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

take the words out of someone's mouth

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to agree to or say exactly what someone else was thinking

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take someone to the cleaners

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to get a lot of money from someone, usually by cheating them

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come hell or high water

idiom

despite any trouble or difficulty

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do not bat an eye

idiom

to not show any emotional response to a particular situation

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put your money where your mouth is

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to prove or support something by actions and not just by words

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go in one ear and out the other

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to easily forget or dismiss what has been said

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give the green light

idiom

to express or give official approval for something to be done

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have bigger fish to fry

idiom

to have something more important to do or attend to

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cut corners

idiom

to do something in the fastest and easiest way possible, often by breaking or ignoring rules

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on the fence

idiom

undecided or uncertain about something

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scare the pants off someone

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to make someone extremely scared or frightened

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cool as a cucumber

idiom

calm and relaxed, especially in a tense or difficult situation

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feast or famine

idiom

to always have one of the extremes; too much or too little of something

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get a handle on / have a handle on

phrase

to understand someone or something well and be able to deal with it

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a method in one’s madness

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a person or action that seems foolish but is actually clever

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throw up one’s hands

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to give up; to express frustration, anger, or exasperation

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throw one's hat in or into the ring

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to announce one's intention of joining a competition or election

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stick to one's guns

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to refuse to change one's opinion, belief, or perspective

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wave of the future

idiom

something that will become popular, trendy, or influential in the future

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nip something in the bud

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to stop, cease, or prevent something at the beginning or in an early phase before it becomes too difficult or unmanageable

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