When you suspect that somebody is trying to deceive you, or that something is going on behind your back, you say, “(There’s) ________.”
This question was slightly altered from the 1965–70 question.
|SOMETHING SMELLS FISHY||6|
|SOMETHING ROTTEN IN DENMARK||4|
|SOMETHING FISHY GOING ON||2|
|SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE STATE OF DENMARK||2|
|A NIGGER IN THE WOODPILE||1|
|SOMETHING NOT RIGHT HERE||1|
|THERE’S A SNAKE IN THE GRASS||1|
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