Adam and Eve

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Adam and Eve

slang To believe (something). The phrase comes from rhyming slang in which "Adam and Eve" rhymes with "believe." Primarily heard in UK. I can't Adam and Eve it—Bill and Sarah are finally getting married! Little Jimmy, a world-famous author. Cor, who'd have Adam and Eved it? Wow, she really did betrayed him like that? I can hardly Adam and Eve it.
See also: Adam, and, eve

Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve

A phrase that uses the Bible as the basis for discouraging homosexuality. I can't believe some people still make the argument "Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve" in today's day and age. A: "How can you support this new law? It's Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve, is it not?" B: "Wow, there's a rationale I haven't heard in a while."
See also: Adam, and, not
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