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Flashcards in Daily Double #8 Deck (12):
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Pass the Butter

to pass on responsibility or to blame someone else

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Salt of the Earth

a group of people considered to be noble

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Fifth or Third Wheel

an extra person in a group

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Old Wives' Tale

a superstition; a belief followed, but it is not based on fact

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Goody-Two-Shoes ( goody-goody )

a person who thinks he/she is perfect ( and therefore annoys people )

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Crocodile tears

fake tears or false grief; insincere sympathy

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Maestro

Italian
a master or expert in a particular field, especially music

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Kayak

Inuit
a small paddle boat for 1 or 2 people

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Verbatim

Latin
a quote used exactly as stated

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Tzar

Russian
a powerful leader or dictator

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Mazel Tov

Yiddish
Congratulations!

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Delicatessen

German
a shop that sells sandwiches and pre-made foods