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Phrase: By the same token

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Phrase: By/In leaps and bounds

Meaning: Very fast.

Examples:
Technology is advancing in leaps and bounds.
Her Catalan is getting better by leaps and bounds. She's very clever.
They gained independence, and their economy is growing by leaps and bounds.

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Phrase: Call a spade a spade

Meaning: If you call a spade a spade, you speak clearly, frankly, without minding your manners.

Examples:
Let's call a spade a spade. He's a corrupt politician, and we never do any business with people of that sort.
He's the sort of man who calls a spade a spade. He never lies and is very honest. However, there are people who do not like him because of his frankness.

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Phrase: Cream of the crop

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Phrase: Crystal clear

Meaning: Very clear:
Your explanation is crystal clear, that is, I understand it perfectly
The water is warm and crystal clear. Come and have a swim

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Phrase: Cut and dried

Meaning: Settled or difficult to be changed:
Our decision is cut and dried, that is, final. Compare this with a cut-and-dried decision.
A cut-and-dried solution to our financial crisis would be to reduce costs, that is, the easiest solution

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Phrase: Down the drain

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Phrase: Forewarned is forearmed

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Phrase: Go (or fly) off at a tangent

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Phrase: Go phut

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Phrase: Grow lethargic

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Phrase: Hangdog look/expression

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Phrase: Have pots of

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Phrase: Here, there and everywhere

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Phrase: Hit the jackpot

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Phrase: Hook, line and sinker

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Phrase: I beg your pardon

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Phrase: In (the) gross

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Phrase: In (the) light of

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Phrase: In a stick

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Phrase: In between

Meaning: Just in the middle:
The museum is in between the park and the school.
We have thirty minutes in between. What about having a snack?

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Phrase: In extremis

Meaning: As a last resort.

Example:
This weapon should only be used in extremis because it is very powerful.

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Phrase: In the land of Nod

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Phrase: In the running for something

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Phrase: In the wilderness

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