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abandon ship

a bed of rose

abide by

able to cut it

above and beyond

above average

above par

above reproach

about face

about to

above all

above board

above suspicion

above the law

abound with

abreast of

absent without leave

absent yourself

abstain from

accidentally on purpose

account for

according to all accounts

according to Hoyle

according to your lights

according to

abreast of

abound with

absent yourself

abstain from

account for

The manager and most of engineers at last abandoned ship.

Life is in fact is not always a bed of roses.

We must also abide by what we have said.

If he is not able to cut it, then we have to find someone else to do the job.

Your efforts were above and beyond. I appreciate your time indeed.

Anthony’s intelligence is clearly above average this time.

His work is well above par so far. Her behavior has been above reproach lately.

I had left my keys behind, so I made a quick about face to get them.

My father did an about face on his rule about not to play in the yard. Now we can do it if we want.

It’s about time that our country invested in education.

about to (ready to): We were about to leave when it began to rain.

above all (most importantly): Get plenty of sleep, eat lots of good food, and above all try to relax.

above board (honest and legitimate): If we do everything above board, we will have to pay tax on our earnings.

above suspicion (beyond suspicion): In this matter, no one is above suspicion.

above the law (not having to obey the law): Everyone must obey the law. No one is above the law.

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