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Things That Go Together Quiz #3

Guess what's missing in these famous pairs.
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Last updated: January 10, 2015
First submittedJanuary 26, 2013
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Famous Pair
Alpha & Omega
Hide & Seek
Mix & Match
Mortar & Pestle
Ladies & Gentlemen
Catch & Release
Rock & Roll
Near & Far
Savings & Loan
Famous Pair
Room & Board
Cops & Robbers
Drag & Drop
Hunt & Gather
In One Ear & Out the Other
Dinner & a Movie
Open & Shut
Hot & Bothered
Pomp & Circumstance
Famous Pair
Pro & Con
Arts & Crafts
Ball & Chain
Back & Forth
The Birds & The Bees
40 Acres & a Mule
Forgive & Forget
Cereal & Milk
The Carrot & The Stick
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level 47
Apr 12, 2013
It could equally be rock and chips as well.
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level 80
Apr 12, 2015
Do you honestly think that rock and chips is equally popular to rock and roll?
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level 45
Jun 11, 2015
In the chippies of the UK maybe....
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level 54
Apr 16, 2015
I tried, "a hard place." But to be fair I do that most days. HEYOOOOOH
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level 48
Apr 12, 2013
How about "Cause and Circumstance"?
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level 63
Apr 13, 2015
Perhaps you mean "cause and effect"?
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level 30
May 13, 2014
What the heck is a "pestle"? That should be "Brick & Mortar".
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level 66
Aug 7, 2014
From dictionary.com: "a tool for pounding or grinding substances in a mortar." Helpful? :D
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level 71
Jan 25, 2015
If it was Brick & ______ you'd be right. But with Mortar & ______, no go.
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level 51
Apr 16, 2015
Used by pharmacists, right? Or I guess apothacaries, since it's an old phrase?
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level 66
Feb 29, 2016
yup, you see it in symbols for pharmacy's sometimes. it's also used for cooking. my mom has one, probably the only reason I know the name
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level 59
May 5, 2017
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle; the flagon with the dragon has the brew that is true.
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level 67
Sep 18, 2017
I love Danny Kaye!
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level 79
Feb 20, 2019
The pellet with the poison's in the flagon with the dragon! The vessel with the pestle has the brew that is true!
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level 79
Feb 20, 2019
they broke the chalice from the palace
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level 56
Oct 3, 2017
Brick and Mortar? Isn't that the cartoon that everyone's been telling me to watch? ;)
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level 39
Aug 5, 2018
...it should be pestle and mortar not mortar and pestle...
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level 54
Nov 13, 2014
40 Acres & a mule???? Never heard that one before!
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level 36
Dec 28, 2014
Some politician promised former slaves that after the civil war.
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level 76
Feb 19, 2015
General Sherman and the war secretary met with leaders of the black community, and Sherman then issued a field order to promise former African-American slaves the 40 acres. Promise of a mule came later but both have come to be grouped together. The promise was later withdrawn during Reconstruction. (It's also the name of Spike Lee's film company.)
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level 67
Nov 19, 2017
That was a new one on me too. I assumed it was an American one, looks like I was right. Though judging by how few got it, it appears to quite an unusual American one.
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level 71
Jan 25, 2015
A Carrot & A Stick... new to me. Never, ever heard of that.
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level 76
Feb 19, 2015
Never heard it, either, unless it refers to holding a carrot hanging from a stick in front of mule to get him to move, but that's carrot and stick, not "a" carrot and "a" stick.
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level 58
Apr 12, 2015
Yes, it refers to an incentive (the carrot) or a threat (the stick). Maybe more of a British phrase - very well known over here>
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level 78
Apr 13, 2015
We use the same expression in French : "La carotte et le bâton".
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level 63
Jul 17, 2015
It's pretty well-known here in the US as well, but I've also heard "the carrot or the stick."
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level 66
Feb 29, 2016
ya It's fairly well known in the U.S. I've seen it used in several places. most recently on an episode of archer.
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level 77
Apr 12, 2015
set & match?
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level 67
Jan 12, 2019
I was stuck on this and couldn't come up with the right answer.
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level 62
Apr 12, 2015
Near & Dear??
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level 58
Apr 12, 2015
I didn't get "& Con" because nobody says that. It should be "& Cons" and the answer adjusted accordingly.
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level 62
Apr 12, 2015
it could also be rock and a hard place or the deep blue sea
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level 80
Apr 12, 2015
If there were more than one line to indicate the answer then yes, but with only one line then no.
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level 73
Apr 12, 2015
first thing that came to mind when i saw omega was chi...sorrority house where ted bundy killed some sorrority chicks on the campus of florida state
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level 66
Apr 12, 2015
Only 30% got savings and loan? What does that say about our society??
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level 57
Apr 12, 2015
In America we definitely prefer one of those over the other.
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level 59
May 5, 2017
The Neil Bush Silverado scandal, followed by de-regulation.
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level 62
Dec 17, 2018
that not everybody is from the UK or the US. Im not, still managed to get all but 4 and yes, that was one of the ones I had never heard.
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level 17
Apr 12, 2015
I kept thinking of 'rock and a hard place'.
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level 47
Apr 13, 2015
Twist and Shout should be allowed
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level 50
Apr 13, 2015
*Shut
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level 50
Apr 13, 2015
I've had popcorn and a movie much more often than dinner
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level 67
Jan 12, 2019
Sure, and so have I. But the expression is "dinner and a movie" since it's a common option for a date.
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level 40
Aug 10, 2015
catch and throw?
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level 76
Aug 31, 2016
It's usually throw and catch, I think.
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level 43
Apr 14, 2018
“Catch and Release”? What does that refer to?
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level 19
Apr 26, 2018
fishing
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level 73
Jan 12, 2019
It's code among fishermen for fillet and release.
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level 59
Jul 11, 2018
Maybe you should accept ''Catch & Shoot''. It's a well-known basketball term.
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level 71
Aug 7, 2018
building & loan?
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level 62
Dec 17, 2018
surprising how low drag and drop is!
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level 69
Jan 12, 2019
That's the only one I missed. It's something you do without thinking about what it's called.
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level 73
Jan 12, 2019
Not a lot of Spike Lee fans.