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proverbs often come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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proverbs come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1979, Irving Howe, John Hollander, David Bromwich, Literature as Experience: An Anthology, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN 0155511130, page 325:Sometimes proverbs come in pairs, the first one providing the context, the second, the revision.Rate it:

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proverbs hunt in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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proverbs go in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1932, Bertrand Russell, Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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do you come here oftenA common phrase for initiating conversation with a stranger, especially one for seeking romantic involvement.Rate it:

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as often as notMore or less half of the time; on many occasions but not always; frequently.Rate it:

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come si!, come 'sah'Say Yes! or NoRate it:

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come along!Join me, move forward, let's stay together.Rate it:

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come full circleTo complete a cycle of transition, returning to the point of origin.Rate it:

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come inTo enter.Rate it:

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come in from the coldTo gain widespread acceptance in a group or society, especially where there was not any before.Rate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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come roundTo make a regular circuit.Rate it:

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come to termsTo reach an agreement or settle a dispute.Rate it:

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come out withTo say something unexpected.Rate it:

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come aboutTo come to pass; to develop; to occur; to take place; to happen.Rate it:

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come aroundTo change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.Rate it:

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come byTo obtain; to get, now especially by chance or involuntarily.Rate it:

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come up withTo invent, create, or think of.Rate it:

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come cleanTo confess; admit.Rate it:

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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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come acrossTo find, usually by accident.Rate it:

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come backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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come downTo descend.Rate it:

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come down withTo contract or get; to show symptoms of a minor illness.Rate it:

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come offTo become detached.Rate it:

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come onA statement or sometimes action reflecting sexual or relational interest.Rate it:

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come outTo end up or result.Rate it:

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come outTo walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings.Rate it:

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come shortFail to meet (expectations or standards)Rate it:

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come throughTo survive.Rate it:

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come toTo recover consciousness after fainting etc.Rate it:

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come upTo come to a higher position.Rate it:

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come upTo appear before a judge or court.Rate 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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come alongTo accompany.Rate it:

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come onAn expression of disbelief.Rate it:

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come downTo recover from drug-induced euphoria.Rate it:

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come alongTo progress; to make progress.Rate it:

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come byTo come near to; to pass.Rate it:

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come down toTo depend upon, basically, ultimately or in essence.Rate it:

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come inOf a broadcast, such as radio or television, to have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well.Rate it:

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come roundTo recover consciousness.Rate it:

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come toTo befall; to affect; to happen to; to come upon.Rate it:

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come upTo come towards, to approach.Rate it:

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come upTo begin to feel the effects of a recreational drug.Rate it:

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come againCould you repeat that? Repeat that please. a polite formula used when one has not heard or understood what has been saidRate it:

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good things come to those who waitA patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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