abceda Life's Ups and Downs!

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1, Out of the frying pan into the - means to exit one bad situation but just get involved in another just as bad.
2. The plan between two stools - the plan is neither one thing nor another; it's -washy.
3. Those twins are not identical. In fact, they are as different as chalk and ...
4. ... while these two are as alike as two peas in a .
5. "Neither a borrower nor a be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend" is sound advice from Shakespeare.
6. I don't understand this diagram at all - I can't make nor tail of it!
7. In for a penny, in for a - if you start something you must see it through to the end, or “go the hog”. Or in the USA people might say "In for a in for a dollar."
8. We all have to face life's ups and , or life's and lows - somethimes life is great; other times it's ghastly!
9. Give him an inch and he'll take a - if you allow him just a little, he'll take as much as he can.
10. Give her enough rope and she'll herself - if she's doing something bad don't stop her, and eventually she'll be caught and punished. Let her stew in her own !
11. George Orwell (author of "Animal Farm" and "1984") wrote a great book with the title "Down and Out in Paris and ".
12. I know someone who lives from to mouth - he has no money saved, and has to find (especially) food each day.
13. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the .” is a quote by Oscar Wilde. No matter how low we sink, some of us can still appreciate the good and pure things in life.
14. After his parents died, little Jimmy was passed from pillar to , and never had a stable family life.
15. The two politicians will never reach an agreement. They are poles . (and this has nothing to do with Poles - Polish people!)