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Expand Your English Vocabulary: "Peas & Carrots"   [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2014-9-2 00:46:45 |Display all floors
"It's never heard outside of the USA. "

I never heard it IN the USA!

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Post time 2014-9-2 00:51:43 |Display all floors
This post was edited by werwolf at 2014-9-2 01:14
robert237 Post time: 2014-8-19 10:36
"They're like two peas in a pod" is a more common phrase in the U.S.
But a more interesting question ...

""They're like two peas in a pod" is a more common phrase in the U.S.
But a more interesting question is who digs down to find these old threads? "

Ha ha - and yep, "like two peas in a pod" is the way you might say it, but really even that is not very common.  I think if you're trying to learn English it might be better to ignore everything you see here...or - ha ha again - just ask me! I'll teach ya how ta talk like a real Noo Yawka, see!

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Post time 2014-9-2 02:44:26 |Display all floors
werwolf Post time: 2014-9-1 08:51
""They're like two peas in a pod" is a more common phrase in the U.S.
But a more interesting questi ...

Here's one from back in the Midwest you might not have heard before:
"The wind blew, and the shit flew, and you couldn't see nothing for a minute or two"
That happens to me a lot in this forum since I'm not one of the good ol' boys out to
denigrate China at every opportunity.

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Post time 2014-12-4 09:43:11 From mobile |Display all floors
lots of slang used on this English learning area
Playing Mahjong in Hangzhou world competition.

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Post time 2014-12-29 14:51:29 |Display all floors
"Peas and carrots" is NOT a well-known (regarded/accepted) go-together pair. Some of the others on this thread are.
But conversely, what about things that so not go together? If it is two people the saying is "they are like chalk and cheese". This is recognised in England, NZ, Australia and US.

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Post time 2015-7-17 16:07:31 |Display all floors
got it. wonderful!

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