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Aug 28, 2017 ... Do you know where some of our commons sayings come from? One that recently piqued my interest is “kick the bucket.” When I heard someone say this, I thought to myself: “What on earth does a bucket have to do with death?”. Do you know the answer? On today's list, we are going to explore 25 common ...

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Come on down · Come up trumps · Come what come may · Comes to the crunch - (When it). (Coming in) on a wing and a prayer · Common sense · Comparisons are odious · Compassion fatigue · Complete shambles · Cook the books · Cookie cutter · Cool as a cucumber · Cool Britannia · Cop an attitude · Copper-bottomed.

www.smartling.com/blog/40-american-slang-words-and-phrases-you-need-to-know

Mar 1, 2015 ... Accents alone can sometimes be enough to form a language barrier, despite the fact that in the U.S., a British accent might be treated as either sexy, or comical depending on the persona it's attached to. Below is a list of common American slang word and phrases that our English-speaking comrades in ...

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Jun 9, 2016 ... Here are 15 common English idioms and phrases that will enrich your English vocabulary and make you sound like a native speaker in no time. 1. 'The best of both worlds' – means you can enjoy two different opportunities at the same time. “ By working part-time and looking after her kids two days a week ...

mentalfloss.com/article/60264/21-phrases-you-use-without-realizing-youre-quoting-shakespeare

Apr 11, 2017 ... Jessica. Chaucer actually wrote the phrase (“For loue is blynd alday and may nat see”) in Merchant's Tale in 1405, but it didn't become popular, and isn't seen in print again, until Shakespeare wrote it down. Now, “love is blind” serves as the three-word explanation for any seemingly unlikely couple.

www.buzzfeed.com/adamellis/20-surprising-origins-of-popular-sayings

Oct 2, 2013 ... Share This Link. Horses' gums recede with age, leading to longer teeth. A common way to inspect a horse's "worth" is to check it's mouth, hence the phrase. Receiving a horse as a gift and immediately inspecting its value was considered offensive, much like inquiring about the worth of a present today is ...

www.aggiecatholicblog.org/2013/09/top-50-most-popular-phrases-from-the-bible

Top 50 Most Popular Phrases From The Bible. September 3, 2013 By Marcel. In our modern culture, we commonly use phrases which have originated from the Bible without even knowing their origin. After doing a bit of research, I have compiled my top 50 list of commonly used phrases which originate from the Bible.