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between the jigs and the reelsEventually, despite all the confusion.Rate it:

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between you, me, and the bedpostbetween you and meRate it:

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betwixt and betweenNeither one thing nor the other.Rate it:

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bits and bobsA random assortment of things; small remaining pieces and things.Rate it:

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black and blueCovered in bruises.Rate it:

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black and whiteA police patrol car.Rate it:

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black and whiteThe police, a police officer.Rate it:

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black and whiteA type of giant cookie with icing on the top side: half white, half dark chocolate.Rate it:

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black-and-whiteOf art, a photograph or photography, using shades of grey/gray rather than colour/color.Rate it:

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black-and-whiteOf a television or monitor, displaying images in shades of grey/gray rather than colour/color.Rate it:

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black-and-whiteClassifying people, objects or concepts as two polar opposites, especially "right" and "wrong"; dichotomous and inflexible.Rate it:

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black-and-whiteAlternative form of black and whiteRate it:

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blink-and-you-miss-itBarely visible because gone too quickly.Rate it:

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blocking and tacklingBasic tasks or skills in an undertaking or occupation.Rate it:

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blood and gutsgore; gruesome images.Rate it:

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blood, sweat and tearsA person's determination and hard work.Rate it:

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blow hot and coldTo behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion.Rate it:

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blowing hot and coldIndividual expressing frenetic enthusiasm one moment and minutes later showing, expressing extreme misgivings and doubts.Rate it:

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boon and baneSomething that is both a benefit and an affliction.Rate it:

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boots and allUsed other than as an idiom: see boots, and all.Rate it:

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boots and allWithout reserve, with no holds barred; totally, completely.Rate it:

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born and bredShowing characteristics of birth and upbringing, especially in relation to a particular location.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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boys and girlsUsed to address an audience of children.Rate it:

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boys and their toysUsed to evoke the idea that adult men sometimes dote excessively on machines, automobiles, and gadgets in a childish manner.Rate it:

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bread and butterBread spread with butter.Rate it:

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bread and butterThat which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luckRate it:

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bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a treeRate it:

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breaking and enteringThe crime of gaining unauthorized entry into another's property by force.Rate it:

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brick and mortarUsed other than as an idiom: see brick, and, mortar.Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings and property for the conduct of business, particularly in the sale of retail goods to the general public. (Used to contrast an Internet-based sales operation that lacks customer-oriented store fronts and a "traditional" one for which most capital investment might be in the building infrastructure.) [since the mid-1990s]Rate it:

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brick and mortarBuildings, especially domestic housing.Rate it:

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bricks and mortarUsed other than as an idiom: see bricks, and, mortar.Rate it:

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bricks and mortarAlternative form of brick and mortar.Rate it:

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bright and earlyearly in the morningRate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedAlert and in an eager, frisky, or playful mood; full of life.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedEager, alert, enthusiastic, and lively.Rate it:

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buckle-up and beginStart with Confidence:Rate it:

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Buckley's and noneA supposed two chances (probabilities), being Buckley's chance (meaning a very small chance) or no chance at all.Rate it:

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bump and grindA combination of movements resembling such a dance, as in road racing, whitewater kayaking, or exercising; any activity involving prolonged jarring or shaking.Rate it:

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bump and grindA sexually suggestive dance involving exaggerated hip movements, especially a striptease dance.Rate it:

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by and byGradually,after a timeRate it:

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by and largeMostly, generally; with few exceptions.Rate it:

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by leaps and boundsRapidly. Said of making progress.Rate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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cakes and aleThe simple material pleasures of life.Rate it:

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carrot and stickSimultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior.Rate it:

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cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.Rate it:

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