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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

as —— as they come US English

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

murder one US English

First-degree (or second-degree) murder

all one knows US English

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

one could use in use US English

One would like or benefit from

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

they say in say US English

It is rumored

agitate US English

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

as best one can US English

As effectively as possible under the circumstances

if it kills one US English

Whatever the problems or difficulties involved

such as it is 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

adept US English

A person who is skilled or proficient at something

murder one in murder US English

First-degree (or second-degree) murder

be written all over one US English

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

as the fancy takes one US English

According to one’s inclination

as far as one can tell US English

Judging from the available information

all one knows in know 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

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

one cannot live by bread alone US English

People have spiritual as well as physical needs

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

such as it is in such US English

What little there is; for what it’s worth

not as black as one is painted US English

Not as bad as one is said to be

one could be forgiven US English

It would be understandable (if one mistakenly did a particular thing)

before one can say Jack Robinson US English

Very quickly or suddenly

more —— than one can shake a stick at US English

Used to emphasize the largeness of an amount

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

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

tell someone where to get off US English

Angrily dismiss or rebuke someone

as —— as they come in come US English

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

one cannot live by bread alone in bread US English

People have spiritual as well as physical needs

not as black as one is painted in black US English

Not as bad as one is said to be

one could be forgiven in forgive US English

It would be understandable (if one mistakenly did a particular thing)

more —— than one can shake a stick at in shake US English

Used to emphasize the largeness of an amount

don't count your chickens before they're hatched in count1 US English

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

kick someone when they are down in kick1 US English

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