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peace and quietTranquility; freedom from stress or interruptions.
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at peaceDead.
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at peaceFree of worries; peaceful.
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at peace withNot disturbed or upset by.
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at peace withNot menacing or hostile toward.
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quiet downTo become quieter.
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quiet downTo reduce intensity of an activity.
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keep quietRemain silent.
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keep quietTo refrain from talking about something; to keep a secret.
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quiet downTo make someone or something become quieter.
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speak now or forever hold your peaceSay something now or don't say anything at all.
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so quiet one can hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.
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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.
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by and byGradually,after a time
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and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.
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and countingUsed to show that the number previously mentioned is continuously changing, i.e. increasing or decreasing.
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and howUsed to strongly confirm preceding utterance.
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and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".
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and whatnotAnd so on; et cetera
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good andVery; exceptionally; utterly.
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bells and whistlesExtra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.
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a gentleman and a scholarAn admirable person.
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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.
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kicking and screamingWith extreme reluctance.
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a scholar and a gentlemanAn admirable person.
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above and beyondMore than is expected or required.
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all and sundryAll, everyone.
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all and sundryEach one.
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and so forthIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
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and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
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and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
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and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.
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apples and orangesSaid of a comparison of items that are not comparable.
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arm and a legA relatively high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price.
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assault and battery. This legal distinction exists only in jurisdictions that distinguish assault as threatened violence rather than actual violence.
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back and forthunsure
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bag and baggageAll one's possessions.
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beer and skittlesFun times.
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beer and skittlesSomething pleasurable.
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belt and suspendersRedundant systems, affording mutual backup in the event of one failing.
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betwixt and betweenNeither one thing nor the other.
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birds and beesInformal sex education, especially describing the sexual activity of animals rather than that of people.
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bits and bobsA random assortment of things; small remaining pieces and things.
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black and blueCovered in bruises.
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bread and butterBread spread with butter.
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bread and butterThat which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.
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buckle-up and beginStart with Confidence:
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bump and grindA combination of movements resembling such a dance, as in road racing, whitewater kayaking, or exercising; any activity involving prolonged jarring or shaking.
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bump and grindA sexually suggestive dance involving exaggerated hip movements, especially a striptease dance.
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by and largeMostly, generally; with few exceptions.
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