Idioms (Most-Used 300+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 4

Intermediate Deck 4

Total: 20 words

plain as day

idiom

something is very clear and easy to understand

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spice something up

idiom

to make something more interesting, exciting, or sexy

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stepping stone

idiom

an event or experience that helps progress towards a goal

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think twice

idiom

to consider or think about something more carefully

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be swamped

idiom

to have a lot of work or obligations to accomplish

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leave a mark / make a mark

idiom

to do something important or meaningful that makes a lasting impression on something or someone

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tough call

idiom

a difficult decision to make

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at the end of the day

idiom

when everything else has been taken into consideration, usually after a particular event or occurrence

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big deal

idiom

something that is considered important or consequential

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by the book

idiom

exactly as instructed, commanded, or required

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strapped for cash

idiom

without any or very much money at the moment; broke, especially temporarily

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have time on one's hands

idiom

to have a lot of free or extra time in which someone has nothing specific to do or accomplish

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someone's true colors

idiom

someone's real personality or behavior; often used to refer to one's negative traits

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that's another story

idiom

used to avoid explaining or talking about something in detail

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give it a whirl

idiom

to give something a try

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pat on the back

idiom

to praise someone for a job well done

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smells fishy

idiom

when a person, situation, or statement seems suspicious in a particular scenario

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two peas in a pod

idiom

very similar; almost identical, especially in appearance

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up in the air

idiom

uncertain or unsure

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stab someone in the back

idiom

to harm or betray someone who trusts you

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