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'Justin, this isn't what I meant when I said we could make out like bandits.'
Grim Reaper goes grocery shopping
"Can you describe this china shop?"
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'He hasn't got a leg to stand on.'
"And in a five-to-four decision today the United States Supreme Court rule that atheits may not barred from foxholes."
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"Don't make waves."
"As you can see, I've gotten in way over my head."
Tags:egg, eggs, fried egg, fried eggs, cook, cooks, chef, chefs, breakfast, breakfasts, in over your head, in over my head, idiom, idioms, difficult situation, difficult situations, tricky situation, tricky situations, businessmen, businessman, out of your depth, out-of-your-depth, complex, complexity, project manager, project management, project managers
"And when you realized it was the wrong tree, why do you think you kept barking up it?"
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"Of all the Fortune 500, we're probably the most tongue-in-cheek."
Despite its name, the Thesaurus was quite often at a loss for words.
Tags:dinosaur, dinosaurs, thesaurus, word, words, spell, spells, spelling, meteor, meteorite, intelligent, intelligence, fire, fires, rock, rocks, asteroid, asteroids, idiom, idioms, contradict, contradiction, contradictions, dumb, stupid, english language, language, languages, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
No, no, no! Can anyone here tell me what Mr Mosely's doing wrong?
Tags:vet, vets, veterinary, veterinaries, veterinarian, veterinarians, horse, horses, pony, ponies, idiom, idioms, 101, tongue, tongues, teeth, tooth, student, students, teacher, teachers, dentist, dentists, examine, examines, examination, examinations, wrong, mouth, mouths, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"Till now I always thought of the gravy train as a good thing."
"Nuts to you, too."
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"It's bee fifty years. I guess you really can't compare apples to oranges."
Oh, how the Pickney bird twins longed for a world without idioms,
An ostrich puts its head in cement shoes.
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"Sorry. He's been cursing like that ever since we put him in that little sailor suit."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, baby, babies, clothes, clothing, baby clothes, baby clothing, costume, costumes, outfit, outfits, baby outfit, baby outfits, dress-up, dress up, sailor, sailors, sailor outfit, sailor outfits, sailor costume, sailor costumes, cursing, swearing, cussing, bad words, bad language, cursing like a sailor, cussing like a sailor, swearing like a sailor, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, word play, wordplay
"I actually did steal candy from a baby once. It was easy.''
"So, you've got butterflies in your stomach, a bug in your ear and a bee in your bonnet. Any other complaints?"
Tags:hospital, hospitals, clinic, clinics, doctor's office, doctor's offices, medical, medicine, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, health, health care, healthcare, symptom, symptoms, butterflies in your stomach, a bug in your ear, a bee in your bonnet, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, complaint, complaints, complaining
Ramon was a polished performer, but this was madness. . . A square peg in a round hole, unassisted, and blindfolded!!
"I can't believe their flag isn't even wearing a flag pin."
Tags:neighbor, neighbors, neighborhood, neighborhoods, neighbour, neighbours, neighbourhood, neighbourhoods, patriotic, patriots, patriotism, keeping up with the joneses, idiom, idioms, socioeconomic, culture, cultural, inferior, inferiority, superior, superiority, suburbs, suburbia, flag, flags, comparing, comparison, pride, proud
"It's your spleen. We need to vent it."
Tags:vent your spleen, vent his spleen, vent her spleen, vent my spleen, doctor, doctors, md, mds, m.d.s, m.d., gp, gps, g.p.s, g.p., general practitioner, general practitioners, medical check up, idiom, idioms, medical check ups, clinic, clinics, doctors clinic, doctors clinics, doctor's clinic, doctor's clinics, hospital, hospitals, doctors appointment, doctors appointments, doctor's appointment, doctor's appointments, physician, physicians, anger, angry, vent, venting, complain, complaining
"Sometimes you just have to stop and b***h about the roses."
"Hello, we're Mathers, Thorpe and Beneke. Can your husband come out and play the market?"
Tags:investment banker, investment bankers, investments banking, stocks and shares, stock market, the stock market, investment banking firm, investment banking firms, play the market, playing the market, idiom, idioms, investing, investment, investments, investor, investors, risky, risk, risks, risky investment, risky investments, gender issues
Apples and Oranges Shoot-Out
Tags:shoot out, shoot outs, shoot-out, shoot-outs, stand off, stand offs, stand-off, stand-offs, duel, duels, fight, fights, cowboy, cowboys, western, westerns, apple and orange, apples and oranges, differences, settling differences, idiom, idioms, saying, sayings, comparison, comparison, fruit, fruits