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they US English

Used to refer to two or more people or things previously mentioned or easily identified

they'd US English

They had

they'll US English

They shall; they will

they're US English

They are

they've US English

They have

they say US English

It is rumored

they say in say US English

It is rumored

as —— as they come US English

Used to describe someone or something that is a supreme example of the quality specified

murder one in murder US English

First-degree (or second-degree) murder

ninety-day wonder in wonder US English

Something that attracts enthusiastic interest for a short while but is then ignored or forgotten

ninety-day or thirty-day wonder in wonder US English

A person who has had intensive military training for the specified time

all one knows in know US English

Used to emphasize the limited nature of one’s knowledge concerning something

lay about one in lay1 US English

Strike out wildly on all sides

as best one can in best US English

As effectively as possible under the circumstances

if it kills one in kill1 US English

Whatever the problems or difficulties involved

have it in one in have US English

Have the capacity or potential (to do something)

such as it is in such US English

What little there is; for what it’s worth

kick someone when they are down US English

Cause further misfortune to someone who is already in a difficult situation

put something behind one in put US English

Get over a bad experience by distancing oneself from it

murder one US English

First-degree (or second-degree) murder

such as it is US English

What little there is; for what it’s worth

ninety-day wonder US English

Something that attracts enthusiastic interest for a short while but is then ignored or forgotten

ninety-day or thirty-day wonder in ninety-day wonder US English

A person who has had intensive military training for the specified time

be written all over one in write US English

Used to convey that the presence of a particular quality or feeling is clearly revealed by a person’s expression

know what one is about in about US English

Be aware of the implications of one’s actions or of a situation, and of how best to deal with them

have it coming in come US English

Be due for retribution on account of something bad that one has done

one could use in use US English

One would like or benefit from

have —— going for one in go1 US English

Used to indicate how much someone has in their favor or to their advantage

as the fancy takes one in fancy US English

According to one’s inclination

as far as one can tell in tell1 US English

Judging from the available information

practice what one preaches in practice US English

Do what one advises others to do

have one's wits about one in wit1 US English

Be constantly alert and vigilant

lay about one US English

Strike out wildly on all sides

all one knows US English

Used to emphasize the limited nature of one’s knowledge concerning something

don't count your chickens before they're hatched US English

Don’t be too confident in anticipating success or good fortune before it is certain

as —— as they come in come US English

Used to describe someone or something that is a supreme example of the quality specified

kick someone when they are down in kick1 US English

Cause further misfortune to someone who is already in a difficult situation

give as good as one gets in give US English

Respond with equal force or vehemence when attacked

tell someone where to get off in tell1 US English

Angrily dismiss or rebuke someone

one cannot live by bread alone in bread US English

People have spiritual as well as physical needs

know what one is talking about in talk US English

Be expert or authoritative on a specified subject

as best one can US English

As effectively as possible under the circumstances

agitate US English

Campaign to arouse public concern about an issue in the hope of prompting action

if it kills one US English

Whatever the problems or difficulties involved

have it in one US English

Have the capacity or potential (to do something)

bite off more than one can chew in bite US English

Take on a commitment one cannot fulfill

not as black as one is painted in black US English

Not as bad as one is said to be


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