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Pairs #21

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: January 30, 2024
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Hot
Hot and spicy. A description of the taste of certain foods. “Spicy” refers to the combination and amounts of spices used. “Hot” refers to the types and amounts of peppers used, especially as regards the amount of capsaicin present in those peppers.
Love
Love and hate. Opposing, although related states of mind that can be directed outward or inward. Some research indicates that they are not truly emotions as is popularly thought.
Stop
Stop-and-go. 1. (US) A description of traffic characterized by short periods of movement alternating with interruptions in traffic flow. 2. (poker) A combination of moves in which, before the flop is dealt, the player calls on an opponent's raise, and then after the flop is dealt, goes all in, regardless of whether the flop works with their hand.
Hither
Hither and yon. (literary, dated) In, at or to various places.
Sweet
Sweet’N Low. A brand of artificial sweetener.
Home
Home and hosed. 1. (Australia, New Zealand, horseracing, figurative) Assured of winning. 2. (Australia, New Zealand, figurative) Having safely reached one's target.
Sword
Sword-and-sandal. A subgenre of largely Italian-made historical, mythological, or biblical epic films mostly set in the Greco-Roman antiquity or the Middle Ages.
Shower
Shower and shave. Steps in many men’s routines to prepare for leaving the house.
Bread
Bread and roses. A political slogan that originated in a speech given by U.S. women's suffrage activist Helen Todd: “bread for all, and roses too.”
Horse
Horse and buggy. A light, simple, two-person carriage of the late 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, drawn usually by one or sometimes by two horses.
Cut
Cut and run. 1. (nautical) To cut the anchor cable and not wait to weigh it. 2. (by extension) To hurry away; to escape. 3. (military) To abandon a position as quickly as possible.
Aces
Aces and eights. (poker) A pair of aces and a pair of eights (especially, the black aces and eights), in a player's hand.
Thick
Thick and fast. Occurring in large numbers and rapidly.
Back
Back and fore. Back and forth; from one place to another and back again.
Spic
Spic and span. (idiomatic) Clean, spotless.
Heart
Heart and hand. With enthusiastic cooperation.
For all intents
For all intents and purposes. For every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect.
Whooping
Whooping and hollering. Shouting loudly and wildly.
Piss
Piss and whine. To complain in a constant or annoying way.
Time
Time and again. Often; repeatedly.
Smoke
Smoke and mirrors. A deceptive, fraudulent, or unconvincing explanation or description.
Tick
Tick and flick. (Australia, banking, informal) A process that allows an accountholder to sign up to another financial institution, with the new bank taking care of all transfers, fees, and paperwork.
Tried
Tried and tested. Well-established and tested; known to work or succeed based on extensive experience.
Born
Born and raised. Having lived in one's birthplace through one's adolescence.
Signs
Signs and symptoms. Indications of an illness, injury, or condition. Signs are objective and externally observable; symptoms are a person's reported subjective experiences.
Again
Buggy
Eights
Fast
Flick
Fore
Go
Hand
Hate
Hollering
Hosed
Low
Mirrors
Purposes
Raised
Roses
Run
Sandal
Shave
Span
Spicy
Symptoms
Tested
Whine
Yon
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