"right away, promptly," 1917, American English, representing U.S. soldiers' mangled adaptation of French tout de suite.
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Yams Vs. Sweet Potatoes: What’s The Difference?If you're not arguing about politics or whether or not it's time for Grandma to get some more grandchildren, there's one topic that's always guaranteed to make a splash at the Thanksgiving dinner table: Are those yams or sweet potatoes in your holiday casserole?
- toorak tractor,
- toot one's own horn,
- tooth and nail,
- tooth ax,
- tooth bud,
- tooth chisel
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