** Binomial Pairs Joined by Other Words : **
A binomial pair is an idiomatic expression with two words which are joined by a conjunction (usually and or or). The order of the words in binomial pair is usually fixed.

Here are some of the most common binomials of five categories.

1. Binomial pairs joined by

*and*
2. Binomial pairs joined by

*or*
3. Binomial pairs with alliteration

4. Rhyming binomial pairs

5. Binomial pairs joined by other words

**Binomial Pairs Joined by ***AND* :
neat and tidy

sick and tired

short and sweet

wine and dine

up and down

odds and ends

skin and bone

loud and clear

back and forth

by and large

far and wide

**Binomial Pairs Joined by ***OR* :
make or break

take it or leave it

sooner or later

more or less

**Binomial Pairs with Alliteration :**
The following binomials are based on alliteration…that means the two words begin with the same sound.

part and parcel

safe and sound

rules and regulations

live and learn

**Rhyming Binomials :**
hustle and bustle

wear and tear

willy-nilly

**Binomial Pairs Joined by Other Words :**
back to front

step by step

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