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Bob is Your Uncle : Phrases



Meaning:

All is fine and problem free - everything has been fixed.


Example:

If Bob is your uncle, then you've got the job!


Origin:

The origin goes back to the 1890s and follows the appointment of Arthur Balfour as Secretary State for Ireland. The man who gave him the job was the then Prime Minister, Robert Cecil (Lord Salisbury) who also happened to be his uncle.


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