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Act As Someone »
(take on a certain role or responsibility...)

Address Him As Your »
(speak to someone in the manner that is expected...)

As A Duck Takes To Water »
(comfortably, easily and naturally...)

As An Aside »
(I will say this even though it is not the main topic...)

As Drunk As A Skunk »
(very drunk; that person is drunk and smells like alcohol...)

As Strong As An Ox »
(very tough and physically strong; solid...)

Bad As All That »
(people are saying that it is very bad; as bad as people are saying...)

Bald As A Baby's Backside »
(casual way to say smooth and without hair...)

Be That As It May »
(even if that is true...)

Blind As A Bat »
(cannot see anything...)

Clear As A Bell »
(one understands it very clearly...)

Dead As A Doornail »
(lifeless; motionless; clearly dead...)

Deaf As A Post »
(completely deaf; unable to hear...)

Doing As You're Told »
(doing the thing that you were told to do by an authority...)

Drunk As A Skunk »
(very drunk; that person is drunk and smells like alcohol...)

Easy As Abc »
(it is very simple; you are confident that you can do it...)

Fit As A Fiddle »
(feeling strong healthy...)

Flat As A Board »
(it is completely flat, like a piece of wood that is cut to be flat...)

Free As A Bird »
(with a free and easy feeling; not locked up...)

Fresh As A Daisy »
(feeling fresh and clean; the way one feels after bathing...)

Gentle As A Lamb »
(very gentle; would never hurt others...)

Get A Reputation As A Something »
(people say one is that way...)

Just As I Expected »
(I was correct; it happened as I expected it would happen...)

Likely As Not »
(it will probably happen...)

Old As The Hills »
(aged; very old; historic...)

Phony As A Three Dollar Bill »
(not real; not truthful; fake; artificial...)

Sharp As A Razor »
(smart; intelligent; quick thinking...)

Sick As A Dog »
(very sick with a cold or flu...)

Slow As Molasses In January »
(very slow moving; moving very slowly...)

Thick As Thieves »
(Very familiar and involved with each other...)

Tight As A Tick »
(drunk from drinking a lot of alcohol...)

When In Rome, Do As The Romans Do »
(it is best to do as the people do who are from that place; when visiting a foreign place it is best to do things the way those people do...)

Your Guess Is As Good As Mine »
(I don't know either...)

A Few Cards Short Of A Deck »
(something is lacking in that person; the person is being described as crazy or stupid...)

A Few Cards Shy Of A Full Deck »
(something is lacking in that person; the person is being described as crazy or stupid...)

A Kind Of A Something »
(it is like that thing; it fits into the same category as that thing...)

A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned »
(saving money is just as important as earning money...)

A Play By Play Description »
(description of a game done as a narration of what is happening...)

All That Glitters Is Not Gold »
(some things are not as valuable as the appear to be...)

All's Well That Ends Well »
(the name of a play written by Shakespeare; as long as the ending is good, what happened before is good too...)

An Act Of God »
(an accident caused by nature, such as bad weather; not because of what people did...)

At Full Speed »
(as fast as one can go...)

At One's Best »
(doing as well as one is able to do...)

Cap And Gown »
(the outfit one wears at a formal ceremony such as a college graduation...)

Check Out »
(officially leave some place such as a hotel or hospital...)

Coming Out On Top »
(as the match is ending, you are the winner...)

Die A Natural Death »
(one's death did not happen as the result of an accident or tragedy...)

Falling Into Place »
(it is as it should be; it will be good...)

Feel Something In One's Bones »
(one has a knowledge about something, and feels that knowledge as a deep sensation in one's body...)

Fill Someone's Shoes »
(do as well as that other person did in that responsibility...)

Firing On All Cylinders »
(the machine is working very smoothly; everything is now going as we want it to...)

Follow Suit »
(act the same way as the other...)

Follow The Crowd »
(walk in the same direction as the group; do what the others do...)

From The Word Go »
(as soon as we began...)

Fruits Of One's Labors »
(what one gets as a result of hard work...)

Get A Tongue Lashing »
(was yelled at by someone, as a punishment...)

Get Goose Bumps »
(one's skin feels tingling due to an emotion such as love, sadness or fear...)

Get Goose Pimples »
(one's skin feels tingling due to an emotion such as love, sadness or fear...)

Give A Blank Check To Someone »
(give someone the freedom to spend as much money as they think they need...)

Go In One Ear And Out The Other »
(the person did not hear what was said; one is acting as if one did not hear...)

In Effect »
(the same as; with the result that...)

Jump At The Chance »
(take the opportunity to do it; quickly do it as soon as one can; one wants to do it...)

Jumping On The Bandwagon »
(start doing or saying the same as the others...)

Look Like Something The Cat Dragged In »
(looking terrible as if one has been through a very bad experience...)

Need Something Yesterday »
(need that to be done as soon as possible...)

Not A Moment To Spare »
(one arrived just as it started...)

On Easy Street »
(rich; comfortable and easy as one imagines it will be if one becomes rich...)

On The Same Page »
(different people are looking at an issue in the same way, as when reading from the same page...)

Out Of Luck »
(it did not happen as one wanted...)

See Someone To The Door »
(walk with that person to the door as they are leaving...)

Sit In On Something »
(attend as a person watching the event...)

Split Hairs »
(acting as if small amounts were large amounts...)

Take A Toll »
(doing it has a cost; one becomes tired or weary or loses something as a result...)

Take It To One's Grave »
(not tell anyone; keep it as a secret...)

They Don't Make Them Like They Used To »
(Products are not built as well today as they were in the past...)

Throw One's Voice »
(make it sound as if one's voice is coming from a different place...)

Time Is Money »
(time is valuable; wasting time has the same result as wasting money...)

To One's Heart's Content »
(as much as one wants to do it...)

Weather Permitting »
(If the weather is as we hope...)

Who Do You Think You're Talking To? »
(You are talking to me as if I don't understand the situation...)

Why Put Off Until Tomorrow What You Can Do Today »
(don't delay; do the things you need to do as soon as possible...)

With Your Back Up Against The Wall »
(restrained from acting as you would like...)

You Have To Take The Good With The Bad »
(accept that everything has a bad as well as a good side...)

Zero In On Something »
(aim at as if through a target...)

Zoom In On Someone Or Something »
(focus on; look at more closely as if through a camera...)



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