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ball-breaker

Definition: (Also a ball-buster.) This refers either to a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing or to a …

be in deep water

Definition: to be in serious trouble. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

bend over backwards

Definition: Do whatever it takes to help. Willing to do anything. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

black and blue

Definition: covered in bruises Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

browned off

Definition: annoyed, upset, angry, bored, fed up, disgusted. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

can’t cut the mustard

Definition: Someone who isn’t adequate enough to compete or participate. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

chow down

Definition: To eat. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

come true

Definition: said when something happens although it was unlikely that it would. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

cut the mustard

Definition: To succeed; to come up to expectations. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

dip your toe in the water

Definition: (also dip a toe in the water) said when you start something carefully because you are not sure whether it will …

every tom, dick and harry

Definition: said about something that is common knowledge to everybody. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

fall through the cracks

Definition: to be missed, to escape the necessary notice or attention Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

foam at the mouth

Definition: To be enraged and show it.? Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

go for broke

Definition: To gamble everything you have. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

green light

Definition: permission to go ahead with something such as a project. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

have big ears

Definition: to be nosy and listen to other people’s private conversations. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

high on the hog

Definition: Living in Luxury. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

how come?

Definition: used to ask how or why. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

it’s about time

Definition: Used to express impatience at the eventual occurrence of something that shoul have occured a log time ago. Discuss this Idiom …

lose your shirt

Definition: to lose all your money as a result of gambling or bad investment. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

man’s home is his castle

Definition: This idiom suggest tha people are free to do whatever they want to in their own home Discuss this Idiom in …

money talks

Definition: money talks suggest that with money people can get whatever they want. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

no room to swing a cat

Definition: An unsually small or confined space. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

oceans of

Definition: A large amount of something. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

out on a limb

Definition: When someone puts themself in a risky situation. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

piece of cake

Definition: A job, task or other activity that is pleasant ? or, by extension, easy or simple. Discuss this Idiom in the …

push someone’s buttons

Definition: (also press someone’s buttons) draw a strong emotional reaction from someone, especially anger or sexual arousal. Discuss this Idiom in the …

rack one’s brain

Definition: (also rack one’s brains) to think very hard about something. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

rise and shine

Definition: Time to get out of bed and get ready for work/school. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

say your piece

Definition: Tell what you have to say Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

shape up or ship out

Definition: To either improve one\’s behavior or else be required to leave;to either improve one\’s performance in an activity or else withdraw …

spill the beans

Definition: to reveal a secret. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

the minute (that)

Definition: at the moment when Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

to sell wolf tickets

Definition: to make empty threats or promises;to bluff Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

under one’s nose

Definition: 1. directly in front of one, clearly visible;2. obvious or apparent.;3. in someone’s presence. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

watch one’s mouth

Definition: to be careful about what one says, especially with regard to disrespectful or profane language. Discuss this Idiom in the comments …

wouldn’t be caught dead

Definition: (Also wouldn’t be seen dead)Said about something that you would not like to do, or would rather die than do it. …

a man of action

Definition: a man who is inclined to act first rather than think about things and discuss them. Discuss this Idiom in the …

adam’s ale

Definition: (old-fashioned) water. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

all the more

Definition: even more. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

as high as a kite

Definition: Anything that is high up in the sky. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

banana repulic

Definition: A small country, especially one in Central America, that is dependent on a single export commodity (traditionally bananas) and that has …

be in hot water

Definition: to be in a difficult situation Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.