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keyword: Must
A Must »
(that thing must happen; it is needed...)

A Sense Of Urgency »
(a feeling that you must hurry...)

A Travesty Of Justice »
(what happened was terribly unfair; it is so unfair that we must doubt in our system...)

Back To Square One »
(must start again from the very beginning; must begin again...)

Ball And Chain »
(one's punishment; the burden that one must carry...)

Cannot Help Doing Something »
(it must be done; it had to happen...)

Do Or Die »
(a situation where one must perform well or one will fail...)

Every Last One »
(all of them must be included; not even one of them can be forgotten...)

Every Minute Counts »
(we must hurry...)

Every Moment Counts »
(we must hurry...)

Feed The Kitty »
(you must put money into the "kitty" if you want to gamble while playing cards...)

If You Can't Stand The Heat, Get Out Of The Kitchen »
(if you want to be responsible then you must face difficulties...)

Incumbent Upon Someone To Do Something »
(one thing must happen in order for the other thing to happen...)

Laying Down The Law »
(make the rules that others must follow; be strict; say what the others must do...)

No Ifs, Ands, Or Buts About It »
(it must happen this way; nothing else is acceptable...)

No Pain, No Gain »
(you must work hard if you want big results...)

Off One's Rocker »
(casual: that was a stupid idea; you must have gone crazy...)

Put The Cart Before The Horse »
(you must do the one thing before you do the other thing; the order cannot be changed...)

Time Is Up »
(we must stop now...)

What's Done Is Done »
(We must accept that it happened...)

You Can Lead A Horse To Water, But You Can't Make It Drink »
(you can show people how do do things, but people must help themselves...)



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