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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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lesser of two evilsThe more desirable of two bad alternatives.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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two centsOne's opinion or thoughts.Rate it:

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two dogs fight for a bone, but a third runs away with itWhen two sides contend, it's always the third party that benefits.Rate it:

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two faceddeceitfulRate it:

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two ha'pennies for a pennyAny money whatsoever.Rate it:

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two heads are better than oneSome problems may be solved more easily by two (or more) people working together than by one working alone.Rate it:

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two lamps burning and no ship at seaSaid of an unwisely or overly extravagant person.Rate it:

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two left feetExhibiting particular clumsiness, especially at dancing or at soccer.Rate it:

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two penn%e2%80%99orthOne's opinion or thoughts.Rate it:

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two penn%e2%80%99orthTwo pennys' worth.Rate it:

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two penn'orthTwo pennies' worth.Rate it:

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two penn'orthOne's opinion or thoughts.Rate it:

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two pennies to rub togetherA minimal amount of money to live on; any money at all.Rate it:

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two pennies' worthOne's opinion or thoughts.Rate it:

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Two Sinkers anda CoffeeResponse to Coffeeshop Waitress's question; "What'll YOU Have?" . . .Customer's 'Response - - - 'Two Donuts and a Cup Coffee!Rate it:

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two steps aheadHaving cleverly anticipated what others will do or think.Rate it:

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two steps aheadJust barely escaping.Rate it:

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two tears in a bucketused to express acceptance of misfortuneRate it:

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two thumbs upA hand gesture indicating strong approval.Rate it:

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two thumbs upThe strong approval itself.Rate it:

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two wrongs don't make a right(ethics) A wrongful action is not a morally appropriate way to correct or cancel a previous wrongful action.1915, William MacLeod Raine, The Highgrader, ch. 15:"But when it comes to taking what belongs to anotherRate it:

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