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    Default help with idioms

    hi
    I would like to know how these idioms came about or the history behind them.
    1.Fools have the best luck
    2.get on like a house on fire
    3.have a game with sb
    4.none of your little games
    5.thats a game two people can play
    give me the source if u can
    tnx

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anathema View Post
    hi
    I would like to know how these idioms came about or the history behind them.
    1.Fools have the best luck
    TD: I don't find this idiom via Google search.
    2.get on like a house on fire
    TD: Please read the answer as the URL link as below directs
    Re: "Like a house on fire"
    3.have a game with sb
    TD: I think just I understand it literally.
    4.none of your little games
    TD: I think I understand it literally.
    5.thats a game two people can play
    TD: Maybe it is not an idiom, because I don't get any info about it via Google.
    give me the source if u can
    tnx
    P.S. A little bird once advised me that it is not appropriate to use 'sb' if I refer to somebody.

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    Fools have the best luck

    I think it is a saying and it means that best chances are coming only to those who dont know how to take them perfectly

    The other idioms I am still searching for them

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    Hello,
    i have heard the following, not certain of the spelling, " WELL THAT BEATS BANNAGHER", i would love to know where it comes from.

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    Default Re: help with idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by bullseye View Post
    Hello,
    i have heard the following, not certain of the spelling, " WELL THAT BEATS BANNAGHER", i would love to know where it comes from.
    Beat the band

    Please click the URL link as above for the detail.

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    Default Re: help with idioms

    im not interested

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