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前几天从Radio Australia听到 “A lot of time and money has been wasted”, 显然把time and money当作一个整体, 当然更常见的是“A lot of time and money have been wasted”. 类似的用法还有哪些呢?

1. track and field田径运动  田径赛

 Even well-sponsored track and field has its hardship stories. 

 But track and field has long needed to have an image that people could reestablish a connection with.

2. invasion and occupation侵略和占领

Our invasion and occupation has created a cauldron大锅that will continue to draw in the players in the Middle East.

The new invasion and occupation has been carried out in violation of virtually every law of war.

3. horse and cart马车

 It had been to the early farming settlers what the horse and cart was to residents of regions with better roads.

Tottie rejoiced in a horse and cart which he was maneuvering调遣 under Betty's uperintendence. 

也有当作复数的: A horse and cart were borrowed.

The horse and cart are gone.

At the end of the year A's horse and cart are worn out.

4. time and tide时光   当作单数和复数皆可,但大多当作复数

Time and tide wait(s) for no man. 时光如逝水,岁月不待人

It means that time and tide do not wait for anybody.

5. law and order治安

 If law and order continues to decline and ethnic cleansing continues, a Presidential declaration of emergency military rule is possible. 

 Kern went on to cite one of the reasons why law and order has been difficult to enforce. 

 Law and order is being restored. 

6. knife and fork一副刀叉

The knife and fork was one of the great advances in civilisation.

Sure, knife and fork was most appropriate for (rack of lamb 烤羊排).

Of course the knife and fork has served many a culture and society.

不是一副刀叉,当作复数:A knife and fork were on the table.

7. bread and butter涂黄油的面包

Sooner or later the genuine novelist discovers that his bread and butter depends on the quiet desperations 绝望that lie imbedded埋藏 in the lives of most men and women.

 She always said that bread and butter was needed as well as cake.

About 12 hr. day with an half hour for lunch, where only bread and butter was given, no drink.

8. water and salt

The water and salt has helped me tremendously.

Once water and salt has moved through the unsaturated不饱和的

 zone, it enters the groundwater system. 

Once the water and salt was dry, I then sprayed on the Base Color Rust in two light coats at low air pressure. 

9. research and development(产品等的)研究与开发

Research and development is the braintrust智囊团of the tech industry.

Research and development is needed to determine market demand.

Research and development requires laboratory space and expensive scientific equipment.

10. rock and roll摇滚乐

It's obvious that rock and roll is a religion.

Rock and roll represents freedom from those boundaries. 

 In the dark, heavy lurking Rock and Roll starts low and builds as the lights come up.

10. life and death死活

 Life and Death is an undeniable step forward. 

 My life and death is determined by my relationship with the medical staff.

 Jessica's life and death deserves our long and hard reflection沉思

11. science and technology 科技

Science and technology is so advanced, you never know.

There has been more and more recognition that science and technology is coming to dominate many foreign policy issues.

Israeli science and technology makes major contributions to medicine and high technology

12. supply and demand供求

And it shows just how tight supply and demand is.

Here I thought supply and demand is a pretty well understood topic. 

Supply and demand works here as everywhere else.

13. health and safety安全

Players’ health and safety is our utmost concern. 

Public health and safety is involved.

Health and safety concerns in fisheries and aquaculture.

14. diagnosis and treatment诊疗

Delayed diagnosis and treatment is the reason that 22,000 uninsured Americans die prematurely each year.

Early diagnosis and treatment is crucial for recovery.

Invariably, this is where diagnosis and treatment takes place. 

15. trial and error试误法

Trial and error is indeed necessary.

Trial and error is the name of the game.

Trial and error works well indeed. 

16.  heart and soul 全心全意 心灵

They know where my heart and soul is.

And your heart and soul is what I came for.

But its heart and soul has been the problem of monopoly垄断. 

17. flesh and blood血肉之躯

Flesh and blood has its advantages

Hopefully, she'll tell us about the path of not knowing whether her own flesh and blood is dead or alive.

If you don't have the good sense to know that your own flesh and blood belongs with this family, then I'll raise the child myself,

18. cup and saucer杯碟

This unique cup and saucer is made of ceramics陶瓷and looks pretty simple and plain.

The cup and saucer is my favorite - but wait, I am not a girl. 

The cup and saucer has gold trim修整and is in excellent condition with no chips碎片, cracks裂缝 or wear.

19. coffee and sugar 加糖的咖啡

Mix together the coffee, sugar and hot water until the coffee and sugar has dissolved 溶解.

It wasn't until this trip that I realized, coffee and sugar is the gasoline汽油of the (Costa Rican哥斯达黎加的)society. 

And I thought, that coffee and sugar was bad before sleeping?

20. macaroni and cheese奶酪通心粉

Leftover macaroni and cheese is waiting for you, so dinner is practically ready once you heat it.

Macaroni and cheese is probably universal. But here's my thought. 

The creamy macaroni and cheese warms your soul. It's delicious!

21. fish and chips 炸鱼薯条

Fish and chips is probably the most popular customer choice.

Doesn't importing mean your fish and chips has to be a little more expensive than in the UK?

Fish and chips was the only take-away food not rationed in the Second World War. 

22. success and failure成败

I really think success and failure is in the hands of the individual. 

So, success and failure is based on the ' So, success and failure is based on the 'ultimate最终的' result. 

In the one experiment where success and failure was manipulated操纵.

23. suit and tie 西装革履

A suit and tie is probably the way to go.

The suit and tie is still in place, but in four quick seasons, the face has become very familiar.

In fact the suit and tie has become a symbol or icon肖像of the businessman.

24. rise and fall起伏

Lastly, the paper explores how the gang  's organizational rise and fall is influenced within the context of this changing heroin海洛因market. 

This rapid rise and fall is accompanied by fatigue疲劳and loss of energy. 

But by many measures, Las Vegas's rise and fall has been more dramatic than most. 

25. peace and quiet安静

 Peace and quiet is for libraries.

Kirchberg is where the peace and quiet is worth making a noise about. 

There is peace and quiet in the house this evening.

Peace and quiet has now been resumed! 

26. ham and eggs火腿鸡蛋

She suddenly rejoiced that there was ham and eggs for supper.

There's ham and eggs in the ice box. 

HAM AND EGGS has been the great American breakfast dish since frontier days.

27. needle and thread一套针线

Where does the needle and thread come from?

No, there's a needle and thread in my reticule网袋.

Needle and Thread has served the living history and modern sewing communities at their shop for many years.

28.  soap and water肥皂水

Soap and water is fine.

To get rid of grease油脂when soap and water isn't convenient. Soap and water has been shown to keep surfaces as free of bacteria as antibacterial soaps do. 

29. war and peace 战争与和平
Yet war and peace remains, as ever, an issue of beckoning吸引urgency紧急.
War and peace has been a perilous faultline between Labour leaders and their party since the beginning of the cold war. 
Since its experience with Gerhard Schr?der, war and peace has been a tricky issue for the Christian Democrats.
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