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Idioms Used With Numbers


This is a list of idiomatic expressions used with "numbers"

To the nine.

Dressed up to the nine.

A four letter word

A four letter word. (A vulgar word)

At sixes and sevens

He’s at sixes and sevens. He’s confused about what to do.

In one

You got it in one. You understood immediately.

Three Rs

The basics of education are the three Rs.

Two and two

I started to put two and two together. I started to draw conclusions.

Number one

He looks for number one. (His own interests).

Five o'clock

He’ got a five o’clock shadow. He hasn’t shaved for a day or two.

Ten a penny

These are ten a penny clothes.

Nineteen to the dozen

Talking nineteen to the dozen. (very fast)