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Pass the Buck

To pass on responsibility or blame someone else

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Maestro

Italian
"Master or teacher"
A master or expert in a particular field, especially music

2

Salt of the Earth

A person or group considered to be honest, noble, trustworthy, etc.

3

Delicatessen (Deli)

German
"Fine foods or delicacies, really good and yummy food"
A small shop that sells sandwiches and ready to go foods

4

Fifth or Third Wheel

An extra person in a group

5

Kayak

Inuit
"Hunter's boat"
A small paddle boat for 1 to 2 people

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Old Wive's Tale

A superstition, a belief followed but is not based off of fact

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Verbatim

Latin
"Word for word"
Word for word, a quote used exactly as stated

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Goody-Two-Shoes

A person who thinks he/she is perfect (and therefore annoys others)

9

Tzar

Russian
"Emperor"
A powerful leader or dictator

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Crocodile Tears

Fake tears or false grief ; insincere sympathy

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Mazel Tov

Yiddish
"Good fortune"
Congratulations