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A Game That Two Can Play »
(you will do to that person the wrong that they did to you...)

Against Someone's Will »
(it was done even though that person did not want it to be done...)

All Night Long »
(it happened during the entire evening; it did not stop happening during the night...)

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

And Something To Spare »
(it did not take all of one's effort; we were still not exhausted...)

Appear Out Of Nowhere »
(we did not see them arriving...)

Awol »
(a military term for Absence Without Leave; that person left but did not have permission to leave...)

Building A Case »
(finding proof that person did wrong...)

Bump Into »
(one's body accidentally hits another; one did not plan to meet the other...)

Coming Clean »
(telling the truth and confessing what you did...)

Dark Horse »
(a person who surprises you with skills that you did not know about...)

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

Escape Someone's Notice »
(one did not notice that it happened...)

Explain Yourself »
(tell why you did it...)

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

Follow In Someone's Footsteps »
(do something that another has done, and try to do it the way they did it...)

Following In His Footsteps »
(doing the same thing that the other did...)

Force Someone To The Wall »
(force a person to make a decision that they did not want to make...)

Get Even With Someone »
(get revenge; they did something bad to you, so you do something bad to them...)

Get Mad At Someone Or Something »
(be angry at that person; become angry because of what that person did...)

Get Off Easy »
(one did something wrong but did not receive a big punishment...)

Get Off Lightly »
(one did something wrong but did not get a big punishment...)

Get Off On The Wrong Foot »
(have a bad start; start badly; the two did not like each other when they met...)

Get Off Scot Free »
(receive no punishment; one did something bad but was not punished...)

Get The Goods On Someone »
(have information that someone did something wrong...)

Give Someone A Slap On The Wrist »
(give that person a mild punishment for what they did wrong...)

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...)

Go Over Like A Lead Balloon »
(people did not like it; it was not popular; they hated it...)

Go Over Someone's Head »
(one did not understand it; it was too complicated...)

Have A Grudge Against Someone »
(not willing to forgive that person and forget what that person did...)

He Backed Out »
(did not do the thing that was planned and promised...)

In Denial »
(pretending it did not happen; one says that the truth is untrue...)

In The Dark »
(you did not know about it...)

In The Wrong »
(the incorrect one; wrong; mistaken; the one who did the wrong thing...)

It Fell On Deaf Ears »
(they did not listen to what was said, so they did not hear it...)

Or Words To That Effect »
(did not say that exactly, but something like that...)

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

Out Of One's Way »
(not something one had planned to do; one did it to help another...)

Same Here »
(I did too; I have the same idea; the same thing applies to me...)

Shame On Someone »
(one should feel bad because one did a bad thing...)

Take Off One's Hat To Someone »
(recognize that that person did something well...)

The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions »
(meaning to do the right thing is no good excuse if you did the wrong thing anyway...)

Under Someone's Very Nose »
(that person was nearby when it happened; that person did not stop it from happening...)

With Something To Spare »
(It did not require all of one's efforts...)

Write Someone Or Something Up »
(Make an official document of what happened or what someone did wrong...)

You Scared Me Out Of My Wits »
(what you did frightened me so that I could not think clearly...)

You Scared The Hell Out Of Me »
(What you did scared me and I still get a bit upset when I remember it; what you did frightened me very suddenly...)



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