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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred

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BLUE -- Kelley Blue Book

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lists the estimated value of a car based on the year, make, and model to get an idea of what a car is worth before you buy or sell it

Before I sold my BMW last year, I checked the Kelley Blue Book online so that I could decide on a fair price for the car.

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BLUE -- out of the blue

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when something or someone appears or makes contact when you are not expecting it

I was in the library last night when out of the blue, Jacob showed up.

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BLUE -- the blues

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when you feel down

Sometimes I get the blues when I don’t see the sun shine for days.

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BROWN -- brown-bag

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carry your lunch to school or work (in a brown bag)

I’ve been brown–bagging my lunch everyday this past month ‘cause I need to save some money.

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GOLD -- gold digger

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someone who will only date or have a relationship with a very wealthy person

A good place for a gold digger to find a man is in Beverly Hills, California, 90210.

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GOLD -- Golden Globe Awards

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an annual awards ceremony where American and foreign actors are given awards for their excellence in films and television

Each year, I love watching the Golden Globe Awards to find out who the winners are.

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GOLD -- the Golden Rule

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“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

The Golden Rule teaches us to always treat others the way we want others to treat us.

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GOLD -- worth its weight in gold

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something that is as valuable as gold

After the fire, we found our family photo albums, which are worth their weight in gold.  We all cried in our mixed emotions.

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GRAY (or Grey) -- May Gray

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in Southern California when the skies are typically overcast and gloomy, off and on, during the month of May

During May Gray, sometimes we don’t see the sunshine all day long, especially at the beach.

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