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1: People

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    Descriptions of People (Nouns)

    Apple of one’s eye
    Big shot
    Big fish in a small pond
    Big wheel
    Bigwig
    Blue-blood
    Blue-collar worker
    Bull in a china shop
    Chip off the old block
    Eager beaver
    Fish out of water
    Good egg
    Head honcho
    Heavyweight
    Jack of all trades
    Lame duck
    Low man on the totem pole
    Old fuddy-duddy
    Salt of the earth
    Stuffed shirt
    White-collar worker

    About People (Adjectives)

    All wet
    Filthy rich
    First-rate
    Footloose and fancy free
    Green around the gills
    Keyed up
    Knee-high to a grasshopper
    Too big for one’s britches
    Up to snuff
    Upper crust
    Wet behind the ears


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