Idioms

within reason
being sensible or reasonable about something
Within reason, you should be able to take some time off from work when your mother is sick.
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  • without batting an eye
  • without fail
  • without further ado
  • without question
  • without rhyme or reason
  • wolf in sheep`s clothing
  • word for word
  • word of mouth
  • word to the wise
  • words to that effect
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  • by fits and starts
  • have an itch to (do something)
  • give (someone) a break
  • neither fish nor fowl
  • trot (something) out or trot out (something)
  • a far cry from (something)
  • take (something) in stride
  • just one of those things
  • to say nothing of (someone or something)
  • wrap up (something) or wrap (something) up

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  • We can use exceptor except for after all, any, every, no, anything/body/ one/where, everything/body/one/where, nothing/body/one/where, and whole— that is to say, words which suggest the idea of a total.
    In other cases we usually use except for, but not except.
    Compare:
      He ate everything on his plate except (for) the beans.
      He ate the whole meal except (for) the beans.
      He ate the meal except for the beans.
      (NOT . . . except the beans.)
      I've cleaned all the rooms except (for) the bathroom.
      I've cleaned the whole house except (for) the bathroom. I've cleaned the house except for the bathroom.
      (NOT . . . except the bathroom.)
      We're all here except (for) John and Mary.
      Except for John and Mary we're all here.
  • We use except, not except lor, before prepositions and conjunctions.
      It's the same everywhere except in Scotland.
      She's beautiful except when she smiles.
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