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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 Other Words »
(here is another way of saying it; i will try to explain it again...)


None Other Than Someone »
(it is that person...)


Six Of One And Half A Dozen Of The Other »
(either way, it is the same; both possibilites are equal; two ways of saying the same thing...)


Six Of One, A Half Dozen Of The Other »
(they are the same thing...)


The Grass Is Always Greener On The Other Side Of The Fence »
(we tend to want things that belong to other people...)


A Far Away Look »
(a look in ones eyes when one is not focused on the present moment; the way a person looks when they are thinking of other times or places...)


A Taste Of Your Own Medicine »
(a lesson where other people treat you the same way you treat them in order to teach you that you are acting badly...)


Air One's Dirty Linen In Public »
(talk about private matters in front of other people...)


All Out War »
(the two sides are attacking each other with all of their power...)


Back To Back »
(one thing happens immediately after the other thing...)


Bad Blood Between People »
(people having bad feelings towards each other...)


Be The Spitting Image Of Someone »
(the one looks exactly like the other...)


Beating Him At His Own Game »
(doing the thing that the other person does well, but doing it better and winning...)


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


Can't Hold A Candle To Someone »
(not even close to the other in ability...)


Cast In The Same Mold »
(built similarly to the other...)


Caught In The Middle »
(not able to go the one way or the other way...)


Comparing Notes »
(finding out what other people think...)


Expressing Your Anger »
(communicate in a way that allows the other to see that one is angry...)


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


Find Fault With Someone Or Something »
(one discovers something wrong in what the other...)


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


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


For The Record »
(so you can tell other people that I said this...)


From Overseas »
(from a place on the other side of an ocean...)


From Side To Side »
(moving to one side, then to the other side...)


Get A Head Start On Someone Or Something »
(begin running the race before the other one...)


Get A Life »
(rude way to say stop bothering other people; focus on your own life; go away; stop bothering us; we don't want you here...)


Get A Lot Of Mileage Out Of Something »
(able to use it for a long time; a car or other thing which lasts a long time...)


Get A Word In Edgeways »
(one wants to speak but the other one will not stop talking...)


Get A Word In Edgewise »
(one wants to speak but the other one will not stop talking...)


Get Along Without Someone Or Something »
(one is able to continue after the other is gone...)


Get Married »
(marry someone; commit to stay together in love with one other person...)


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


Get Off Your High Horse »
(stop thinking that you are better than other people...)


Get Wet »
(water or other liquid got on one's skin or clothing...)


Great Minds Think Alike »
(people with great minds think like each other...)


Have A Big Mouth »
(that person talks a lot about other people...)


In Secret »
(done secretly; without letting other people know...)


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


Jockeying For Position »
(trying to get ahead of each other...)


Join Hands »
(holding each other by the hands...)


Jump Through Hoops »
(to get something done, one has to do other things which should be unnecessary; have to do special things...)


Laying Your Cards On The Table »
(let the other person see your plans...)


Like Two Peas In A Pod »
(they fit together very well; they are comfortable with each other; two people who are similar and fit well together...)


On A First Name Basis With Someone »
(familiar; two people address each other informally...)


On Good Terms With Someone »
(the two people are friendly towards each other...)


On The Rocks »
(fighting with each other; not communicating...)


People Who Live In Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones »
(don't criticize other people when you yourself have faults and weaknesses...)


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


Shouting Match »
(people are yelling at each other...)


Show One's Hand »
(let the other one know what you have...)


Skeletons In The Closet »
(secrets from your past which you try not to show to other people...)


Strike Up A Conversation »
(begin talking talking with each other socially...)


Striking Up A Friendship »
(become friendly with each other...)


Tag Along »
(go along with other who are attending an event...)


Take A Backseat To Someone »
(let the other person be the leader...)


Take Sides »
(choose which team one is on; to join one against the other...)


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


Vice Versa »
(the same thing also applies to the other...)


What's Up? »
(Casual greeting like 'hello', asking the other person about what they have been doing lately...)


Where One Is Coming From »
(with an understanding of the other persons situation and needs...)


Whole New Ball Game »
(there has been a shift in power and the other side now has an advantage...)


Would Rather »
(I would prefer to do this other thing...)


You Scratch My Back And I'll Scratch Yours »
(if you help me then I will help you too; let's help each other...)




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