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Idiom Category: Hunting, Page 1
If something or someone is fair game, then it is acceptable to target, criticise or attack them.
Run with the hare and hunt with the hounds
This means to be a member of or to support two groups that are at odds with each other.
Running with the hare and hunting with the hounds
If someone is running with the hare and hunting with the hounds, they are trying to support or go with two opposing views, causes or factions at the same time.
Tall enough to hunt geese with a rake
(USA) A person who's much taller than a person of average height.
That dog won't hunt
(USA) Very common Southern US expression meaning: What you say makes no sense.
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