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    english phrases

    How would you categorize these phrases.......
    in and out
    up and about
    hit and run
    buy and sell
    back and forth
    toss and turn
    ups and downs..etc.

    Thank you

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    It's hard to categorise them- they are all collocational phrsaes with 'and', but some are opposites and some are tautologies (toss and turn).

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