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    #21

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    "Don't count your chickens before they hatch" is a good one.

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    #22

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    He couldn't see the forest for the trees.

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    #23

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    In BrE, we say that someone couldn't see the wood for the trees.

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    #24

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    I like "Hold your horses". (Wait a moment)

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    #25

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    I used this one today (on another thread).

    If you can prove me wrong I will eat my hat.

    That's just one possible variation, of course.

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    #26

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    A walk in the park.

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    #27

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    A piece of cake

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    #28

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    As easy as pie.

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    #29

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    Take it in stride.

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    #30

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    Don't hold your breath

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    It won't happen anytime soon (if ever).

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