Out of both sides of your mouth

If you talk or speak out of both sides of your mouth, you say different and contradictory things to different people, so that people are left unsure or confused.

High-flier

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All-rounder

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Without batting an eye

If someone does something without batting an eye, they do it without showing alarm or any response; acting as though nothing were unusual.(Without batting an eyelid is also used.)

Fork in the road

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Busy as a one-armed paper hanger

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Grinning like a shot fox

If someone is grinning like a shot fox, they are smiling uncomprehendingly or smugly, looking stupid while smiling, showing that they don’t really understand what’s going on, like the bared teeth on the corpse of a fox.

First up, best dressed

First up, best dressed comes from big families; the first child awake wore the best clothes, so if you are first to do something, you are ahead or have an advantage. Similar to the early bird catches the worm. (First in, best dressed is also used.)

Fine-tooth comb

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Like to died

This is regional southern Midwest American English, and may extend to other areas in the U.S. South. In the phrase, “like to” means “almost,” and “died” is hyperbole, expressing the extreme effect on the speaker. Here’s an example: “That job was so hard, I like to died”.