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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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leaving for no apparent reason while others are depending on you


Shirley:  Unfortunately Tim bailed, and he left us alone to do all the work by ourselves.

Robert:  No way ... That's totally messed up.

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high-end and flashy

That 'baller' sure has expensive taste! He's always wearing the latest shoes like Jordan's and Gucci. 


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to go crazy

He went ballistic when he found out they stole his car.

ballpark figure

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an estimate; an approximate price


George:  Give me a ballpark figure for your used car.  It's 'kinda' old.

Ray:  OK ... how about $2,000?

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bang-up job

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doing really great work

He did a bang-up job on his presentation.


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buying things at a super-good price

A lot of stores have great bargains on Black Friday.

bear hug

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a strong hug, done with much love, using both arms all the way around the person

My dad loves to give me bear hugs that almost take my breath away.


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accepting something as being true

I believe he is telling us the truth about what happened last night.


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short for best friends

Carol and I have been besties for a long time.

big brother

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a name used to refer to the U.S. government

Big Brother is watching everyone in a variety of ways.