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ENGLISH IDIOMS. SKIN

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. SKIN

TO KEEP A WHOLE SKIN (.: )
-: .
Example:
He worried only about keeping a whole skin.
.

IN (WITH) A WHOLE SKIN (.: )
-: .
Example:
I saw him in a whole skin.
, .

MERE SKIN AND BONE (.: )
-: .
Example:
She looked mere skin and bone.
- .

GET UNDER ONE'S SKIN (.: - )
-: -.
Example:
She got under his skin.
.

SKIN-DEEP (.: - )
-: , , ( . .).
Example:
He had a skin-deep knowledge about this issue.
.

Vocabulary:
Mere - ,
Issue - ,
Whole -
Bone -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. WHITE

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. WHITE

WHITER THAN WHITE (.: , )
-: ,
Example:
His T-shirt is whiter than white.
.

WHITE FURY (WHITE HEAT) (.: )
-: , , .
Example:
She was in a white fury.
.

WHITE LIE (.: )
-: .
Example:
He told her a white lie.
.

WHITE NIGHT (.: )
-: .
Example:
He had a white night last night.
He had a white night last night.

Vocabulary:
Fury - , ,
Lie -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. TWO

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. TWO

IN TWO TWOS (.: )
-: ,
Example:
He got the idea in two twos.
.

TO PUT TWO AND TWO TOGETHER (.: )
-: ,
Example:
She put two and two together in that difficult situation.
, .

TWO CAN PLAY AT THAT GAME (.: )
-: ,
Example:
Dont worry, two can play at that game.
, , .

IN TWO SHAKES OF A LAMB'S TAIL (.: )
-:
Example:
She could do it in two shakes of a lambs tail.
.

Vocabulary:
Shake - ,
Lamb -
Tail -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. MAN

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. MAN

A MAN CANT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE (.: )
-: .
Example:
A man cannot live by bread alone, so he needs to work to earn money.
[/i] , , .[/i]

A MAN IS JUDGED BY HIS DEEDS, NOT BY HIS WORDS (.: , ).
-: , .
Example:
Always remember: a man is judged by his deeds, not by his words.
, , .

A MAN OF CHARACTER (.: ).
-: ; .[/i]
Example:
He is said to be a man of character.
, .

A MAN SHOULDNT BE STRUCK WHEN HE IS DOWN[/i] (.: , )
-: [u] .

Example:
[b]A man shouldn't be struck when he is down is a common rule.

- .

Vocabulary:
Struck - ,
Character -
Judge -
Deed -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. PARTY

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. PARTY

CRASH A PARTY (.: )
-: ,
Example:
Last night some strangers crashed our party.
.

A HEN PARTY (.: )
-: ,
Example:
Every girl should have a hen party before the wedding.
.

A STAG PARTY (.: )
-: ,
Example:
Every man should have a stag party before the wedding.
.

A SURPRISE PARTY (.: -)
-: ,
Example:
I didnt expect they would make a surprise party on Monday.
, .

THROW A PARTY (.: )
-:
Example:
They are going to throw a party next week.
.

Vocabulary:
Throw -
Expect -
Hen -
Wedding -
Stag -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. CREDIT

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. CREDIT

GET (THE) CREDIT FOR SMTH (.: -)
-: -.
Example:
He has got the credit for his diligence.
.

GIVE CREDIT TO SMTH (.: -)
-: -.
Example:
I give credit to this company.
.

LOSE CREDIT WITH SMB (.: -)
-: , - , .
Example:
He has lost credit with me.
.

LOWER ONE'S CREDIT (.: )
-: , .
Example:
She lowered her credit at the company.
.

RAISE ONE'S CREDIT (.: )
-: , .
Example:
He raised his credit.
.

Vocabulary:
Credit - , ,
Diligence -
Lower -
Raise -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. KING

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. KING

THE KING CAN DO NO WRONG (.: " ")
-: , .
Example:
My husband has been fired because of his superior. The king can do no wrong!
- . !

KINGS HAVE LONG ARMS (.: )
-:
Example:
Im afraid that kings have long arms.
.

KING STORK (.: )
-: , ( , )
Example:
He acts like the King Stork.
.

KINGS GO MAD, AND THE PEOPLE SUFFER FOR IT (.: , )
-: , .
Example:
Life is always like this: kings go mad, and the people suffer for it.
: , .

