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    to increase the macho and manly elements of one's activities and one's life in general

    He kept saying that climbing any mountain in the rain was too hard - he needs to man-up!

    Submitted by Betty Boo from Azerbaijan on 07/09/2009

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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