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Flashcards in Idioms Deck (20):
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To be on a role

To be successful every time you do something

2

To be on cloud nine

To be very happy

3

To be on edge

To be nervous

4

To be on pins and needles

To be very nervous

5

To be on your way

To be in the process to going somewhere
On the way home
Or in the way

6

To be on the go

To be very busy with to many tasks

7

To be on the right track

To do something that will result in success

8

To be on the wrong track

To do something that will result in failure

9

To be on the wagon

To stop drinking alcohol
( someone who has a problem with alcohol)

10

To bring someone up to speed

When you miss something , you have to be informed about what happened

11

To shoot the breeze

When you have a light, casual conversation with somebody
Ex
You’re ........ about the circus
I was ...... with my sister

12

To make a big deal

To make something more significant or important than it really is

13

To blab

To talk too much about nothing important.
To gossip
Ex

My coloc ...... more than he works sometimes

14

To bite your tong

When you want to say something but you know you should be silent at that moment

15

Talk up a storm

To talk loudly , to talk a lot


16

the best of both worlds

you can enjoy two different opportunities at the same time
by working part-time and looking after her kids two days a week, she managed to get the ............

17

speak of the devil

this means that the person you're just talking about turns up at that moment

18

see eye to eye

this means agreeing with someone

19

once in a blue moon

an event that happens infrequently

20

when pigs fly

something that will never happen
when pigs fly , she'll tidy up her room