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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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for the love of pete
an expression of astonishment or disbelief or of something surprising, funny or cute
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To have more arrows in your quiver means you have other ideas, options, resources, alternative ways and/or strategies to accomplish a goal
old man stuff
We all have aches and pains once we reach a certain age. Part of the cost of growing older. My trainer uses this phrase when I complain about some age related pain , like my arthritis.
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Seemingly unintentionally but actually deliberately
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