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Has got a thing about

She either really likes or dislikes them

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Make such a big thing of it

Don't make so much fuss about it

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For one thing, .... . For another thing, .... .

Firstly ..., secondly ...

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As things are ...

As the situation is ...

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Get things sorted out

Organize things so that the problem is solved

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Get her to myself

Be alone with her

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Thingy / thingamabob/ whatchamacallit / whatnot

When we can't remember a word or name, we often replace it with a vague word

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Umpteen

Very many; a lot of (informal)

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Not the most practical

Impractical

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I gather ....

I've heard it from someone

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Incidentally

Often used to introduce a new subject into the conversation in an indirect way

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Present company excepted

Not including you o me