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    #361
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Ron got married last year, but he's seeing Cas now, and he had a candlelit dinner with Susan. Today he is with me. 8)

    Is there a proverb to describe this triangle?
    I say he has "too many irons in the fire," and he cannot "have his cake and eat it too."


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    #362
    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Ron got married last year, but he's seeing Cas now, and he had a candlelit dinner with Susan. Today he is with me. 8)

    Is there a proverb to describe this triangle?
    I say he has "too many irons in the fire," and he cannot "have his cake and eat it too."
    And if he plays with fire, he get burnt. :) 8)

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    #363
    Ron's been fooling around. He's been playing with fire, and he might get burnt.

    :wink:


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    Hi, Ron.
    :D :D :D :D :D

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    #366
    It's a late hello, but
    Better late than never. :)


    Remember the idioms that we were discussing about? Play the field, play with fire and so on. I heard some say "two timers". :)


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    [quote="


    Remember the idioms that we were discussing about? Play the field, play with fire and so on. I heard some say "two timers". :)[/quote]

    double standards
    two faces

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    #368

    Re: English Idioms and Sayings



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    Re: English Idioms and Sayings

    Just bumped into this post and I think itpresents a nice collections of sayings. it's also good to have a native speaker checking them out:). I just hate mugging up new pharses that later turn out to be opaque to most natives.

    Anyway, one of my favorites lately:

    A rolling stone gathers no moss
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