Idioms (Most-Used 300+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 2

Intermediate Deck 2

Total: 20 words

under the sun

idiom

used to emphasize that something includes a very wide range of things

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get out of hand

idiom

to become difficult or impossible to control

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icing on the cake

idiom

something that makes a good situation even better

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keep your chin up

idiom

to remain strong and hopeful, especially when going through a difficult time

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keep your ears open

idiom

to pay close attention to what is happening in order to acquire valuable information

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once in a blue moon

idiom

happens rarely

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devil's advocate

idiom

someone who takes an opposing opinion only for the sake of argument

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set in stone

idiom

permanent, very difficult, or almost impossible to change

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in full swing

idiom

at the highest level of activity or operation

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packed like sardines

idiom

(of place or situation) very crowded with people or animals

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the big picture

idiom

a situation seen or understood completely or in the long term

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cut someone some slack

idiom

to give someone a bit of leeway or freedom, especially during a particular situation where they are vulnerable or at a disadvantage

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get in someone's way

idiom

to hinder or interfere with someone's progress

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get it through your head

idiom

to understand and fully believe something, often something that one initially didn't accept

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think outside the box

idiom

to explore ideas that are creative and unusual and that are not limited or controlled by rules or tradition

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through thick and thin

idiom

through good times and bad times

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wake up on the wrong side of the bed

idiom

to be in an irritable or unhappy mood, especially during the earlier parts of a day

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wrap one's head around something

idiom

to accept or to understand something complicated

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run like the wind

idiom

to run very fast

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fish out of water

idiom

someone who is uncomfortable or restless because they are in an unfamiliar situation

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