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    Exclamation Out of the woodwork

    Here's another of my favourite idioms.....anyone else love it??:):)

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    Re: Out of the woodwork

    Do you have a question about it?
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: Out of the woodwork

    It's origins....thanks.

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    Re: Out of the woodwork

    I suggest that you look it up online in something like "The Free Dictionary", where you will find what I believe to be a very plausible explanation of the phrase's origins.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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