Idioms (Most-Used 300+ Terms)/
Advanced Deck 9

Advanced Deck 9

Total: 12 words

cut one's teeth

idiom

to get your first experience of a particular type of practice or work

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hand in glove

idiom

when someone is working very closely with a person, group, organization, etc.

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pull someone's leg

idiom

to kid, trick, or deceive someone in a playful way

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run the gauntlet

idiom

to be exposed or forced to endure attacks, threats, criticisms, or other problems

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save someone's bacon

idiom

to save someone from a dangerous or difficult situation

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find your feet

idiom

to adjust, get comfortable, and become confident in a new situation, field, or environment

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butter someone up

idiom

to please, flatter, or be very kind to someone in order to win their favor

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chip off the old block

idiom

someone who resembles their mother or father, especially in looks or character

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long in the tooth

idiom

rather old, often too old for something

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put something on ice

idiom

to postpone or delay something, such as a project or a plan

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put on airs

idiom

to act in a way as if you are better or more important than others

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throw down the gauntlet

idiom

to challenge someone to fight or compete

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