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bundle up

Meaning: to dress warmly to protect oneself from the elements

Example: It is important to bundle up before you go out to keep from getting cold. Read on

wash dirty linen in public

Meaning: discuss publicly matters that one should keep private

Example: She decided not to take the family dispute to court as she feared it would only lead to a lot of washing of dirty linen in public. Read on

off the cuff

Meaning: in an unguarded way

Example: She has a habit of making off-the-cuff remarks which she later denies. Read on

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familiarity breeds contempt

Meaning: to start disliking something when one gets to know too much about it

Example: The couple could not stay together long after their wedding because familiarity breeds contempt. Read on

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