Word pairs – English Vocabulary

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up and down
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going alternately up and down/variable

to and fro
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going alternately

constantly increasing

ups and downs
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troubles, complications, uncertainties

more and more
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increasingly, more frequently

loads and loads
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a lot

odds and ends
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scraps, remnants

on and off
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sometimes, infrequently

now and then
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infrequently, periodically

from time to time
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intermittently, ocassionally

out and about
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well enough to come and go, especially after an illness

black and white
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monochromatic picture, i.e. Without colors

black or white
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clear distinction, without any gradation

in black and white
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written down or in print, therefore official

bits and pieces
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things, elements

far and wide
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for a great distance, over a large area

flora and fauna
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plants and animals

give or take
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approximately

plus or minus
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approximately, nearly

more or less
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approximately, roughly

peace and quiet
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tranquillity and freedom from disturbance

pick and choose
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select with great care

sick and tired
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annoyed and tired by reason of excess

sooner or later
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eventually, at some unspecified future time

song and dance
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an elaborate story or effort to explain and justify something, or to deceive and mislead someone

then and there = there and then
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at that precise time and place, on the spot


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