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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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it ain't a fit night out for man or beast
it ain't over till it's over
it couldn't happen to a nicer guy
it is a far, far better thing that i do, than i have ever done
it is dollars to doughnuts
it never rains but it pours
it shouldn't happen to a dog
it stands to reason
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it takes one to know one
it takes two to tango
it was the best of times, it was the worst of times
it works for me