Idioms (Most-Used 300+ Terms)/
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Total: 20 words

go down in flames

idiom

to fail spectacularly; to be utterly ruined or wrecked

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not one’s cup of tea

idiom

something a person has no interest in, don't enjoy, or don't do well in

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move up in the world

idiom

to be more successful or have a better situation in life

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be like oil and water

idiom

to be very different from each other

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hold someone or something at bay / keep someone or something at bay

idiom

to prevent someone or something from coming too close or attacking

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lose one's touch

idiom

to be unable to do something as well as before; to have less skill or ability

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out of one's hands

idiom

not within someone's control or responsibility

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in hot water

idiom

in a bad situation or serious trouble

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get something straight / set something straight

idiom

to have a clear understanding about something by ensuring that all of the details related to it are correct or accurate

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be a happy camper

idiom

to be cheerful, satisfied, or content with their situation

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every cloud has a silver lining

idiom

every unpleasant or difficult situation has some good that comes from it

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second wind

idiom

a renewed energy after a period of fatigue

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beg the question

idiom

said during a situation where something obvious should be asked or brought to attention

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the pot calling the kettle black

idiom

suggests that a person should not criticize someone else for a fault they also commit

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the gloves are off

idiom

when people start to fight or compete aggressively and without hesitation

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flavor of the month

idiom

the most popular person or thing for a short time

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bridge the gap

idiom

to reduce the difference that exists between two or more people or things

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get one's act together

idiom

to become well organized or prepared in order to do things in an effective way

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to say the least

idiom

to put it mildly; plainly or without exaggeration

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put words in or into someone's mouth

idiom

to suggest that someone meant something when they were saying something totally different

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