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Like a fish out of water

see: fish out of water


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    adverbial phrase independent, ungovernable; free but helpless Examples Don’t skitter around like a hog on ice. Word Origin possibly fr. the stone in the game of curling coming to rest

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    adverb phrase Very good; superb: In that blouse she looks like a million bucks (1930s+)

  • Like as not

    Also, as like as not; as likely as not. In all probability, with an even chance, as in Like as not it’ll rain by afternoon, or Likely as not the governor will run for a second term. In the first two terms, like is short for likely in the sense of “probably,” that is, “It […]

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