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put two and two togetherTo figure out; to deduce or discern.Rate it:

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two for twoIn baseball, meeting two out of two attempts at-bat. Specifically, it means the batter has reached base safely two out of two times.Rate it:

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two for twoSuccessful at both of two efforts.Rate it:

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wouldn't give two hoots n a holler / ... two hoots and a hollerdefinition: it isn't worth much, or I wouldn't put much stock in it - it is not believable, or wouldn't pay attention to it.Rate it:

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if you want a thing done well, do it yourselfIt is better to do something oneself, than rely on others to do it well.Rate it:

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last thing one needsSomething not wanted by someone, who is already burdened.Rate it:

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any old thinganything at allRate it:

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best thing since sliced breadAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced panAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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bright young thingOne who is youthful, clever, eager, and high-spirited in manner and attractive in appearance.Rate it:

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chance would be a fine thingAlternative form of chance'd be a fine thingRate it:

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chance'd be a fine thingGiven to indicate that an aforementioned thing would be desirable but unlikely. Comparable to if I should be so lucky.Rate it:

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do one's thingTo do what one habitually does.Rate it:

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do the right thingTo do what is ethical or just.Rate it:

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greatest thing since sliced breadA relatively recent invention likely to significantly improve people's lives.Rate it:

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have a thingto be in a casual relationship.Rate it:

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have a thingto have a crush, or a soft spot for someone.Rate it:

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have another thing comingAlternative form of have another think comingRate it:

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here's the thingPrecedes the key point of an explanation.Rate it:

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hottest thing in townA particular late model car, a startlingly appearing item or super-styled article of dress.Rate it:

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if it's not one thing it's anotherMany problems are happening simultaneously or in close succession.Rate it:

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if it's the last thing I doAt any cost; for certain; indicates the speaker is determined, resolute in doing something.Rate it:

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last thinglate in the dayRate it:

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make a big thing out ofTo call attention to or publicize.Rate it:

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make a big thing out ofTo make a fuss about, especially unnecessarily.Rate it:

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next thing one knowssuddenly, out of the blue.Rate it:

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one thing led to anotherFrom one event, a series of insignificant steps resulted in another event.Rate it:

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sweet young thingAn attractive young woman.Rate it:

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sweet young thingA sweet young woman.Rate it:

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the thing isUsed to introduce the main point or issueRate it:

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the thing of itThe important point to consider.Rate it:

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there's no such thing as a free lunchNothing is free; everything has a price.Rate it:

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there's no such thing as a stupid questionUsed to encourage people to seek knowledge by asking questions, no matter how silly the questions may appear to be.Rate it:

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they're only after one thingMen are only interested in sex.Rate it:

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eat for twoTo be pregnant.Rate it:

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two sides of the same coinIndicates that two things are directly relatedRate it:

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hit two targets with one arrowSynonym of kill two birds with one stoneRate it:

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when two sundays come together"When two Sundays come together/ meet" is used to talk about a situation that never occurs as two Sundays can never meet.Rate it:

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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two wrongs make a rightA logical fallacy whereby a wrongful action is justified by the commission of anotherRate it:

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please take it down a notch or two!Your objections are expressed in strong tones of violence!Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X, Y, and Z—pick any twoIntroduces three desirable qualities or resources that a person, company or project can not have simultaneously; they will lack one of the three options.Rate it:

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be of two mindsTo be undecided or unsure; to equivocate; to have multiple opinions.Rate it:

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beast with two backsTwo people engaged in sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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do not pass Go, do not collect two hundred dollarsAlternative spelling of do not pass go, do not collect $200Rate it:

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doesn't have two nickels to rub togetherReference an individual whom from all evidence and appearances is badly bent and broken relative to personal finances.Rate it:

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fall between two stoolsTo attempt two tasks and fail at both, when either one could have been accomplished singly.Rate it:

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for two pinsReadily, with only the slightest encouragement.Rate it:

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hippo birdie two ewehappy birthday to youRate it:

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in two mindsundecidedRate it:

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