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lesser of two evilsThe more desirable of two bad alternatives.Rate it:

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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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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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in two shakesVery quickly; without delay.Rate it:

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it takes two to make a quarrelIt takes two or more people to cause a quarrel; one cannot blame an argument entirely on the other side.Rate it:

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it takes two to tangleBlame is to be laid on both parties in a conflict.Rate it:

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it takes two to tangoSome things need the active cooperation of two parties; blame is to be laid on both parties in a conflict.Rate it:

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kill two birds with one stoneTo solve two problems at once.Rate it:

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like two peas in a podvery similar; a couple made for each otherRate it:

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no two ways about itNo other possible action, choice or option.Rate it:

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of two mindsUndecided or unsure; equivocating; conflicted in one's opinions.Rate it:

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one can't hold two watermelons in one handdo not attempt to take on more than you can handleRate it:

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one country, two systemsSlogan for the reunification of China as one country, but with areas like Hong Kong and Taiwan with separate economic and political systems.Rate it:

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one or twoa fewRate it:

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one step forward, two steps backA situation in which progress is more than offset by adverse developments.Rate it:

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one twowall passRate it:

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serve two mastersto take orders from two superiors or two conflicting partiesRate it:

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six and two threesTwo equivalent choices or situations.Rate it:

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stand on one's own two feetTo be independent. To survive without any help.Rate it:

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

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there are two sides to every questionOne should not make a judgement until one hears the other side.Rate it:

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turn twoTo reach the age of two years.Rate it:

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turn twoTo complete a double play.Rate it:

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two a pennyVery common; cheap.Rate it:

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two beers, pleaseIndicates the speaker wishes to buy two beers.Rate it:

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two birds with one stoneAny two things that were performed or completed at the same time by one action.Rate it:

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two bobA small amount of value.Rate it:

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two bobTwo shillings.Rate it:

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two can play at that gameAlternative form of two can play that gameRate it:

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two can play that gameThe tactics and/or strategies of an enemy can be used against him.Rate it:

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two can play this gameAlternative form of two can play that gameRate it:

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two centsA nearly worthless amount, alluding to placing a copper penny on each of the eyelids of a pauper's or slave's body before burial.Rate it:

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