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220 phrases found for the topic Miscellany



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Phrase: The Union Jack (or the Union flag)

Meaning: The flag of the United Kingdom

Date: 2015-07-20 00:26:17

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Phrase: Under the weather

Meaning: Not well, ill: I feel/am feeling under the weather. I think I'll lie down (for) a bit.

Date: 2015-07-16 23:38:14

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Phrase: Be few and far between

Meaning: To be very rare: Politicians that think of the people seem to be few and far between these days.

Date: 2015-07-16 23:37:36

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Phrase: Be a picture of health

Meaning: To look very healthy: She is a picture of health

Date: 2015-07-14 22:49:25

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Phrase: Give somebody a shot (that is, a chance)
Give something a shot (that is, try it)

Meaning: Examples:
I'll give him a shot, and if he's good, he can stay.
I've never done any parachuting, but I find adventurous/adventure sports interesting, so I'll give it a shot.

Date: 2015-07-11 01:11:09

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Phrase: Play hide-and-seek (or hide-and-go-seek)

Meaning: It is a game that children play. All the children but one hide. Then the child that has not hidden looks for the hidden children until he or she finds them all

Date: 2015-03-15 17:11:29

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Phrase: Know someone by sight

Meaning: If you know someone by sight, it means that you have seen him/her many times, but you have never talked to him/her

Date: 2015-02-21 21:08:27

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Phrase: A cry in the wilderness

Sent by Dr. Pramod Kumar Verma

Email: professors_india@yahoo.com

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Phrase: A flash in the pan

Sent by Ivy Robinson

Email: ivycarp@yahoo.com

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Phrase: A good deed is its own reward

Sent by Wayfarer

Email: wayfarer_ejk@yahoo.com

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Phrase: A lost ball in the high weeds

Sent by Dr. Pramod Kumar Verma

Email: professors_india@yahoo.com

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Phrase: A new broom sweeps clean

Sent by Anuradha Rao

Email: anu919@hotmail.com

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Phrase: A rolling stone gathers no moss

Sent by Tony Western

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Phrase: A watched pot never boils

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Phrase: Add insult to injury

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Phrase: All the roads lead to Rome

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Phrase: And a silly millimeter longer

Sent by Kim

Email: kimc22@netzero.net

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Phrase: And that is flat

Meaning: Nothing will change my mind: I'm going to stay at home tonight, and that's flat.

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Phrase: As ye sow, so shall ye sow

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Phrase: Ballpark figures (rough estimate)

Sent by Lou Hevly

Email: lou@visca.com

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Phrase: Bang (or beat) the drum for somebody or something

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Phrase: Be a mixed blessing

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Phrase: Be at each other's throats

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Phrase: Be curtains for somebody / something

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Phrase: Be cut off in your prime

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