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Hi

Is this idiom common among native speakers?

Two sandwiches short of a picnic

Thanks,

Tom

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Mr. Tom

Hi

Is this idiom common among native speakers?

Two sandwiches short of a picnic

Thanks,

Tom

This topic has come up before. Here's a post that lists quite a few variants of the same idiom.

The meaning of "clowns" in this context?

CJ

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Mr. TomIs this idiom common among native speakers?Two sandwiches short of a picnic

Not those specific words. It is the structure that is an idiom, and the fluency is in creating ad hoc variations: two cans short of a six-pack, etc.

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I've heard it a few times in the UK. It's familiar but not very common.

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