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fluff one's lines

 and blow one's lines; muff one's lines
to speak one's speech badly or forget one's lines when one is in a play. The actress fluffed her lines badly in the last act. I was in a play once, and I muffed my lines over and over. It's okay to blow your lines in rehearsal.
See also: fluff, line

dive a muff

tv. to perform oral sex on a woman. (Usually objectionable.) Tod likes to dive a muff every now and then.
See also: dive, muff
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The two of them met in the 1947 Huddersfield final and Muff beat Hoyle with the help of three century breaks - 173, 130 and 127.
Muff suggested The Spencer Davis Group based on the logical premise that Spencer was articulate, and the others could stay in bed while he did the interviews (Chris then told Spencer to drop the 'i' from his real name Davies).
Before moving the suited up Major Dively from the integration room to the pilot transport van, Muff gave everyone the traditional fist bump between U-2 mission pilots and other U-2 pilots and support crew.
Muff (Business School Lausanne, Switzerland) leads a team of international editors who describe the agenda of the 50-20 Vision for transforming management education, which was developed through collaboration between the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, the World Business School Council for Sustainable Business, and the UN-backed Principles of Responsible Management Education.
A great pair of gloves, shoes, a purse, hat, and a muff can make any outfit look much more beautiful.
I try muffs, plugs, both, many brands and styles, because comfort matters.
Ear plugs and muffs are usually rated about the same in noise reduction effectiveness, but when the muff is worn properly, it may have a slight edge.
Muff, who has worked with names such as Elton John and Uriah Heep, said: "We also intend to be playing the kind of late night music you would hear on pirate radio stations, only without the swearing.
Residents were annoyed that Muff was included in a number of towns used in the "getaway" ads but wily festival organiser Tommy Doherty used this anger to his advantage.
Formed in 1963, when Davis, a Swansea-born Birmingham University graduate, teamed up with local boys Steve, his bass-playing big brother Muff and lanky jazz drummer Pete York from Redcar, the SDG were signed the following year to Chris Blackwell's nascent Island label.
Muff, where the court refused to extend the inferred intent rule to a situation where a babysitter negligently cared for a child, resulting in the child's death.
For her escape, in an uncanny foreshadowing of her future career, she stitched the family jewels inside Irene's hat and muff.
don't just muff a few basic facts about what kind of soldier carries what kind of gun, or which service does what," writes Chris Bray.
Fisher, director of leasing, and Susan Muff, leasing associate with Lincoln Equities, represented the landlord in both transactions.
However, three conditions are necessary among the rank and file of camp leaders if such a contribution is to be made, and the lack of these have caused educators to fear that organized camping may very easily muff its opportunity: