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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

Words & Phrases

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word of mouth

Word List: Short Sayings Q-Z

information passed along by one person telling another person, telling another person, etc.

This restaurant became really popular just by word of mouth.

worst case scenario

Word List: Short Sayings Q-Z

the worst possible thing that can happen in a particular situation


Sal:  I won’t have enough money for the concert until my next paycheck. 

Samantha:  Well ... the worst case scenario is that the concert will be sold out by then.

Sal:  I sure hope that doesn't happen!     

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wrap up/wrap it up

Word List: Short Sayings Q-Z

finish or complete something

You two need to wrap it up.  It’s getting late.                         

zero, zilch, nada

Word List: Short Sayings Q-Z

having nothing


Toby: Do you have any idea what the flight is going to cost us?

Jacob: Nope... zero, zilch, nada.