can

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can

In addition to the idioms beginning with can, also see as best one can; before you can say Jack Robinson; bite off more than one can chew; carry the can; catch as catch can; game that two can play; get the ax (can); in the can; more than one can shake a stick at; no can do; you can bet your ass; you can lead a horse to water; you can say that again; you never can tell. Also see under can't.

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