- make a beeline for (idiom) For
example, when you are very hungry after getting home, you will make a beeline for
- to be through with (something,
someone) (idiom) I am through with you! It means to break off, to be finished.
- eyes are bigger than his stomach
(idiom) Toms eyes were bigger than his stomach, so he had a stomach ache.
- two heads on one
- by the skin of my teeth (idiom) Means
to barely make it or do something. I passed my English test by the skin of my teeth.
- pull someones leg (idiom) Means
to make some joke. He told me he had won the 6/49, but he was just pulling my leg!
- cant believe my eyes
(idiom). It means I cant believe what I am looking at because I am very surprised.
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- to be in the same boat (idiom) Means
to be in the same situation. New Canadians are in the same boat.
- kill two birds with one
stone kill two
- air ones dirty linen
(idiom) Means to talk about some embarrassing private matters in public. Why does
she have to air her dirty linen? Is it just to get back at him?
- a dump truck or a truck
- dont get your panties in a bunch (dont get your knickers in a twist) Means dont
get all upset over nothing.
- a new broom sweeps
clean a new
- to leave the nest, the empty nest
(idiom) Means when children leave their parents house, then they leave the nest.
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