Common American Expressions 1

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   After you!      Allow me!      Beats me!      Believe you me!      Better left unsaid!      Bite your tongue!      Bottoms up!   
1. A man and a woman approach a building with a heavy door. The man gets to the door first and opens it wide. He gestures for the woman to go ahead of him saying,
2. A parent often uses this phrase along with advice or warnings about the do’s and don’t’s of wise behavior.
3. A woman takes out a cigarette and begins to look for a lighter. A man holds a lighter up for her to light her cigarette and says,
4. As an informal toast when you give someone a drink, you might say,
5. If someone suggests a terrible outcome, a superstitious listener would say,
6. If you repeat some gossip about someone, you might protect their identity by saying their name is,
7. One man asks another man, when he thinks it will rain next. The man replies,
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