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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 in say US English

It is rumored

they say US English

It is rumored

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

have it in one in have US English

Have the capacity or potential (to do something)

if it kills one in kill1 US English

Whatever the problems or difficulties involved

such as it is in such US English

What little there is; for what it’s worth

as —— as they come US English

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

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

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

as the fancy takes one in fancy US English

According to one’s inclination

have —— going for one in go1 US English

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

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

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

as —— as they come in come US English

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

give as good as one gets in give US English

Respond with equal force or vehemence when attacked

kick someone when they are down in kick1 US English

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

as far as one can tell in tell1 US English

Judging from the available information

tell someone where to get off in tell1 US English

Angrily dismiss or rebuke someone

all one knows US English

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

lay about one US English

Strike out wildly on all sides

one could use in use US English

One would like or benefit from

such as it is US English

What little there is; for what it’s worth

agitate US English

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

have it in one US English

Have the capacity or potential (to do something)

if it kills one US English

Whatever the problems or difficulties involved

as best one can US English

As effectively as possible under the circumstances

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

one cannot live by bread alone in bread US English

People have spiritual as well as physical needs

kick someone when they are down US English

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

take it on one to do something in take US English

Decide to do something without asking for permission or advice

know what one is talking about in talk US English

Be expert or authoritative on a specified subject


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