song and dance
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
So here I am in my requisite Lululemon pants, grunting along to an old hip-hop song at a most ungodly hour.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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I still do find it a tremendously useful device to invent a character and have the character sing the song.
Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance is a different sound for you.
The moon seemed to smile on him; the aurora appeared to dance with unwonted vigour, as if in glee; the very stars winked at him!
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
At this moment the tinkling of a mule's bells, mingled with the song of the muleteer, came on the air.
Gushing waters thrilled the ears with the sweetness of an old familiar song.
British Dictionary definitions for song and dance
Idioms and Phrases with song and dance
An elaborate story or effort to explain and justify something, or to deceive and mislead someone. For example, Do you really believe his song and dance about the alarm not going off, being stopped for speeding, and then the car breaking down? or At every annual meeting the chairman goes through the same song and dance about the company's great future plans. This term originally referred to a vaudeville act featuring song and dance. [Late 1800s]