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all quiet on the Western Front

Nothing is happening right now. The phrase originated during World War I in reference to the major site of trench warfare. A: "Have you heard back from any of the schools you applied to yet?" B: "Nope. All quiet on the Western Front."
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spaghetti western

A usually low-budget cowboy film set in the American West but filmed in a European country, especially Italy. A: "What kind of movie do you want to watch tonight?" B: "How about a spaghetti western?"
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Ahmanson said two other consent proposals also won approval from Great Western shareholders.
Great Western, in a responding statement, claimed ``an overwhelming majority of Great Western stockholders have not consented.
The Great Western board is obviously afraid of creating a level playing field to assure that the best interests of its stockholders are served,'' the company said in a statement.
Washington Mutual and Great Western are a wonderful combination,'' said Rubens, a former Great Western executive.