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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred
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closure

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a sense of feeling that something has endend or is fnished or is complete so that you can go forward in your life

Seeing Stefan with another girl definitely gave me closure.  It's a little easier now that I know our relationship is over.

coincidence

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when two things unexpectedly happen at the same time

What a coincidence ,,, our seats for the rock concert are really close to each other.  That's cherry!

brainiac

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a super intelligent person

My brother is a brainiac, especially in math!  He's amazing.

Any luck?

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asking someone if s/he found what s/he was looking for

Any luck in finding your wallet?  I sure hope so.

brutal

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extremely violent (or) particularly difficult

Conversation:

Maria: Have you taken the midterm already?

Thomas: Yeah, it was brutal.

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agree/fundamentally agree

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having the same opinion as someone else

I agree with you.  Ticket prices can be really expensive.

all about

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what's inside something

Conversation:

Kate: So what’s your website all about?  

Kathi:  EEE provides conversational English words and phrases for those whose first language is not English.  It’s easy to understand and very helpful.

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catch (a bus, a flight)

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get on board a bus, plane, or other transportation system

Please hurry! We need to catch the 5 o' clock bus, and it's getting late.

aced

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getting a 100%

I aced my biology test!

brush up

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review

I have a job interview next week, so I need to brush up on my English.

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