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Flashcards in Idioms Deck (16):
1

to receive with open arms

to welcome cordially

2

to beat about the bush

to talk in a roundabout way

3

to bury the hatchet

to forget about past quarrels and become friends again

4

a cat and dog life

always quarrelling

5

at the eleventh hour

at the last moment

6

to save face

to save oneself from shame

7

at one's fingertips

to know thoroughly or very well

8

to turn over a new leaf

to change one's conduct or behaviour for the better

9

the lion's share

the largest part

10

to mind one's p's and q's

to be careful how one behaves

11

to save one's skin

to save oneself from harm or injury

12

to blow one's trumpet

to boast about oneself

13

to tell a white lie

to tell as lie for a good casue

14

to spin a yarn

to tell a story

15

to lose heart

to be discouraged

16

hard of hearing

almost deaf