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A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words


In hand

(to have something) under control; well managed

Cover ground

To discuss something extensively; to talk about the important facts and details

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A small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause.


In the offing

Something likely to happen

Be brainy

To be intelligent, geek, have a mind of a genius or inventor

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Phrasal Verbs

phras•al verb

An idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element, typically either an adverb, or a preposition


To dry out

A) lose moisture b) stop the habit of drinking alcohol

To drop off

To decrease; to fall asleep

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A short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice


A woman's work is never done

Said of a woman working mostly at home: woman is always working even when not earning money because

A change is as good as a rest

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Repeat or copy out (a group of words from a text or speech), typically with an indication that one is not the original author or speaker.


Marilu Henner

I always say centered food equals centered behavior.

Adam Osborne

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make

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