Idioms (Most-Used 300+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 8

Intermediate Deck 8

Total: 20 words

wolf in sheep's clothing

idiom

someone or something that seems harmless but is actually dangerous or bad

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get to the bottom of something

idiom

to find out the real cause, explanation, or source of a situation or a problem

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break the ice

idiom

to do or say something to relieve tension or put people at ease in any given situation, like at the start of a meeting, party, etc.

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fit as a fiddle

idiom

to be very healthy or in good physical condition

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all of a sudden

idiom

happening suddenly and unexpectedly

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all over the place

idiom

disorganized, untidy, or incorrect

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once in a while

idiom

done or happens sometimes or occasionally

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kick the bucket

idiom

to die

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take for granted

idiom

to not properly recognize or appreciate the value of someone or something

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off the hook

idiom

allowed or able to avoid blame, responsibility, obligation, or difficulty

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rain on someone's parade

idiom

to ruin or spoil someone's plans, enjoyment, or pleasure

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save your breath

idiom

said to someone so they would stop talking, usually to let them know that you're not interested in what they're going to say or that they will be ignored

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skeletons in the closet

idiom

an embarrassing or shameful secret

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that ship has sailed

idiom

an opportunity that has passed or a situation that can no longer be changed

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over the moon

idiom

very excited, pleased, or happy

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devil-may-care

idiom

cheerful and reckless, with little to no worry about the future

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a short fuse

idiom

a tendency to become easily angered or upset

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the nitty-gritty

idiom

the basic facts or practical aspects of a matter or decision

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a storm is brewing

idiom

there's something bad or troublesome happening in the near future

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add insult to injury

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to do something that worsens the current situation

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