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See any‘any road, I'm sure you'll make a go of it’informal term for anyway
- ‘There'll be all this worry that he should be opening, but come 10.45 on Thursday, England'll be 2-2 and Vaughan'll be at the crease like an opener any road.’
- ‘Any road, in Sports Personality of the Year, we the British public usually hit the nail on the head.’
- ‘But there was a flag up any road for something or other.’
- ‘But, any road, don't buy shoes - they'll never fit.’
- ‘On occasion, he would add: ‘They're vermin any road up - rainbow trout, ah mean.’’
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