not for love or money
Never, under no circumstances, as in I'd never visit them again, not for love or money. A version of this expression, which alludes to these two powerful persuasive forces, was recorded in a.d. 971.
Hot Dog! Are They Sandwiches, Or Not?Sandwich. This is a word worth pondering on several levels. First, what’s its origination? Why is a piece of meat between two slices of bread called a sandwich? Second, many of us mispronounce it, referring to a sammich. And we’re saving the biggest controversy for last. Is a hot dog…a sandwich? We feel obligated to get to the heart of this matter. It’s why we’re …
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- not done,
- not enough room to swing a cat,
- not feel oneself,
- not for a moment,
- not for all the tea in china,
- not gate,
- not give a damn,
- not give someone the time of day,
- not half bad,
- not have a bean
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