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The kids had too much sugar today. They are all running around like chickens with their heads cut off.

Correct answer: (d) chickens

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For years Joe betrayed confidences to get ahead in his job, so he shouldn't be surprised that it happened to him. If you live by the sword, you die by the sword.

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The dogs looked very relaxed as they lollygagged in the sun.

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I am not surprised that the Sergeant Major couldn't complete the brigade. He will probably retire soon. He is getting a little long in the tooth for all this.

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"I don't think I'll go out drinking with James again. He is too much of a loose cannon when he gets drunk," Leah said to Josie.

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Kara is acting like a snob lately. Yesterday, she blew me off completely.

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Julie completely flipped out during her performance evaluation. She's as mad as a hatter!

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"Make no bones about it. He won't last a month," Sergeant Price told his partner.

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"It's always a horrible thing when a cop turns bad. Well, money is the root of all evil," the internal investigator told his boss.

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He fell asleep during the lecture. Too much technological mumbo jumbo always bores him.

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