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Common Phrases #921866
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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.






We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921867
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2.) Cut the mustard

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921869
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4. hand it over


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921874
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1. flashback smile


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921880
11/01/13 01:34 PM
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921889
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5. open and shut case

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921890
11/01/13 02:06 PM
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8. back to back??


Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921897
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3: I'm often "wet behind the ears" !


I'm a man of few words, BUT I use 'em often!!
Re: Common Phrases [Re: curly] #921898
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921900
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Great solves! I have a different one for #8, and I didn't have the word "hung" for #7. wave


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921906
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8. double back headscratch

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921909
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921911
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Michele, good one! smile

Bob, I like your answer so it can be an alternate. Now find mine. smile


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921912
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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921913
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Nice try, but nope. smile


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921919
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6. mean percentage think smile


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921928
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A good alternate, 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] #921992
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6. percentage odds

Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #921999
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6. Percentage point

think


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: soot] #922008
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6. second rate? grin


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #922113
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6. holding at 5%


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Re: Common Phrases [Re: Pandora] #922118
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Sherlock's got mine. grin


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