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Drive a Hard Bargain

to insist on your terms when making an agreement

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Reading Between the Lines

to discern the truth or hidden meaning

2

Eat Crow

to admit or acknowledge a mistake or a defeat

3

Face the Music

to endure the consequences; to face or accept the truth

4

Tighten Your Belt

to live on less money; to make sacrifices or live on a smaller budget

5

Fly-by-night

1. selling for a quick profit and the disappearing
2. a "shady" or unreliable person or business

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Wet Blanket

a person who is depressing, dull, sour, etc.

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Voila!

French
Ta-dah!

8

Kosher

Yiddish
Suitable and Pure
1. food prepared according to Jewish Dietary Laws
2. Legitimate

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Enfant Terrible

French
1. terrible child
2. a childish adult

10

Pariah

Ango-Indian
Untouchable
an outcast

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Pro Bono

Latin
Work done on behalf of others ( no pay )

12

a la carte

French
a menu with individually priced items

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a la mode

French
1. with ice cream
2. in the latest fashion