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  • It slipped my mind
  • A necessary evil
  • A slow learner
  • A taste of your own medicine
  • A week from now
  • Actually, well, so, in fact, in summation
  • All of a sudden
  • An offer you canít refuse
  • An overweight person wearing tight clothes
  • And so on and so forth
  • Any time now
  • Anything can happen.
  • As hard as s/he can
  • As long as / given that
  • As soon as possible
  • At the end of the day, after all
  • Battle of wills
  • Be an angel
  • Be quiet.
  • Being duly sworn
  • Betcha canít eat just one!
  • Between the lines
  • Big time
  • Born lucky
  • Boy wonder
  • Break the ice
  • By sheer force of will, without help
  • Cannon fodder
  • case closed
  • Catch some Zs
  • Caution: Keep out of the reach of children
  • Child's play
  • Childís play
  • Chill out, take it easy
  • Closer
  • Come what may
  • Come what may / no matter what
  • Congratulations!
  • crack the knuckles
  • Damn it!
  • Damn! (exclamation or adjective)
  • Dang!
  • Dang, darn it
  • Dedicate body and soul
  • Definitely; exactly
  • Do not disturb.
  • Doesnít that make your mouth water?
  • Don't try this at home.
  • Don't worry.
  • Donít be dramatic.
  • Donít get involved in this.
  • Donít get me wrong.
  • Donít play the fool.
  • Donít sweat it.
  • Donít waste your breath.
  • Donīt be a chicken.
  • Double-edged sword
  • Drunk and disorderly
  • Dyed-in-the-wool
  • Element of surprise
  • Enjoy all types of people
  • Excuse me.
  • Face to face
  • Fall flat on one's face
  • Fancy, elegant
  • Finally
  • Flesh and blood
  • For sure
  • For the record
  • For the umpteenth time
  • Forbidden fruit
  • From start to finish
  • Game of cat and mouse
  • Get excited about it. Come on! Get into it.
  • Get it together, get going
  • Get out of my way!
  • Get the lead out!
  • Get to work!
  • Give it your all
  • Give yourself body and soul
  • Go to hell!
  • God bless you.
  • God forbid!
  • God willing
  • God willing
  • God willing
  • Goodbye, cruel world!
  • Handed over on a silver platter
  • Happy as a clam
  • Happy holidays!
  • Happy New Year!
  • Happy New Year!
  • Happy Valentineís Day
  • He blew his top / He blew his stack.
  • He thinks he's better than everyone else
  • He thinks heís so smart.
  • He thinks heís such a big deal.
  • He thinks heís the coolest.
  • He thinks heís the eight wonder [of the world].
  • He thinks heís the greatest thing since sliced bread.
  • He thinks heís the king of the jungle.
  • He/she doesnít know whoís in charge here.
  • Heads or tails?
  • Heaven help me; oh dear me; goodness gracious
  • Hey man, come on over!
  • Heís not in his right mind.
  • Hi, crayon!
  • Holy cow!
  • Hopelessly in love
  • How annoying!
  • How are you doing?
  • How dare you?
  • How do things work around here? Whatís the deal/story here?
  • How often
  • How sexy you look! How delicious you look!
  • How terrible! How outrageous!
  • Howís it going?
  • I appreciate it.
  • I canít place it; I donít know it.
  • I could eat a horse.
  • I couldnít care less.
  • I donít give a darn.
  • I donít give a shit!
  • I donít give a shit.
  • I forgot what I was going to say.
  • I hit my funny bone.
  • I hope it helps.
  • I lost my train of thought.
  • I love [it].
  • I need to apologize.
  • I take my hat off to you.
  • I was blown away
  • I'll see ya
  • I'm fed up. I've had it.   Video
  • I'm going to eat.
  • If everything goes according to plan
  • If he doesnít like it, too bad.
  • If I remember correctly
  • If I'm not mistaken
  • If you would be so kind as to ...
  • Imagine that
  • In a flash
  • In a snap, in the snap of the fingers
  • In a snap, lickity split
  • In fact, actually
  • In slow motion
  • in the blink of an eye
  • In the middle of the brouhaha
  • Is this what weíve come to?
