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In English there are many idioms with numbers , even if some of them seem to be more popular than others.
Let's begin with ordinal numbers.-
to give the high five/ to give five= to show approbation and satisfaction to another person
on cloud nine = very very happy
two of a kind = very very similar
five o'clock shade = at the end of the day
to be dressed up to the nines = to be very smartly dressed
nine-to-five job = a boring job
at sixes and sevens = in a state of confusion
two's a company, three's a crowd = better not too many people
one in a thousand = very few
by the dozens = a great many
as one = to do something all together
to owe someone one = to be in debt of a favour
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