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  • Day surgery ( minor surgery that does not require the patient to stay in hospital overnight )
  • Doctor Livingstone I presume?
  • Don't ask me
  • Don't be vague, ask for Haig ( Haig Scotch advertising slogan )
  • Don't get vexed, ask Teletext ( Teletext advertising slogan )
  • Don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars ( line from the movie Now, Voyager )
  • Dryest gin in town. Ask any Martini ( Seagram's Gin advertising slogan )
  • England expects
  • Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask ( David Reuben book )
  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask ( Woody Allen movie )
  • Expect the unexpected
  • Funny you should ask
  • Glimmer of hope
  • Great Expectations ( Charles Dickens book )
  • Great white hope
  • Hope against hope
  • Hope for the best
  • Hope springs eternal
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • I Predict A Riot ( Kaiser Chiefs song )
  • I ask you
  • If you ask me
  • If you have to ask the price you can't afford it ( Rolls Royce slogan )
  • In an interesting condition
  • In line for
  • Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results ( Albert Einstein quotation )
  • Keep hope alive
  • Land of hope and glory
  • No one expects the Spanish Inquisition ( A catchphrase from Monty Python's Flying Circus )
  • Not a hope
  • Play softball ( A baseball expression meaning to ask easy questions )
  • Shoot first, ask questions later
  • Tastes so good cats ask for it by name ( Meow Mix Cat food advertising slogan )
  • The Great White Hope ( Nickname of James J.Jeffries )
  • To assume makes an ass out of u and me
  • Triumph of hope over experience
  • Where there's life, there's hope
  • Who can live without it, I ask in all honesty? ( ABBA lyric )
  • Why ask why? Try Bud Dry ( Budweiser Earl advertising slogan )
  • You gotta ask yourself, do I feel lucky, well do ya punk? ( Dirty Harry )

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