CASE

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case

In addition to the idiom beginning with case, also see basket case; get down to brass tacks (cases); have a case on; in any case; in case of; in no case; in the case of; just in case; make a federal case; off someone's back (case); open and shut case.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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