To be released from something difficult,even from an obligation.
Thanks for getting me off the hook.I couldn't pay so much money because of that video tape that I broke.
To attract attention(in a bad way)in public.
I saw those guy were fighting at the square.They always cause a scene.
The human mind as the central force in thought, emotion, and behavior of an individual.
I was bulied so many times and that affected my psyche.
To outsmart someone,beat through cleverness and wit.
The perfect question is,how can I outwit that guy.
The state of violent agitation.
The world is in turmoil.The pig flu reached pandemic proportions.
An action that is accomplished very easy.
Absolving the matriculation was a slam dunk for me.
To stop doing something at the present.
A: "How much more work do we have for tonight?"
B: "I think we finished everything for the day."
A: "Good. Let's call it a day then."