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Pairs #16

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

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Deloitte
Deloitte & Touche. From 1989-1993, the name of the company now known simply as Deloitte, a multinational professional services network.
Right
Right and wrong. Can refer to ethics (the branch of philosophy concerned with systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior); to morality (which distinguishes between intentions, decisions and actions considered as proper and those considered improper; or, as “Right and Wrong,” a Joe Jackson single from 1986.
Hide
Hide and watch. A colloquial phrase (possibly originating in Texas) meaning “silent observation for the sake of learning.”
H
H&R Block. A US tax preparation company.
Food
Food and drink. Victuals, sustenance.
Seek
Seek and destroy. Also known as “search and destroy,” a military strategy which consists of inserting infantry forces into hostile territory and directing them to search and then attack enemy targets before immediately withdrawing.
Wear
Wear and tear. Damage or depreciation resulting from ordinary use.
Thunder
Thunder and lightning. Manifestations of a thunderstorm.
Chop
Chop and change. To change or exchange repeatedly.
Flesh
Flesh and bone. (idiomatic) Real, substantial.
M
M&M’s. Since 1941, a US brand of color-varied sugar-coated chocolate candies.
Belt
Belt and suspenders. (idiomatic) Redundant systems, affording mutual backup in the event of one failing.
Near
Near and dear. (idiomatic) Loved or cared about greatly.
Marks
Marks & Spencer. A British multinational retailer of clothing and of beauty, home and food products.
Look
Look and feel. In software design, design aspects of a graphical user interface, including elements such as colors, shapes, layout, and typefaces (the "look"), as well as the behavior of dynamic elements such as buttons, boxes, and menus (the "feel").
Pen
Pen and paper. A combination which can be used for writing. (as pen-and-paper) Performed via writing on paper, such as filling in a form, doing an exam, writing a document, etc.
Now
Now and Later. A US brand of fruit-flavored taffy-like candy dating to 1962.
Chutes
Chutes and Ladders. A US version (since 1943) of an ancient Indian board game originally called Moksha Patam, and today known in much of the English-speaking world as “Snakes and Ladders.”
Abercrombie
Abercrombie & Fitch. A US retailer known for casual wear.
Lock
Lock and key. A mechanical or electronic fastening device and the device used to operate it (to lock or unlock it). The idiomatic expression “under lock and key” means “safely guarded or locked away.”
A
A&W. A US fast food restaurant chain known for its burgers, draft root beer and root beer floats.
Dolce
Dolce & Gabbana. An Italian luxury fashion house.
Johnson
Johnson & Johnson. A US-based multinational pharmaceutical and medical technologies corporation.
Bartles
Bartles & Jaymes. A US brand of wine-based and malt-based cooler beverages.
Bone
Change
Dear
Destroy
Done with
Drink
Feel
Fitch
Gabbana
Jaymes
Johnson
Key
Ladders
Later
Lightning
M’s
Paper
R Block
Spencer
Suspenders
Tear
Touche
W
Watch
Wrong
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