10.2 TWO-PART PHRASES

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There are some basic dos and don'ts when taking a good photo.
dos and don'ts
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things that you should and should not do
The dos and don'ts of having a pet

I've worked in the film business off and on for most of my life.
off and on/on and off
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for short periods of time but not regularly
I worked as a secretary off and on for three years.

quiet

ready

tired (of)

take

through and
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through

bounds

downs


cons

then

I hate having music on in the background.
I prefer some
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peace and quiet

I used to go to rock concerts a lot but nowadays
I only go
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now and then

I'm a reggae fan
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through and through

I'm? of having to listen to people's favourite music on the train. I wish they'd their MP3 down.
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sick and tired

Any skill such as playing the piano improves in? if you practise enough
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leaps and bounds

Every relationship has its? so it's not surprising that most bands break up after a few years.
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ups and downs

I don't like jazz. Some of the pieces go? for far too long.
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on and on

It's OK for my neighbours to play music I don't like. You have a bit of ?. I'm sure they don't like my music!
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give and take

There are? to listening to a live recording as opposed to a studio album.
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pros and cons

Some of the music videos made by ordinary people on YouTube are a bit? but that's OK.
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rough and ready

It's only a question of time, and sooner or? you'll find a new job.
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later
sooner or later

That's the highest salary we can pay you. We can't go higher, so take or? it.
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leave
take or leave

You've finished the training, and now you have to go out and do the job. It's sink or ?.
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swim
sink or swim

The shop is about twenty kilometres from here, give or? a kilometre.
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take
give or take

It was all or? -she either had to get in the car with him or lose him forever.
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nothing
all or nothing

This is the biggest choice of my life - it's a life or? decision.
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death
life or death

Mark took a hit or? approach to finding a girlfriend. He simply asked every girl he saw out on a date.
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miss
hit or miss

I know, we're lost, but one way or? we'll find our way back.
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another
one way or another

the offer won't change
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take or leave

risking everything
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all or nothing

to within (a small amount)
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give or take

unplanned/disorganised
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hit or miss

eventually
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sooner or later

one way or another

fail or succed
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sink or swim

extremely important
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life or death


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