurling racial slurs at them.
See also: ass, bust, cap

drag (one's) ass

1. To deliberately work or perform slowly, sluggishly, or reluctantly; to idle rather than perform one's work or duties. Stop dragging your ass on that assignment, I need it finished by 3 o'clock. I'm so bored with work that I find myself dragging ass every day in the office.
2. To leave or depart from a place. You'd better drag your ass outta here before I get even more upset. It's the cops, we'd better drag ass!
See also: ass, drag

eat (someone's) ass out

1. rude slang To vehemently or furiously scold or reprimand someone, especially in the armed forces. The captain ate my ass out after I came back to the barracks drunk.
2. vulgar slang To sexually stimulate someone's anus with one's mouth.
See also: ass, eat, out

get (one's) ass (somewhere)

Impolite To go someplace, especially directly, promptly, or with great haste (often implying that there will be consequences if one does not). You'd better get your ass to class this minute! We decided to get our asses home before our parents grounded us.
See also: ass, get

lick (someone's) ass

vulgar To flatter, fawn over, or eagerly agree with (someone, especially a person of higher authority) as a means of currying favor. Primarily heard in US. It's no wonder you're the teacher's favorite from the way you lick her ass! Look, it's just the nature of this business that sometimes you have to lick ass if you want to get ahead.
See also: ass, lick

pop a cap in (someone's) ass

slang To murder or attempt to murder someone with a gun. Primarily heard in US. If you don't get out of here right now, we're gonna pop a cap in your ass! They popped a cap in his ass when he began hurling racial slurs at them.
See also: ass, cap, pop

pulled out of (one's) ass

vulgar slang Completely fabricated; drawn from little or no real evidence, facts, information, etc. Those statistics were just pulled out of your ass! When the teacher called on him to answer the question, Jake just said something he had pulled out of his ass.
See also: ass, of, out, pull

pull (something) out of (one's) ass

vulgar slang To completely fabricate or invent something; to draw something from little or no real evidence, facts, information, etc. You just pulled those statistics out of your ass! Whenever the teacher calls on him, Jake just pulls an answer out of his ass.
See also: ass, of, out, pull

put (one's) ass on the line

rude slang To personally assume or expose oneself to some risk, danger, or responsibility; to imperil oneself or put oneself in harm's way. Look, I'm putting my ass on the line for you here. I could get fired if they find out what we're up to! You have to take some risks to be successful in business and in life, but don't put your ass on the line for no good reason.
See also: ass, line, on, put

ride (someone's) ass

1. To frequently or constantly harass, nag, or upbraid someone to do, accomplish, or complete something. The boss is riding everyone's ass to get the project finished by next week. Quit riding my ass, I'll get it done eventually!
2. To tailgate, i.e. to follow unnecessarily closely behind another vehicle while driving. I wish that trucker wouldn't ride my ass down this hill.
See also: ass, ride

shove it/something up (one's) ass

A rude, vulgar invective expressing disdain, contempt, disgust, or anger to someone (about something). Primarily heard in US. I've taken enough of the boss's crap—he can shove this job up his ass! Bill: "You're acting like a fool, Dave. You need to sober up and get your life in order." Dave: "Ah, shove it up your ass, Bill! You don't know what's best for me!"
See also: ass, shove, up

stick it/(something) up your ass!

A rude, vulgar invective expressing disdain, contempt, disgust, or anger to someone (about something). Primarily heard in US. I've taken enough of the boss's crap—he can stick this job up his ass! Bill: "You're acting like a fool, Dave. You need to sober up and get your life in order." Dave: "Ah, stick it up your ass, Bill! You don't know what's best for me!"
See also: stick, up

talk out (of) (one's) ass

1. vulgar slang To say foolish things; to talk of nonsense. Don't pay Jonathan any mind, Mary, he's just talking out his ass again.
2. vulgar slang To exaggerate one's achievements or knowledge of some subject; to bluff or boast. Dorothy keeps saying she can outrun anyone in our school, but she's talking out of her ass if you ask me. It seemed like the candidate was talking out of his ass for a while when the debate turned to the topic of tax policy and law.
See also: ass, out, talk

talk through (one's) ass

1. vulgar slang To say foolish things; to talk of nonsense. Don't pay Jonathan any mind, Mary, he's just talking through his ass again.
2. vulgar slang To exaggerate one's achievements or knowledge of some subject; to bluff or boast. Dorothy keeps saying she can outrun anyone in our school, but she's talking through her ass if you ask me. It seemed like the candidate was talking through his ass for a while when the debate turned to the topic of tax policy and law.
See also: ass, talk

(one's) ass is on the line

informal One's reputation, livelihood, or wellbeing is at stake. My ass is on the line, so this presentation has to go well! Their ass is on the line out there, so let's give them the air support they need.
See also: ass, line, on

(one's) ass off

slang A phrase used to emphasize the preceding verb as having been done to the maximum degree. I worked my ass off to get where I am today! He laughed his ass off when his little brother came home covered in mud.
See also: ass, off

be on (one's) ass

1. slang To be driving too close to another car. Primarily heard in US. Why is this guy on my ass when I'm already going over the speed limit?
2. slang To be a constant critical presence in someone's life. Primarily heard in US. My mother has been on my ass this entire visit, questioning every aspect of my life from my marital status to the improper folding of my linens.
See also: ass, on

tight ass

rude slang A disparaging term for an extremely frugal person; a miser. Primarily heard in US. Don't even bother asking Jerry to donate to your charity. He's a real tight ass and never gives a dime to anybody.
See also: ass, tight

wise-ass

One who is sarcastic or makes jokes in an attempt to seem witty, usually to others' annoyance; a smart aleck. Primarily heard in US. Joe is such a wise-ass that it's hard to know when he's being serious. Every class seems to have one disruptive wise-ass.
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