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1:Piranha: _________ _________

2:Fertilizer: _________ _________

3:Gherkin that dates lots of other gherkins : _________ _________

4:Simple eye surgery: _________ _________

5:Dom Perignon Rose 2004: _________ _________

6:Eating fried bananas: _________ _________

7:Can't pay for my lodgings: _________ _________

8:E. coli Bacteria in the food trough: _________ _________

9:The Indian food may have made me sick! _________ _________

Spoiler:

@Rand al'Thor, All are correct except "Eating Fried Bananas." I was going for "Bunch Munch"

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  • $\begingroup$ Don't you mean piranhas, as in, plural? The rhyme for that one's very old (but curiously, not yet included in any of the answers as of writing!) $\endgroup$ – Jeroen Mostert Jun 8 '17 at 14:38
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    $\begingroup$ @JeroenMostert: like many other animals, piranha can be plural as well as singular in English without needing an s added. $\endgroup$ – Peter LeFanu Lumsdaine Jun 8 '17 at 15:24
  • $\begingroup$ @PeterLeFanuLumsdaine: well, it's more that many animal names have the plural identical to the singular, but I'll grant you that piranhas can be referred to as piranha, collectively. (Rand has since added the rhyme I was thinking of to his answer.) $\endgroup$ – Jeroen Mostert Jun 8 '17 at 15:36
  • $\begingroup$ fish and fishes. $\endgroup$ – Chowzen Jun 8 '17 at 15:54
  • $\begingroup$ I am familiar with such phrases as "hink pinks" from a series of childrens books. It also helps with finding intended solutions by indicating the number of syllables, as they can be labeled "hink pink", "hinky pinky", "hinkety pinkety" and so on. $\endgroup$ – feelinferrety Jun 8 '17 at 15:56

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Piranha:

Vicious fishes

Gherkin that dates lots of other gherkins :

Fickle pickle (thanks @JonMarkPerry)

Dom Perignon Rose 2004:

Fine wine (I assume it's fine, since it seems to be pretty expensive)

Eating fried bananas:

Devouring pisang goreng (rhymes at least in some accents)

Can't pay for my lodgings:

Rent spent (thanks @Marius)

E. coli Bacteria in the food trough:

Danger manger

The Indian food may have made me sick!

Curry worry (thanks @PaulEvans). Not the intended answer, but hilarious, is @kaine's vindaloo in the loo.

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    $\begingroup$ how about curry worry? $\endgroup$ – tmpearce Jun 8 '17 at 14:16
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    $\begingroup$ try Delhi Belly $\endgroup$ – jsh Jun 8 '17 at 15:13
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    $\begingroup$ vindaloo in the loo $\endgroup$ – kaine Jun 8 '17 at 17:44
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    $\begingroup$ really think the "may have" points directly to "worry" :) $\endgroup$ – Paul Evans Jun 8 '17 at 18:41
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    $\begingroup$ @kaine You win the prize for most awesome unintended solution. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 8 '17 at 20:39
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The Indian food may have made me sick!

blurry curry.

Can't pay for my lodgings

rent spent

Fertilizer

grit shit (grit as in firmness of mind or spirit)

Simple eye surgery:

Vision incision

Gherkin that dates lots of other gherkins

Cucumber slumber

E. coli Bacteria in the food trough

Infection digestion

Piranha

Water biter

Dom Perignon Rose 2004:

The answer Fine Wine was already given so...
Leap Sip as in take a Sip in a leap year. I know I know... it's forced.

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  • $\begingroup$ lodgings is the only one that I intended, though there are a few good guesses there... $\endgroup$ – Chowzen Jun 8 '17 at 13:10
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    $\begingroup$ You realize that the question is very broad. When you ask people for rhymes you cannot expect to get the same answers you thought about. But I'm glad I got one that you had in mind. $\endgroup$ – Marius Jun 8 '17 at 13:12
  • $\begingroup$ "Infection digestion", "water biter", and "leap sip" don't really rhyme or make sense. $\endgroup$ – Ry- Dec 18 '17 at 0:25
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Gherkin that dates lots of other gherkins

Fickle Pickle

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I have an alternative answer for just one of them:

Dom Perignon Rose 2004:

Pink Drink

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Piranha:

Killer Swimmer

Simple eye surgery:

Basic Lasik

Fertiliser:

Decomposed compost?

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    $\begingroup$ Nice ones, but they don't actually fit with the definition of a rhyme: "correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry." $\endgroup$ – Marius Jun 8 '17 at 12:23
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    $\begingroup$ real rhymes. As a songwriter, I get admonished by those who contend that my rhymes are not adequate. $\endgroup$ – Chowzen Jun 8 '17 at 12:31
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    $\begingroup$ Good job on the eye one $\endgroup$ – kaine Jun 8 '17 at 17:46
  • $\begingroup$ @Chowzen: Was "basic Lasik" right? How about "matter-of-fact cataract"? $\endgroup$ – Ry- Jun 9 '17 at 1:06
  • $\begingroup$ Basic Lasik. I'm starting to get concerned about the bananas, though. $\endgroup$ – Chowzen Jun 9 '17 at 7:51
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Piranha:

dipper ripper or splasher gnasher

Fertiliser:

flower power

Simple eye surgery:

gaze laze or gazer laser

The Indian food may have made me sick!

curry worry

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Most of the others were answered already, but my idea for # 2:

Fertilizer:

Moo Poo

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    $\begingroup$ funny. I actually laughed when I read this. $\endgroup$ – Marius Jun 9 '17 at 5:31
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Piranha:

Vicious Fishes? (bit of a half rhyme)

Gherkin that dates lots of other gherkins

Fickle pickle

Dom Perignon Rose 2004

Pink drink

Can't pay for my lodgings

Spent rent

E. coli Bacteria in the food trough

Manger danger

The Indian food may have made me sick!

Delhi belly

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I think I finally had an epiphany...

Eating fried bananas

Bunch Lunch

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Pirana:

River Killer

Fertiliser:

Grants Plants

The Indian food may have made me sick!:

Indian Digestion

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    $\begingroup$ Except for the middle one, these don't rhyme. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 8 '17 at 14:29
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Dom Perignon Rose 2004

Vintage Beverage

Can't pay for my lodgings

No cash to crash

Piranha

Biting herring

Eating fried bananas

Banana pan-a (not so close but I find it funny)

Fertilizer

Manure Culture

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1:Piranha:

Cruel School

2:Fertilizer:

Mature Manure

3:Gherkin that dates lots of other gherkins:

Fickle Pickle

4:Simple eye surgery:

Bye, eye! Lol

5:Dom Perignon Rose 2004:

Upscale Ale or Fine Wine

6:Eating fried bananas:

Munch bunch? It's a stretch, but the hint in the comments said "Bananas are grown in what denomination?"

7:Can't pay for my lodgings:

Spent Rent

8:E. coli Bacteria in the food trough:

Barnyard Hazard? It's a stretch

9:The Indian food may have made me sick!

Curry Worry

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Eating fried bananas might just be

Crunches bunches   — (verb tense doesn't match, but other alternatives seem worse)

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