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here and nowimmediatelyRate it:

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here and thereIn one place and another.Rate it:

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hide and seekchildren's gameRate it:

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high and drystrandedRate it:

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high and loweverywhereRate it:

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high and mightyOverbearingly arrogant; ostentatiously self-important or self-aggrandizing.Rate it:

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high and mightyA social or economic group wielding undue power, influence or economic clout.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo oppose an action or behavior and yet engage in the same action or behavior; to be a hypocrite.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo remain neutral by attempting to placate two factions or both sides of a controversy.Rate it:

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home and dryHaving safely reached one's target.Rate it:

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home and hosedHaving safely reached one's target.Rate it:

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hook line and sinkercompletelyRate it:

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hook, line and sinkerNaively or unquestioningly.Rate it:

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hop, skip, and a jumpa short distanceRate it:

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horse and rabbit stewA mixture of the crude and the delicate in grossly unequal quantities, with the crude overwhelmingly dominant.Rate it:

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hot and botheredaroused, especially sexuallyRate it:

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hot and botheredaggravated or irritatedRate it:

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hot and coldAmbivalent; having conflicting emotions.Rate it:

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hot and heavyEnthusiastic.Rate it:

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hot and heavyPassionate.Rate it:

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hugs and kissesAn informal way to end a letter, email etc.Rate it:

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hum and hawProcrastinate and take a long time before doing something or taking a decision.Rate it:

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hustle and bustleA large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding.Rate it:

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in and outsexual intercourse, especially a brief one.Rate it:

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in black and whiteExplicitly, in writing, clearly and without doubt or misunderstanding, without any grey areas.Rate it:

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in black and whiteHaving it displayed using shades of gray/gray rather than colour/color .Rate it:

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in black and whiteUsing shades of grey/gray rather than colour/color.Rate it:

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in the here and nowIn present practice rather than in theory; with the priority of palpably and actually existing.Rate it:

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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.Rate it:

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ins and outsThe details or fine points of something.Rate it:

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it is all fun and games until someone loses an eyeRough play results in injury.Rate it:

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Jesus, Mary and JosephUsed to add emphasis, particularly by Catholics.Rate it:

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just you wait and see!Wait calmly and the results shall appear and surprise YOU"Rate it:

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keep your friends close, and your enemies closerOne should be on their toes and alert of their surroundings if malicious people are around, to ensure such people can't wreak havoc in one's life.Rate it:

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kick ass and take namesTo beat someone in a competition, fight, or other situation.Rate it:

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kiss and cry The publicly viewable enclosure in which figure skaters sit immediately after a performance, while they await and receive the judging results.Rate it:

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kiss and make upTo settle one's differences and forgive.Rate it:

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kit and caboodleEverything entirely, the whole lot.Rate it:

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kit and kaboodleEverything; the lot.Rate it:

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know inside and outTo know {something or someone) very thoroughly.Rate it:

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know something inside and outTo know something very thoroughly.Rate it:

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ladies and gentlemenUsed to address an audience.Rate it:

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lean and meanEfficient because of having nothing in excess of what is needed, and single-minded in one's objective.Rate it:

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leaps and boundsDramatic improvements.Rate it:

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leaps and boundsConsiderably; significantly.Rate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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leave someone high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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left and rightAll over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.Rate it:

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left, right and centerAll over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.Rate it:

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let go and let godTo consciously surrender one's free will to the will of God.Rate it:

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