Idioms (Most-Used 300+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 5

Intermediate Deck 5

Total: 20 words

Cut to the chase.

idiom

to skip to the most important part of what someone is talking about as to not waste time; another vulgar way of telling someone to get to the point

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clean slate

idiom

a new beginning without any record of past problems or mistakes

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man of his word

idiom

a reliable and trustworthy person who does what they promise to do

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every last / every single

idiom

used to emphasize every person or thing in a group

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state of the art

adjective

very modern or has been made using the most recent methods and technology

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get cracking

idiom

to hurry or to start doing something immediately

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down the line

idiom

in the future or at a later or unspecified point in time

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Midas touch

idiom

the ability to profit out of any business or venture

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tipping point

idiom

the critical point in an activity, process, or situation where a big change happens

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drop one's jaw

idiom

to be very surprised or shocked

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weather the storm

idiom

to overcome or successfully deal with a difficult problem or a dangerous situation

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close the deal / strike a deal / secure the deal

idiom

to reach an agreement

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let the cat out of the bag

idiom

to reveal a secret, usually unintentionally

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leave a bad taste in your mouth

idiom

to cause an unpleasant memory or feeling

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bend over backwards

idiom

to do everything possible to help or please someone

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straight from the horse's mouth

idiom

to hear the information from someone who has personal or direct knowledge about a certain matter

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best thing since sliced bread

idiom

something that has been very innovative or useful

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pick someone's brain

idiom

to ask someone in order to get information or advice about a subject the person knows a lot about

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twist someone's arm

idiom

to convince someone to do something that they don't want to do, usually by making it hard for them to refuse

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up to one's eyeballs

idiom

to be very busy and have a lot of things to deal with

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