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Common Phrases #1252656
07/23/21 01:54 PM
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These are all unusual representations of words, phrases or things. Can you figure them out? One posted answer per person, please.


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We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252657
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1. without a second glance wave

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252658
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3. The customer is always right. wave

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252659
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2. raising hell devil


Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252660
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4 - pieces of eight

Last edited by OrleansBelle; 07/23/21 02:37 PM.

I'm returning these glasses I bought for my husband; he's still not seeing things my way.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252661
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9. The best is yet to come.

Hi Sue.


A computer's attention span is as long as its power cord.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252663
07/23/21 02:53 PM
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7. enter/exit stage left/right (depends on viewpoint) joy

Re: Common Phrases [Re: michele rose] #1252667
07/23/21 04:06 PM
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5. vice versa wink


The best math you can learn is how to calculate the future cost of current decisions.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252668
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8. side effects smile

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252680
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Great jobs! wave


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252683
07/23/21 07:20 PM
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5. vice versa think


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252684
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Was vice versa not correct? duh


The best math you can learn is how to calculate the future cost of current decisions.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252687
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6! I meant #6! lol


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252700
07/24/21 01:33 AM
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6. doubly wrong, perhaps headscratch


Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252703
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6. Too bad? smile


To waste one second of one's life is a betrayal of one's self.
I wonder what's on television...?
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252712
07/24/21 08:38 AM
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Two good guesses, but not my answer. smile


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252719
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6. (the same) repeated mistake think


Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252725
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You all have the gist of it, just not yet the correct common phrase. smile


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252727
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One mistake on top of another wink


The best math you can learn is how to calculate the future cost of current decisions.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252736
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6. one mistake after another think


Dan
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Stay Smart & Stay Safe
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252768
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Sherlock's got it! The entire phrase tends to be "making one mistake on top of another" . wave


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #1252775
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bravo Sherlock ... urock


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