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ad nauseam

To continue to a sickening or excessive degree; from Latin "to [the point of] nausea"

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all thumbs

Clumsy

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alma mater

The school or university that one graduated from

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baker's dozen

Thirteen; in the past, bakers provided an extra roll for each dozen sold

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beat around the bush

To avoid an issue or topic

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bite the bullet

To endure an unpleasant situation or circumstance

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break the ice

To remove tension when meeting people for the first time

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bury the hatchet

To make peace; to agree to end a quarrel.

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butter someone up

To excessively praise or flatter someone

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chip off the old block

People who closely resemble their parents in some aspect

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climb on the bandwagon

To join a particular cause or political party

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cold feet

To be too afraid to complete an action

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cold shoulder

To ignore someone on purpose

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crème de la crème

The best of the best

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déjà vu

The sense that one's present experience has already occurred in the past when it hasn't

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draw the line

To establish a limit

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elbow grease

Intense physical effort

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eleventh hour

The last minute

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ergo

Word of Latin origin meaning "therefore"

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face the music

To accept unpleasant consequences for wrongdoing

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Which idiom means the following?

To continue to a sickening or excessive degree; from Latin "to [the point of] nausea"

ad nauseam

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Clumsy

all thumbs

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The school or university that one graduated from

alma mater

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Thirteen; in the past, bakers provided an extra roll for each dozen sold

baker's dozen

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To avoid an issue or topic

beat around the bush

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To endure an unpleasant situation or circumstance

bite the bullet

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To remove tension when meeting people for the first time

break the ice

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Which idiom means the following?

To make peace; to agree to end a quarrel.

bury the hatchet

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To excessively praise or flatter someone

butter someone up

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Which idiom means the following?

People who closely resemble their parents in some aspect

chip off the old block