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    Phrases.com has become an invaluable companion in my journey of language exploration. Whether I'm searching for the perfect quote, seeking a creative expression, or just looking to enhance my linguistic skills, this platform delivers with precision. The vast collection of phrases, idioms, and expressions caters to a variety of contexts, making it an indispensable tool for writers, language enthusiasts, and anyone aiming to communicate with flair. The user-friendly interface and regularly updated content make Phrases.com a go-to resource that consistently exceeds expectations. Kudos to the team for curating such a diverse and enriching linguistic treasure trove! 
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  • PinkPuma
    I searched up phrases starting with “the fourth” and the answer was “the fourth estate” but that wasn’t an option
    Please add.
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truer words have never been spoken
I agree that what was just said is true
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A person who talks in a loud and boring fashion who everyone tries to avoid
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Conclusively, very strongly or to the fullest extent possible; Also: with the entirety of one’s enthusiasm, conviction, or desire
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A Pregnant Pause is a pause or silence that gives the impression that it will be followed by something significant.
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Completely unaware of something due to information not being uniformly disclosed or because other parties have intentionally withheld it; Can also mean: unable to grasp, understand, or comprehend something even after having been adequately briefed


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