odds and sods


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odds and sods

pl n
informal Brit miscellaneous people or things
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odds and sods

pl (Brit hum inf) → Kleinkram m; I’ve got a few odds and sods to tidy upich muss hier und da noch ein paar Sachen in Ordnung bringen; a few odds and sods (= people)ein paar Leute
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They say "The Lib Dems aren't a grown-up party, but a collection of middle-class odds and sods, and those too squeamish, silly or selfish to join one of the two great alternatives" - Labour MP Austin Mitchell, describing joining the Lib Dems with the Tories as like 'merging a Brownie pack with the Brigade of Guards'.
The Lib Dems aren't a grown-up party, but a collection of middle-class deviants, odds and sods, and those too squeamish, silly or selfish to join one of the two great alternatives" - Labour MP Austin Mitchell, describing joining the Lib Dems with the Tories as like "merging a Brownie pack with the Brigade of Guards" "I would rather die on my legs than live on my knees like so many of my sisters who hate themselves for their cowardly acquiescence" - Former TV presenter Selina Scott, above, on the attitude towards older women appearing on television "I had a little glimpse of what fame holds, and I decided it held a load of nothing" - Actress Helen Baxendale who turned her back on Hollywood "There is something creepy about actresses with facelifts.
I'vegot more odds and sods Than anybody on the Wirral, I think that in a past life I was definitely a squirrel