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Pairs #23

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

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Round
Round and round. 1. In a repeated circular motion. 2. (figurative) Following the same course repeatedly in vain.
Motherhood
Motherhood and apple pie. 1. (US, symbolically) Wholesomeness and traditional (American) values. 2. (politics, US) Something that cannot be questioned because it appeals to universally-held beliefs or values.
Suave
Suave and debonair. (typically of a man) Having a sophisticated charm.
Forever
Forever and ever. 1. (biblical, Christian liturgy) Eternally; timelessly; with no beginning and no end. 2. (as an intensifier) Forever.
Cut
Cut and dried. Simple, straightforward, clear, or certain.
Slip
Slip and fall. A type of accident that triggers premises liability and personal injury claims.
Pros
Pros and cons. The positive and negative attributes of arguments.
Time
Time and a half. A rate of pay 50% greater than normal, commonly used for overtime work.
Hot
Hot and cold. (idiomatic) Ambivalent; having conflicting emotions.
Sick
Sick and tired. (idiomatic) Annoyed or frustrated with something or someone, to the point of losing one's temper or patience.
Apples
Apples and pears. (Cockney rhyming slang) Stairs.
Tick
Tick and tie. (accounting, mostly UK) To make sure that every item in a ledger or in an inventory is accounted for and properly connected to other items to which it relates.
Bag
Bag and band. The suicide technique of combining an overdose with a plastic bag placed over the head and secured with an elastic band.
Ball
Ball and socket. A joint in which one segment has a rounded end and the next segment has a bowl-shaped end, with the rounded end being fitted into the bowl shape, allowing the first segment to move around an indefinite number of axes which have one common center. Examples include the human shoulder joint and the balljoints of some automotive suspensions.
Cakes
Cakes and ale. The simple material pleasures of life.
Big
Big and bold. Large and visually striking.
By
By and by. 1. After a short time. 2. After an indefinite period.
Bacon
Bacon and cabbage. (Ireland) A traditional Irish dish of back bacon simmered with cabbage and other vegetables such as onions, turnips and carrots, served with the bacon sliced and much of the boiled liquid retained with the vegetables.
Prize
Prize and booty. From the title On the Law of Prize and Booty, an English translation of Hugo Grotius’ seventeenth century work De Jure Praedae, widely credited as a major foundation of international law.
Chip
Chip and charge. (tennis) A weak groundstroke followed immediately by an advance towards the net.
Him
Him and her. Masculine singular and feminine singular object(ive) pronouns.
Any
Any and every. Any without exception; used for emphasis.
Tooth
Tooth and nail. (figurative) Viciously; with all one's strength or power; without holding back.
Blood
Blood and ouns. 1. (archaic, dialectal) The blood and wounds of Christ on the cross. 2. (archaic, dialectal, mildly blasphemous) Expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, frustration.
Cap
Cap and ball. An early loading system for handguns where the percussion cap, powder, and bullet were separate components loaded individually into the gun. Typically used in early to mid 1800s.
A half
Ale
Apple pie
Ball
Band
Bold
Booty
By
Cabbage
Charge
Cold
Cons
Debonair
Dried
Ever
Every
Fall
Her
Nail
Ouns
Pears
Round
Socket
Tie
Tired
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