Vocabulary:
To fire -
Superior -
Stork -
Mad - ,
Suffer -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. HOUSE

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. HOUSE

ON THE HOUSE (.: )
-: .
Example:
You are our favorite client, the dinner is on the house.
, .

A ROUGH HOUSE (.: )
-: , .
Example:
They made a rough house out of a little problem.
- .

GO ROUND THE HOUSES (.: )
-: .
Example:
He is going round the houses and cant tell us the truth.
.

BURN ONE'S HOUSE TO GET RID OF THE MICE (.: , )
-: ,
Example:
He got into troubles. He could burn his house to get rid of the mice.
. , .

BRING DOWN THE HOUSE (.: )
-: , .
Example:
She brought down the house by the performance.
.

Vocabulary:
Rough -
Trouble - ,
Burn -
Performance -
Truth -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. HOLD

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. HOLD

HOLD ON (. )
-:
Example:
Im busy. Hold on a minute, please.
. , .

HOLD YOUR HORSES (. )
-: ; .
Example:
Dont make a quick decision. Hold your horses.
. .

HOLD YOUR PEAE (. )
-: .
Example:
Why dont you hold your peace, please?
, ?

HOLD YOUR TONGUE (. )
-:
Example:
Why dont you hold your tongue?
?

HOLD UP (. )
-: 1. ; 2. , .
Example:
1.Whats the hold up? Why are we waiting?
- ? ?
2. Hold up! Its a robbery!
! !

Vocabulary:
Decision -
Peace -
Tongue -
Robbery -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. DOG

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. DOG

DOG EAT DOG WORLD (. )
-: , .
Example:
- Im upset that my colleague got the promotion before me.
-Well, Its a dog eat god world. You cant do anything with it.

- , .
- , .


SICK AS A DOG (. )
-: .
Example:
Grandpa is in the hospital. He is sick as a dog.
. .

EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY (. )
-: , .
Example:
Dont worry, it will be ok. Every dog has its day.
, . -.

ITS A DOGS LIFE (. )
-: -, .
Example:
I have got fired from my job today. Its a dogs life.
. .

TOP DOG (. )
-: -, , . , .
Example:
Bill Gates is a top dog at Microsoft.
- .

YOU CANT TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS (. )
-: -, , .
Example:
- Ive always walked to work by feet, I dont want to take the bus.
- Ok, you cant teach an old dog new tricks.

- . .
- , .


Vocabulary:
Colleague -
To get the promotion -
To be upset -
Fire -
Trick - ,



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. BLUE

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. BLUE

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON (. )
-: .
Example:
I visit my relatives once in a blue moon.
.

FEELING BLUE (. -)
-: , , .
Example:
Last week my cat died. Im feeling blue.
. .

OUT OF THE BLUE (. )
-: -, , .
Example:
I was driving down the road and this car swerved in front of me out of the blue.
.

BLUE IN THE FACE (. )
-: , - -, , , .
Example:
Ive been arguing with my friend for 5 hours until I was blue in my face.
.

BOYS IN BLUE (. )
-: .
Example:
The boys in blue came and arrested the robber.
.

Vocabulary:
Moon -
Relative -
Swerve -
In front of -
Argue -
Robber -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. ALL

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. ALL

ALL YOUR EGGS IN ONE BASKET (. )
-: .
Example:
You've lost. You've put all your money for one horse. It's a lesson to you. Do not put all your eggs in one basket.
. . . .

ALL EARS (. )
-:
Example:
Im all ears.
.

ALL IN YOUR HEAD (. )
-: , , .
Example:
Your fear is all in your head.
.

ALL IN A DAYS WORK (. )
-: , .
Example:
Oh, dont worry, it was all in a days work.
, , , .

ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE (. )
-: , .
Example:
After you did this all hell broke loose.
, .

ALL OVER THE MAP (. )
-: , .
Example:
I couldnt understand the subject because the teachers explanation was all over the map.
, , .

ALL EYES ON ME (. )
-: .
Example:
Before the performance all eyes were on me.
- .

Vocabulary:
Worry -
Broke (2 . break) -
Loose -
Subject
Explanation -
Map -
Performance -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. CAT

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. CAT

FAT CAT (. )
-: -, .
Example:
He is a fat cat.
.

CATS GOT YOUR TONGUE (. )
-: -, .
Example:
He sounds like cats got his tongue.
, .

COPY CAT (. )
-: .
Example:
He is not original. He is a copy cat.
. .

