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25 Misleading Phrases If You Don’t Know Their True Meaning

January 31, 2017

25 Misleading Phrases If You Don’t Know Their True Meaning | List25
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Some of these phrases will be things that only native English speakers would understand (how “bless your heart” is really an insult), some will be silly observations (the German word for poison is “gift”), and others will be somewhat serious (the allure and subsequent failings of communism). Regardless of all this, these are 25 Misleading Phrases If You Don’t Know Their True Meaning.

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Having your work cut out for you
Agent Orange
Having your wages garnished
Friendly fire
Molotov cocktail
An outstanding bank balance
Puppy mills
Athlete’s foot
Positive test results
The Manhattan Project
The Patriot Act
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Women’s Suffrage
Gift
Waterboarding
Global warming
”Bless your heart”
Communism
Microsoft Works
Convenience charge (for online purchases)
Being grown up
Dutch oven
Multi level marketing
The electric chair
Candlelight vigil

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