Special Sub-Topic: Complete the Common Expression
|By hook or by _____.|
crook. This means, any possible way.
|The whole kit and ____.|
caboodle. This basically means everything.
|No room to swing a ____.|
cat. This means spare room.
|To paint the town ____.|
red. This means to go on a spree.
|To talk ____.|
turkey. This meant to have a pleasant conversation. Nowadays, it is used in the context of speaking nonsense.
|To eat humble ____.|
pie. This means to admit you were wrong.
|Cock and ____ story.|
bull. This means a story that is hard to believe.
|To let the ___ out of the bag.|
cat. Today, this means to tell a secret, but originally it referred to taking a cat o' nine tails (a type of whip) out of its bag to use as punishment.
|Out on a ____.|
limb. This means to be at a disadvantage. Also it can be used to mean to take a risk.
|To take the _____.|
cake. This means to stand out.
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