odds and sods


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odds and sods

An assortment of small, miscellaneous items, especially those that are not especially important or valuable. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I can never find my what I need amongst all the odds and sods in this drawer! I wish the house weren't so cluttered up with odds and sods.
See also: and, odds, sod
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They are very vociferous over insignificant odds and sods but will remain silent while money which is intended to improve the area is being handed to private consortiums.