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Difference between Beyond it and Off it

beyond it—(also: past it) unable any longer to pursue a normally active life as when younger: Jackson is eighty, yet he still goes to business every day. Most people are beyond it long before that age. off it—(coll.) not feeling well: I shall hesitate before swallowing painkillers next time I feel off it and give […]

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Difference between Between maid and Go-between

between maid—(UK dated) a young girl servant who helps in cooking and housework: She saved money for the voyage by working as a “between maid” in the London home of a “titled lady.” go-between—smb. acting as a messenger or intermediary between two parties: Beginning in the seventies, he was a gobetween for Western arms manufacturers […]

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