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(one's) rooster

One's buttocks. Why don't you kids go play outside instead of sitting in here on your roosters playing video games all day?
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sneak the sunrise past a rooster

To do something that is extremely difficult or nearly impossible. Primarily heard in US. Getting a shot past this talented goal keeper has been like sneaking the sunrise past a rooster for the opposing team.
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rooster

(ˈrustɚ)
n. the posterior; one’s butt end. (Because one roosts on it.) Don’t just sit there on your rooster. Get to work.

sneak the sunrise past a rooster

Attempt something that's impossible, or be slick enough to do something by stealth. This predominantly Southern expression was famously used by California Angels first baseman Joe Adock, who said that “trying to sneak a pitch past [Atlanta Braves hitting great] Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.”
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Now everyone can sleep easy, for the rooster has moved to a new home at an animal sanctuary in Nuneaton.
Rooster have just released the single, You're So Right For Me ( taken from their number three, self-titled debut album.
Since crashing into the Top 10 in October with their debut single Come Get Some, Rooster have been garnering more and more fans.
Coming into the pounds 30,000 race, the score between Rooster Booster and his rival stood at 5-0 in the grey's favour.
A rooster on show at an ice and snow festival in Harbin
The 11-length winner of the Festival highlight in 2003, Rooster Booster hasn't got his head in front since landing Haydock Park's Champion Hurdle trial last year.
But there's no denying that Busted's recent demise should see Rooster capitalising on the gap in the market, and expect to see their eponymously-titled debut album, released last Monday, do well this year.
Despite that piece of encouraging form, Rooster Booster's owner Terry Warner knows his gelding has it all to do.
Nicky Henderson has given the nine-year-old the green light to run against the 2003 Champion Hurdle winner Rooster Booster, with whom he will only be 1lb worse off than at Newbury.
A popular rooster toy in Cuba is constructed of two small models made of clay or fabric, each with a long flexible wire attached from the back of each rooster.
To our considerable amusement, the rooster and the goat continued their daily wandering together.
Our most successful rug continues to be the rooster," said Gary Shafran, Nourison's sales and marketing manager for accent rugs, referring to a colorful rooster style with a faux braid border.
Four vocalists situated in the pit sang of the adventure of four animals--Fox, Rooster, Cat, and Ram--and how the Fox tries one too many times to attack the Rooster (Sean Duus, suitably cast as the lanky, feathered character).
Bill Rouse is named vice president of ag input solutions for Rooster.
My friend had sneaked up behind me out in a patch of foxtail into which a big ringneck rooster had supposedly flown and, about six inches from my back, blew the "kuk, kuk, kuk, kuk" cackle of a flushing cock pheasant.