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be in somebody’s shoes

Definition: to be in the situation that another person is in. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

better the devil you know

Definition: (also better the devil you know than the devil you don’t) it is sometimes better to deal with someone or thing …

black sheep

Definition: A disreputable member of a family or a group. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

burn the midnight oil

Definition: To work late into the night, alluding to the time before electric lighting. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

carry the ball

Definition: to take charge and control of an activity and be considered reliable enough to do a job. Discuss this Idiom in …

close but no cigar

Definition: To be very near and almost accomplish a goal, but fall short.? Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

common as an old shoe

Definition: (also (as) common as dirt) low class;unrefined;ill-mannered;uncouth. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

dad fetch my buttons

Definition: said to express a surprise. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

dog days of summer

Definition: The hottest days of the summer season. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

drop in the bucket

Definition: Something so strong that it doesn’t count or doesn’t have any importance or significance. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

feast for the eyes

Definition: visually pleasing sight. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

for a song

Definition: very cheaply. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

green with envy

Definition: consumed by envy;envious to the point where it is noticeable to others. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

hit the books

Definition: To study, especially for a test or exam.? Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

i’ll eat my hat

Definition: said to suggest that you will be surprised if something happens. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

in the family way

Definition: (also in a family way) pregnant. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

ivy league

Definition: Since 1954 the Ivy League has been the following universities: Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Yale, Pennsylvania, Princeton, and Harvard. Discuss this …

keep the wolf from the door

Definition: To have enough money to be able to ward off poverty or hunger. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

lend me your ear

Definition: To politely ask for someone’s full attention. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

low man on the totem pole

Definition: The least important man in a hierarchy or organization. (Opposite: high man on the totem pole) Discuss this Idiom in the …

marry money

Definition: to marry a rich person. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

mumbo jumbo

Definition: Nonsense or meaningless speech. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

no use to man or beast

Definition: said about something or someone that is completely useless. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

odds and ends

Definition: various often worthless small items. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

over my dead body

Definition: If you say something will happen over your dead body, you mean that you will not allow it to happen. Discuss …

pig out

Definition: To eat alot and eat it quickly. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

put a sock in it

Definition: To tell noisy person or a group to be quiet. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

rain or shine

Definition: (also come rain or shine) whatever happens;no matter whether it is rainy or sunny. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

rome wasn’t built in a day

Definition: said to emphasize that great work takes time to do. Nothing of importance can be done in a short period of …

scaredy cat

Definition: someone who is easily frightened. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

shift gears

Definition: To change what you are doing in a sudden way. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

split the whistle

Definition: To arrive just on time. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

tear your hair out

Definition: said when you are feeling a lot of anxiety over a problem. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

the straw that broke the camel

Definition: A small and seemingly insignificant addition to a burden that renders it too much to bear;the small thing which causes failure, …

to the hilt

Definition: completely, fully, to one’s limit Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

under pressure

Definition: to be facing something in a stressful environment due to a pressure or a deadline. Discuss this Idiom in the comments …

water under the bridge

Definition: Anything from the past that isn’t significant or important anymore. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

x-rated

Definition: not suitable for children. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

a bit of fluff

Definition: (Also a bit of skirt.) A sexually attractive woman. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

a number cruncher

Definition: a number cruncher refers to someone whose job is to work with numbers and mathematics. It may also refer to a …

add insult to injury

Definition: To further a loss with mockery or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

all’s fair in love and war

Definition: In love or in war, you are allowed to be deceitful in order to get what you want. Discuss this Idiom …

at the drop of a hat

Definition: Willing to do something immediately. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

baptim of fire

Definition: said about a very difficult first experience someone undergoes. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.