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1

baker's dozen

a set of 13

2

beat around the bush

To talk about something without mentioning it directly or avoid getting to the core of the subject

3

bite the bullet

decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over

4

butter up someone

To praise or flatter someone excessively

5

cold shoulder

ignored; disregarded

6

eleventh hour

last minute

7

fly off the handle

lose one's temper unexpectedly

8

with a grain of salt

to consider something to be not completely true or right

9

Indian summer

a period of unusually dry, warm weather occurring in late autumn

10

make ends meet

earn enough money to live without getting into debt.

11

play it by ear

to decide how to deal with a situation as it develops rather than planning how you are going to react

12

quid pro quo

something that is given to you or done for you in return for something you have given to or done for someone else

13

run of the mill

average af

14

see eye to eye

to agree on something

15

steal your thunder

win praise for oneself by preempting someone else's attempt to impress

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a set of thirteen

baker's dozen

17

To talk about something without mentioning it directly or avoid getting to the core of the subject

beat around the bush

18

decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over

bite the bullet

19

To praise or flatter someone excessively

butter up someone

20

ignored; disregarded

give a cold shoulder

21

last minute

eleventh hour

22

lose one's temper unexpectedly

fly off the handle

23

to consider something to be not completely true or right

with a grain of salt

24

a period of unusually dry, warm weather occurring in late autumn

Indian summer

25

earn enough money to live without getting into debt.

make ends meet

26

to decide how to deal with a situation as it develops rather than planning how you are going to react

play it by ear

27

something that is given to you or done for you in return for something you have given to or done for someone else

quid pro quo

28

average af

run of the mill

29

to agree on something

see eye to eye

30

win praise for oneself by preempting someone else's attempt to impress

steal someone's thunder