To strain courtesy

Definition of To strain courtesy

to go beyond what courtesy requires; to insist somewhat too much upon the precedence of others; - often used ironically.
- Shak.

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To step off
To stick by
To stick in one's gizzard
To stick out
To stick to
To stick up
To stick up for
To stick upon
To stir up a hornet's nest
To stitch up
To stock an anchor
To stock cards
To stock down
To stock up
To stop a gap
To stop off
To stop over
To stop the mouth
To straighten one's face
To strain a point
-To strain courtesy-
To stream the buoy
To strike a balance
To strike a bargain
To strike a jury
To strike a lead
To strike a ledger
To strike an attitude
To strike at
To strike camp
To strike dumb
To strike for
To strike hands
To strike hands with
To strike home
To strike in
To strike in with
To strike off
To strike oil
To strike one luck
To strike out
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