Pot Calling The Kettle Black :
If someone hypocritically criticizes a person for something that they themselves do, then it is a case of the pot calling the kettle black.
If you take pot-luck, you take whatever happens to be available at the time.
Pound Of Flesh :
If someone wants their pound of flesh, the force someone to pay or give back something owed even though they do not need it and it will cause the other person a lot of difficulty.
Pour Oil On Troubled Waters :
To pacify and quieten down a person or situation
If someone pours oil on troubled waters, they try to calm things down.
Powder Your Nose :
If somebody goes to powder your nose, it is a euphemism for going to the lavatory.
Powers That Be :
The powers that be are the people who are in charge of something.
Practical Joke :
A practical joke is a trick played on someone that is meant to be funny for people watching, though normally embarrassing for the person being tricked.
Practice What You Preach :
If you practice what you preach, you do what you say other people should do.
Preaching To The Choir :
If someone preaches to the choir, they are talking about a subject or issue with which their audience already agrees.
Presence of Mind :
If someone behaves calmly and rationally in difficult circumstances, they show presence of mind.
Press The Flesh :
When people, especially politicians, press the flesh, they meet members of the public and shake their hands, usually when trying to get support.
Pressed For Time :
If you are pressed for time, you are in a hurry or working against a very tight schedule.
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