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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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let's not and say we didIndicates that the speaker does not agree with a proposed action of a group, and does not wish to participate.Rate it:

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lie back and think of england. "think of England" refers to the importance of children.Rate it:

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lie back and think of englandUsed to preface any unpleasant but inevitable experience.Rate it:

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life and limbExistence together with bodily faculties.Rate it:

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life and soul of the partyA person who participates in entertainment events in a very enthusiastic manner and who has a leading role in inspiring others to join in the spirit of festivity.Rate it:

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life is not all beer and skittlesNot everything about life is pleasurable.Rate it:

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life's a bitch and then you dieOne should expect the worst.Rate it:

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life's not all skittles and beerSkittles and Beer refers to the carefree, indulgent bar life; skittles being a British pub game. Thus, life's not all skittles and beer means that not everything is about pleasure.Rate it:

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like chalk and cheeseAlternative form of different as chalk and cheese.Rate it:

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live and learnAn exhortation to gain knowledge from living experiences. Commonly used after an accident or misfortune to indicate a moral lesson.Rate it:

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live and let liveTo be tolerant; to enjoy the pleasures and opportunities which life offers and to allow others to do the same.Rate it:

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lock, stock and barrelA thing in its entirety, with nothing omitted.Rate it:

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long ago and far awayIn the distant past, years and years ago.Rate it:

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Lord willing and the creek don't riseBarring unforeseen circumstances.Rate it:

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loud and clearIn a clear and easily understandable manner.Rate it:

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love affair without bells and whistlesA love sincere, true not a false love for show, flaunt, meant to draw attention, love affair based on material things to impress others and/or show offRate it:

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make like a banana and splitto leave, departRate it:

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make one's bed and lie in itTo create a difficult situation whose unpleasant consequences one must now endure.Rate it:

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man and boyDuring one's manhood and during one's boyhoodRate it:

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man and wifeA newly married coupleRate it:

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matter of life and deathSomething whose outcome could result in either someone's survival or their deathRate it:

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matter of life and deathAn extremely urgent matter.Rate it:

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meat and potatoesnormal, average, typical, unexceptional, or nondescript in descriptionRate it:

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meet and greetAn event where people can meet (especially, with famous people)Rate it:

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mind one's p's and q'sAlternative spelling of mind one's p's and q's.Rate it:

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mind one's p's and q'sTo be very careful to behave correctly.Rate it:

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mind one's ps and qsTo be very careful to behave correctly.Rate it:

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mix apples and orangesTo mix two totally different things.Rate it:

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morning, noon and nightConstantly; ceaselessly; without stopping.Rate it:

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move heaven and earthTo do whatever is necessary, including extreme or unusual actions; to go to extremes.Rate it:

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mover and shakerSomeone who has power and influence in some field or activity.Rate it:

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neck and neckVery close in progress, as in a race or contest.Rate it:

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nickel and dimeSmall time; operating on a small scale; involving small amounts of money; petty or cheap.Rate it:

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nickel-and-dimeAlternative spelling of nickel and dime.Rate it:

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night and dayAlternative form of day and night.Rate it:

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night and dayentirely different, oppositeRate it:

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nip and tuckSo evenly matched that the advantage shifts from one to the other, and the outcome is uncertain.Rate it:

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no ifs and butsAlternative form of no ifs, ands, or buts.Rate it:

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nook and crannyA place or part of a place, especially small or remote.Rate it:

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noughts and crossespen and paper gameRate it:

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now and againSometimes; occasionally; intermittently.Rate it:

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now and thenSometimes; occasionally.Rate it:

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null and voidHaving no legal validity, not enforceable legallyRate it:

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odd and curiousA way to designate special coins, namely coins that are both odd and imperfect or seriously damaged.Rate it:

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odd and curiousOn the Isle of Man, the common or general man.Rate it:

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odds and endsMiscellaneous things.Rate it:

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odds and sodsMiscellaneous items.Rate it:

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odds and sodsOrdinary people who lack distinction.Rate it:

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