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1

She had better turn over a new leaf.

She needs to change her ways

2

He's got me turned on.

He has me excited about that.

3

Don't just twiddle your thumbs.

Get to work!

4

I put her under your wings.

She will report to you.

5

He is up to something.

He is doing something secretly.

6

Don't get up in arms.

There is no need to get excited or upset.

7

He'll upstage us.

He'll do better than us

8

We won't wait on them.

We are going ahead and not wait for them.

9

They'll walk all over you.

They will take advantage of you

10

He's walking on air.

He is really excited.

11

You're walking on thin ice.

You may fail at any moment.

12

He will just warm the bench.

He will sit by while we work.

13

Don't wash your dirty linen in public.

Don't tell your bad points to others.

14

Y ou'll just be wasting your breath.

Don't bother, they won't listen.

15

The wear and tear will defeat us.

The effort is not worth the rewards.

16

Y ou'll wear out your welcome.

Don't stay too long.

17

I'll pay you when my ship comes in.

When I get rich I'll pay you.

18

We just have to weather the storm.

Keep working in rough times.

19

I can see the writing on the wall.

I can sense that thing may be bad.

20

Let's wind up this problem.

We need to finish this.

21

W e will agree word for word.

We agree exactly.

22

Just a word to the wise - Shut up!

Listen to me!

23

You just zip your lip.

Stop talking so much.

24

Keep your shirt on.

Don't get so impatient.

25

They are pulling your leg.

They are playing a trick on you.

26

She is rolling in the dough.

She has lots of money.

27

He's stinking rich.

He's very wealthy.

28

We'll make him the fall guy.

We will put the blame on him.

29

He will take the rap.

He will be the guilty one.

30

It's a bum rap.

He is innocent.