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These are idioms, proverbs, and sayings.  They are things that people say that may not be easily translated.  They have more meaning than just the words.  And they are things people say a lot.  There are sayings and proverbs in every language.  These are  American.  There are new ones added daily – so check in often.

If you do something on the strength of certain advice or information, you do it because the advice or information suggests doing it. >>
Sat, Oct 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

If you have someone in the palm of your hand, you control them and can get them to do exactly what you want.

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Sat, Sep 30, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Life just isn't fair, and this realistic Arab proverb recognizes that. The stone will always break the egg. Life's like that! >>
Tue, Sep 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
If you are hot under the collar, you feel angry or annoyed about something. >>
Tue, Sep 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source