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hold your horses

para el carro

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you drive me crazy

me vuelves loco(a)

2

it is raining cats and dogs

llueve a cántaros

3

a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

más vale un pájaro en mano que cien volando

4

the early bird gets the worm

a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda

5

brain is better than brawn

más vale maña que fuerza

6

Rome was not built in a day

No se ganó Zamora en una hora

7

you can't please everyone

nunca llueve a gusto de todos

8

think before you speak

antes de hablar, pensar

9

if you buy cheaply, you pay dearly

lo barato sale caro

10

wrong way, backward

a contrapelo

11

in the short run, short-term

a corto plazo

12

at an inconvenient time

a deshora

13

around, about (time)

a eso de

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on the same level as

a la par de

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just around the corner

a la vuelta de

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in the long run, long-term

a largo plazo

17

along, at the other end

a lo largo (de)

18

a menudo

often, frequently

19

from now on

a partir de ahora

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in broad daylight

a plena luz

21

from time to time

a ratos

22

in retrospect, in hindsight

a toro pasado

23

now then, let's see, hmmm

a ver

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when all's said and done, when it comes down to it

a(l) fin de cuentas

25

right now, this minute

ahora mismo

26

so that, which means that

así que

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every Tom, Dick, and Harry; everyone

cada hijo de vecino

28

once in a blue moon, very rarely

cada muerte de obispo

29

change one's mind

cambiar de idea