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List of clichés

Below is a list of clichéd expressions in alphebetical order:

  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
  • Burning the candle at both ends
  • Buy low, sell high - In the stock market, you should buy stocks when they are not worth much and sell them when they're valuable.
  • Can't see your nose in front of your face - It's really hard to see.
  • Cat got your tongue? - Why haven't you been talking?
  • The cat's out of the bag now
  • Cut off your nose to spite your face
  • The grass is always greener on the other side - Anything someone else has seems better.
  • Killing two birds with one stone - completing two tasks with one process.
  • Over the hill - Older that 40.
  • Reading between the lines - Infering information.
  • Right under your nose
  • Shake a leg
  • Six of one, half-a-dozen of another - Same thing
  • Still waters run deep
  • Water under the bridge
  • What goes around comes around
  • What's good for the goose is good for the gander - If something is good for one person, it follows that it's good for everyone.
  • Why pay for the cow when the milk is free

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