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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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doing more than one thing at a time

Some studies have found that women do better at multitasking than men. 

Murphy’s Law

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Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.

It seems like every time I choose a certain line when I'm checking out at the market, it ends up being the slowest one!  It must be Murphy’s Law.


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Latin for someone who thinks about things in a very simple way causing them to be unaware or to misunderstand what someone is saying or doing

You are so naïve!  Don’t you know that you can’t believe everything you hear or read?

night owl

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stays up very late at night

My friend's a night owl. He prefers studying late at night.

nightmare/worst nightmare

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something or someone who drives you crazy

My boss can be such a nightmare.  She expects me to come in early and stay late even on my day off!


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something that is slightly different in its appearance, style, or meaning

The fashion show featured the nuances of the latest styles.