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Pairs #4

Select the other half of each pair. Assume the word “and” between the clue and the answer.

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Last updated: December 23, 2023
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Peaches
Peaches and cream: 1. (cooking) A simple dessert consisting of sliced peaches and whipped cream, popular in the United States. 2. (idiomatic) Of facial complexion: smooth, unblemished, with attractive yellow-pink coloring.
Body
Body and soul: Wholeheartedly.
Hammer
Hammer and tongs: (idiomatic) In a manner indicating seriousness of intent and capability of harm.
Warm
Warm and fuzzy: (informal, often facetious) Having, expressing, or producing feelings of tenderness, love, or affection; or, having, expressing, or producing a sense of being heartened, comforted, uplifted, or cheered, often in a nostalgic way.
Room
Room and board: A situation in which, in exchange for money, labor or other considerations, a person is provided with a place to live as well as meals on a comprehensive basis.
Each
Each and every: (used for emphasis) Each without exception.
Fits
Fits and starts: (idiomatic) Activity which is intermittent, variable in intensity, and prolonged by interruptions.
High
High and mighty: (idiomatic) Overbearingly arrogant; ostentatiously self-important or self-aggrandizing.
Back
Back and fill: 1. (nautical) To manage the sails of a ship so that the wind strikes them alternately in front and behind, in order to keep the ship in the middle of a river or channel while the current or tide carries the vessel against the wind. 2. (figurative) To take opposite positions alternately; to assert and deny.
Safe
Safe and sound: Having come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.
Old
Old and young: People of all ages.
Sound
Sound and fury: Loud and angry words that attract a lot of attention but do nothing useful.
Slings
Slings and arrows: (idiomatic) Hardships or adverse circumstances.
Chicken
Chicken and dumplings: A comfort food dish common in the Southern and Midwestern U.S.
Grins
Grins and giggles: Amusement without any serious purpose; fun.
Soup
Soup and salad: A lunch or dinner food pairing.
Good
Good & Plenty: A brand of licorice candy, believed to be the oldest branded candy in the U.S.
Form
Form and function: A word pairing in the design principle “form follows function,” meaning that the form something takes (e.g., a building, tool, machine) should be based on its intended purpose and function.
Peas
Peas and carrots: An American side dish. The idiomatic expression “like peas and carrots” means “any two things (or people) that go well together, get along very well together, or are well-suited.”
Odds
Odds and ends: (idiomatic) Miscellaneous things.
Hit
Hit and run: (law) The crime of causing an accident, as with a motor vehicle, and leaving without acknowledging responsibility
Cause
Cause and effect: Causation; causality; the process whereby causes lead to effects.
Hook
Hook and eye: A matched hook and an eye (loop into which the hook can fit), used for fastening.
Fur
Fur and feathers: A reference to game mammals and game birds.
Care
Care and attention: Attentiveness.
Arrows
Attention
Board
Carrots
Cream
Dumplings
Effect
Ends
Every
Eye
Feathers
Fill
Function
Fury
Fuzzy
Giggles
Mighty
Plenty
Run
Salad
Soul
Sound
Starts
Tongs
Young
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