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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

The address of the White House, the residence of the president of the United States of America, used to refer to the White House or the presidency itself. Primarily heard in US. 1600 Penn. Ave. has not yet taken an official stance on this issue.
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grant (someone) no quarter

To offer (someone) no mercy, concession, indulgence, or leeway. This match determines if we're heading to the finals of the tournament, so go out there and grant them no quarter! Our boss grants no quarter when it comes to the standards of our projects.
See also: grant, no, quarter

some mothers do have them

dated An expression of reproval of someone for being foolish or inept. Popularized by the 1970s comedy show Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Primarily heard in UK. The idiot ran right in the middle of the road to pick up his hat, causing several cars to nearly crash as a result. I tell you, some mothers do have them!
See also: have, mother
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