(entered for 04.30.06)
Meaning: you figure it out or do the work. Relatively new.
Rewrite 1: you do the algebra
Rewrite 2: you do the logic
Rewrite 3: you work the gears
Rewrite 4: you add the ones and tens
Comment: I hate this one so much, I hesitate to suggest alternatives – but here goes anyway.
More reading about clichés
What I found when I googled “clichés”:
• Herbert’s Peak Clichés or New Energy Storm: Nuclear energy lecture, Purdue University (see attachment).
Note: By providing links to other websites I am only showing you what is out there about clichés – I am not endorsing any content or opinion expressed there.
Check out the searchable alphabetical list of all my cliché rewrites available in the archive list at the right.