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apples and orangesSaid of a comparison of items that are not comparable.Rate it:

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assault and battery. This legal distinction exists only in jurisdictions that distinguish assault as threatened violence rather than actual violence.Rate it:

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at sixes and sevensbe confused or muddled up, unsure of a decisionRate it:

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at sixes and sevensIn a state of confusion.Rate it:

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back and forthunsureRate it:

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bag and baggageAll one's possessions.Rate it:

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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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be-all and end-allSomething considered to be of the utmost importance; something essential or ultimate.Rate it:

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beck and callSummons and control, in a position of servitude or as an attendant.Rate it:

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beer and skittlesFun times.Rate it:

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beer and skittlesSomething pleasurable.Rate it:

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belt and suspendersRedundant systems, affording mutual backup in the event of one failing.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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between a rock and a hard placeHaving the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.Rate it:

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between the hammer and the anvilWith the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.Rate it:

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between the jigs and the reelsEventually, despite all the confusion.Rate it:

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between you, me, and the bedpostbetween you and meRate it:

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betwixt and betweenNeither one thing nor the other.Rate it:

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bits and bobsA random assortment of things; small remaining pieces and things.Rate it:

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black and blueCovered in bruises.Rate it:

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blink-and-you-miss-itBarely visible because gone too quickly.Rate it:

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blocking and tacklingBasic tasks or skills in an undertaking or occupation.Rate it:

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blood and gutsgore; gruesome images.Rate it:

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blow hot and coldTo behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion.Rate it:

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blowing hot and coldIndividual expressing frenetic enthusiasm one moment and minutes later showing, expressing extreme misgivings and doubts.Rate it:

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boots and allUsed other than as an idiom: see boots, and all.Rate it:

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boots and allWithout reserve, with no holds barred; totally, completely.Rate it:

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born and bredShowing characteristics of birth and upbringing, especially in relation to a particular location.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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boys and girlsUsed to address an audience of children.Rate it:

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boys and their toysUsed to evoke the idea that adult men sometimes dote excessively on machines, automobiles, and gadgets in a childish manner.Rate it:

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bread and butterBread spread with butter.Rate it:

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bread and butterThat which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luckRate it:

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bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a treeRate it:

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breaking and enteringThe crime of gaining unauthorized entry into another's property by force.Rate it:

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brick and mortarUsed other than as an idiom: see brick, and, mortar.Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings, especially domestic housing.Rate it:

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bricks and mortarUsed other than as an idiom: see bricks, and, mortar.Rate it:

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bricks and mortarAlternative form of brick and mortar.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedAlert and in an eager, frisky, or playful mood; full of life.Rate it:

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buckle-up and beginStart with Confidence:Rate it:

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Buckley's and noneA supposed two chances (probabilities), being Buckley's chance (meaning a very small chance) or no chance at all.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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bump and grindA sexually suggestive dance involving exaggerated hip movements, especially a striptease dance.Rate it:

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by and byGradually,after a timeRate it:

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by and largeMostly, generally; with few exceptions.Rate it:

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