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

Total: 20 words

the bottom line

idiom

the most important fact, final result, or aspect of an activity, discussion, or situation

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make ends meet

idiom

to have just enough money to pay for the things that you need

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leave no stone unturned

idiom

to do everything possible and exhaust all resources in order to achieve something

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get off on the wrong foot

idiom

to start something, such as a relationship or an activity, badly

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see eye to eye

idiom

to agree with each other on something

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like riding a bicycle

idiom

used to mean that a certain skill cannot be forgotten once it has been learned

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make a mountain out of a molehill

idiom

to make a minor issue seem like a serious or huge problem

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make waves

idiom

to be very active in order to get noticed, often in a way that intentionally causes trouble; to be successful or known in a particular industry

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get the short end of the stick

idiom

to receive the less favorable result than other people in a particular situation; to be slighted in some way

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hit the sack / hit the hay

idiom

to go to bed; to go to sleep

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rule of thumb

idiom

a general, practical, or approximate way of doing, judging, or measuring something

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face the music

idiom

to actively accept responsibility for a wrongdoing one committed

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hold your ground / stand your ground

idiom

to refuse to change your opinion or concede in an argument

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take with a grain of salt

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to understand that something is not completely true or right; to not take something too seriously

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by the skin of your teeth

idiom

to just barely manage to do or succeed in something

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in the bag

idiom

assured or certain that the reward or goal can be achieved

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keep at arm's length

idiom

to avoid intimacy or familiarity with something or someone

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sleep on it

idiom

to wait or to take time before making a decision

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a slap in the face

idiom

something said or done that insults or upsets you

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put all your eggs in one basket

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to completely depend or concentrate one's efforts on a single person, plan, etc. without considering better options might be available

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