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  • A once in a lifetime opportunity
  • As large as life and twice as handsome
  • Christmas comes but once a year
  • Don't Think Twice It's Alright ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Even a blind hog finds an acorn once in a while
  • Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me
  • Give it a once over
  • I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • If I've told you once, I've told you a thousand times
  • If you can't ride two horses at once, you shouldn't be in the circus
  • Just this once
  • Large as life and twice as handsome
  • Lightning never strikes twice in the same place
  • Listen I will say zis only wunce ( A catchphrase from Allo Allo )
  • Make a list; check it twice
  • Measure twice, cut once
  • Once In A Liftime ( Talking Heads' song )
  • Once In Royal David's City ( Christmas Carol title )
  • Once Upon A Time In America ( Robert De Niro movie )
  • Once a cheater, always a cheater ( the notion that cheats never change their ways )
  • Once a thief, always a thief
  • Once and for all
  • Once and future king
  • Once bitten, twice shy
  • Once driven, forever smitten ( Vauxhall Motors advertising slogan )
  • Once in a blue moon
  • Once in a lifetime
  • Once in a while
  • Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more
  • Once or twice
  • Once removed
  • Once upon a time
  • Once you pop you can't stop ( Pringles advertising slogan )
  • Opportunity never knocks twice
  • Opportunity only knocks once
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice ( Jack Nicholson movie )
  • Think once, think twice, think bike ( UK Public Information Film advertising slogan )
  • Think twice
  • Try everything once, except incest and folk dancing ( Sir Thomas Beecham quotation )
  • You Only Live Twice ( James Bond movie Sean Connery )
  • You cannot step into the same river twice ( philosophical comment by Heraclitus )
  • You only live once
  • You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough ( Mae West quotation )
  • You're only young once

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