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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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and howUsed to strongly confirm preceding utterance.Rate it:

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and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".Rate it:

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and so forthIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:

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and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:

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and thatAnd everything related to that; and so on; etc.Rate it:

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and thatAnd the others; used after a name to denote the friends or social group of that person.Rate it:

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and the horse you rode in onIntensifier.Rate it:

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and the horse you rode in onEuphemistic shortening of "fuck you and the horse you rode in on"Rate it:

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and the likeAnd other similar items.Rate it:

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and then there were nonean eliminationRate it:

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and whatnotAnd so on; et ceteraRate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X me and call me YIndicates awe, amazement.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X, Y, and Z—pick any twoIntroduces three desirable qualities or resources that a person, company or project can not have simultaneously; they will lack one of the three options.Rate it:

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apples and orangesSaid of a comparison of items that are not comparable.Rate it:

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argue round and roundto talk with many digressions, not about subjectRate it:

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assault and battery. This legal distinction exists only in jurisdictions that distinguish assault as threatened violence rather than actual violence.Rate it:

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at sixes and sevensbe confused or muddled up, unsure of a decisionRate it:

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at sixes and sevensIn a state of confusion.Rate it:

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back and forthunsureRate it:

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bag and baggageAll one's possessions.Rate it:

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be in and outTo enter somewhere, and then quickly leave.Rate it:

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be-all and end-allSomething considered to be of the utmost importance; something essential or ultimate.Rate it:

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beck and callSummons and control, in a position of servitude or as an attendant.Rate it:

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beer and skittlesFun times.Rate it:

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beer and skittlesSomething pleasurable.Rate it:

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Bells and WhistlesGaudy accessories that are more of a decoration and are less useful in the real manner, high-tech features, flashy items, impressive accessories that are decorativeRate it:

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belt and suspendersRedundant systems, affording mutual backup in the event of one failing.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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between a rock and a hard placeHaving the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.Rate it:

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Between a Rock and a Hard PlaceTo face a difficult situation and remain in a tight spot one after another, Or face some difficulty in making the right decision that would deliver no harmRate it:

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue SeaTo be in a very dangerous situation and not knowing what to do, Or to be involved in some precarious situation that has bad results or outcomeRate it:

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between the hammer and the anvilWith the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.Rate it:

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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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black and blueCovered in bruises.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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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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