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1

We are in full swing now.

We are all working full time on this.

2

We have more irons in the fire.

We have many other things to do.

3

He's a jack-of-all-trades.

He has many talents.

4

Don't jump down my throat.

Don't criticize me so severely.

5

It's just what the doctor ordered.

That is an excellent solution.

6

You keep the ball rolling.

Keep up your good efforts.

7

Now keep that under your hat.

Don't tell this to anyone.

8

You keep plugging away.

Keep working to solve this.

9

That's a kick in the pants.

That is a good encouragement.

10

Knock it off!

Stop doing that!

11

He's about to kick the bucket.

He is about to die.

12

He knows the ropes.

He knows what he is doing.

13

That is the last straw.

He has made one error too many.

14

You need to let off some steam.

Don't contain all your anger.

15

Don't lie down on the job.

Keep working - don't slow down.

16

She is a long shot to win.

She is not the most likely winner.

17

He's a long-winded talker.

He talks and talks.

18

She looked daggers at him.

She gave him a look of disapproval.

19

Don't look down on them.

Don't think you are better than they are.

20

You'll lose your shirt doing that.

You will lose everything.

21

That is a lost cause.

You cannot succeed.

22

We'll lower the boom on them.

We will soundly defeat them.

23

That'll make the fur fly.

That will get their attention.

24

She can't make ends meet.

She spends more than she makes.

25

Make yourself at home.

Act as if this was your home.

26

He's a man of his word.

He always keeps promises.

27

It's a matter of life and death.

This is a very serious situation.

28

Your name is mud.

You will be thought of as a loser.

29

It's like looking for a needle in a haystack.

It is a difficult thing to find.

30

She's an old flame.

She's a past girlfriend.