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8. Idioms starting with letter A

A bad penny always turns up: a person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonourable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times: We thought we wouldn't see Rohan again after what he did, but he showed up at the party - a bad penny always turns up. A bit iffy: to experience concern, reflect nervousness, have misgivings, expect possible dire results: I was hoping to go for cycling but the weather's looking a bit iffy. That cheese smells a bit iffy to me. I'm not sure if we should go there at night; I'm a bit iffy about it. Expect the taste to be a bit iffy since I am trying the dish for the first time.

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