|the long arm of the law
||the police, police methods
||Thanks to the long arm of the law, a thief's in jail and I have my car.
||the toilet, the can, the john
||I'll see the kitchen later, thanks. Where's the loo?
|the Lord helps those who help themselves
||if you work to help yourself God will help you
||If you pray, remember, the Lord helps those who help themselves.
||the facts, the real story
||Did you get the lowdown on how he died? What really happened?
|the luck of the draw
||the chance that your name or number will be chosen
||Plan your future. Don't depend on the luck of the draw.
|the luck of the Irish
||the good luck of Irish people
||When Kerry wins a prize, he says, "Aye, it's the luck of the Irish."
|the makings of
||the potential to become, the ability to develop
||Look at Debi dance. She has the makings of a ballerina.
|the man in the middle
||the person between two enemies
||When hockey players fight, the linesman is the man in the middle.
|the Man in the Moon
||a myth that the moon is the face of a man
||"Who will help me find my dog?" "I know. The Man in the Moon!"
||a person who buys from the producer and sells to the merchant
||If we can buy from the producer, we can save the money we pay to the middleman.