Familiar Phrases (Hints)

Posted by: soot

Familiar Phrases (Hints) - 12/13/12 08:58 AM

The jumbled letters in this puzzle contain familiar phrases one to four words in length...can you figure out a Familiar Phrase? The number of words in the phrase is in brackets.

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1. SMHTOFUHRTORAROISMGETSHHTE [5] (Straight from the...)
= 2. BBTEIALHTFNERSY [4]
= 3. CHAARNUDEEGDDHT [3]
= 4. AFAEOASFLIFLAATILSNOSGYGS [8] (It's as easy as...)
5. HRTPOEYUFNBEATTEDOOROE [8] (To be at the...)
= 6. GWTUOTHRUPKEOSM [5]
= 7. OLPNEUEGLSL [3]
= 8. BRROATINNASEOSCK [4]
= 9. TBRELETIHTNWOEEASEDNE [5]
= 10. BTUBLHLIEETTE [3]

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Posted by: manxman

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/13/12 09:31 AM

10. bite the bullet
Posted by: Cue

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/13/12 09:53 AM

9. to read between the lines wave12
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/13/12 10:10 AM

7. pull one's leg
Posted by: soot

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/14/12 08:44 AM

Good ones ManXman Cue and Michele thumbsup12

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Posted by: michele rose

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/14/12 08:56 AM

2. bats in the belfry smile12
Posted by: manxman

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/14/12 12:18 PM

3. caught red handed
Posted by: soot

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/15/12 09:56 AM

Two more excellent solutions thumbsup12

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Posted by: Jema

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/16/12 07:38 AM

8. to rack one's brains wave12

And that's exactly what I had to do to work this one out. woozy12
Posted by: soot

Re: Familiar Phrases - 12/16/12 09:55 AM

woot Jema praise12

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Posted by: michele rose

Re: `Familiar Phrases - 12/26/12 09:54 PM

6. to gum up the works hardwall
Posted by: soot

Re: `Familiar Phrases - 01/01/13 03:18 PM

Right on Michele! rah

Happy New Year everyone .. wishing everyone a blessed adventure on your next trip around the sun!!

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Posted by: CCbomber

Re: `Familiar Phrases (Hints) - 01/02/13 04:59 PM

4. it's as easy as falling off a log wave12
Posted by: soot

Re: `Familiar Phrases (Hints) - 01/02/13 05:34 PM

Yes it is CCBomber thumbsup12

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Posted by: manxman

Re: `Familiar Phrases (Hints) - 01/02/13 06:59 PM

1. straight from the horse's mouth
Posted by: Jema

Re: `Familiar Phrases (Hints) - 01/03/13 02:05 PM

I see you added N, D, and another E to what was originally there, so

5. to be at the end of your rope
Posted by: soot

Re: `Familiar Phrases (Hints) - 01/03/13 10:25 PM

shocked You caught me

whistle Hmmm, I think we have a mice issue

duh12 I'm not sure what happened .. but I'm thinking it was mice

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