  • It doesnít do it for me/doesnít work for me.
  • It goes without saying.
  • It looks horrible but it tastes good.
  • It seems
  • It seems to me
  • It's all good.
  • It's difficult
  • It's never too late.
  • It's on the tip of my tongue.
  • Itís better than nothing.
  • Itís hard for me.
  • Itís like the pot calling the kettle black.
  • Itís no big deal.
  • Itís no piece of cake!
  • Itís selling like hotcakes.   Video
  • Iíd go through thick and thin for you.
  • Iíll be right back.
  • Iíll be right there.
  • Iím going to give you what youíve got coming.
  • Iím going to miss you.
  • Iím gonna break your face.
  • Iím just getting here.
  • Iím like a sack of potatoes.
  • Iím not in the mood for a sermon.
  • Iím not that naÔve/dumb.
  • Iím thrashed. Iím beat.
  • Joined at the hip
  • Just a second, please.
  • Just my cup of tea.
  • Just what the doctor ordered; to be a godsend
  • Lator, gator.
  • Let's do the right thing.
  • Let's just say
  • Letís dance!
  • Letís get out of here!
  • Life partner, companion
  • Like a king / like royalty
  • Like father, like son
  • like ham and eggs
  • Little by little
  • Long live Mexico!
  • Look for problems where none exist
  • Look out! Watch out!
  • Loud and clear
  • Make a decision
  • Make me laugh.
  • May s/he rest in peace.
  • May the Lord forgive me.
  • Maybe, maybe not
  • Merry Christmas!
  • Move your butt.
  • My mouth is watering.
  • No comment.
  • No doubt about it.
  • No more excuses!
  • No problem
  • No problem.
  • No way
  • No way. Fat chance. Not going to happen.
  • Not a thing
  • Not available with other promotions and discounts.
  • Not labeled for individual resale
  • Obligatory, without other options, must
  • On the other hand
  • On the verge of
  • One chimpanzee, two chimpanzee
  • one more for the road
  • One thing leads to another.
  • One week/two weeks
  • Oops!
  • Party on!
  • Personally
  • Piece of cake
  • Pipe down, chatterbox!
  • Potluck
  • Price subject to change without prior notice.
  • Public display of affection
  • Quick as a wink
  • Quickly, flying
  • quote unquote
  • Rain threatens
  • Raining cats and dogs
  • Ready, set, go!
  • Remain standing
  • Retire on a shoestring budget
  • Right away
  • Right on!
  • Ruin
  • S/he deceived them/us. S/he lied to us.
  • S/he has a lead foot.
  • S/he runs me ragged.
  • S/he thinks s/he's so great.
  • S/he thinks s/heís Godís gift to mankind.
  • S/heís as good as gold.
  • S/heís very talented.
  • Said and done!
  • See ya. Until we meet again.
  • See you later.
  • She thinks sheís hot stuff.
  • Short term, near future
  • Shotgun wedding, to have to get married [because of the baby]
  • Shut your trap.
  • Sooner or later
  • Sorry, I donít have any.
  • Soul mate
  • Speak of the devil
  • Spread the word
  • Stem to stern
  • Step back; Move a little.
  • Step on it. Hurry up.
  • Strong point, strong suite
  • Stubborn, pigheaded
  • Take the bribe or suffer the consequences.
  • Thank goodness
  • Thanks a million.
  • That makes two of us.
  • That's another story.
  • That's right.
  • Thatís it. Iím done. Iíve had it.
  • Thatís life!
  • Thatís not all, not only that
  • Thatís not right.
  • Thatís not right.
  • Thatís nuts!
  • Thatís something else entirely.
  • Thatís the last straw!
  • The better class of people
  • The cream of the crop
  • The fly in the ointment
  • The girl of my dreams
  • The Lord is my shepherd.
  • The news spread like wildfire.
  • The pretty girl wants the luck of the ugly girl
  • The United States of America
  • The usual time
  • There's no going back. There's no turning back.
