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An idiom is an expression whose meaning is not readily apparent based on the individual words in the expression. This forum is dedicated to discussing idioms and other sayings.


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Old December 05, 2017, 01:29 AM
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How can we say that in English?
It ‘ s used when we have all the odds for stgh to happen.
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If it means tener todos sus asuntos en orden, then the most common idiom I can think of is to get all your ducks in a row.
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If it means tener todos sus asuntos en orden, then the most common idiom I can think of is to get all your ducks in a row.
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