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à la mode

variants: also a la mode

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being in the latest or current fashion
  • we discovered that what is à la mode for teens to wear in the U.S. isnʼt all that different from what they wear in Europe
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A-list

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individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class
  • the ceremony featured an A-list of Hollywood stars
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A-OK

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of the very best kind
  • rated by his colleagues as an A-OK investigative reporter
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a priori

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being or provable by reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from given information
  • an a priori argument for the defendant's innocence
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cat-a-mountain

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a large tawny cat of the wild
  • tracks that looked to be those of a cat-a-mountain
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cock-a-hoop

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1 having or expressing feelings of joy or triumph
  • the district attorney's office was positively cock-a-hoop upon obtaining a conviction in the case against the mobster
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2 inclined or twisted to one side
  • topped with 50 burning candles all cock-a-hoop and dripping wax, the birthday cake made its dramatic appearance
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ding-a-ling

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a person who lacks good sense or judgment
  • some ding-a-ling set off the fire alarm by burning paper in a wastebasket
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high-muck-a-muck

variants: or high-muckety-muck

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one of high position or importance within a group
  • failed to pass muster with the country club's high-muck-a-mucks
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mano a mano

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in direct confrontation or competition
  • the two brothers decided to go mano a mano in one final match to determine who was the better tennis player
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pit-a-pat

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to expand and contract in a rhythmic manner
  • her heart pit-a-patted with surprise
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tête-à-tête

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in person and usually privately
  • met tête-à-tête with the student's parents to discuss his disciplinary problems in class
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tête-à-tête

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friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this
  • had a quick tête-à-tête with my neighbor before heading off to work
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a posteriori

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bric-a-brac

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a bit

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a bit much

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going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount
  • I thought the flashy decorations were a bit much for such a formal event.
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a dime a dozen

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often observed or encountered
  • Actors like him are a dime a dozen, and you have to stand out if you want to make it in this business.
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a feather in one's cap

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1 an asset that brings praise or renown
  • Breaking the story for her newspaper was a a feather in her cap.
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2 a successful result brought about by hard work
  • Winning the lawsuit for her client would be a significant feather in her cap.
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a little

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a lot

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3 to a great degree
  • He respects you a lot.
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