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Pairs #11

Select the other half of each pair. Assume the word “and” (or an ampersand) between the hint and the answer.

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Last updated: December 19, 2023
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Bat
Bat and ball. Typical baseball equipment. Or, in general, a type of field game (such as baseball or cricket) in which a player throws a ball at an opposing player who tries to hit it with a bat and run between safe areas on the field to score.
Catch
Catch and release. 1. A practice within recreational fishing where after capture, often a fast measurement and weighing of the fish is performed, followed by posed photography as proof of the catch, and then the fish are unhooked and returned live to the water. 2. In US immigration enforcement, a practice of releasing a low risk migrant to the community while he or she awaits hearings in immigration court, as an alternative to holding them in immigration detention.
Hammer
Hammer and sickle. A communist symbol representing proletarian solidarity between agricultural and industrial workers.
Fear
Fear and loathing. A state inspired by the prospect of dealing with certain real-world systems and standards that are untenable but ubiquitous, or with politicians who clash with the people they are paid to represent. From the title of Hunter S. Thomason’s 1971 novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream.
Dollars
Dollars-and-cents. Considered or expressed in terms of money.
Man
Man and wife. An opposite-sex married couple.
The birds
The birds and the bees. Sex, particularly as related to sex education for children.
Fast
Play fast and loose. 1. (idiomatic) To ignore proper behavior or social conventions, especially when it suits one's purpose. 2. (idiomatic) To be recklessly inaccurate, inappropriate, or otherwise ignoring guidelines and conventions. 3. (idiomatic) To act in a tricky, inconstant way, saying one thing and doing another.
An arm
An arm and a leg. A very high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price.
Chalk
Chalk and cheese. (Britain, New Zealand, idiomatic) Said of things that are very different, though possibly superficially alike. (Similar to “apples and oranges” in the US)
Dogs
Dogs and cats. Common household pets.
Goals
Goals and aspirations. A general phrase roughly meaning “objectives.”
Park
Park and ride. A parking lot with public transport connections that allows commuters and other people heading to city centers to leave their vehicles and transfer to a bus, rail system or carpool for the remainder of the journey.
Wash
Wash-and-wear. Clothing that requires no ironing after being washed and dried.
Alive
Alive and kicking. (idiomatic) Healthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.
Barefoot
Barefoot and pregnant. (derogatory, of women) Kept at home to perform the traditional duties expected of women.
Name it
Name it and claim it (sometimes “name it, claim it”). (Christianity) A catch phrase of the Christian Word of Faith movement, a statement of faith and affirmation. Sometimes used pejoratively by detractors, along with “blab it and grab it.”
Good
Good and evil. A classic dichotomy in religion, ethics, philosophy, and psychology
Salt
Salt and Vinegar. A popular variety of savory snack foods, particularly potato chips/crisps.
Kit
Kit and caboodle. Everything entirely, the whole lot.
On
On and off. Intermittently.
Kith
Kith and kin. Friends and family.
Latitude
Latitude and longitude. Components of the geographic coordinate system (GCS).
Red beans
Red beans and rice. A traditional Louisiana Creole dish.
Hand
Hand and Foot. A variation of Canasta.
A leg
Aspirations
Ball
Caboodle
Cats
Cents
Cheese
Claim it
Evil
Foot
Kicking
Kin
Loathing
Longitude
Loose
Off
Pregnant
Release
Rice
Ride
Sickle
The bees
Vinegar
Wear
Wife
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