  • They ignore me.
  • Thick as thieves
  • Third time's a charm.
  • This is me, leaving.
  • Threeís a crowd
  • Through thick and thin
  • through thick and thin
  • Time got away from me.
  • Time is running out.
  • To agree with
  • To arrive late
  • To ask someone to save your spot in line
  • To be a wreck, to be trashed
  • To be as jumpy as a flea at a rodeo
  • To be born under a lucky star.
  • to be born with a silver spoon in his/her mouth
  • To be cut of the same cloth
  • To be frank, to be honest
  • To be in a bad mood
  • To be in seventh heaven
  • To be left high and dry
  • To be like oil and water
  • To be not one thing or another.
  • To be of the most distinguished, upper class, or high quality
  • To be out of the woods
  • To be pissed off
  • To be vain, conceited
  • To bring to light
  • To call a spade a spade
  • To catch red-handed
  • To cheat on your significant other
  • To come out of the closet
  • To come out of the closet
  • To cry one's eyes out
  • To cry oneself to sleep
  • To dance on someoneís grave
  • To discharge, to release
  • To draw blood, to beat bloody
  • To dump on someone
  • To each his own
  • To earn some bread / to earn some dough
  • to earn the bread by the sweat of oneís brow
  • To escape, to take flight, to flee
  • To fall below expectations, to underperform
  • To feel at home
  • To feel lazy, bored, uninterested or unenergetic
  • To feel like
  • To feel like a bug under the microscope
  • To gain importance
  • To get knocked up
  • To get tired out
  • To give you the moon and the stars
  • To goof up, to screw up, to make a mistake
  • To have a lead foot
  • To have an awesome time
  • To have an eye on
  • To have been poor; to come from humble beginnings.
  • To have blind confidence
  • To have friends in high places
  • to have lots of talent
  • To have oneís fifteen minutes of fame
  • To have the situation under control
  • To hit a person like a bucket of cold water
  • To keep quiet
  • To keep your eyes peeled
  • To make an effort
  • To make yourself scarce
  • To move heaven and earth
  • To play dead
  • To quit, to leave, to close
  • To really enjoy
  • To register
  • To run like mad
  • To settle down
  • To settle up
  • To shit oneself laughing
  • To start at the bottom
  • To stick one's nose in something
  • To take the lionís share for oneself.
  • To top it all off
  • To trick / to fool
  • To wind up empty-handed
  • To work like a dog
  • To work like mad
  • Trust me.
  • Trust your instincts.
  • Try me!
  • Under the table
  • Ut oh!
  • Very content, very comfortable
  • Viewer discretion advised.
  • Wardrobe malfunction
  • Watch your language.
  • Waterproof
  • We hope you like it
  • We're even.
  • Weíre broke.
  • Weíre going to have a few glasses of wine.
  • What a clown/comedian/jokester you are.   Photo
  • What a miracle! I donít believe it!
  • What am I, lunchmeat? Whatís wrong with my ___ ?
  • What can I do for you?
  • What cheek s/he has!
  • What's up?
  • What's up?
  • What?
  • Whatever
  • Whatever the cost
  • Whatever you say
  • Whatís the matter?
  • Whatís up? Whatís happening?
  • when it comes/came right down to it
  • Whoís calling?
  • With all due respect
  • With all my heart
  • With oneís back against the wall
  • With whom am I speaking?
  • Without a doubt
  • Without other options, by force, or else
  • Word of mouth
  • worst case scenario
  • Worst of all
  • Yeah, and Iím the Queen of England.
  • Yeah, right, tell me another one!
  • You canít get lost. You canít miss it.
  • You had me worried sick.
  • You have to believe in yourself.
  • You look good enough to eat.
  • You never know.
  • You think I just fell off the turnip truck.
  • You're welcome
  • You've got a screw loose
  • Youíre being cheap!
  • Youíre pretending not
    to hear me.

  • Youíve got to take the bitter with the sweet.
  • [Put] Everything in its place.