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Hi,

When do we treat two nouns separated by 'and' as a single unit? Can someone give me examples like the one below?

Bread and butter is my breakfast.

Thanks,

MJ.
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Essentially, any time the speaker (hopefully, with the assent of the listener) considers that it is a unit:

A song in your heart and a dollar in your pocket is the perfect cure for melancholia.

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