CAT NAP (. )
-: .
Example:
He has been having a cat nap.
.

LET THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG (. )
-: .
Example:
Who let the cat out of the bag about my surprise?
?

RAINING CATS AND DOGS (. )
-: .
Example:
There is raining cats and dogs outside.
.

Vocabulary:
Fat - ,
Tongue - ()
Nap - , .



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. MUSIC

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. MUSIC

FIT AS A FIDDLE (. )
-: , , .
Example:
He ran the 5 km race. He is fit as a fiddle.
5 . .

MUSIC TO MY EARS (. )
-: , .
Example:
What you have said is music to my ears.
, , .

AND ALL THAT JAZZ (. )
-: , ( , ).
Example:
She likes cooking and all that jazz.
, .

CHANGE SMBS TUNE (. )
-: -.
Example:
You are going to fail if you dont change your tune.
, ( ).

FACE THE MUSIC (. )
-: / , .
Example:
Tom went to the office to face the music.
, .

CLEAR AS A BELL (. , )
-: , .
Example:
The idiom explanation was clear as a bell.
.

Vocabulary:
Fiddle -
Tune -
Explanation
To fail



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. BODY PARTS

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. BODY PARTS

TO HAVE TWO LEFT FEET. (. )
-: .
Example:
father has two left feet. He never dances.
. .

TO KEEP SMBS NOSE OUT OF SMBS BUSINESS (. - ).
-: .
Example:
Keep your nose out of my business.
.

TO LEND SMB. A HAND (. )
-: -.
Example:
This box is heavy. Could you lend me a hand?
. ?

TO PUT SMBS BACK INTO IT ( . - )
-: , .
Example:
Keep trying. Put your back into it.
. .

TO SEE EYE TO EYE (. )
-: -, -.
Example:
The two political leaders see eye to eye on many issues.
.

Vocabulary:
Left -
Keep -
Business -
Lend -
Back -
Nose -
Heavy -
Political -
Leader -
Issue -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. RUN

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. RUN

RUN OUT OF PATIENCE (. )
-: .
Example:
Jim is a very patient man, but even he has run out of patience when his wife spent all of their money on trifles.
, , .

RUN OUT OF TIME (. )
-: .
Example:
At the meeting they had been discussing a lot of issues till they ran out of time.
, .

RUN RAGGED (. )
-: .
Example:
I am always being run ragged by the work in the garden.
- .

RUN RAMPANT (. )
-: - .
Example:
The use of drugs is running rampant in our town.
- .

RUN LIKE CLOCKWORK (. )
-: ( ).
Example:
We installed new equipment and it runs like clockwork.
, .

Vocabulary:
patience -
trifle - , ,
ragged - , , ,
rampant - , ,
equipment -
clockwork -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. TURN

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. TURN

TURN OVER IN ONES GRAVE (. - )
-: .
Example:
If your grandfather could see how you're wasting his money, he would turn over in his grave.
, , .

TURN TAIL (. )
-: .
Example:
The men in front of me turned tail after I threatened them with a gun.
, .

TURN (SOMETHING) TO ONES ADVANTAGE (. (-) )
-: , .
Example:
Mark turned his influence to his advantage and achieved considerable wealth.
.

TURN A BLIND EYE TO (SOMEONE OR SOMETHING) (. (- -)
-: - -.
Example:
Adam preferred to turn a blind eye to the "No Fishing" sign.
.

TURN A DEAF EAR TO (SOMEONE OR SOMETHING) (. (- -))
-: , - -.
Example:
Alfred turned a deaf ear to my request.
.
Vocabulary:
grave -
threaten -
achieve - ,
influence -
advantage - ,
wealth -
blind -
deaf -
request -



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ENGLISH IDIOMS. down

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ENGLISH IDIOMS. down

Down and out (. )
-: ,
Example:
After the collapse of the company in which he had invested Jeffrey Archer was down and out.
, , .

Down for the count (. )
-: ( )
Example:
The construction workers were down for the count; they will resume work on Monday.
, .[/b]

Down on (someone) (. -)
-: -
Example:
[i]My teacher was down on me because I had missed a lot of classes.

, .

Down on one's luck (. - )
-: () ,
Example:
Alan is down on his luck.
.

Down the line ( . )
-: ,
Example:
Mary is very young and many changes await her down the line.
, .

Vocabulary:
Collapse -
Resume -
Miss -
Changes -



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