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Houdini

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noun
BrE BrE//huːˈdiːni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//huːˈdiːni//
 
 
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a person or an animal that is very good at escaping More Like This Expressions with people’s names Aunt Sally, Hobson’s choice, Hooray Henry, Houdini, Jack the Lad, Jack Robinson, Jane Doe, Joe Bloggs, Joe Public, Joe Sixpack, John Bull, John Doe, John Hancock, Johnny Reb, PC Plod, Uncle SamSee worksheet. From Harry Houdini, a famous performer in the US who escaped from ropes, chains, boxes, etc.
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