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hit (something) out of the (ball)park

To do or perform something extraordinarily well; to produce or earn an exceptional achievement. An allusion to hitting a home run in baseball that lands outside the stadium. Great job on that report, Jacobs—you really hit it out of the park! I'm pretty sure I hit that test out of the ballpark.
See also: hit, of, out

park that thought

imperative Do not forget what you were saying, because I need to change the subject. Sorry, Mark, park that thought for a minute. I need to take this phone call.
See also: park, thought

park the bus

In football (soccer), to employ all (or nearly all) of a team's active players in defending its own side of the pitch. Protecting a narrow one-point lead, it looks like the home team has parked the bus for the remaining minutes of the match.
See also: bus, park

trailer (park) trash

derogatory slur A poor, uneducated, and unsophisticated person who lives in or was raised in a trailer park. Just because I come from a caravan park doesn't make me trailer trash. I'm working on my PhD at Harvard, for goodness' sake! I don't want my daughter going out with trailer park trash like him!
See also: trailer, trash

in park

[of an automobile transmission] having the gears locked so the automobile cannot move. The driver stopped the car and placed it in park. You have to be in park in order to start this car.
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park it (somewhere)

Inf. sit down somewhere; sit down and get out of the way. Hey, park it! You're in the way. Richard, park it over there in the corner. Stop pacing around. You make me nervous.
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park in

v.
To prevent some parked vehicle from being able to leave by blocking it with another vehicle: The van stopped in the right lane of traffic and parked a small car in. I honked my horn until the people who parked me in moved their car. My car was parked in, so I took a cab to my appointment.
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park

in. to neck or to make love, especially in a parked car. They still park, but they don’t have a name for it anymore.

park it (somewhere)

tv. sit down somewhere; sit down and get out of the way. Bart, park it over there in the corner. Stop pacing around. You make me nervous.
See also: park, somewhere

park it

verb
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park the pink Plymouth

n. to copulate. He set out to park the pink plymouth but ended up in a train wreck.
See also: park, pink

trailer park trash

and TPT
n. trailer park trash. My motor home cost more than your house, and you call me TPT?
See also: park, trailer, trash

walk in the park

Something that is easy to do or accomplish.
See also: park, walk
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One of the more interesting aspects of the URI parking project was the school's decision to build only 1,000 stalls instead of the 3,000 spaces it appeared it would need to accommodate the new 9,000-seat arena.
The Parcxmart(TM) Card solution is a comprehensive payment platform that uses smart card technology to offer drivers and consumers a convenient one card alternative to coins and cash for small dollar transactions at on-street and off-street parking locations, as well as for retail purchases at participating merchants across the United States.
Preferential (parking) is the toughest area to enforce all over the city,'' said parking Officer Larry Brenner, while writing a ticket on Stern Avenue recently.
A field investigation revealed that the closest regularly available non-metered parking is about four blocks from the office,'' reads the ATSAC memo.
The program was first implemented in January at California State University at Fresno, where 5,780 parking places are available to Park-by-Phone users.
Pledged revenues consist of the parking system's gross revenues and enforcement revenues.
I suppose that there should be some sort of law to ensure adequate parking for commercial development, but in the meantime, we should just not patronize stores with bad parking.
Under a reverse or "parking" exchange, an unrelated third party (sometimes called a parking entity or qualified intermediary) acquires and "warehouses" the replacement property until the investor sells the original property and is free to purchase the parked property from the third party.
Carell, his family and related entities, who are collectively the largest shareholder of Central Parking, have entered into voting agreements to vote in favor of the merger agreement unless the merger agreement is terminated or materially amended.
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STUDIO CITY - Tired of hikers' cars clogging their neighborhood, homeowners have asked city officials to ban public parking on the streets around Wilacre Park.
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BURBANK - When the Burbank City Council in February considered a plan to install parking meters downtown, Barry Kessler fumed.
Other Jackie Robinson Park volunteers who were honored were Christine Frances for time devoted to Friends of Jackie Robinson Park; Moses Primus for nine years as a Friend of Jackie Robinson Park; Demetrius Williams for assistance with the fitness boot camp, the health fair and other events; Vanessa Webb for teaching dance and involvement in special events; Wanda and Earl Thomas for their assistance in youth and adult athletics; Massond Ratch for donating his time and his land for parking during Juneteenth; Sabrina Hartman for organizing the youth softball league; and Karen Barrick-Alvarez for donating time and funds for the youth softball league.
com), a leading online supplier of discounted offsite airport parking at more than 45 U.